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House Natural Resources Committee passes Indian bills at markup House Natural Resources Committee passes Indian bills at markup (02/04)
Except for a land-into-trust measure affecting the Lytton Band of Pomo Indians, the bills were non-controversial and didn't receive much discussion.
Group sues IHS for records about water pollution on Yakama Nation Group sues IHS for records about water pollution on Yakama Nation (02/04)
Friends of Toppenish Creek said its requests for documents about groundwater nitrate pollution on the reservation went unfulfilled.
Senate Indian Affairs Committee passes two water bills at meeting Senate Indian Affairs Committee passes two water bills at meeting (02/03)
The business meeting marked the first time that the committee has advanced a tribal water settlement in five years
Native man from Canada faces charges for killing eagle in Nevada Native man from Canada faces charges for killing eagle in Nevada (02/03)
Authorities said Dana Morley McIvor had a recently killed eagle, a recently killed hawk, hawk parts and 124 eagle and hawk feathers in his vehicle.
Ojibwe tribal members plead not guilty for exercising treaty rights Ojibwe tribal members plead not guilty for exercising treaty rights (02/02)
The state of Minnesota isn't recognizing the off-reservation fishing and rice gathering rights of Ojibwe residents.
Kumeyaay Nation set to reclaim ancestors after long NAGPRA fight Kumeyaay Nation set to reclaim ancestors after long NAGPRA fight (02/02)
The U.S. Supreme Court put an end to a lawsuit filed by a group of scientists who claimed a right to study the remains.
First Nations sign agreement to protect lands from development First Nations sign agreement to protect lands from development (02/02)
Logging will be barred on about 85 percent of the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia.
House Natural Resources Committee schedules markup on four Indian bills House Natural Resources Committee schedules markup on four Indian bills (01/29)
Four bills on the agenda address trust reform, water rights and land-into-trust issues.
Native Sun News: Firm suspends work on mine near sacred site Native Sun News: Firm suspends work on mine near sacred site (01/29)
The Canadian company that proposed to mine rare earth minerals near the culturally significant tribal landmark of Mahto Tipila, or Devils Tower, suspended activities at the so-called Bear Lodge Project.
Fond du Lac Band looking to restore wild elk to the reservation Fond du Lac Band looking to restore wild elk to the reservation (01/28)
The animals were once plentiful in Minnesota but their numbers fell significantly due to excessive hunting.
Operator of Passamaquoddy Tribe wastewater plant sentenced Operator of Passamaquoddy Tribe wastewater plant sentenced (01/28)
The tribe helped investigate the incident in which an estimated 96,000 gallons of raw sewage were released into the ground in a residential neighborhood.
Siletz Tribe disavows video showing artifacts at refuge in Oregon Siletz Tribe disavows video showing artifacts at refuge in Oregon (01/27)
Chairwoman Delores Pigsley expressed full support for the Burns Paiute Tribe after one of her citizens appeared in a video posted by the armed group.
Pacific Northwest tribes oppose expansion of pipeline in Canada Pacific Northwest tribes oppose expansion of pipeline in Canada (01/27)
The four tribes in Washington say the Trans Mountain pipeline threatens their treaty protected rights and could lead to more oil spills in the Salish Sea.
Agua Caliente Band remains patient in dispute over water rights Agua Caliente Band remains patient in dispute over water rights (01/27)
Even though resolution could take years, Chairman Jeff Grubbe said the water rights lawsuit was a top priority for the tribe.
Mark Trahant: A new era in energy development with low oil prices Mark Trahant: A new era in energy development with low oil prices (01/26)
So many of our people (both reservation and urban) drive pickup trucks and the price at the pump becomes a daily worry.
Burns Paiute Tribe asks DOJ to end occupation of ancestral land Burns Paiute Tribe asks DOJ to end occupation of ancestral land (01/26)
The armed takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon began on January 2.
Kyle Mays: Michigan city's water crisis impacts Native people too Kyle Mays: Michigan city's water crisis impacts Native people too (01/26)
I am outraged because the people of Flint don’t have access to a basic human right: clean water.
Supreme Court declines NAGPRA case affecting Kumeyaay Nation Supreme Court declines NAGPRA case affecting Kumeyaay Nation (01/25)
A group of professors is trying to prevent the University of California from returning remains to the tribes.
