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Young indigenous activist fights Trump administration in climate change lawsuit (August 11, 2017)

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, a young activist, is a plaintiffs in a lawsuit that seeks to force the federal government to take a more serious stand on climate change.

Wiyot Tribe questions attempt to buy ancestral island that was site of massacre (August 10, 2017)

Controversy has erupted over an attempt by a non-Indian business owner to buy a large portion of Indian Island in California.

Agua Caliente Band faces opposition from states as Supreme Court weighs water case (August 10, 2017)

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians hasn't even had time to defend its water rights and already 10 state governments are opposing the tribe.

Anticipation builds as Indian Country calls for shutdown of Dakota Access Pipeline (August 9, 2017)

A year after the #NoDAPL movement burst onto the scene, Indian County remains united in calling for the shutdown of the controversial crude oil pipeline.

Colville Tribes approve wolf hunting season on former reservation in Washington (August 8, 2017)

Leaders of the Colville Tribes approved a wolf management plan that allows hunting on its former reservation in Washington.

Trump administration excludes Navajo Nation in review of Gold King Mine claims (August 8, 2017)

The new leader of the Environmental Protection Agency is criticizing the Obama administration for the Gold King Mine disaster but won't change course when it comes to the Navajo Nation.

Warm Springs Tribes offer exclusive and pricey option for viewing solar eclipse (August 7, 2017)

A total solar eclipse is coming to America on August 21 and viewing options exist in Indian Country.

Trump administration repeals rule designed to maximize Indian coal revenues (August 4, 2017)

Repeal and replace didn't work out for Obamacare but that isn't stopping the Trump administration from dismantling the prior president's other initiatives.

YES! Magazine: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe holds out hope in #NoDAPL lawsuit (August 4, 2017)

'If history is to repeat itself, it doesn’t look good for us,' said Chairman Dave Archambault II. 'But that doesn’t mean we don’t have hope.'

Keystone XL Pipeline developer plans to announce decision by end of year (August 3, 2017)

President Donald Trump has repeatedly taken credit for reviving the Keystone XL Pipeline yet the project is far from a certainty.

Sen. Heitkamp defends law enforcement's response to #NoDAPL movement (August 2, 2017)

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-North Dakota) is known as an outspoken advocate for Indian Country's most vulnerable, particularly youth, but her efforts don't extend to the #NoDAPL movement.

Cronkite News: Trump administration issues waiver to speed up border wall (August 2, 2017)

The Department of Homeland Security invoked a waiver of environmental and other regulations to speed construction of projects along the United States border with Mexico.

Indian Lawmakers: Enbridge pipeline threatens Ojibwe way of life in Minnesota (August 2, 2017)

Enbridge's Line 3 proposal shows willful ignorance of Ojibwe history and rights, four Indian lawmakers in Minnesota write on Indian Country Media Network.

Osage Nation loses attempt to block county's wind development ordinance (August 1, 2017)

The Osage Nation continues to fight wind energy developments in northeastern Oklahoma despite setbacks in the courts.

Agua Caliente Band water case draws attention in Supreme Court appeal (August 1, 2017)

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians secured a huge victory in its water rights case earlier this year but the nation's highest court could overturn the ruling.

Protections for Yellowstone grizzly bears lifted as tribes seek day in court (August 1, 2017)

The Crow Tribe, the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe, the Northern Cheyenne Tribe and Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, along with tribal religious leaders, are fighting the Trump administration's decision to lift protections for Yellowstone grizzly bears.

Richard Frias and Todd Leahy: National monuments preserve Native culture (July 31, 2017)

Abolishing or diminishing Bears Ears would be in keeping with the President’s long standing animosity towards Indian tribes, two attorneys write on Indian Country Media Network.

Trump administration seeks to privatize power system tied to treaty tribes (July 28, 2017)

The Trump administration is seeking to privatize the Columbia River power system but treaty tribes and key members of Congress are pushing back.

North Dakota tribal organization passes on #NoDAPL foe with endorsement (July 28, 2017)

Despite tribal complaints, Drew Wrigley, who called Dakota Access Pipeline opponents 'unlawful,' appears poised to secure the top federal prosecutor's spot in North Dakota.

Navajo Nation moves ahead with purchase of ranch near sacred mountain (July 27, 2017)

The Navajo Nation is moving forward with the $23 million purchase of a property in Colorado that sits near one of the tribe's four sacred mountains.

Dakota Access firm told to stop work on pipeline after contaminating water (July 26, 2017)

The Rover natural gas pipeline has been hit with a second stop work order, this time in West Virginia.

Another pipeline affecting tribal communities heads toward final approval (July 26, 2017)

A natural gas pipeline that would run through North Carolina and Virginia has an unusually disproportionate impact on tribal communities.

Critic of #NoDAPL movement under consideration for U.S. Attorney post (July 25, 2017)

Former North Dakota lieutenant governor Drew Wrigley accused everyone at the #NoDAPL encampment of engaging in an 'unlawful' protest.

Trump administration withdraws fracking standards for Indian Country (July 24, 2017)

In a victory for a handful of energy-producing tribes, the Trump administration is rescinding a rule that established hydraulic fracturing standards in Indian Country.

Cronkite News: Trump's review of monuments draws 1.4 million comments (July 24, 2017)

An Interior Department plan to review recently designated national monuments, including Bears Ears in Utah, has drawn more than 1.4 million public comments.

House approves bill to authorize life-saving road for Native village in Alaska (July 21, 2017)

A bill to authorize a life-saving road for a Native village in Alaska has cleared a big hurdle on Capitol Hill but not without considerable debate.

Pessamit Innu cross Canadian border to fight power line in New Hampshire (July 20, 2017)

The Pessamit Innu First Nation is in the United States to express its opposition to a power line that impacts its homelands in Canada.

Shoshone-Paiute Tribes lay claim to ancestral remains uncovered in Idaho (July 20, 2017)

The remains of a young adult and a teenager that were found in Idaho pre-date the arrival of Christopher Columbus.

Former U.S. Attorney urges energy industry to consult tribes in advance (July 20, 2017)

A former U.S. Attorney and advocate for tribes spoke about the Dakota Access Pipeline at an energy development conference in North Dakota.

Interior Department employee blames reassignment on advocacy for Alaska Natives (July 20, 2017)

A scientist at the Department of the Interior says the Trump administration retaliated against him for speaking out in defense of Alaska Native communities.

Lawmakers debate another Indian bill though none have gone to President Trump yet (July 19, 2017)

Since the start of the 115th Congress in January, lawmakers have yet to send a stand-alone Indian bill to President Donald Trump for his signature.

Trump administration officially rescinds pro-treaty rights legal opinion (July 18, 2017)

The Trump administration has quietly killed a legal opinion that tribes were using to fight the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline.

Kayla DeVault: Navajo Nation must take a stand to protect homelands (July 17, 2017)

The Navajo Nation has taken a stand on climate change, Kayla DeVault writes on Indian Country Media Network.

President Trump doesn't seem to know where Dakota Access Pipeline goes (July 14, 2017)

President Donald Trump thinks the Dakota Access Pipeline has something to do with Russia. And Hillary Clinton.

North Dakota still hoping to secure taxpayer funds for #NoDAPL response (July 14, 2017)

North Dakota is flush with billion of dollars in energy tax revenues but the money apparently isn't enough to cover the costs of the state's response to the #NoDAPL movement.