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Opinion: Treaty rights prevail in Oregon coal terminal decision (09/25)
Author Paul VanDevelder calls decision to deny coal terminal in Oregon a victory for treaty rights.

State kept Seneca tribes in the dark about reburial of remains (09/25)
Ancestors and artifacts were removed from a mining site in the late 1990s but tribes were told little about the work.

Tommy Jones: Removing barriers for tribal renewable energy (09/25)
Tommy Jones explains how his internship at the Department of Energy will help tribes with renewable energy development.

Tribes from US and Canada sign historic treaty to protect bison (09/24)
The Buffalo Treaty was signed on the Blackfeet Nation in Montana.

Colville Tribes participate in repatriation ceremony in Canada (09/22)
Remains of a 10,000-year-old ancestor were exposed earlier this year in British Columbia.

House subcommittee holds hearing on bill for Hualapai Tribe (09/22)
The Obama administration opposes the bill due to concerns about a waiver of sovereign immunity.

Mark Trahant: Huge crowd turns out for People's Climate March (09/22)
So if people understand the implications of global warming and climate change, do politicians?

Regina Brave: The earth that once was will soon be no more (09/19)
Once upon a time this land was inhabited by the most civilized peoples of the world who lived in harmony with Mother Earth.

Native Sun News: Tribes united against Keystone XL Pipeline (09/19)
The tribally funded Oyate Wahacanka Woecun movement announced 'a monumental action' to oppose construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline in South Dakota.

House subcommittee to hold hearing on bill for Hualapai Tribe (09/17)
The Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement Act ensures the tribe and allottees have sufficient access to water.

Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Tribes need to lead climate change reform (09/17)
Dina Gilio-Whitaker of the Center for World Indigenous Studies says tribes should take the lead on climate change policy.

House backs package to transfer federal land to Te-Moak Tribe (09/16)
The bill passed by a voice vote and it awaits action in the Senate.

Fort Belknap Tribe detained state game warden for trespassing (09/16)
The tribal council passed a resolution that bars fish and game officers from crossing the reservation without consent.

House set to vote on bill to transfer federal land to Te-Moak Tribe (09/15)
The bill transfers 373 acres to the tribe and places the land in trust.

Nez Perce Tribe seeks update to historic trail from 1877 journey (09/11)
Chief Joseph led his people across Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Wyoming and Montana to avoid being forced onto a reservation.

Disaster declared after Moapa Paiute Reservation hit by flooding (09/11)
Nearly 200 people were evacuated from their homes as the storm hit but there were no reports of injuries.

Audio from Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on irrigation (09/10)
Tribal leaders said not much has changed since a 2006 report from the Government Accountability Office.

Audio: House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs (09/10)
Lawmakers took testimony on a tribal consultation bill and an Alaska Native land transfer.

Native Sun News: Tribes worried about Black Hills uranium mines (09/10)
In the wake of federal hearings about reopening uranium mines and milling in Black Hills treaty territory, members of the Atomic Safety and Licensing Board must decide if Native American sacred sites would be adequately preserved.

Moapa Paiute Tribe evacuates more than 100 due to flash floods (09/09)
At least a half-dozen homes were flooded on the reservation while travelers were taking refuge at the tribe's travel plaza.

Witnesses: Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on irrigation (09/08)
The committee will hear from the Bureau of Indian Affairs and tribal leaders.

Editorial: Think hard about Navajo Nation project in Grand Canyon (09/08)
Newspaper urges leaders of the Navajo Nation to exercise great caution while considering a tourism project in Grand Canyon National Park.

House subcommittes to hold hearings on tribal and Alaska bills (09/05)
Bills affect tribal consultation and land conveyances to Alaska Native corporations.

Eastern Cherokees pass resolution to seek return of sacred site (09/05)
Tribal leaders say the town of Franklin hasn't taken good care of the Nikwasi Mound.

Chief Allan: Coeur d'Alene Tribe looking to adjudicate water rights (09/05)
Chairman Chief Allan of the Coeut d'Alene Tribe explains why the tribe is seeking to quantify its water rights.

Navajo Nation tourism proposal in Grand Canyon stirs controversy (09/04)
The $150 million Grand Canyon Escalade includes a tramway that will carry tourists to the floor of the park.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee sets hearing on irrigation projects (09/04)
The hearing takes place Wednesday, September 10.

Hoopa Valley Tribe credits BIA presence with decline in arson fires (09/04)
The reservation saw 30 human-caused fires this season but that's half the usual number.

Native Sun News: Lummi Nation brings totem pole to fight Keystone (09/03)
Members of the Lummi Nation opposing the Northern Gateway Pipeline in Canada brought a totem pole to South Dakota to launch an alliance of land-based organizations to oppose construction of TransCanada’s Keystone XL Pipeline.

Jeromy Sullivan: Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe cleans up homelands (09/02)
Jeromy Sullivan, the chairman of the Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe of Washington shares news of a cleanup project.

DaShanne Stokes: State-recognized tribes need eagle feathers too (09/02)
DaShanne Stokes urges Indian Country to support the use of eagle feathers by members of state-recognized tribes.

Native Sun News: Release of secret uranium mining data ordered (09/01)
In answer to prayers of the Oglala Sioux Tribe and allies to revoke licensing of the proposed Dewey-Burdock uranium mine and mill, a panel of administrative judges ordered corporate disclosure of secret bore-hole records about the site’s geology.

Tule River Tribe helps remove marijuana operation on reservation (08/29)
Authorities cleared out nearly 14,000 plants from a farm that was siphoning over 100,000 gallons of water per day.

Omaha Tribe signs agreement with EPA to improve utility services (08/29)
The Omaha Tribal Utility Commission agreed to make about $1 million in improvements to drinking and wastewater systems and to its trash collection program.

California tribes support release of water to benefit salmon runs (08/28)
The Hoopa Valley Tribe and the Yurok Tribe pushed for the release of more water.

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