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Navy rejects transfer of surplus property to Narragansett Tribe (08/21)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has been trying to obtain properties on Aquidneck Island for the tribe.

North Dakota tribe accused of concealing data on pipeline spill (08/21)
The environmental director for the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation is accusing his tribe of concealing information about a pipeline spill on the reservation.

9th Circuit allows Lummi Nation to pursue fishing rights claims (08/20)
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals held that the tribe's usual and accustomed fishing grounds still need to be determined.

Mark Chavaree: Penobscot Nation fights to save namesake river (08/20)
Mark Chavaree, a member of the Penobscot Nation, explains why the tribe is defending its right to the Penobscot River:

Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe gears up for uranium battle (08/20)
As the Oglala Sioux Tribe prepared to testify against proposed foreign uranium mining and milling in Black Hills treaty territory, the mining proponent was facing a deadline for turning a chunk of its company over to a new Canadian business partner.

NPR: Osage Nation disputes wind development on mineral estate (08/19)
Leaders and members of the Osage Nation are questioning wind energy projects in northeastern Oklahoma out of fear it could affect their mineral rights.

Tribes hail Oregon decision to deny permit for coal export project (08/19)
The Oregon Department of State Lands said an energy company failed to address the impacts on tribal fishing sites.

Neil Young and Willie Nelson stage anti-Keystone benefit show (08/18)
The Harvest the Hope Concert will benefit Bold Nebraska, the Indigenous Environmental Network and the Cowboy Indian Alliance.

USDA Blog: Addressing food insecurity on Nevada reservations (08/18)
The Department of Agriculture is working with tribes to address nutrition and health issues on reservations in Nevada.

Editorial: Work with North Dakota tribe to address flaring of gas (08/18)
Newspaper calls on the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation and the energy industry to work together to reduce flaring.

Michael Baines: Stop fighting land decision for Alaska Natives (08/18)
Michael Baines, the chairman of the Sitka Tribe, calls on college to drop appeal of a Bureau of Land Management decision that favors Sealaska.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe allows megaload truck through reservation (08/15)
The state approved the shipment but didn't inform the tribe ahead of time, a spokesperson said.

Reviews: 'Dinosaur 13' portrays Cheyenne River man as a villain (08/15)
Maurice Williams contested the removal of a significant Tyrannosaurus rex specimen from his trust land.

County delays decision on mine opposed by New Mexico tribes (08/13)
Tribal leaders are worried about the impact on sacred and sensitive sites.

Lakota activist Rosalie Little Thunder passes away at age of 64 (08/13)
Rosalie Little Thunder was a member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe who worked to stop the slaughter of bison in Yellowstone National Park.

Tribes discuss concerns at energy review meeting in New Mexico (08/12)
The Obama administration is soliciting input from Indian Country for the first-ever Quadrennial Energy Review.

Native Sun News: Tribes urged to ban fracking on reservations (08/12)
Last Real Indians and Honor the Earth are among Native American organizations calling for pressure on tribal councils to approve anti-fracking resolutions.

Uranium mining leaves a long-lasting legacy on Navajo Nation (08/11)
The Arizona Republic ran a three-part series on the toxic legacy of uranium mining on the Navajo Nation.

Hoopa Valley man takes over as supervisor of national forest (08/11)
Merv George said he is the first American Indian to serve as supervisor in the U.S. Forest Service.

Russ Kepfer: Washington water quality plan doesn't help tribes (08/11)
Russ Kepfer, the vice chairman of the Lower Elhwa Klallam Tribe, discusses water quality standards being proposed by Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D).

Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes report 44 fires so far (08/11)
Some fires have been deemed suspicious and remain under investigation.

MPR: Fond du Lac Band asks EPA for strong air quality standard (08/08)
The tribe is seeking a Class I designation for the reservation under the Clean Air Act.

Oglala Sioux group runs 477 miles to protest Keystone XL plan (08/08)
About 20 tribal members ran across Nebraska to raise awareness about the environmental impacts of the controversial pipeline

North Dakota tribe seeks to curb losses of natural gas to 'flaring' (08/07)
Energy companies would have to pay additional royalties for the wasted resources.

Hualapai Tribe finishes road to Grand Canyon tourist attraction (08/07)
Visitors can now enjoy a smooth ride to the Grand Canyon Skywalk.

Yes! Magazine: Cheyenne River Sioux family touts water project (08/07)
A family from the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe has an ambitious water conservation plan it wants to spread throughout Indian Country.

Earth Island Journal: Tribes battle huge $1.5B mine in Wisconsin (08/07)
Earth Island Journal reports on tribal opposition to the $1.5 billion Gogebic Taconite mine in northern Wisconsin.

Oregon won't pursue charges against Yakama Nation fishermen (08/07)
Two tribal members were cited for fishing lamprey out of season but they asserted their treaty rights.

7th Circuit sets oral arguments in Ojibwe night hunting lawsuit (08/06)
Tribal members want to exercise their treaty rights by hunting deer at night on ceded lands.

Navajo Nation seeks comments on airport system master plan (08/06)
Four airports and one airstrip are located on the New Mexico and Arizona portions of the reservation.

Tule River Tribe pushing for approval of water reservoir project (08/06)
Congress has failed to act on a bill to authorize a water reservoir for the tribe.

County claims Nez Perce Tribe owes over $325K in garbage fees (08/05)
The county says the tribe should have received bills for the last 28 years.

Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes eye role at bison range (08/05)
The third time could be the charm for the tribe's annual funding agreement.

NPR: Grand Canyon developer says plan won't harm sacred sites (08/05)
NPR reports on a controversial Navajo Nation tourism project at the bottom of Grand Canyon National Park.

Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe reports vandalism at sacred rock (08/04)
Someone spray-painted a message on the 43-million-year-old Tamanowas Rock.

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