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Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe demands consultation on DAPL study (February 9, 2018)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been ignoring the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe despite requests for consultation, according to a new court filing.

High Country News: Indigenous guardians protect their homelands (February 9, 2018)

In the Great Bear Rainforest, Indigenous guardians enforce tribal and environmental laws.

Tribes seek to repatriate ancestral remains uncovered in Idaho (February 7, 2018)

The Nez Perce Tribe, the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes and the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes are seeking to repatriate ancestral remains uncovered in Idaho.

Cronkite News: Marchers rally for power plant on Navajo Nation (February 7, 2018)

Shutting down the Navajo Generating Station not only would displace hundreds of workers, it also could raise rates for consumers, according to protesters who marched on the Arizona State Capitol.

Company pays fine for polluting water on North Dakota reservation (February 5, 2018)

An energy company paid a $49,000 fine to the federal government for contaminating water on the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation.

YES! Magazine: Fossil fuel bans gain momentum across the country (February 5, 2018)

Climate activists in Portland, Oregon, celebrate a win against Big Oil as city- and state-level initiatives gain momentum across the country.

Former Moapa Band chairman William Anderson passes on at age 44 (February 2, 2018)

William Milton Anderson, a former chairman of the Moapa Band of Paiute Indians, passed away on January 28. He was 44.

Shinnecock Nation citizen cites treaty in battle over fishing rights (February 2, 2018)

David Taobi Silva, a citizen of the Shinnecock Nation, has been charged by the state of New York for fishing on his tribe's aboriginal territory.

Environmental groups sue to block road for Native village in Alaska (February 1, 2018)

Environmental groups are suing the Trump administration to prevent the construction of a life-saving road for a Native village in Alaska.

Blackfeet Nation issues licenses for bison hunt outside of Yellowstone (February 1, 2018)

Citizens of the Blackfeet Nation will be exercising their treaty rights during a bison hunt next week.

Native Sun News Today: Tribal activists battle Trump over fracking (February 1, 2018)

A coalition of tribal and environmental groups are fighting the Trump administration's attempt to repeal a rule designed to address the harmful effects of fracking on federal and tribal lands.

Cronkite News: Tribes stand united against GOP bill to gut Bears Ears (February 1, 2018)

Leaders of five tribes accused Republican lawmakers of 'cherry-picking' tribal members to support an 85 percent reduction in the Bears Ears National Monument.

Native Sun News Today: Tribes join coalition to tackle climate change (January 31, 2018)

The Affiliated Tribes of the Northwest Indians and eight Pacific Northwest tribes joined We Are Still In, a coalition of leaders confronting climate change in the face of federal inaction.

Treaty tribes cheer as Washington governor puts end to oil project (January 30, 2018)

Tribes with treaty rights along the Columbia River are praising Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) for killing a controversial oil project.

Tribal leaders finally invited to hearing on GOP bill to gut Bears Ears (January 29, 2018)

Tribal leaders with connections to the Bears Ears National Monument are finally getting their say on Capitol Hill amid efforts to erode protections on their ancestral lands.

Native Sun News Today: Groups lose fight for water near sacred Mato Tipila (January 26, 2018)

Conservation groups lost what they considered a battle for groundwater, land and cultural resources near Mato Tipila on January 19, when a federal appeals court here denied their pleadings over licensing of a uranium mine and mill near the sacred site.

Agua Caliente Band secures approval of land swap after long wait (January 25, 2018)

It's taken longer than expected but the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians finally secured approval of a land swap with the federal government.

Cronkite News: Border Patrol agents accused of vandalism in Arizona (January 25, 2018)

Seven humanitarian aid workers with the advocacy group No More Deaths are facing multiple federal misdemeanor charges, while another volunteer has been charged with harboring undocumented immigrants, a felony.

Native Sun News Today: Gold mine near sacred site takes step forward (January 25, 2018)

A Canadian company is moving forward with a gold mine in the Black Hills of South Dakota, near the Lakota spiritual center of Pe’ Sla.

Supreme Court passes on climate change case that drew tribal interest (January 23, 2018)

The U.S. Supreme Court won't be hearing a climate change dispute that drew intense interest among Alaska Natives.

Trump administration paves way for contested road to Native village (January 22, 2018)

The change in power in the nation's capital has proven beneficial for a Native community thousands of miles away.

Narragansett Tribe withdraws controversial water supply agreement (January 22, 2018)

The Narragansett Tribe has withdrawn from a controversial water supply agreement that was questioned by its citizens.

Energy company makes $6 million in payments to tribes for power line (January 22, 2018)

Two tribes are receiving $6 million in payments in connection with a new power line that runs through their ancestral territory in Virginia.

Lake named for advocate of tribal removal changed to 'Bde Maka Ska' (January 19, 2018)

The largest lake in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is now being recognized by its original Native name.

Native Sun News Today: Oglala Sioux Tribe contests uranium mining plan (January 19, 2018)

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is giving the public until January 29 to comment on a decision to expand a uranium mine near the Pine Ridge Reservation.

House panel schedules a second hearing on GOP bill to gut Bears Ears (January 18, 2018)

Republican leaders are taking another stab at a controversial bill that would gut the Bears Ears National Monument in Utah and restrict tribal involvement on their ancestral lands.

TransCanada sticks with Keystone XL Pipeline amid tribal opposition (January 18, 2018)

The Canadian firm behind the Keystone XL Pipeline remains committed to the controversial project amid opposition in Indian Country.

Another tribal treaty rights dispute looms on the Supreme Court's docket (January 16, 2018)

The U.S. Supreme Court could soon be delivering another jolt to Indian Country, as another treaty rights case is looming on the horizon.

Narragansett Tribe plans lawsuit after being denied role in contested pipeline (January 16, 2018)

The Narragansett Tribe is planning to go to court to fight a contested natural gas pipeline that crosses its ancestral territory.

Uranium mining company pushed Trump administration to reduce Bears Ears (January 16, 2018)

A uranium mining company based in Canada stands to benefit from the gutting of the Bears Ears National Monument in Utah.

Native Sun News Today: 'Water Protectors' film heralds unsung Lakota heroes (January 15, 2018)

'The Water Protectors of Wakpa Waste' tells the stories of water protectors who led the historic fight against Big Oil and corporate greed.

Native Sun News Today: Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe raises funds for water (January 10, 2018)

The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe launched a crowdfunding website to raise money for legal costs and to raise awareness about the tribe’s history, dispossession of treaty land and natural resources.

Mark Trahant: Climate change cost $1.5 trillion in just the last year alone (January 9, 2018)

The Trump administration, and its allies in Congress, are fighting a losing war.

Only one tribal leader invited to hearing on GOP bill to gut Bears Ears National Monument (January 8, 2018)

Republicans in Congress are moving quickly with a bill they say will establish the 'first' tribally managed national monument. But tribes didn't ask for it.

Albert Bender: Hundreds march to protest climate change policies in the Trump era (December 19, 2017)

On a cold wintry day, hundreds of concerned Tennesseans protested the U.S. government’s decision, spearheaded by President Trump, to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord.