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Federal judge in Great Falls hears Keystone XL arguments
Federal judge in Great Falls hears Keystone XL arguments (September 16, 2019)

The Rosebud Sioux Tribe and the Fort Belknap Indian Community are fighting the Keystone XL Pipeline in court.


Presidential hopefuls embrace Indigenous movement against unwanted pipelines
Presidential hopefuls embrace Indigenous movement against unwanted pipelines (September 4, 2019)

The Indigenous battles against Keystone XL and Dakota Access have finally emerged as a critical component of the 2020 presidential campaign.


Native Sun News Today: Summit focuses on sacredness of water
Native Sun News Today: Summit focuses on sacredness of water (August 22, 2019)

Tribal advocates are seeking a World Indigenous Peoples Decade of Water as they fight the Keystone XL Pipeline.


Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Native people are making change in our community
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Native people are making change in our community (June 21, 2019)

I congratulate our brave Native activists and those who dared to run for offices held by Whites here since the founding.


Native Sun News Today: Did Keystone XL company write controversial law?
Native Sun News Today: Did Keystone XL company write controversial law? (June 20, 2019)

A new law opposed by Native activists and water protectors is being contested in federal court.


Montana Free Press: Appeals court reverses Keystone XL injunction
Montana Free Press: Appeals court reverses Keystone XL injunction (June 19, 2019)

The fight against the long-delayed Keystone XL Pipeline is far from over despite a recent setback in the courts.


Native Sun News Today: Keystone XL threatens endangered species
Native Sun News Today: Keystone XL threatens endangered species (June 18, 2019)

The Keystone XL Pipeline will lead to habitat destruction on the Great Plains, one scientist warns.


'Not welcome': Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe bars Keystone XL workers from reservation
'Not welcome': Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe bars Keystone XL workers from reservation (June 12, 2019)

The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe is sending a strong but simple message to the developers of the Keystone XL Pipeline.


'Seeds of resistance': Ponca corn planted in path of Keystone XL Pipeline
'Seeds of resistance': Ponca corn planted in path of Keystone XL Pipeline (June 10, 2019)

As a light rain turned the soil beneath their feet soft, water protectors and farmers stepped forward from a long line and dropped corn seeds on Ponca land in Nebraska.


Harold Frazier: Keystone XL Pipeline threatens treaty territory
Harold Frazier: Keystone XL Pipeline threatens treaty territory (June 7, 2019)

This land is not the land of the free, ask any Indian.


Native Sun News Today: Tribes object to Keystone XL Pipeline man camps
Native Sun News Today: Tribes object to Keystone XL Pipeline man camps (June 7, 2019)

Citing treaty rights and a need to protect water, tribes are challenging Keystone XL infrastructure in South Dakota.


Native Sun News Today: Ponca tribes meet again for sacred corn ceremony
Native Sun News Today: Ponca tribes meet again for sacred corn ceremony (June 6, 2019)

Resistance to the Keystone XL Pipeline continues on ancestral tribal land in Nebraska.


Zoltan Grossman: Cowboys and Indians unite across the country
Zoltan Grossman: Cowboys and Indians unite across the country (May 20, 2019)

By teaming up to defend the place they all call home, 'cowboys and Indians' are protecting their lands and waters for all.


Native Sun News Today: Keystone XL Pipeline wants water from Lakota territory
Native Sun News Today: Keystone XL Pipeline wants water from Lakota territory (May 17, 2019)

The backer of the Keystone XL Pipeline is seeking permits to draw nearly 167 million gallons of water from rivers in South Dakota.


Governor of South Dakota admits snubbing tribes with last minute legislation
Governor of South Dakota admits snubbing tribes with last minute legislation (May 7, 2019)

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem (R) knows exactly why the Oglala Sioux Tribe banned from the Pine Ridge Reservation.


Oglala Sioux Tribe bans South Dakota governor from reservation
Oglala Sioux Tribe bans South Dakota governor from reservation (May 2, 2019)

Tribal-state relations continue to erode in South Dakota, barely four months after a Republican governor was sworn into office.


