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Filed Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
Tara Houska: Respect treaties and reject Keystone XL Pipeline (01/28)
Tell them to end the cycle of disregarding tribal nations and the treaties this country signed.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Obama administration steps up for environment (01/28)
This is the Climate Moment. A possible turning point.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Tribes ask Obama to deny Keystone XL permit (01/28)
The Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Association urged President Barack Obama to veto any legislation in favor of TransCanada Corp.’s proposed Keystone XL Pipeline and to reject the Canadian company’s application for a Presidential Permit.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
Editorial: Wildlife refuge in Alaska deserves stronger protections (01/27)
Wilderness designation is the highest level of protection the government can confer on public land. It would bar commercial development of any kind.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Senate Democrats delay vote on Keystone XL Pipeline measure (01/27)
Republicans tried to cut off debate and move the bill towards final passage.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Obama to seek stronger protections for wildlife refuge in Alaska (01/26)
The proposal drew immediate condemnation from the state's Congressional delegation.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Senate continues debate on bill to approve Keystone XL Pipeline (01/21)
Dozens of amendments have been filed so it looks like consideration might take a week or two.

Filed Under: Opinion
Jacqueline Keeler: Keystone fight is about more than a pipeline (01/21)
The danger of the Keystone XL pipeline is a real one.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Investing in future generations of our Native youth (01/16)
Indian Country is rarely mentioned during a presidential State of the Union. That’s too bad.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Tribes continue fight against Keystone Pipeline (01/16)
The most recent House bill to approve the Keystone pipeline was passed 266-153 and sent to the Senate.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
White House responds to petition against mine at sacred site (01/13)
More than 104,000 people signed the petition in opposition to the Resolution Copper mine in Arizona.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Senate headed toward final vote on Keystone XL Pipeline bill (01/13)
Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana), the ranking member on the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, joined Republicans in advancing debate on the measure.

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Nebraska court upholds law setting Keystone XL Pipeline route (01/09)
Republicans in Congress are still pushing bills to approve the controversial project.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Senate Democrats force cancellation of hearing on Keystone bill (01/06)
Republicans are still planning to push for approval of the controversial pipeline.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Four reasons why Keystone XL Pipeline is a goner (01/06)
The new Republican Congress has promised to expedite legislation to promote the Keystone XL Pipeline.

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Byron Dorgan: Working to improve lives of Native American youth (01/05)
Despite the efforts of parents and tribes, too many Indian children are living in poverty and strife.

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President Obama signs Grand Portage Band per capita bill into law (12/22)
The bill ensures that payments received in connection with a treaty settlement aren't subject to state or federal taxation.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Apache Messenger: Crowd protests copper mine on sacred lands (12/22)
Protesters lined the streets of Phoenix to show that the fight over Resolution Copper is not over.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Obama signs measure to extend VAWA tribal provision to Alaska (12/19)
Alaska tribes -- like those in the lower 48 -- will be able to exercise jurisdiction over non-Indian offenders.

Filed Under: National | Politics | Trust
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes see success with two bills in Congress (12/17)
A boundary resolution bill has already been signed into law and a land-into-trust bill awaits President Obama's signature.

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