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War of words escalates on mine at sacred Apache site in Arizona War of words escalates on mine at sacred Apache site in Arizona (07/27)
Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona), the sponsor of the Save Oak Flat Act, is striking back at Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Arizona).
E.J. Montini: Money wins in war to protect sacred Apache site E.J. Montini: Money wins in war to protect sacred Apache site (07/24)
This is more or less what representatives of the United States government say every time they are doing something to land that native people believe to be holy.
House subcommittee takes up Pueblo and Alaska Native bills House subcommittee takes up Pueblo and Alaska Native bills (07/23)
Lawmakers weigh land-into-trust and subsistence issues at sparsely-attended hearing.
San Carlos Apache Tribe clashes with Rep. Gosar after rally San Carlos Apache Tribe clashes with Rep. Gosar after rally (07/23)
Republican Congressman threatens Apache Stronghold with arrest after members attempt to discuss sacred site in Arizona.
San Carlos Apache Tribe lands in DC to rally for sacred site San Carlos Apache Tribe lands in DC to rally for sacred site (07/22)
After traveling 2,000 miles across the country, the Apache Stronghold is rally at the U.S. Capitol to save sacred Oak Flat from a mining development.
Witness list for House subcommittee hearing on tribal bills Witness list for House subcommittee hearing on tribal bills (07/22)
Lawmakers will take testimony on a Pueblo land-into-trust bill and an Alaska Native subsistence measure.
Crow Tribe and Lummi Nation at odds over big coal project Crow Tribe and Lummi Nation at odds over big coal project (07/21)
The Crows wants to develop their coal resources but a tribe nearly a thousand miles away is posing hurdles to the project.
Appeals court sides with Pit River Tribe in sacred site dispute Appeals court sides with Pit River Tribe in sacred site dispute (07/21)
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has once again revived a challenge to a proposed geothermal plant near sacred Medicine Lake.
Las Vegas Paiute Tribe eyes major development projects Las Vegas Paiute Tribe eyes major development projects (07/21)
A hotel and conference center could be a draw for the new Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument in Nevada.
Judge delays BLM's fracking regulation for another month Judge delays BLM's fracking regulation for another month (07/21)
The Obama administration sought the delay in order to respond to a lawsuit from the energy industry and four states.
Interview: San Carlos Apache Tribe fights mine at sacred site Interview: San Carlos Apache Tribe fights mine at sacred site (07/20)
Indian Country Today interviews Chairman Terry Rambler about the battle to save sacred Oak Flat in Arizona from a mining development.
House panel sets hearing on Pueblo and Alaska Native bills House panel sets hearing on Pueblo and Alaska Native bills (07/20)
The House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular, and Alaska Native Affairs will take testimony on the two bills.
Native Sun News: Tribes denied voice in Keystone hearings Native Sun News: Tribes denied voice in Keystone hearings (07/20)
Tribal leaders and allies demanded more input on TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL tar-sands crude-oil pipeline permit application, announcing a Four Directions Resistance Ride, March and Rally to precede final evidentiary hearings.
Comanche Nation still hoping to buy Quanah Parker's home Comanche Nation still hoping to buy Quanah Parker's home (07/17)
The owner refuses to sell the historic Star House despite acknowledging he lacks funds and resources to preserve the site.
DOI includes Indian Country in stream protection regulation DOI includes Indian Country in stream protection regulation (07/17)
The Stream Protection Rule hasn't been updated in more than 30 years but the coal industry and Republicans oppose the new proposal.
Colville Tribes report vandalism of boat with racist messages Colville Tribes report vandalism of boat with racist messages (07/15)
The fishing boat was defaced with 'KKK' and 'White Power' messages.
North Dakota tribe starts drilling its own wells on reservation North Dakota tribe starts drilling its own wells on reservation (07/15)
The tribe will be able to earn more revenues from the wells operated by Missouri River Resources.
Lakota Country Times: Valuable piece of Badlands up for sale Lakota Country Times: Valuable piece of Badlands up for sale (07/15)
A piece of land that contains one of the prettiest views in all of America has hit the sales block.
Yurok Tribe welcomes raid of marijuana farms on reservation Yurok Tribe welcomes raid of marijuana farms on reservation (07/15)
Tribal, local and state authorities are shutting down 'dozens' of illegal farms in the area.
Quapaw Tribe offers $25K reward for information on dead cow Quapaw Tribe offers $25K reward for information on dead cow (07/14)
An Angus bull that was part of the tribe's cattle herd was killed sometime over the weekend.
Opinion: Native Americans weren't the first environmentalists Opinion: Native Americans weren't the first environmentalists (07/14)
It’s hard to make it through a US history textbook without coming across the silly claim that American Indians were the original environmentalists.
Leslie Wheelock: Native youth rise to climate change challenge Leslie Wheelock: Native youth rise to climate change challenge (07/14)
Recently, ninety Alaska Native, American Indian, and Native Hawaiian high school students came together for a week of intensive education and peer-to-peer training about the impact of climate change on tribal communities.
Youth from Absentee Shawnee Tribe visit ancestral Illinois land Youth from Absentee Shawnee Tribe visit ancestral Illinois land (07/14)
Nearly a dozen young tribal members visited sites in and around the Shawnee National Forest.
Native Sun News: Lakota man brings solar power to the people Native Sun News: Lakota man brings solar power to the people (07/14)
Access to solar power became dreams closer to every family’s reality in late June with the announcement of free skills training sessions in renewable energy installations provided by Lakota Solar Enterprises and Dakota Rural Action.
Navajo Nation woman drives truck to deliver water to the people Navajo Nation woman drives truck to deliver water to the people (07/13)
One-third of the 50,000 households on the reservation don't have regular access to clean water.
Lakota Country Times: Name board caves to non-Native pressure Lakota Country Times: Name board caves to non-Native pressure (07/13)
The South Dakota Board on Geographic Names voted to recommend that Harney Peak should not be renamed
Researchers continue work at historic tribal site in South Dakota Researchers continue work at historic tribal site in South Dakota (07/10)
Well-preserved corn and sunflower seeds dating back more than 1,000 years were found at the Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village.
Blackfeet Nation reiterates opposition to drilling on sacred land Blackfeet Nation reiterates opposition to drilling on sacred land (07/10)
The tribe was in talks with an energy development company in hopes of preventing development in the Badger-Two Medicine Area.
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe dedicates monument Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe dedicates monument (07/10)
In 1866, the hearts of the Northern Cheyenne people were low, then under great duress as the U.S. government tried to force them onto reservations.
Native Sun News: Rainbow Gathering receives criticism and support Native Sun News: Rainbow Gathering receives criticism and support (07/09)
As the Rainbow Gathering comes to a close, many travelers will make their journey home having learned the resolve and commitment Lakota have to the environment and with local support from Lakota leaders.
Ernie Stevens: Support sacred Oak Flat and the Apache Stronghold Ernie Stevens: Support sacred Oak Flat and the Apache Stronghold (07/08)
Members of the San Carlos Apache Tribe and others interested in protecting tribal treaty rights and Native sacred places are traveling to Washington, D.C.
House adds sacred sites amendment to Interior appropriations bill House adds sacred sites amendment to Interior appropriations bill (07/08)
No one spoke in opposition to a provision that seeks to strengthen an executive order issued by then-president Bill Clinton in 1996.
Company pushing mine at sacred site gives $10K to Apache youth Company pushing mine at sacred site gives $10K to Apache youth (07/08)
The White Mountain Apache Youth Council will use the money to attend the UNITY conference in Washington, D.C.
Seneca Nation joins ceremony to officially welcome Unity Island Seneca Nation joins ceremony to officially welcome Unity Island (07/08)
The city of Buffalo took the new name from Ga’nigo:i:yoh, a Seneca word that translates to 'one mind, unity.'
Lakota Country Times: Activists gear up for Keystone XL hearings Lakota Country Times: Activists gear up for Keystone XL hearings (07/08)
According to tribal advocates who oppose tar sands development, the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission did not consider aboriginal title in a recent Keystone XL pipeline permit certification hearing.

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