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Police use tear gas and rubber bullets at indigenous protest in Brazil
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.


Lakota Country Times: Women protest Rosebud Sioux Tribe police
Lakota Country Times: Women protest Rosebud Sioux Tribe police (May 18, 2016)

Several people gathered in front of the Rosebud Police Department to protest the ongoing treatment of domestic violence and rape victims by police officers.


Oglala Sioux Tribe calls off referendum to legalize sale of liquor
Oglala Sioux Tribe calls off referendum to legalize sale of liquor (May 17, 2016)

The election was due to take place on Tuesday but a protest convinced the tribal council to pull the plug.


University president doesn't see seal that excludes Native people as racist
University president doesn't see seal that excludes Native people as racist (May 2, 2016)

The symbol features a Spanish conquistador with a sword and a European settler with a gun. A Native person is missing.


Hundreds march in support of Puyallup woman killed by police officer
Hundreds march in support of Puyallup woman killed by police officer (March 17, 2016)

Jacqueline Salyers was shot and killed by a police officer in Tacoma, Washington, and her family is still seeking answers.


Native Sun News: Tribal activist rallies against global trade partnership
Native Sun News: Tribal activist rallies against global trade partnership (March 2, 2016)

At rally here against the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership, tribal member Chase Iron Eyes told the crowd he mistrusts the federal trade and public policy measure, partly because of Indians’ bad experience with treaties.


Members of Narragansett Tribe stage protest against leadership
Members of Narragansett Tribe stage protest against leadership (January 19, 2016)

The tribe received a $350,000 grant to enhance its justice system but some critics say the tribe still doesn't have its own court.


Members of Narragansett Tribe protest ouster of council leaders
Members of Narragansett Tribe protest ouster of council leaders (December 8, 2015)

Six council members who won election more than a year ago were removed from office last week.


Activists protest use of reclaimed wastewater in sacred peaks
Activists protest use of reclaimed wastewater in sacred peaks (November 19, 2015)

The San Francisco Peaks in Arizona are being desecrated by the use of treated sewage at a privately-operated ski resort located on federal land.


Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne activists hanging tough
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne activists hanging tough (November 3, 2015)

Many folks on the Northern Cheyenne reservation, and indeed Indian Country, are wondering about the status of the grassroots tribal members who have been faithfully camping in front of the tribal office going on two months.


Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne protest enters fourth week
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne protest enters fourth week (September 11, 2015)

Montana nights are getting chillier but that has not deterred a group of grassroots tribal members, camping in front of the Northern Cheyenne headquarters.


Indigenous marchers clash with officers and soldiers in Ecuador
Indigenous marchers clash with officers and soldiers in Ecuador (August 20, 2015)

The Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador, the largest indigenous group in the country, is leading the call for protests.


Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne activists seek overhaul
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne activists seek overhaul (August 20, 2015)

For the past week, there has been more activity outside the Northern Cheyenne Tribal offices than inside.


Muscogee Nation activist dangled from bridge to stop oil ship
Muscogee Nation activist dangled from bridge to stop oil ship (July 31, 2015)

Marty Aranaydo came down from the St. Johns Bridge in Portland, Oregon, after spending nearly 40 hours there in protest of energy development.


Tara Houska: DC rally puts focus on threats to sacred Oak Flat
Tara Houska: DC rally puts focus on threats to sacred Oak Flat (July 30, 2015)

The destruction of Oak Flat will signify a continued history of dispossessing lands from Native Americans and disregard for Native religions.


Native Sun News: Keystone XL Pipeline protest draws big crowd
Native Sun News: Keystone XL Pipeline protest draws big crowd (July 30, 2015)

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.


War of words escalates on mine at sacred Apache site in Arizona
War of words escalates on mine at sacred Apache site in Arizona (July 27, 2015)

Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona), the sponsor of the Save Oak Flat Act, is striking back at Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Arizona).


E.J. Montini: Money wins in war to protect sacred Apache site
E.J. Montini: Money wins in war to protect sacred Apache site (July 24, 2015)

This is more or less what representatives of the United States government say every time they are doing something to land that native people believe to be holy.


San Carlos Apache Tribe lands in DC to rally for sacred site
San Carlos Apache Tribe lands in DC to rally for sacred site (July 22, 2015)

After traveling 2,000 miles across the country, the Apache Stronghold is rally at the U.S. Capitol to save sacred Oak Flat from a mining development.


Interview: San Carlos Apache Tribe fights mine at sacred site
Interview: San Carlos Apache Tribe fights mine at sacred site (July 20, 2015)

Indian Country Today interviews Chairman Terry Rambler about the battle to save sacred Oak Flat in Arizona from a mining development.


Native Sun News: Tribes denied voice in Keystone hearings
Native Sun News: Tribes denied voice in Keystone hearings (July 20, 2015)

Tribal leaders and allies demanded more input on TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL tar-sands crude-oil pipeline permit application, announcing a Four Directions Resistance Ride, March and Rally to precede final evidentiary hearings.


