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Tribes in for long haul as oil continues to flow through Dakota Access Pipeline (June 23, 2017)

Tribal leaders remain confident they will be able to stop oil from flowing through the Dakota Access Pipeline even though a decision isn't expected until the fall.

States cheer Trump decision on grizzly bears amid tribal concerns about hunts (June 23, 2017)

The governors of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming are thanking the Trump administration for removing protections for grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park.

Secretary Zinke removes protections for grizzlies over tribal objections (June 22, 2017)

Just hours after promising to consult tribes before making any decisions that affect their interests, the new leader of the Department of the Interior heralded the removal of protections for grizzly bears.

Ute Mountain Ute Tribe challenges new permit for uranium operation (June 22, 2017)

The last uranium mine in the United States lies just three miles from a Ute Mountain Ute village in Utah.

Tribes go it alone on climate change as Trump team shifts priorities (June 21, 2017)

Tribes are vowing to protect their communities from climate change but they will have to go it alone due to limited support from the Trump administration.

Ramapough Lunaape Nation wins reversal of ruling on prayer camp (June 20, 2017)

The Ramapough Lunaape Nation is claiming victory after a judge in New Jersey dissolved a restraining order affecting the tribe's prayer camp.

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe welcomes 'victory' in Dakota Access Pipeline case (June 16, 2017)

While oil continues to flow through the Dakota Access Pipeline, tribes remain confident they will prevail on their treaty, trust and environmental claims.

Jacqueline Keeler: Connecting the Dakota Access Pipeline to history (June 15, 2017)

Using an early photographic process, Shane Balkowitsch hopes to connect what happened to the Dakota people 155 years ago with a $3.7 billion crude oil pipeline today.

Cronkite News: Tribes win decision in water rights dispute in Arizona (June 15, 2017)

A federal appeals court agreed with two tribes who challenged plans to divert water from the Gila River in Arizona.

Indian Country celebrates as judge orders environmental review of Dakota Access Pipeline (June 15, 2017)

The fight over the Dakota Access Pipeline is entering a new phase after a federal judge ordered the Trump administration to conduct an environmental review of the controversial project.

Swinomish Tribe still pursuing lawsuit against oil trains on reservation (June 14, 2017)

The Swinomish Tribe has won another ruling in a lawsuit that seeks to stop the transport of crude oil through its reservation in Washington.

Secretary Zinke rejects tribal complaints about consultation and Bears Ears (June 14, 2017)

The new leader of the Department of the Interior is rejecting tribal complaints about his controversial recommendation to change the boundaries of the Bears Ears National Monument.

Cronkite News: Rare meteorite found in Arizona receives Apache name (June 13, 2017)

A meteorite that landed on tribal land in Arizona a year ago now bears an Apache name.

Tribes lash out at Trump administration for lapses in consultation (June 13, 2017)

The Trump administration is coming under heavy fire as the new leader of the Department of the Interior makes a highly-anticipated appearance before the nation's largest inter-tribal organization.

Albert Bender: Judge drags his feet in Dakota Access Pipeline case (June 12, 2017)

Cherokee citizen Albert Bender wonders why a federal judge hasn't ruled on a motion to stop oil from flowing through the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Quapaw Tribe expands agricultural efforts with processing plant (June 8, 2017)

The Quapaw Tribe is providing a full farm-to-table experience with its agricultural operations.

Agua Caliente Band moves forward with next phase of water case (June 8, 2017)

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians already won two landmark rulings in its water rights case and will be looking for another victory in federal court.

Dakota Access faces fines for disturbing artifacts in North Dakota (June 8, 2017)

The wealthy backers of the Dakota Access Pipeline are accused of failing to inform the state about the disturbance of tribal artifacts.

President Trump put wealthy firm first in approving Dakota Access Pipeline (June 7, 2017)

When it came to approving the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline, President Donald Trump said he put industry instead of Indian Country first.

YES! Magazine: Young Blackfeet Nation citizen promotes food sovereignty (June 7, 2017)

Forced assimilation destroyed most nations’ diets, but now Native youth are learning to integrate local foods back into their daily lives.

Mark Trahant: Tribes vow to protect Mother Earth despite Trump's climate change stance (June 5, 2017)

Shortly after President Trump’s announcement about climate change, four Native Nations announced their plans to support the Paris agreement.

Budget document details cuts slated for Bureau of Indian Affairs (June 5, 2017)

The Trump administration has finally released the 'greenbook' for the Bureau of Indian Affairs although few are happy to be reading it.

White Mountain Apache Tribe chooses Native name for meteorite (June 5, 2017)

A unique meteorite discovered on the Fort Apache Reservation in Arizona has a name in the Apache language.

Quinault Nation hails victory in dispute over lake on reservation (June 5, 2017)

The state and federal courts have repeatedly confirmed that Lake Quinault belongs to the Quinault Nation but non-Indian opponents keep trying to keep the dispute alive.

Tribes succeed at bringing endangered antelope back to homelands (June 2, 2017)

When it comes to endangered species, the Yakama Nation and the Colville Tribes are succeeding where the state of Washington failed.

Two leaders of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe cleared in #NoDAPL case (June 2, 2017)

A jury in North Dakota acquitted chairman Dave Archambault and council member Dana Yellow Fat in connection with an incident at a Dakota Access Pipeline construction site.

Dakota Access Pipeline begins shipping oil months behind schedule (June 1, 2017)

Thanks to President Donald Trump, the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline is now operational.

First Standing Rock Nation Film and Music Festival takes place June 2-4 (May 30, 2017)

The fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline led to the creation of the Standing Rock Nation Film and Music Festival.

Secretary Zinke plans to work with tribes on drilling push in Alaska (May 25, 2017)

Drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge requires Congressional approval and remains controversial among Alaska Natives.

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe finds one bright spot in Trump's budget (May 24, 2017)

The Trump administration is canceling a drilling test on treaty territory in South Dakota.

Two more spills of oil from Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota (May 23, 2017)

Both spills were relatively small but they occurred even before the controversial project has been put into full operation.

Documents show few meetings between Secretary Zinke and tribes (May 22, 2017)

'Sovereignty should mean something,' the new leader of the Department of the Interior has repeatedly said.

Treaty tribes celebrate after court refuses to rehear salmon dispute (May 22, 2017)

The state of Washington has been ordered to remove more then 800 culverts that prevent salmon from returning to treaty fishing sites.

Quapaw Tribe secures EPA grant for cleanup of contaminated lands (May 19, 2017)

Tribal territory in the northeastern part of Oklahoma bears the unfortunate distinction of being known as the worst Superfund site in the United States.

Lower Brule Sioux Tribe repays $54K to address federal audit (May 18, 2017)

An investigation uncovered $1.4 million in questionable costs but the tribe and the Bureau of Reclamation whittled down the number.