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Native Sun News Today: #DefundDAPL billboard goes up in Times Square Native Sun News Today: #DefundDAPL billboard goes up in Times Square (01/19)
The divestment campaign is an outgrowth of indigenous prayer gatherings and grassroots direct actions against the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Dakota Access executive confirms crude already placed in pipeline Dakota Access executive confirms crude already placed in pipeline (01/18)
In a sworn declaration, vice president Joey Mahmoud said the oil has been placed in a portion of the pipeline near Lake Oahe in North Dakota.
Department of the Army takes the lead on Dakota Access Pipeline Department of the Army takes the lead on Dakota Access Pipeline (01/18)
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will not be handling the environmental impact statement for the controversial project.
Mary Annette Pember: Bad River Band takes stand on oil pipeline Mary Annette Pember: Bad River Band takes stand on oil pipeline (01/17)
Independent journalist Mary Annette Pember reports on efforts to evict an aging pipeline from a reservation in northern Wisconsin.
Judge declines to block publication of Dakota Access Pipeline notice Judge declines to block publication of Dakota Access Pipeline notice (01/17)
The wealthy backers of the pipeline are getting a hearing they pushed for but it will happen hours after a critical document appears in the Federal Register.
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe responds quickly to Dakota Access legal threat Standing Rock Sioux Tribe responds quickly to Dakota Access legal threat (01/17)
The tribe is calling on a federal judge to reject an attempt to block an environmental impact statement for the controversial project.
Another battle opens as Dakota Access fights environmental review of pipeline crossing Another battle opens as Dakota Access fights environmental review of pipeline crossing (01/17)
With the clock ticking down on the Obama administration, the Army has finally started the review process for the last portion of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Mille Lacs Band divests from Wells Fargo over financing for Dakota Access Pipeline Mille Lacs Band divests from Wells Fargo over financing for Dakota Access Pipeline (01/13)
The Minnesota tribe has terminated its relationship with Wells Fargo.
Native Sun News Today: Uranium expansion near sacred site in Wyoming put on hold Native Sun News Today: Uranium expansion near sacred site in Wyoming put on hold (01/13)
Peninsula Energy Ltd. has decided to shelve Ross uranium mine and mill expansion plans slated near the tribally significant Mato Tipila.
Tribal opposition leads to delay on status of Yellowstone grizzly Tribal opposition leads to delay on status of Yellowstone grizzly (01/12)
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has received more than 650,000 comments about protections for the sacred animal.
Bad River Band calls for removal of aging pipeline on reservation Bad River Band calls for removal of aging pipeline on reservation (01/12)
The Line 5 pipeline has been transporting oil through the reservation since 1953.
North Dakota tribe threatens to walk away from energy tax deal North Dakota tribe threatens to walk away from energy tax deal (01/12)
'We're not bluffing,' Chairman Mark Fox told lawmakers in regards to a new bill that changes oil taxation rates.
California county approves limits on marijuana near tribal lands California county approves limits on marijuana near tribal lands (01/12)
The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation asked for a 1,000-foot buffer zone.
Bill requires tribal consent for Yucca Mountain nuclear waste site Bill requires tribal consent for Yucca Mountain nuclear waste site (01/12)
The controversial nuclear waste repository, widely opposed in Nevada, could be revived by the incoming Trump administration.
Donald Trump's Energy nominee vows to stay away from Dakota Access Pipeline Donald Trump's Energy nominee vows to stay away from Dakota Access Pipeline (01/12)
Former Texas governor Rick Perry has disclosed his financial interests in the companies backing the controversial pipeline.
Native Sun News Today: Legal fight continues over Dakota Access Pipeline Native Sun News Today: Legal fight continues over Dakota Access Pipeline (01/12)
While the permit is suspended, $1.4 billion of loans are on hold, and pipeline opponents are rallying for individuals to withdraw their money from accounts and a petition for bankers to cut their line of credit to the project.
Alaska Native village still seeking approval for 'life-saving road' Alaska Native village still seeking approval for 'life-saving road' (01/11)
Indian Country remains wary of Republican president-elect Donald Trump but change in the nation's capital could benefit a rural Native community in Alaska.
Senate committee schedules hearing for Donald Trump's Interior nominee Senate committee schedules hearing for Donald Trump's Interior nominee (01/10)
Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-Montana) has earned praise for his work on protections for Native women, federal recognition, water rights, energy and economic development.
