A group of tribal and state leaders met at the Capitol Wednesday to discuss some of the most critical issues facing Arizona’s Native communities. It was the first meeting for the newly formed State Senate Ad-Hoc Committee on Indian Affairs.
The U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs held a hearing July 15 on juvenile justice in Indian Country. It comes on the heels of three recent reports that conclude the system is failing Native American youth.
In 2014, the Arizona Diamondbacks had the worst record in Major League Baseball and many observers weren’t overwhelmed by the team’s chances of improving on that this season, even with a number of personnel changes.
Universities across the Southwest are redesigning their campuses to make them more environmentally friendly. That includes one college transformation in West Texas that combines desert landscaping with Himalayan architecture.