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Rosemont copper mine suffers another setback in decade of legal battles
Rosemont copper mine suffers another setback in decade of legal battles (September 3, 2019)

A copper mine opposed by the Tohono O’odham Nation, the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and the Hopi Tribe has hit another snag.


Prairie Island Indian Community gains support for safe homelands
Prairie Island Indian Community gains support for safe homelands (August 6, 2019)

The Prairie Island Indian Community continues efforts to provide a safe and stable homeland for its people.


Native Sun News Today: North Dakota seeks $38 million for DAPL crackdown
Native Sun News Today: North Dakota seeks $38 million for DAPL crackdown (July 26, 2019)

A new lawsuit blames the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for encouraging Indigenous resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline.


Standing Rock Sioux Tribe seeks hearing on expansion of Dakota Access Pipeline
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe seeks hearing on expansion of Dakota Access Pipeline (July 11, 2019)

The backers of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline are seeking to double operations in North Dakota.


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.


'These cases should never have been brought': Water Protector Legal Collective wraps up #NoDAPL work
'These cases should never have been brought': Water Protector Legal Collective wraps up #NoDAPL work (February 7, 2019)

The criminal cases connected to the Dakota Access Pipeline have concluded in North Dakota, two years after the Trump administration gave the final approval for the controversial project.


Standing Rock citizens sue county over #NoDAPL road blockade
Standing Rock citizens sue county over #NoDAPL road blockade (October 29, 2018)

Two Standing Rock citizens and a member of the clergy are suing authorities who shut down a key highway during the height of the #NoDAPL movement.


Congress sends bill with pro-tribal provisions to President Trump
Congress sends bill with pro-tribal provisions to President Trump (October 15, 2018)

Congress went on break last week but not before sending another pro-tribal bill to President Donald Trump.


Tribes finally given access to Dakota Access Pipeline decision
Tribes finally given access to Dakota Access Pipeline decision (October 4, 2018)

Tribes have finally been given access to the Trump administration's Dakota Access Pipeline decision but Indian Country is still being kept in the dark.


Dakota Access Pipeline decision still missing in action
Dakota Access Pipeline decision still missing in action (September 24, 2018)

It's been almost a month since the Trump administration reaffirmed its approval of the Dakota Access Pipeline but no one's seen the decision yet.


Standing Rock Sioux Tribe still waiting on Dakota Access decision
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe still waiting on Dakota Access decision (September 18, 2018)

The Trump administration has yet to release its Dakota Access Pipeline decision, more than two weeks after it was supposedly finished.


Dakota Access Pipeline decision still missing in action a week later
Dakota Access Pipeline decision still missing in action a week later (September 7, 2018)

It's been a week since the Trump administration approved the Dakota Access Pipeline again. Where's the actual decision?


Hard work 'in the trash': Standing Rock Sioux Tribe slams Trump on Dakota Access
Hard work 'in the trash': Standing Rock Sioux Tribe slams Trump on Dakota Access (September 4, 2018)

To the surprise of almost no one, the Trump administration has affirmed its hasty approval of the Dakota Access Pipeline with a decision few have actually seen.


Trump administration delays Dakota Access Pipeline decision again
Trump administration delays Dakota Access Pipeline decision again (August 8, 2018)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers needs until the end of the month to complete its work on the Dakota Access Pipeline.


Tribes await updated decision on Dakota Access Pipeline
Tribes await updated decision on Dakota Access Pipeline (August 6, 2018)

The Trump administration is supposed to release a revised decision on the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline on August 10.


Red Fawn Fallis sentenced to nearly five years for #NoDAPL incident
Red Fawn Fallis sentenced to nearly five years for #NoDAPL incident (July 13, 2018)

A non-fatal gun incident will keep Dakota Access Pipeline opponent Red Fawn Fallis in federal prison.


Dakota Access Pipeline study still not finished after more than a year
Dakota Access Pipeline study still not finished after more than a year (June 12, 2018)

Tribal opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline are still waiting on the Trump administration to complete a study on the controversial project.


Security firm hired by Dakota Access still won't admit wrongdoing
Security firm hired by Dakota Access still won't admit wrongdoing (May 16, 2018)

TigerSwan, hired by the wealthy backers of the Dakota Access Pipeline, is trying to clear its name in North Dakota.


Albert Bender: Oil continues to flow through 'genocidal' Dakota Access Pipeline
Albert Bender: Oil continues to flow through 'genocidal' Dakota Access Pipeline (April 9, 2018)

Oil continues to flow, money continues to be made hand over fist by the corporate magnates of big oil, and the genocide continues to rake in casualties.


Trump administration blames tribes for delay in new Dakota Access study
Trump administration blames tribes for delay in new Dakota Access study (March 21, 2018)

The Trump administration is blaming tribes as it delays a highly-anticipated study of the Dakota Access Pipeline.


Standing Rock Sioux Tribe warns of 'same mistakes' with new Dakota Access study
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe warns of 'same mistakes' with new Dakota Access study (March 7, 2018)

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is being 'stonewalled' by the Trump administration when it comes to a new study on the Dakota Access Pipeline, according to a new filing.


