RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Justice Department is siding with two Nevada tribes' interpretation of a key part of the U.S. Voting Rights Act at issue in a legal battle with state and county officials over minority access to the polls.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Tribal leaders in northern Nevada are asking a U.S. judge to order the state and two counties to establish satellite polling places on reservations where they say Native Americans are being denied a federally protected equal opportunity to vote in the November elections.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Native American leaders, local and federal officials and conservation area backers are marking the opening of a paved road and visitor contact station at a petroglyph-rich area designated for preservation south of Las Vegas.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The federal Justice Department says three Native American tribes in northern Nevada will receive more than $2.7 million in grants to pay for crime prevention and law enforcement programs.
Recently, members of the Moapa Band of Paiutes discovered that five years of air monitoring data from Reid Gardner Power Plant had to be thrown out by state authorities. For years, the tribe has alleged that pollution from the plant is contributing to health problems.