Tribal consultation policies still lacking amid challenges of Trump era
Tribal consultation policies still lacking amid challenges of Trump era (April 23, 2019)

Nearly two decades after the first executive order on tribal consultation, the federal government is still struggling to meet their trust and treaty responsibilities.


Native Sun News Today: Trump once again pushes Keystone XL Pipeline on Indian Country
Native Sun News Today: Trump once again pushes Keystone XL Pipeline on Indian Country (April 4, 2019)

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.


Harold Frazier: Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe won't allow flag in state capitol
Harold Frazier: Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe won't allow flag in state capitol (March 18, 2019)

Another decision by Governor Kristi Noem has been made without the consent of the Lakota people and has resulted in an embarrassing situation.


Native Sun News Today: Tribes protest passage of bill protecting Keystone XL Pipeline
Native Sun News Today: Tribes protest passage of bill protecting Keystone XL Pipeline (March 18, 2019)

Despite opposition from tribal leaders, bills to shield South Dakota from costs of conflicts over the Keystone XL Pipeline sailed through the state Legislature.


Native Sun News Today: Pipeline opponents and advocates warn of dangers of man camps
Native Sun News Today: Pipeline opponents and advocates warn of dangers of man camps (March 8, 2019)

Keystone XL Pipeline opponents are joining forces with advocates of justice for missing and murdered indigenous women.


Native Sun News Today: Governor aims to stifle Keystone XL dissent
Native Sun News Today: Governor aims to stifle Keystone XL dissent (March 7, 2019)

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Chair Harold Frazier had an immediate response to South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem’s announcement of bills to kneecap dissent over the Keystone XL Pipeline.


Harold Frazier: Governor wants to shove Keystone XL Pipeline down our throats
Harold Frazier: Governor wants to shove Keystone XL Pipeline down our throats (March 6, 2019)

Gov. Kristi Noem (R) is putting the economic needs of a foreign company ahead of the future of South Dakota.


White House listening session turns messy as one tribe walks out in protest
White House listening session turns messy as one tribe walks out in protest (February 14, 2019)

The Trump administration's attempt to reset its troubled relationship with Indian Country got off to a rocky start after one tribe walked out on what was billed as a historic meeting.


Montana Free Press: Reservation lawmakers aim to derail Keystone XL Pipeline
Montana Free Press: Reservation lawmakers aim to derail Keystone XL Pipeline (February 8, 2019)

Tribal nations are supporting legislation that would impact the route of the Keystone XL Pipeline.


Native Sun News Today: Tribal leader addresses lawmakers in South Dakota
Native Sun News Today: Tribal leader addresses lawmakers in South Dakota (January 18, 2019)

President Rodney Bordeaux of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe highlighted the government shutdown and the Keystone XL Pipeline in his State of the Tribes address.


Native Sun News Today: Communities prepare for impacts of Keystone XL Pipeline
Native Sun News Today: Communities prepare for impacts of Keystone XL Pipeline (January 9, 2019)

Agenda items across nine counties have one topic in common: safety and security concerns surrounding the building of Keystone XL.


Judge blocks pre-construction activities for Keystone XL Pipeline
Judge blocks pre-construction activities for Keystone XL Pipeline (December 10, 2018)

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.


Montana Free Press: Judge blocks Keystone XL Pipeline
Montana Free Press: Judge blocks Keystone XL Pipeline (November 19, 2018)

News of the federal judge's decision spread quickly across social media in Indian Country.


'Fair Warning': Tribes promise to block Keystone XL Pipeline
'Fair Warning': Tribes promise to block Keystone XL Pipeline (September 24, 2018)

'President Trump permitted the Keystone XL Pipeline because he wanted to,' a Native American Rights Fund attorney said.


Rosebud Sioux Tribe returns Rodney Bordeaux to president's post
Rosebud Sioux Tribe returns Rodney Bordeaux to president's post (September 17, 2018)

The Rosebud Sioux Tribe held a swearing-in ceremony for newly elected leaders on September 4.


