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Obama administration asks tribes about infrastructure projects Obama administration asks tribes about infrastructure projects (09/23)
The #NoDAPL movement is forcing federal agencies to re-examine their handling of large projects.
Another North Dakota tribe battles pipeline company in court Another North Dakota tribe battles pipeline company in court (09/23)
The Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation is a partner in the Sacagawea Pipeline but did not give consent to the project.
Bill slammed as 'modern day Indian land grab' moves forward Bill slammed as 'modern day Indian land grab' moves forward (09/22)
Tribes and Democrats have branded the Utah Public Lands Initiative Act as a 'modern day Indian land grab' but Republicans are pushing it through anyway.
Appeals court in DC sets stage for October 5 #NoDAPL hearing Appeals court in DC sets stage for October 5 #NoDAPL hearing (09/22)
In less than two weeks, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Dakota Access will be back in court.
Cronkite News: Navajo Nation pushes for cleanup of mine site Cronkite News: Navajo Nation pushes for cleanup of mine site (09/22)
Environmental and tribal activists welcomed the government’s announcement that it had designated the Gold King Mine a Superfund site, advancing the cleanup of an area contaminated by a multimillion-gallon toxic spill last year.
Democracy Now: Founder of Sacred Stone Camp stands ground Democracy Now: Founder of Sacred Stone Camp stands ground (09/22)
Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! speaks to LaDonna Brave Bull Allard, a co-founder of the Sacred Stone Camp, about the #NoDAPL movement.
David Ganje: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe takes a stand for water rights David Ganje: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe takes a stand for water rights (09/22)
Upper Great Plains tribes today must be vigilant in obtaining reserved but yet undetermined water rights.
Native Sun News Today: Nation rallies around #NoDAPL movement Native Sun News Today: Nation rallies around #NoDAPL movement (09/22)
Opposition to the the Dakota Access Pipeline spawned solidarity demonstrations and arrests across the country.
Federal appeals court sets October 5 hearing in #NoDAPL case Federal appeals court sets October 5 hearing in #NoDAPL case (09/21)
Arguments in the high-stakes battle over the Dakota Access Pipeline will take place in Washington, D.C.
Democrats host forum on Dakota Access Pipeline on Capitol Hill Democrats host forum on Dakota Access Pipeline on Capitol Hill (09/21)
With Republican lawmakers continuing to ignore the growing #NoDAPL movement, Democrats on Capitol Hill are taking matters into their own hands.
County sheriff leads investigation into #NoDAPL confrontation amid questions about role County sheriff leads investigation into #NoDAPL confrontation amid questions about role (09/21)
Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier has repeatedly used Facebook to accuse #NoDAPL resisters of crimes but insists his task force won't be biased against anyone.
Tribes deliver Wisconsin firewood to Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Tribes deliver Wisconsin firewood to Standing Rock Sioux Tribe (09/21)
The #NoDAPL movement continues to bring Indian Country together.
Appeals court hears lawsuit over death in stolen artifact case Appeals court hears lawsuit over death in stolen artifact case (09/21)
A non-Indian man was never brought to justice for stealing tribal property but his family has kept the dispute alive for years.
Environmental Health News: Menominee Nation battles mining project Environmental Health News: Menominee Nation battles mining project (09/20)
Guy Reiter was an archaeologist before he was an activist. But the two merged after a dream six years ago.
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe tries to revive #NoDAPL complaint Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe tries to revive #NoDAPL complaint (09/20)
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe filed the case but the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe wants to ensure its voice is heard as the fight continues.
Grand Traverse Band objects to settlement for oil pipeline spills Grand Traverse Band objects to settlement for oil pipeline spills (09/20)
The Michigan tribe is calling for a full environmental review of an oil pipeline that crosses through treaty territory.
Native man in Saskatchewan fights off bear with hands and bottle Native man in Saskatchewan fights off bear with hands and bottle (09/19)
Jack Ballantyne, 44, got some scratches on his arm but otherwise did not suffer serious injuries during the attack.
Another rollercoaster week as #NoDAPL fight enters new phase Another rollercoaster week as #NoDAPL fight enters new phase (09/19)
The fate of the $3.8 billion project rests on actions in faraway Washington, D.C.
