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Tribes go it alone on climate change as Trump team shifts priorities (June 21, 2017)

Tribes are vowing to protect their communities from climate change but they will have to go it alone due to limited support from the Trump administration.

Choctaw Nation travels to Ireland to dedicate 'Kindred Spirits' sculpture (June 19, 2017)

Leaders and citizens of the Choctaw Nation helped unveil a sculpture that recognizes the tribe's historic connections to the Irish people.

Mark Trahant: Tribes vow to protect Mother Earth despite Trump's climate change stance (June 5, 2017)

Shortly after President Trump’s announcement about climate change, four Native Nations announced their plans to support the Paris agreement.

Budget document details cuts slated for Bureau of Indian Affairs (June 5, 2017)

The Trump administration has finally released the 'greenbook' for the Bureau of Indian Affairs although few are happy to be reading it.

Indigenous woman gains backing in bid for presidency in Mexico (May 31, 2017)

Maria de Jesus Patricio Martinez, a traditional doctor, is the first indigenous woman to run for president of Mexico.

Brothers from Huichol Tribe murdered as drug war rages in Mexico (May 23, 2017)

Miguel Vazquez and Agustin Vazquez were resisting efforts to turn their tribe's homelands into drug farms.

Native woman in skirt and sandals wins ultramarathon in Mexico (May 23, 2017)

María Lorena Ramírez ran the 31-mile UltraTrail Cerro Rojo without the aid of professional sports gear.

Marcus Miller: Indigenous peoples aren't the same as Palestinians (May 8, 2017)

Mr. Estes’ argument represents the dominant views of most progressive, left-leaning social activists.

Native Sun News Today: Indigenous leader battles mine operation in Guatemala (May 5, 2017)

An open-pit nickel mining operation met its match when Q’eqchi leader Rodrigo Tot led his community to a high court victory for traditional land rights.

Authorities in Brazil look into violent attack on indigenous village (May 3, 2017)

As many as 13 people, including an indigenous leader, were injured in a violent attack that's being blamed on farmers.

Doug George-Kanentiio: Indigenous peoples converge on United Nations for key milestone (May 2, 2017)

The Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples was the culmination of decades of work by indigenous peoples to secure a permanent presence before the United Nations.

Police use tear gas and rubber bullets at indigenous protest in Brazil (April 26, 2017)

An estimated 2,000 to 3,000 people took part in the protest in the nation's capital city.

North Carolina woman sentenced for kidnapping Cherokee children (April 20, 2017)

The three children were found safe in Mexico in June 2016 after being kidnapped in November 2014.

Foreign billionaire behind mine opposed by tribes rents mansion to Trump couple (April 18, 2017)

Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, work for President Donald Trump and are in position to influence the administration's position on a mine project in Minnesota.

Steve Russell: Trump changes his tune and throws Tomahawks at Syria (April 7, 2017)

Two days after President Assad’s government allegedly poisoned a rebel town with a sarin gas attack, President Trump throws 59 Tomahawk missiles at Syria.

Nick Estes: Indigenous people cannot cross picket line on Palestine (April 7, 2017)

Israel has denied Palestinians their fundamental human rights for the last 70 years and continues to refuse to comply with international law.

Choctaw artist Waylon Gary White Deer finds new home in Ireland (April 5, 2017)

The Choctaw Nation's ties to Ireland go back to 1847, when tribal citizens donated their own money to help people thousands of miles away.

William Hensley: An Inupiaq perspective on the history of Alaska (March 30, 2017)

In a way, there are two histories of how Alaska came to be American – and two perspectives.

Secretary Zinke confirms role in talking to tribes about unwanted border wall (March 29, 2017)

Some tribes have already made their position on a border wall very clear: they don't want it.

Airline pays $1.3M to compensate tribe for plane crash in Brazil (March 29, 2017)

The Kayapo Tribe was forced to abandon homes and a health center after the fatal incident in September 2006.

Sarah Van Gelder: Huge bank divests from Dakota Access Pipeline (March 27, 2017)

Last month, bank officials met face to face with leaders of the Standing Rock Sioux, and this week they announced the bank had sold the loan at the request of tribal leaders.

Steven Newcomb: The Doctrine of Discovery is still alive and kicking (March 20, 2017)

Side-stepping the issue of domination that resides within the Doctrine of Discovery.

Cronkite News: Tribes remain wary of wall along US-Mexico border (March 16, 2017)

President Donald Trump’s proposal for a southwestern border wall would do more than separate two nations – it would split another nation in half, say tribal advocates.

Tohono O'odham Nation leaders share concerns about border wall (February 21, 2017)

Chairman Ed Manuel and Vice Chairman Verlon Jose asked the Department of Homeland Security for a seat at the table.

Former ambassador Keith Harper returns to Washington after United Nations stint (February 2, 2017)

Keith Harper, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, was the first member of a federally recognized tribe to serve in an ambassador-level post.

Cronkite News: Tohono O'odham Nation concerned about border wall (February 2, 2017)

Before September 11, 2001, a barbed wire fence was all that marked the border on the reservation.

Yoshitaka Ota and Andrés Cisneros-Montemayor: Indigenous communities and food (January 31, 2017)

Until recently no one had ever quantified how intensively indigenous communities rely on seafood, or its importance for their existence as distinct peoples.

Tohono O'odham Nation reaffirms opposition to wall along border (January 26, 2017)

The tribe was not consulted by President Donald Trump before he ordered a wall to be build through the reservation.

President Trump ignores tribes in executive order on US-Mexico border wall (January 25, 2017)

Indian Country has already been excluded from prior border security efforts.

Peter d'Errico: Indigenous community battles invasion in Ecuador (January 2, 2017)

'The Shuar are protesting an invasion of their homelands by a Chinese mining company that would create the world’s second largest open pit copper mine.'

Native Sun News Today: Standing Rock movement inspires others (December 21, 2016)

The historic resistance movement in the Northern Great Plains inspires hopes for recognition of territorial and human rights in Latin America.

Tribes bring #NoDAPL fight to international human rights forum (December 8, 2016)

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and the Yankton Sioux Tribe are calling on the United States to respect their treaties and human rights.

Tristan Ahtone: Tohono O'odham Nation determined to stop border wall (November 16, 2016)

Donald Trump will have to fight for every single mile of Tohono O’odham land—legally, and possibly even physically.

Tohono O'odham Nation reaffirms strong opposition to border wall (November 15, 2016)

Vice Chairman Verlon Jose: 'Over my dead body will a wall be built.'

Tribes seek greater protections for sacred and cultural property (October 18, 2016)

Tribes have become increasingly alarmed as auction houses around the world have put hundreds of items up for sale to the highest bidder.