Indian Country http://knau.org en Tribes Given Power to Prosecute Non-Natives for Domestic Violence Crimes http://knau.org/post/tribes-given-power-prosecute-non-natives-domestic-violence-crimes <p>Soon, three Western Native American Tribes will have the authority to prosecute non-natives for domestic violence and a handful of other crimes committed on tribal lands. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, it’s been three decades since tribes have had that power.</p><p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 15:32:05 +0000 Ryan Heinsius 43444 at http://knau.org Tribes Given Power to Prosecute Non-Natives for Domestic Violence Crimes Transportation Systems in Indian Country get Federal Grants http://knau.org/post/transportation-systems-indian-country-get-federal-grants <p><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 10pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;">U-S Senator Jeff Bingaman of New Mexico says the grants will expand much-needed services in rural and often remote communities. The federal program has awarded almost half a million dollars to the Navajo Nation to meet increasing transportation demands within the country&rsquo;s largest reservation that&rsquo;s the size of West Virginia. Fri, 02 Dec 2011 18:40:32 +0000 5339 at http://knau.org