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Filed Under: Opinion
Donna Ennis: Obama budget supports tribal self-determination (02/26)
Contract support costs are critical to the administration of Indian Health Service and the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Obama expected to veto bill to authorize Keystone XL Pipeline (02/24)
The Republican-controlled Congress doesn't have enough votes to override a veto.

Filed Under: Opinion
Steve Russell: Thoughts on Obama's speech at prayer breakfast (02/23)
Every Indian I’ve consulted about it thought Obama let his own religion off way too easily.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Tara Houska: Congress continues tradition of taking from tribes (02/13)
Congress is again poised to significantly and negatively impact tribal lands via must-pass legislation.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Dean Suagee: Keystone XL Pipeline and climate change debate (02/13)
Climate change is real, and the fact that Keystone XL has moved as far along toward approval as it has is a source of distress.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Congress approves measure to authorize Keystone XL Pipeline (02/12)
The only two enrolled tribal members in Congress -- Rep. Tom Cole (R-Oklahoma) and Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Oklahoma) -- voted for the bill.

Filed Under: Opinion
Peter d'Errico: Obama touches sore spot with Christianity remark (02/12)
Historical records show that Christianity was very violent during long periods of its development.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National | Politics
Robert McSwain named acting director of Indian Health Service (02/10)
Yvette Roubideaux will serve as a senior advisor while her official confirmation as director is sorted out.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
San Carlos Apache Tribe leads 40-mile march for sacred site (02/06)
Participants will gather at Oak Flat for a prayer ceremony and other events.

Filed Under: Canada | Environment | National | Politics
EPA urges another look at emissions from Keystone XL Pipeline (02/04)
President Obama has said greenhouse gas emissions will be a factor in his decision on the permit for the project.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
San Carlos Apache Tribe to hold spiritual march to sacred site (02/03)
The 40-mile walk and gathering will highlight opposition to a copper mine on sacred lands used for food, medicinal gathering and ceremonies.

Filed Under: Education | National | Politics
Indian school construction put back on track with latest budget (02/03)
Two schools on the Navajo Nation will receive replacement facilities as the Obama administration promises to come up with a new construction priority list.

Filed Under: National | Trust
Budget seeks small boost in funding for Office of Special Trustee (02/02)
The agency would see $143 million in fiscal year 2016, a $3.9 million increase from 2015.

Filed Under: Education | National | Politics
Obama requests big increase in Bureau of Indian Affairs budget (02/02)
The budget seeks $2.9 billion for the agency, or $323.5 million above the 2015 level.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Senate passes bill to approve controversial Keystone XL Pipeline (01/30)
An amendment to require tribal consultation wasn't even put up for a vote.

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.

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