Mary Louise Schumacher: Tribes rally for sacred sites in Wisconsin Mary Louise Schumacher: Tribes rally for sacred sites in Wisconsin (01/25)
An incomparable aspect of our state's culture came under attack when a bill was proposed to make it easier for landowners to excavate and perhaps destroy surviving Indian mounds in Wisconsin.
Tribes reiterate bid for national monument at Bears Ears in Utah Tribes reiterate bid for national monument at Bears Ears in Utah (01/22)
Republicans finally unveiled a draft bill that addresses federal land issues in Utah but tribes say their concerns are being ignored.
Andrew Rosenthal: Armed group pulls stunt with tribal artifacts Andrew Rosenthal: Armed group pulls stunt with tribal artifacts (01/22)
The Bundy gang’s staged pronouncements about American values, pioneer history and the sacred rights of landowners are offensive.
EPA asserts a greater role as water crisis in Michigan continues EPA asserts a greater role as water crisis in Michigan continues (01/22)
Extremely high levels of lead have been detected in the city's water system, posing a danger to human lives.
Turtle Mountain Band moved fast to ban fracking on reservation Turtle Mountain Band moved fast to ban fracking on reservation (01/21)
Tribal women led the charge after studying the impacts of hydraulic fracturing on water and the environment.
Mark Trahant: Some tribes still see a future in coal development Mark Trahant: Some tribes still see a future in coal development (01/20)
Tribal bets on coal are coming at a bad time, both in terms of market-prices and meeting international agreements to reduce emissions.
Jacqueline Keeler: Burns Paiute Tribe concerned about artifacts Jacqueline Keeler: Burns Paiute Tribe concerned about artifacts (01/19)
The tribe is demanding federal action under both the Archaeological Resources Protection Act of 1979 and a 'protection against bad men' provision in the treaty the tribe signed with the United States in 1868.
Little River Band contributes $10K to assist city during water crisis Little River Band contributes $10K to assist city during water crisis (01/19)
Extremely high levels of lead have been discovered in the water system in Flint, Michigan.
Lakota Country Times: Non-profit at Pine Ridge sponsors bee hive Lakota Country Times: Non-profit at Pine Ridge sponsors bee hive (01/18)
The mission of The Honeybee Conservancy is to raise awareness about the importance of bees and to inspire communities to act as stewards for bees and their natural environment.
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne elders lose heating subsidy Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne elders lose heating subsidy (01/18)
Winter is hard for many on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation.
Armed group willing to turn over artifacts to Burns Paiute Tribe Armed group willing to turn over artifacts to Burns Paiute Tribe (01/15)
About 4,000 artifacts are housed at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon.
Lakota Country Times: Activists ready to keep fighting Keystone Lakota Country Times: Activists ready to keep fighting Keystone (01/15)
The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission determined that a certification request filed by the oil giant Transcanada to construct the Keystone XL pipeline is valid.
Native Sun News: Keystone XL bid roars back to life with lawsuit Native Sun News: Keystone XL bid roars back to life with lawsuit (01/14)
No sooner had tribal and other land-based people decried South Dakota’s permit renewal for TransCanada Corp.’s now defunct Keystone XL Pipeline than did the company announce it will sue for $15 billion of taxpayers’ money.
Colville Tribes investigate shooting death of rare owl on reservation Colville Tribes investigate shooting death of rare owl on reservation (01/13)
The bird attracted significant attention because it is rarely seen outside of Alaska or Canada.
Wildlife refuge to be renamed in honor of the late Billy Frank Jr. Wildlife refuge to be renamed in honor of the late Billy Frank Jr. (01/13)
The Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge in Washington preserves the legacy of one of Indian Country's most revered figures.
Yellowstone bison removal continues as officials weigh new plan Yellowstone bison removal continues as officials weigh new plan (01/13)
This winter alone, between 600 to 900 of the animals will be killed during tribal and public hunts and some will be captured and sent to tribes for their use.
Tribes to repatriate ancestors removed from refuge in Alabama Tribes to repatriate ancestors removed from refuge in Alabama (01/12)
The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, the Cherokee Nation, the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians and the Chickasaw Nation are jointly reburying the remains of three individuals.

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