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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.
House passes measure to combat illegal sale of tribal property House passes measure to combat illegal sale of tribal property (09/23)
Rep. Steve Pearce (R-New Mexico) is working closely with tribes to help them recover their sacred and spiritual items.
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.
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.
Bureau of Indian Affairs role in #NoDAPL 'task force' in doubt Bureau of Indian Affairs role in #NoDAPL 'task force' in doubt (09/22)
The Obama administration isn't saying whether or not the Bureau of Indian Affairs is participating in a 'task force' that is looking into a #NoDAPL confrontation.
Judge restores affidavit option for Native voters in North Dakota Judge restores affidavit option for Native voters in North Dakota (09/22)
Native citizens who lack identification will still be able to exercise their voting rights after winning a lawsuit in federal court.
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.
Opinion: New Mexico tribes join fight against opioid epidemic Opinion: New Mexico tribes join fight against opioid epidemic (09/21)
'It doesn’t matter where you live – East Liverpool or Washington D.C., in rural or urban America or Indian country – nearly everyone has been touched by this national epidemic.'
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.
Navajo Nation voters seek restoration of polling sites in Utah Navajo Nation voters seek restoration of polling sites in Utah (09/21)
Native Americans have represented a majority and near majority in San Juan County yet non-Indians control the political system.
Tohono O'odham Nation man ordered to pay $10M to victim Tohono O'odham Nation man ordered to pay $10M to victim (09/21)
Jacob Harvey, 22, was convicted of a brutal sexual assault and has been sentenced to life in prison.
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.
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.
Tribes face uncertainty on land-into-trust as Obama era comes to a close Tribes face uncertainty on land-into-trust as Obama era comes to a close (09/21)
With a new president on the horizon, the Bureau of Indian Affairs has just four more months to reach its goal of placing 500,000 acres in trust.
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.
Supreme Court weighs petition in case tied to racist NFL mascot Supreme Court weighs petition in case tied to racist NFL mascot (09/20)
The Washington team is hoping to secure a victory even before Native youth activists get a chance to make their case.
National Museum of the American Indian displays unratified treaty in D.C. National Museum of the American Indian displays unratified treaty in D.C. (09/20)
Treaty K, also known as the Treaty of Temecula, is going on public display for the first time in history.
Bill to protect tribal cultural property gains steam on Capitol Hill Bill to protect tribal cultural property gains steam on Capitol Hill (09/20)
H.Con.Res.122, the PROTECT Patrimony Resolution, condemns the sale, transfer and export of tribal property.
Grand Ronde Tribes yet to add descendants of chief back to roll Grand Ronde Tribes yet to add descendants of chief back to roll (09/20)
The 86 descendants of Chief Tumulth won a major tribal court case more than a month ago.
Native Sun News Today: Tribal citizens share bordertown stories Native Sun News Today: Tribal citizens share bordertown stories (09/20)
The Montana State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Civil Rights Commission heard a number of heart-wrenching personal experiences from Native people.
Native man on bicycle leads police on short chase in Montana Native man on bicycle leads police on short chase in Montana (09/20)
John Irvin Ironmaker might have been trying to live up to one of his tattoos: 'No Surrender.'
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.
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.
Peter d'Errico: Be bold in fighting Dakota Access Pipeline in court Peter d'Errico: Be bold in fighting Dakota Access Pipeline in court (09/19)
'The Standing Rock lawsuit presents an opportunity to critique how Indian Nations represent themselves in legal battles.'
Lakota Country Times: Ousted Oglala Sioux Tribe council member seeks seat again Lakota Country Times: Ousted Oglala Sioux Tribe council member seeks seat again (09/19)
Sonia Little Hawk-Weston will attempt to reclaim her seat that was taken from her by a vote of Oglala Sioux Tribe's council last month.
Native Sun News Today: Cheyenne River Sioux man missing since May Native Sun News Today: Cheyenne River Sioux man missing since May (09/19)
The last time Kevin Duane Marshall, 38, was seen by his mother was on May 19 on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation.
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.
California's highest court won't disrupt placement of Choctaw Nation girl California's highest court won't disrupt placement of Choctaw Nation girl (09/15)
A non-Indian couple is now planning to take the case to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Montana woman charged for murder of one-year-old Fort Peck girl Montana woman charged for murder of one-year-old Fort Peck girl (09/15)
Kenzley Olson was only 13 months old when she was killed in April on the Fort Peck Reservation.
Steve Russell: Legal encounters and the Dakota Access Pipeline Steve Russell: Legal encounters and the Dakota Access Pipeline (09/15)
'Legal encounters of the third kind are rare, but the next one may be yours.'

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