Tribes http://kunm.org en New Tribal Land Leasing Rules http://kunm.org/post/new-tribal-land-leasing-rules <p>The government has changed land leasing rules to make it easier for tribes to build houses and businesses. The move comes as President Obama met with Native American leaders Friday in Washington. Laurel Morales reports from the <a href="http://fronterasdesk.org">Fronteras Changing America Desk </a>.</p> Fri, 02 Dec 2011 17:53:40 +0000 4899 at http://kunm.org New Tribal Land Leasing Rules Hopi and Navajo Tribes Come Together on Redistricting http://kunm.org/post/hopi-and-navajo-tribes-come-together-redistricting <p>It happens every 10 years.&nbsp; First, the census.&nbsp; Then squabbles over drawing new lines for Congressional districts. The big debate is usually over whether to carve out a minority district or spread the minorities out amongst districts, making their political agenda more widely heard. In northeastern Arizona it&rsquo;s surprisingly less of a squabble. Wed, 05 Oct 2011 19:32:47 +0000 2087 at http://kunm.org Hopi and Navajo Tribes Come Together on Redistricting Native American Elders In Need of Dual Language Health Information http://kunm.org/post/native-american-elders-need-dual-language-health-information <p class="legacy-byline">This week, nine U.S. Senators, including Jeff Bingaman and Tom Udall of New Mexico signed onto a letter calling on President Barrack Obama to fully fund services for American Indian communities.</p><p> Fri, 30 Sep 2011 01:29:08 +0000 Colleen Keane 2030 at http://kunm.org Native American Elders In Need of Dual Language Health Information Snowmaking in AZ Causes Culture Clash http://kunm.org/post/snowmaking-az-causes-culture-clash <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d19942682ba-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d19942682ba-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d19942682ba-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-986550.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p> When there's snow in northern Arizona, people from around the region flock to Flagstaff for a winter wonderland in the middle of the desert. But in the desert, that snow is unpredictable. And that's been an ongoing problem for the local ski resort, the Arizona Snowbowl, until now.</p> Thu, 15 Sep 2011 00:40:07 +0000 2017 at http://kunm.org Snowmaking in AZ Causes Culture Clash