March planned in nation's capitol over mine at sacred Apache site
March planned in nation's capitol over mine at sacred Apache site (June 4, 2015)

Congress authorized the transfer of federal land to a foreign-controlled company that will build a copper mine on sacred Apache lands.


Matt Remle: Tribal nations take a stand to protect Turtle Island
Matt Remle: Tribal nations take a stand to protect Turtle Island (May 22, 2015)

With the recent mass demonstrations in Seattle, tribal Nations across Turtle Island continue to lead the larger efforts to combat climate change, ending the desecration of Mother Earth, and towards protecting the welfare of future generations.


Native Sun News: Keystone protesters greet President Obama
Native Sun News: Keystone protesters greet President Obama (May 14, 2015)

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 lead march against bike trail through Everglades
Tribal members lead march against bike trail through Everglades (April 2, 2015)

The 75-mile Walk for Mother Earth highlighted opposition to the proposed bike trail.


Chase Iron Eyes: Man assaults our kids and gets away with it
Chase Iron Eyes: Man assaults our kids and gets away with it (February 19, 2015)

Disorderly Conduct is not going to suffice. There needs to be a charge, an element of which includes or relates to the racially motivated nature of this crime.


Tribal members protest killings of Yellowstone bison in Montana
Tribal members protest killings of Yellowstone bison in Montana (February 11, 2015)

The state allows hunters to kill bison that wander out of the park.


San Carlos Apache Tribe leads 40-mile march for sacred site
San Carlos Apache Tribe leads 40-mile march for sacred site (February 6, 2015)

Participants will gather at Oak Flat for a prayer ceremony and other events.


San Carlos Apache Tribe to hold spiritual march to sacred site
San Carlos Apache Tribe to hold spiritual march to sacred site (February 3, 2015)

The 40-mile walk and gathering will highlight opposition to a copper mine on sacred lands used for food, medicinal gathering and ceremonies.


Native Sun News: Fatal police shooting unites Indian community
Native Sun News: Fatal police shooting unites Indian community (December 29, 2014)

When the Native American citizens of Rapid City staged a rally against police brutality, Allen Locke, 30, walked with them. A day later, he was shot dead by a police officer.


Apache Messenger: Crowd protests copper mine on sacred lands
Apache Messenger: Crowd protests copper mine on sacred lands (December 22, 2014)

Protesters lined the streets of Phoenix to show that the fight over Resolution Copper is not over.


Native activists in Brazil protest land bill with bows and arrows
Native activists in Brazil protest land bill with bows and arrows (December 17, 2014)

Police prevented the activists from interrupting a meeting where lawmakers were considering the land bill.


Indian farmers protest foundation with $380M Keepseagle funds
Indian farmers protest foundation with $380M Keepseagle funds (December 4, 2014)

Lead plaintiff Marilyn Keepseagle spoke out in court against the proposal.


Crow Creek Sioux man arrested as Senate rejects Keystone bill
Crow Creek Sioux man arrested as Senate rejects Keystone bill (November 19, 2014)

Greg Grey Cloud, who was wearing a headdress, started singing loudly and was forcefully removed from the Senate gallery.


Mascot fight reaches back generations at Little Earth complex
Mascot fight reaches back generations at Little Earth complex (November 14, 2014)

Activism is part of the culture at the housing complex for urban Indians in Minneapolis, Minnesota.


Opinion: Cowboys and Indians come together on common cause
Opinion: Cowboys and Indians come together on common cause (October 28, 2014)

Author and radio host discusses the Cowboy Indian Alliance that held protests against the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline.


Family of Indian teen killed by police stage protest in Oklahoma
Family of Indian teen killed by police stage protest in Oklahoma (September 23, 2014)

Mah-hi-Vist Goodblanket, a member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes, was killed at his family's home on December 18, 2013.


Protest targets disenrollments within Saginaw Chippewa Tribe
Protest targets disenrollments within Saginaw Chippewa Tribe (July 28, 2014)

The Michigan tribe is removing 234 people from the rolls.


Letter: Questionable tactics for Obama's visit to Indian Country
Letter: Questionable tactics for Obama's visit to Indian Country (June 23, 2014)

Retired, 67-year-old American wonders how the Secret Service got wind of his plans to protest President Barack Obama during visit to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.


Boy from Guarani Tribe protests land policy at World Cup opening
Boy from Guarani Tribe protests land policy at World Cup opening (June 17, 2014)

13-year-old boy carried sign that called for demarcation of tribal lands.


Indigenous activists stage another land rights protest in Brazil
Indigenous activists stage another land rights protest in Brazil (May 30, 2014)

More than 300 people took part in the protest at the nation's capital.


Indigenous activists bring bows and arrows to protest in Brazil
Indigenous activists bring bows and arrows to protest in Brazil (May 28, 2014)

One officer was reportedly shot in the leg with an arrow.