Documents indicate plans to spy on Native opponents of Keystone XL
Documents indicate plans to spy on Native opponents of Keystone XL (September 14, 2018)

Federal and state authorities are coordinating in anticipation of protests against the Keystone XL Pipeline.


Tribes sue Trump administration for approving Keystone XL Pipeline
Tribes sue Trump administration for approving Keystone XL Pipeline (September 10, 2018)

The Fort Belknap Tribes and the Rosebud Sioux Tribe are waging a familiar war over water, treaty rights and the Keystone XL Pipeline.


'We're just outnumbered and out-moneyed': Fort Peck Tribes fight Keystone XL
'We're just outnumbered and out-moneyed': Fort Peck Tribes fight Keystone XL (August 30, 2018)

The Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes say the Keystone XL Pipeline threatens their drinking water, and their way of life.


The missing and murdered: 'We as Native women are hunted'
The missing and murdered: 'We as Native women are hunted' (August 27, 2018)

Native women are being murdered and sexually assaulted at far higher rates than other American women.


'An answer to our prayers': Trump takes hit on Keystone XL Pipeline
'An answer to our prayers': Trump takes hit on Keystone XL Pipeline (August 17, 2018)

The Trump administration must conduct a more thorough review of the Keystone XL Pipeline in response to a lawsuit filed by Native activists.


Keystone XL Pipeline advances despite incomplete surveys of tribal sites
Keystone XL Pipeline advances despite incomplete surveys of tribal sites (July 31, 2018)

The Keystone XL Pipeline comes within 25 miles of the burial site of Standing Bear, a famed leader of the Ponca Tribe.


'We will be waiting': Tribes remain opposed to Keystone XL Pipeline
'We will be waiting': Tribes remain opposed to Keystone XL Pipeline (July 17, 2018)

Construction-related activities show the Keystone XL Pipeline is closer to becoming a reality despite opposition in Indian Country.


Harold Frazier: Tribes once again deprived of voice in Keystone XL fight
Harold Frazier: Tribes once again deprived of voice in Keystone XL fight (June 18, 2018)

I am constantly amazed about the ability of the powers that be to keep doing what is morally wrong while justifying it as legally right.


Tribes dealt setback with dismissal of challenge to Keystone XL Pipeline
Tribes dealt setback with dismissal of challenge to Keystone XL Pipeline (June 15, 2018)

Two tribes have lost a legal challenge to the Keystone XL Pipeline as others try a new approach in hopes of blocking the controversial project.


Ponca tribes reclaim ancestral land along Trail of Tears in Nebraska
Ponca tribes reclaim ancestral land along Trail of Tears in Nebraska (June 12, 2018)

For the fifth year, farmers, friends, family and Native people planted Ponca sacred corn in the path of the Keystone XL Pipeline.


Native Sun News Today: Fort Peck Tribes angered by oil spill in Montana
Native Sun News Today: Fort Peck Tribes angered by oil spill in Montana (May 23, 2018)

The Ft. Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes decried the most recent toxic oilfield spill as all the more reason to resist TransCanada Corp.’s construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline.


Native Sun News Today: Tribes take Keystone XL Pipeline case to top court
Native Sun News Today: Tribes take Keystone XL Pipeline case to top court (April 27, 2018)

“Letting a foreign country come in here and ruin our land and resources is what I don’t understand,” Yankton Sioux Vice Chair Jason Cooke said. “We’ll stand by ‘Water is Life’.”


Sylvia Chi: Indigenous activists lead energy divestment movement
Sylvia Chi: Indigenous activists lead energy divestment movement (February 19, 2018)

Direct divestments and lawsuits that began on the West Coast are spreading, with New York the latest city to pull its funding out of oil and coal.


TransCanada sticks with Keystone XL Pipeline amid tribal opposition
TransCanada sticks with Keystone XL Pipeline amid tribal opposition (January 18, 2018)

The Canadian firm behind the Keystone XL Pipeline remains committed to the controversial project amid opposition in Indian Country.


Native Sun News Today: 'Water Protectors' film heralds unsung Lakota heroes
Native Sun News Today: 'Water Protectors' film heralds unsung Lakota heroes (January 15, 2018)

'The Water Protectors of Wakpa Waste' tells the stories of water protectors who led the historic fight against Big Oil and corporate greed.