Judge dissolves restraining order against leaders of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Judge dissolves restraining order against leaders of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe (09/19)
The Dakota Access partnership sough to prevent Chairman Dave Archambault II from interfering with construction work but a higher court has taken control for now.
House panel sets markup on Pechanga Band and Alaska Native bills House panel sets markup on Pechanga Band and Alaska Native bills (09/19)
Allotments for Alaska Native veterans, water rights for the Pechanga Band and the controversial Utah Public Lands are on the agenda.
Utah Republican moves quickly on 'modern day Indian land grab' Utah Republican moves quickly on 'modern day Indian land grab' (09/19)
H.R.5780, the Utah Public Lands Initiative Act, has already been scheduled for a markup, barely a week after an emotional hearing in Washington, D.C.
David Gipp: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe stands up for life and water David Gipp: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe stands up for life and water (09/19)
'It is a time that calls for addressing our public policy on energy for the future of the nation.'
Appeals court halts Dakota Access Pipeline work pending hearing Appeals court halts Dakota Access Pipeline work pending hearing (09/16)
A federal appeals court has handed a temporary victory to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe as the #NoDAPL fight continues.
Sparring continues in #NoDAPL case as tribes seek halt to pipeline work Sparring continues in #NoDAPL case as tribes seek halt to pipeline work (09/16)
A federal judge forced an apology out of the Obama administration for its handling of the #NoDAPL case as attorneys returned to court.
Moapa Band wins federal approval for another solar energy plant Moapa Band wins federal approval for another solar energy plant (09/16)
The Nevada tribe has almost completed one solar facility and two more are in the works.
Senate passes water bill but fails to include #NoDAPL amendment Senate passes water bill but fails to include #NoDAPL amendment (09/15)
The Water Resources Development Act includes a slew of pro-tribal provisions but doesn't address the current crisis at Standing Rock.
Mary Annette Pember: Indigenous women lead prayers for water Mary Annette Pember: Indigenous women lead prayers for water (09/15)
'If we befoul our water, we poison ourselves. This is a simple fact that Ojibwe, especially women, understand.'
Doug George-Kanentiio: Prophecy and the people at Standing Rock Doug George-Kanentiio: Prophecy and the people at Standing Rock (09/15)
There is hope, there is light as long as they hold on to the principles of peace and unity.
White House to respond to #NoDAPL petition with 203K signatures White House to respond to #NoDAPL petition with 203K signatures (09/15)
An official update is expected within 60 days as the #NoDAPL movement continues on the ground and in the courts.
Native Sun News Today: #NoDAPL movement forges ahead to win Native Sun News Today: #NoDAPL movement forges ahead to win (09/15)
Tribal government, grassroots activists and their allies in the struggle to prevent completion of the Dakota Access Pipeline are forging ahead with strategies to win.
Vi Waln: Let's all do our part to keep our homelands free of trash Vi Waln: Let's all do our part to keep our homelands free of trash (09/15)
During the annual celebration at Rosebud, there were lots of complaints about trash. People didn’t like seeing litter all over the fairgrounds.
Emotions run strong as #NoDAPL seeps into debate on controversial public lands bill Emotions run strong as #NoDAPL seeps into debate on controversial public lands bill (09/14)
Provisions in the 215-page bill affect the rights of the Navajo Nation and the Ute Tribe and were included without their consent.
Key House Democrats call for hearing on Dakota Access Pipeline Key House Democrats call for hearing on Dakota Access Pipeline (09/14)
Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Arizona) and Rep. Raul Ruiz (D-California) have visited the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to see the struggle first-hand.
Defenders of the Water School still going strong at #NoDAPL camp Defenders of the Water School still going strong at #NoDAPL camp (09/14)
The school has received an outpouring of support from Indian Country as educators, elders and volunteers pass on Native traditions, languages and skills to new generations.
Brandon Ecoffey: Pipeline destroys our sacred and cultural sites Brandon Ecoffey: Pipeline destroys our sacred and cultural sites (09/14)
Construction workers, operating on behalf of the Dakota Access Pipeline, intentionally bull dozed multiple graves and ancient religious sites.

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