Interior Department cancels final leases on sacred Blackfeet Nation land Interior Department cancels final leases on sacred Blackfeet Nation land (01/10)
The Badger-Two Medicine Area is now completely protected from oil and gas drilling.
Jacqueline Keeler: New monument marks victory for tribal sites Jacqueline Keeler: New monument marks victory for tribal sites (01/10)
By permanently protecting an area rich in indigenous cultural history, Obama has shown that some things are worth more than money.
Native Sun News Today: Nation building through food sovereignty Native Sun News Today: Nation building through food sovereignty (01/10)
Localizing food facilities and methods inspections, establishing codes to protect seed banks and traditional planting and harvesting methods are some ways to exercise tribal sovereignty.
Tribes celebrate designation of national monument at Bears Ears Tribes celebrate designation of national monument at Bears Ears (01/09)
The Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition successfully lobbied President Barack Obama to protect 1.35 million acres of sacred sites and ancestral lands in Utah.
Native Sun News Today: Oglala Sioux Tribe wins consultation ruling Native Sun News Today: Oglala Sioux Tribe wins consultation ruling (01/09)
Nuclear Regulatory Commissioners must heed the Oglala Sioux Tribe’s demand for consultation in order to validate a license for proposed uranium mining operation in the Black Hills.
Army Corps counters Dakota Access on crucial pipeline easement Army Corps counters Dakota Access on crucial pipeline easement (01/06)
With the clock winding down on the Obama administration, government attorneys are calling on a federal judge to reject efforts to complete the controversial project.
Kyle Powys Whyte: Why the Dakota Access Pipeline fight continues Kyle Powys Whyte: Why the Dakota Access Pipeline fight continues (01/06)
In December, protesters in Standing Rock, North Dakota scored a big victory against a pipeline builder, yet the underlying problems have not been addressed.
EHN: Menominee Nation won't back down from fight against mine on sacred ground EHN: Menominee Nation won't back down from fight against mine on sacred ground (01/06)
The open pit gold, zinc and copper mine would be near tribal burial sites and centuries old raised garden beds along the Menominee River, the center of the Menominee Tribe's creation story.
North Dakota agency defends request for small fine against Dakota Access North Dakota agency defends request for small fine against Dakota Access (01/05)
The wealthy backers of the controversial project don't want to pay a $15,000 fine for disturbing a tribal site in North Dakota.
Cronkite News: San Carlos Apache Tribe fights mine at sacred site Cronkite News: San Carlos Apache Tribe fights mine at sacred site (01/02)
Oak Flat, a desert landscape and 90-minute drive outside Phoenix, lies in the midst of an environmental and economic controversy.
Desiree Kane: Photos from seven months of living at Standing Rock Desiree Kane: Photos from seven months of living at Standing Rock (01/02)
The life that we have built here has taught many how to live a large-scale sustainable, decolonized, anticapitalist lifestyle
Peter d'Errico: Indigenous community battles invasion in Ecuador Peter d'Errico: Indigenous community battles invasion in Ecuador (01/02)
'The Shuar are protesting an invasion of their homelands by a Chinese mining company that would create the world’s second largest open pit copper mine.'
André Cramblit: Water is life for salmon and tribes in California too André Cramblit: Water is life for salmon and tribes in California too (12/29)
'We need to remain diligent and continue to fight for environmental justice.'
Native Sun News Today: Standing Rock movement inspires others Native Sun News Today: Standing Rock movement inspires others (12/21)
The historic resistance movement in the Northern Great Plains inspires hopes for recognition of territorial and human rights in Latin America.
Obama cites Native subsistence needs in ban on offshore drilling Obama cites Native subsistence needs in ban on offshore drilling (12/21)
An Alaska Native corporation plans to 'fight' the decision to outlaw development on more than 100 million acres in the Arctic Ocean.
Donald Trump's environmental nominee takes credit for tribal water deal Donald Trump's environmental nominee takes credit for tribal water deal (12/21)
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt (R) tried to get the lawsuit filed by the Chickasaw Nation and the Choctaw Nation thrown out of court.
North Dakota tribe recovers ancestral lands taken by Army Corps North Dakota tribe recovers ancestral lands taken by Army Corps (12/20)
After a decades-long quest, the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation is finally reclaiming a piece of its homeland.

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