Native Sun News Today: Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe raises funds for water
Native Sun News Today: Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe raises funds for water (January 10, 2018)

The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe launched a crowdfunding website to raise money for legal costs and to raise awareness about the tribe’s history, dispossession of treaty land and natural resources.


Native Sun News Today: Dakota prayer ride and walk puts focus on Keystone spill
Native Sun News Today: Dakota prayer ride and walk puts focus on Keystone spill (December 14, 2017)

Prayer ride and walk spotlights pipeline oil leak By Talli Nauman Native Sun News Today Health & Environment Editor AGENCY VILLAGE – Participants in the Dakota Prayer Ride & Water...


Native Sun News Today: Tribes vow to continue fight against Keystone XL Pipeline
Native Sun News Today: Tribes vow to continue fight against Keystone XL Pipeline (December 5, 2017)

The Treaty Alliance Against Tar Sands Expansion renewed opposition to the Keystone XL Pipeline after regulators in Nebraska approved a route for the controversial project.


YES! Magazine: Why decision on route isn't a win for the Keystone XL Pipeline
YES! Magazine: Why decision on route isn't a win for the Keystone XL Pipeline (November 23, 2017)

The path toward Keystone XL construction is much less certain than recent news headlines might lead you to believe.


Harold Frazier: Keystone XL Pipeline represents another treaty transgression against the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe
Harold Frazier: Keystone XL Pipeline represents another treaty transgression against the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe (November 23, 2017)

The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe will fight this treaty violation with any means necessary.


Indian Country vows battle after final Keystone XL Pipeline route is approved
Indian Country vows battle after final Keystone XL Pipeline route is approved (November 20, 2017)

Reaction from Indian Country was strong and swift as tribes and tribal citizens criticized the approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline in Nebraska.


Wiconi Un Tipi Camp rises to fight back against another controversial pipeline
Wiconi Un Tipi Camp rises to fight back against another controversial pipeline (November 20, 2017)

More than a dozen water protectors are calling the Wiconi Un Tipi Camp on the Lower Brule Sioux Reservation home.


Harold Frazier: Don't believe them when they tell you their pipelines won't spill
Harold Frazier: Don't believe them when they tell you their pipelines won't spill (November 20, 2017)

I condemn this oil spill, the company that built this pipeline and anybody associated with it. The evidence speaks for itself.


Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate concerned about massive spill of oil from Keystone Pipeline
Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate concerned about massive spill of oil from Keystone Pipeline (November 17, 2017)

The Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate has once again been impacted by a large spill of oil from the Keystone Pipeline in South Dakota.


Native Sun News Today: Tribal activists renew fight against Keystone XL Pipeline
Native Sun News Today: Tribal activists renew fight against Keystone XL Pipeline (November 16, 2017)

The Wiconi Un Tipi Camp is strategically located on the Lower Brule Sioux Reservation to block the path of the Keystone XL Pipeline.


Keystone XL Pipeline developer plans to announce decision by end of year
Keystone XL Pipeline developer plans to announce decision by end of year (August 3, 2017)

President Donald Trump has repeatedly taken credit for reviving the Keystone XL Pipeline yet the project is far from a certainty.


President Trump doesn't seem to know where Dakota Access Pipeline goes
President Trump doesn't seem to know where Dakota Access Pipeline goes (July 14, 2017)

President Donald Trump thinks the Dakota Access Pipeline has something to do with Russia. And Hillary Clinton.


YES! Magazine: Native activists continue to pressure banks on pipelines
YES! Magazine: Native activists continue to pressure banks on pipelines (July 10, 2017)

A new report from a consortium of environmental groups shows that big banks are reducing their investment in fossil fuel projects.


Tribes unite in signing declaration against Keystone XL Pipeline
Tribes unite in signing declaration against Keystone XL Pipeline (May 16, 2017)

The ceremony takes place in the city where TransCanada, the Canadian firm behind the controversial project, is based.