UND officials participate in protest over 'Siouxper Drunk' shirts
UND officials participate in protest over 'Siouxper Drunk' shirts (May 16, 2014)

Indian students organized the Walk for Change on campus today.


Disenrolled members of Berry Creek Rancheria fight indictment
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Disenrolled members of Berry Creek Rancheria fight indictment (May 15, 2014)

Two dozen people who have been charged for a protest at the Berry Creek Rancheria in California are seeking to have the indictment dismissed.


Dozens of Indian activists on trial over deadly protests in 2009
Dozens of Indian activists on trial over deadly protests in 2009 (May 15, 2014)

Indigenous rights leader Alberto Pizango is among those who are accused of killing police officers during a blockade.


Blog: Cowboys and Indians take a stand against Keystone XL
Blog: Cowboys and Indians take a stand against Keystone XL (May 14, 2014)

A report from the Cowboy Indian Alliance protest against the Keystone XL Pipeline.


Interview: Frank Waln on his Keystone XL Pipeline protest song
Interview: Frank Waln on his Keystone XL Pipeline protest song (May 9, 2014)

The National Journal interviews Frank Waln about his Keystone XL Pipeline protest song.


Native Sun News: Cowboy Indian Alliance rallies over Keystone
Native Sun News: Cowboy Indian Alliance rallies over Keystone (May 2, 2014)

As Indians from throughout the Northern Great Plains joined members of the Cowboy Indian Alliance at a rally in the nation’s capital against the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline, the controversial Canadian tar-sands crude slurry project became a midterm elections issue


Native Sun News: Arvol Looking Horse speaks against Keystone
Native Sun News: Arvol Looking Horse speaks against Keystone (April 28, 2014)

Arvol Looking Horse, 19th generation keeper of the Sacred White Buffalo Calf Pipe Bundle of the Oceti Sakowin, targeted the proposed Keystone XL tar-sands crude-oil pipeline in a statement to commemorate Earth Day.


Mary Pember: Cowboy Indian Alliance unites in Keystone fight
Mary Pember: Cowboy Indian Alliance unites in Keystone fight (April 28, 2014)

Mary Annette Pember discusses the Cowboy Indian Alliance that held protests against the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline.


Cowboy Indian Alliance continues Keystone XL protests in DC
Cowboy Indian Alliance continues Keystone XL protests in DC (April 25, 2014)

The Cowboy Indian Alliance continued their protests against the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline


Videos: Cowboy Indian Alliance protests Keystone XL Pipeline
Videos: Cowboy Indian Alliance protests Keystone XL Pipeline (April 23, 2014)

The Cowboy Indian Alliance arrived in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday to protest the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline.


Photos: Cowboy Indian Alliance rides to National Mall in DC
Photos: Cowboy Indian Alliance rides to National Mall in DC (April 22, 2014)

The Cowboy Indian Alliance arrived in Washington, D.C., this morning.


Protesters dispute lineage of  San Pasqual Band's longtime chair
Protesters dispute lineage of San Pasqual Band's longtime chair (April 14, 2014)

More than 100 people participated in a protest against the San Pasqual Band of Mission Indians of California.


Prosecutors offer deal over vandalism at Berry Creek Rancheria
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Prosecutors offer deal over vandalism at Berry Creek Rancheria (April 3, 2014)

Prosecutors in Butte County, California, are offering a deal to people who have been indicted in connection with a protest at the Berry Creek Rancheria.


Two dozen indicted over vandalism at Berry Creek Rancheria
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Two dozen indicted over vandalism at Berry Creek Rancheria (February 6, 2014)

Two dozen people have been indicted in connection with a protest at the Berry Creek Rancheria in California.


Tribe in Brazil occupies office in protest of major dam project
Tribe in Brazil occupies office in protest of major dam project (June 12, 2013)

About 140 members of the Munduruku Tribe occupied the office of the Brazilian government's Indian affairs agency in protest of a major dam project. The protest started on Monday. Tribal...


Indian activists in Brazil launch protest against lands decision
Indian activists in Brazil launch protest against lands decision (April 17, 2013)

About 700 Indian activists are occupying the lower house of Brazilian Congress in a protest over a lands decision, the Associated Press reports. The activists are opposing a constitutional amendment...


Police  under investigation for beating tribal activists in Guyana
Police under investigation for beating tribal activists in Guyana (March 5, 2013)

Police officers in Guyana are facing an investigation after a video posted online shows them beating Indian activists. The tribal members were protesting illegal mining of their traditional territory. Report...


Tensions  growing after  fatal arson   blamed on Mapuche activists
Tensions growing after fatal arson blamed on Mapuche activists (January 8, 2013)

Tensions are on the rise in Chile after a fatal arson was blamed on Mapuche activists although a link was later disputed by top officials. President Sebastian Piñera immediately flew...