Republican investigation links Russian trolls to #NoDAPL movement
Republican investigation links Russian trolls to #NoDAPL movement (March 1, 2018)

The movement against the Dakota Access Pipeline originated in Indian Country but some on Capitol Hill are seeing links from somewhere far, far away.


Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe demands consultation on DAPL study
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe demands consultation on DAPL study (February 9, 2018)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been ignoring the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe despite requests for consultation, according to a new court filing.


Dakota Access Pipeline opponents aim to hold law enforcement accountable for brutal tactics
Dakota Access Pipeline opponents aim to hold law enforcement accountable for brutal tactics (November 14, 2017)

Opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline are planning to move forward with their police brutality lawsuit despite a setback in the courts.


Dakota Access sued for damage to farmland as tribes seek assurances for water
Dakota Access sued for damage to farmland as tribes seek assurances for water (November 3, 2017)

The wealthy backers of the Dakota Access Pipeline are being sued by a family over damages to their farmland as tribes seek to protect their water from oil spills.


White House blocks funding to improve housing for Columbia River treaty tribes
White House blocks funding to improve housing for Columbia River treaty tribes (October 31, 2017)

Lawmakers from Oregon and Washington are calling on the Trump administration to honor the federal government's treaty and trust responsibilities.


Native Sun News Today: Tribes decry court ruling favoring Dakota Access Pipeline
Native Sun News Today: Tribes decry court ruling favoring Dakota Access Pipeline (October 20, 2017)

'This pipeline represents a threat to the livelihoods and health of our nation every day it is operational,' said Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Chairman Mike Faith.


Judge deals tribes major setback with decision in Dakota Access Pipeline case
Judge deals tribes major setback with decision in Dakota Access Pipeline case (October 11, 2017)

Oil will continue to flow through the Dakota Access Pipeline despite 'deficiencies' in the Trump administration's handling of the controversial project.


North Dakota accepts $15M from wealthy backers of Dakota Access Pipeline
North Dakota accepts $15M from wealthy backers of Dakota Access Pipeline (September 29, 2017)

The state of North Dakota has accepted a $15 million 'donation' to cover the costs of its brutal response to the #NoDAPL movement.


Dakota Access enters settlement for 'unanticipated discovery' of tribal artifacts
Dakota Access enters settlement for 'unanticipated discovery' of tribal artifacts (September 21, 2017)

The wealthy backers of the Dakota Access Pipeline won't have to pay a fine in connection with the 'unanticipated discovery' of tribal artifacts in North Dakota.


President Trump finally acknowledges opposition to Dakota Access Pipeline
President Trump finally acknowledges opposition to Dakota Access Pipeline (September 6, 2017)

President Donald Trump finally acknowledged opposition to the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline but came up with a new and curious claim about an issue that galvanized Indian Country over the last year.


EHN: Menominee Nation demands stronger federal oversight of Back Forty Mine
EHN: Menominee Nation demands stronger federal oversight of Back Forty Mine (August 25, 2017)

In its continued fight against a mine near sacred waters, the Menominee Nation wants stronger federal regulations to apply as officials weigh the final permit for mine approval.


Wealthy backers of Dakota Access claim opponents caused 'billions' in losses
Wealthy backers of Dakota Access claim opponents caused 'billions' in losses (August 23, 2017)

The wealthy backers of the Dakota Access Pipeline are taking aim at some of the biggest opponents of the controversial project in a lawsuit that claims their efforts caused 'billions of dollars' in damages.


North Dakota secures $10 million in federal funds to pay for #NoDAPL response
North Dakota secures $10 million in federal funds to pay for #NoDAPL response (August 15, 2017)

The state of North Dakota has secured a $10 million in federal funds to pay for its often brutal response to the #NoDAPL movement.


Dakota Access Pipeline dragging out dispute over disturbance of tribal artifacts
Dakota Access Pipeline dragging out dispute over disturbance of tribal artifacts (August 15, 2017)

The wealthy backers of the Dakota Access Pipeline have managed to drag out a dispute over the disturbance of tribal artifacts for nearly a year by refusing to pay a minimum fine of $15,000.


Anticipation builds as Indian Country calls for shutdown of Dakota Access Pipeline
Anticipation builds as Indian Country calls for shutdown of Dakota Access Pipeline (August 9, 2017)

A year after the #NoDAPL movement burst onto the scene, Indian County remains united in calling for the shutdown of the controversial crude oil pipeline.


YES! Magazine: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe holds out hope in #NoDAPL lawsuit
YES! Magazine: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe holds out hope in #NoDAPL lawsuit (August 4, 2017)

'If history is to repeat itself, it doesn’t look good for us,' said Chairman Dave Archambault II. 'But that doesn’t mean we don’t have hope.'


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.


Tribes in for long haul as oil continues to flow through Dakota Access Pipeline
Tribes in for long haul as oil continues to flow through Dakota Access Pipeline (June 23, 2017)

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.


Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe welcomes 'victory' in Dakota Access Pipeline case
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe welcomes 'victory' in Dakota Access Pipeline case (June 16, 2017)

While oil continues to flow through the Dakota Access Pipeline, tribes remain confident they will prevail on their treaty, trust and environmental claims.


Indian Country celebrates as judge orders environmental review of Dakota Access Pipeline
Indian Country celebrates as judge orders environmental review of Dakota Access Pipeline (June 15, 2017)

The fight over the Dakota Access Pipeline is entering a new phase after a federal judge ordered the Trump administration to conduct an environmental review of the controversial project.


President Trump put wealthy firm first in approving Dakota Access Pipeline
President Trump put wealthy firm first in approving Dakota Access Pipeline (June 7, 2017)

When it came to approving the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline, President Donald Trump said he put industry instead of Indian Country first.


Dakota Access Pipeline begins shipping oil months behind schedule
Dakota Access Pipeline begins shipping oil months behind schedule (June 1, 2017)

Thanks to President Donald Trump, the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline is now operational.


Dakota Access seeks to intervene in Oglala Sioux Tribe's lawsuit
Dakota Access seeks to intervene in Oglala Sioux Tribe's lawsuit (May 17, 2017)

The filing comes as the wealthy backers of the pipeline prepare to ship oil on June 1.


Indigenous activists reclaim nation's capital in defiance of Donald Trump
Indigenous activists reclaim nation's capital in defiance of Donald Trump (April 28, 2017)

Indigenous activists are reclaiming the nation's capital as they push back against the Trump administration's environmental agenda.


Dakota Access Pipeline announces May 14 as first date of service
Dakota Access Pipeline announces May 14 as first date of service (April 19, 2017)

Tribal opponents still have time to stop oil from flowing through the controversial project.


Native Sun News Today: Answers sought on Dakota Access Pipeline
Native Sun News Today: Answers sought on Dakota Access Pipeline (April 12, 2017)

Sen. Tom Carper (D-Delaware) and Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Washington) launched the initiative with an official letter a top U.S. Army Corps of Engineers official.


Judge agrees to keep some Dakota Access spill information secret
Judge agrees to keep some Dakota Access spill information secret (April 7, 2017)

The Army Corps of Engineers came to the firm's rescue regarding some of the information in a handful of oil spill response documents.


Lawmakers ask Army Corps to explain decision on Dakota Access Pipeline
Lawmakers ask Army Corps to explain decision on Dakota Access Pipeline (April 6, 2017)

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe continue to fight the project in federal court.


Native Sun News Today: Tribes focus on banks and courts as Dakota Access fight continues
Native Sun News Today: Tribes focus on banks and courts as Dakota Access fight continues (April 5, 2017)

As petroleum industry investors announced theintroduction of crude oil into the Dakota Access Pipeline, resistance continued to break out like a rash all across Indian Country.


David Ganje: Aging dams stuck in regulatory limbo in South Dakota
David Ganje: Aging dams stuck in regulatory limbo in South Dakota (April 4, 2017)

While the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers oversees federal dams in South Dakota and elsewhere, many of the state’s dams are caught in a regulatory limbo.


Standing Rock Sioux Tribe acknowledges 'setback' in Dakota Access Pipeline war
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe acknowledges 'setback' in Dakota Access Pipeline war (March 28, 2017)

Even though the pipeline is already complete, the tribe is still hoping to convince a federal judge to stop the oil from flowing.


Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe continues to battle Dakota Access Pipeline in court
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe continues to battle Dakota Access Pipeline in court (March 28, 2017)

Chairman Harold Frazier remains undaunted even after the wealthy backers of the project announced completion of work in North Dakota.


Native Sun News Today: 'We're still here and we're not going away!'
Native Sun News Today: 'We're still here and we're not going away!' (March 17, 2017)

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.


Options dwindling for tribes as Dakota Access prepares to move oil
Options dwindling for tribes as Dakota Access prepares to move oil (March 13, 2017)

As thousands of Native citizens and allies participated in a historic march and rally to the White House, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe was escalating a lawsuit in federal court.


Dakota Access defends effort to keep oil spill documents secret
Dakota Access defends effort to keep oil spill documents secret (March 9, 2017)

The wealthy backers of the pipeline keep bringing up the possibility for 'wrongdoers' to damage the controversial project.


Judge refuses to halt Dakota Access as pipeline nears completion
Judge refuses to halt Dakota Access as pipeline nears completion (March 7, 2017)

The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe suffered a legal setback with the controversial project just days away from being finished.


Dakota Access revises timeline after making 'very good progress'
Dakota Access revises timeline after making 'very good progress' (March 6, 2017)

The pipeline is due to be laid under the Missouri River by the end of the week in anticipation of oil flowing as soon as next week.


Standing Rock Sioux Tribe leads Native Nations Rise march in Washington
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe leads Native Nations Rise march in Washington (March 6, 2017)

The event culminates with a march from the headquarters of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to the White House.


Dakota Access trying to keep oil spill documents from tribes and public
Dakota Access trying to keep oil spill documents from tribes and public (March 2, 2017)

The wealthy backers of the controversial pipeline don't want the public to see documents related to oil spills.