Native pipeline fighters celebrated the death of a state law aimed at preventing them from protesting against the Keystone XL Pipeline.
The fight against the long-delayed Keystone XL Pipeline is far from over despite a recent setback in the courts.
As the Rosebud Sioux Tribe celebrated the anniversary of a spirit camp to resist the Keystone XL Pipeline, President Donald Trump took action to impose the project on the people.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey unveiled the 'Green New Deal' with goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions.
Native activists are celebrating after a judge blocked certain pre-construction activities on the Keystone XL Pipeline, including work on controversial man camps that are linked to crimes against Native women.
The Canadian firm behind the Keystone XL Pipeline remains committed to the controversial project amid opposition in Indian Country.
Tribal leaders remain confident they will be able to stop oil from flowing through the Dakota Access Pipeline even though a decision isn't expected until the fall.
Tribal leaders and activists say it's only a matter of time before the Dakota Access Pipeline causes significant harm.
Indigenous activists are reclaiming the nation's capital as they push back against the Trump administration's environmental agenda.
The indigenous bloc of events kicks off with a round dance at the Trump International Hotel.
'President Trump is breaking established environmental laws and treaties in his efforts to force through the Keystone XL Pipeline,' Indigenous Environmental Network activist Tom Goldtooth said.
A new lawsuit accuses the Trump administration of failing to consider all of the impacts of the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline.
Beginning on March 7, tipi poles were in the ground kicking off four days of lobbying, ceremonies, cultural events, and discussions culminating in a march from the Army Corps of Engineers headquarters to the White House.
Controversial pipeline would transport foreign oil, made with foreign steel, to foreign countries.
Massive dams, sprawling highways, poisonous mines, radioactive nuclear facilities, dangerous military ranges and other developments have been imposed on tribes by Washington.
The arrival of Republican Donald Trump and extreme weather in North Dakota are affecting developments in the #NoDAPL movement.
With Donald Trump’s presidency on the horizon, it is now more important than ever for President Obama to stop the $3.7 billion Dakota Access pipeline.
The new frontline camp is just to the east of North Dakota State Highway 1806, across from the site where Dakota Access security guards unleashed pepper spray and dogs against Native Americans.
The controversial energy project is moving forward despite objections from tribes and indigenous activists.
Officials shut down construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline immediately after objectors at the Sacred Stone Spirit Camp on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation raised a 'human shield of prayer' on May 24.
The Upper Sioux Community, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and other tribes have raised concerns about a burial site in the path of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Fresh from a 500-mile relay run to prevent the Dakota Access Pipeline construction across Lakota Territory, Cheyenne River Sioux tribal youth Joseph White Eyes headed for the Land Down Under to speak out against a mammoth coal mine that threatens Aboriginal land and water.
After Standing Rock Sioux and other tribes railed for months against the Dakota Access Pipeline project, federal officials are responding to pleas for defense of water, cultural resources, and tribal sovereignty.
So many of our people (both reservation and urban) drive pickup trucks and the price at the pump becomes a daily worry.
Indigenous activists were among the most critical of the U.N. accord reached at the Paris Climate Summit, although the official framers of the agreement gave them and other grassroots stakeholders credit for pressure resulting in a treaty binding on 190 nations.
Calling for inclusion of indigenous rights in global climate accords during a canoe paddling event to highlight grassroots concerns, about 150 organizations signed a statement reflecting traditional Native American elders’ formal position
The Indigenous Environmental Network is taking a delegation of more than 45 'frontline leaders' to participate in the activities of grassroots coalitions and in the official parley at the 2015 Paris negotiations of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change.
The Indigenous Environmental Network said the 2016 presidential election motivated TransCanada's request to delay the decision.
While the world waited for South Dakota’s pivotal decision on TransCanada Corp.’s application to renew its Keystone XL permit, tribal members capped nine days of hearings with fiery statements insisting that treaty rights dictate denial.
A massive, new spill from a bitumen pipeline in the tar-sands oil fields of Alberta, Canada’s Athabascan territory fueled a series of pipeline protests by Native Americans and allies across South Dakota.
According to tribal advocates who oppose tar sands development, the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission did not consider aboriginal title in a recent Keystone XL pipeline permit certification hearing.
Anticipated destruction of natural resources, sacred sites, and family farm economy is triggering tribal governments, their enrollees, Native American non-profits, their allies, and rural people to defy the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline.
The Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate presented a star quilt to the president that was made by a tribal member.
When President Barack Obama completed his agenda for visiting all 50 states with a stop in South Dakota, Native Americans and allies made sure to focus his attention on the longstanding demand to prevent the proposed construction of the Keystone XL tar-sands crude-oil pipeline.
Tribal members are a holding a protest and rally to draw the president's attention during his visit to Watertown, South Dakota.
The company behind the project is seeking re-certification of the 313-mile route through the state.
The Indigenous Environmental Network lauded President Barack Obama for heeding the call of the Oceti Sakowin in his veto of a congressional bill to authorize TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL tar-sands crude-oil pipeline across treaty territory.
The youth from South Dakota call the project a threat to their treaty rights and their way of life.
The most recent House bill to approve the Keystone pipeline was passed 266-153 and sent to the Senate.
TransCanada needs to re-certify its permit for the pipeline route.
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"Nearly a thousand people gathered Monday on Parliament Hill in front of the Centennial Flame to protest the Keystone XL pipeline, which would transport tar sands crude oil to Texas....