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Indigenous activists reclaim nation's capital in defiance of Donald TrumpFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
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.
Steven Newcomb: 'Picking Fights with the Gods' is a must-read for Native peopleFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Steven Newcomb: 'Picking Fights with the Gods' is a must-read for Native people (April 28, 2017)
Paul Gilk’s book is a must-read for any Native person looking to understand the origin of ‘civilization’ and its relentless assault on Native cultures.
Ute Tribe demands 'voice' as Donald Trump orders review of Bears Ears monumentFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Ute Tribe demands 'voice' as Donald Trump orders review of Bears Ears monument (April 28, 2017)
Ute leaders are taking on powerful interests as they seek to prevent the the Trump administration from undermining the new Bears Ears National Monument.
Republicans seek to avoid shutdown with temporary spending billFiled Under: National | Politics
Republicans seek to avoid shutdown with temporary spending bill (April 27, 2017)
The federal government might not shut down after all if Congress takes action before the end of the week.
Indigenous activists make presence known for climate march in D.C.Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Indigenous activists make presence known for climate march in D.C. (April 27, 2017)
The indigenous bloc of events kicks off with a round dance at the Trump International Hotel.
Secretary Zinke lacks leadership team more than a month into jobFiled Under: National | Politics
Secretary Zinke lacks leadership team more than a month into job (April 27, 2017)
President Donald Trump has yet to announce his picks for Deputy Secretary, the Solicitor of the Interior or Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs.
Trump singles out new Bears Ears monument as an 'abuse' of government's powerFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Trump singles out new Bears Ears monument as an 'abuse' of government's power (April 26, 2017)
The new monument enjoys strong support across Indian Country but the president sounded more concerned about the views of non-Indians in Utah.
Cronkite News: Donald Trump seeks to hire thousands of border officersFiled Under: National | Politics
Cronkite News: Donald Trump seeks to hire thousands of border officers (April 26, 2017)
A Trump administration plan to hire thousands of border and immigration officers has advocates concerned about corruption and misconduct.
Cronkite News: Shutdown deadline falls on Donald Trump's 100th day in officeFiled Under: National | Politics
Cronkite News: Shutdown deadline falls on Donald Trump's 100th day in office (April 25, 2017)
Unless Congress acts to replace or extend the budget, nonessential government services would stop at 12:01 a.m. Saturday – Donald Trump’s 100th day in office.
Mark Trahant: Donald Trump and Republicans can't seem to governFiled Under: Health | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Donald Trump and Republicans can't seem to govern (April 24, 2017)
Can President Donald J. Trump and the Republicans actually govern?
Shutdown of federal government looms ahead of April 28 deadlineFiled Under: National | Politics
Shutdown of federal government looms ahead of April 28 deadline (April 24, 2017)
With President Donald Trump in the picture, talks have become complicated by his demands for a wall along the Mexican border.
Steve Russell: The best advertisement for an education in AmericaFiled Under: Education | Opinion | Politics
Steve Russell: The best advertisement for an education in America (April 24, 2017)
Unlike previous presidents who had creditable scholastic backgrounds, Donald Trump appears leery of too much knowledge.
Tim Giago: Tribal sovereignty at risk with Donald Trump in the White HouseFiled Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Tribal sovereignty at risk with Donald Trump in the White House (April 24, 2017)
Politics can at times amount to a funny business in Indian country.
Blackfeet Nation citizens approve historic water rights settlementFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Blackfeet Nation citizens approve historic water rights settlement (April 21, 2017)
The agreement confirms and quantifies the tribe's water rights in Montana and authorizes $471 million in investments on the reservation.
American Indian Library Association battles Donald Trump's big budget cutFiled Under: Education | National | Politics
American Indian Library Association battles Donald Trump's big budget cut (April 21, 2017)
President Donald Trump wants to eliminate all funding for a federal agency that helps libraries across Indian Country.
Dakota Access Pipeline announces May 14 as first date of serviceFiled Under: Business | Environment | Law | National | Politics
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.
Attorney General Sessions vows help for public safety in Indian CountryFiled Under: Law | National | Politics
Attorney General Sessions vows help for public safety in Indian Country (April 18, 2017)
The new leader of the Department of Justice is heeding calls to pay more attention to high rates of crime in Indian Country.
Foreign billionaire behind mine opposed by tribes rents mansion to Trump coupleFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics | World
Foreign billionaire behind mine opposed by tribes rents mansion to Trump couple (April 18, 2017)
Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, work for President Donald Trump and are in position to influence the administration's position on a mine project in Minnesota.
Secretary Zinke won't return land taken from Confederated Salish and Kootenai TribesFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Secretary Zinke won't return land taken from Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (April 18, 2017)
The National Bison Range is located entirely within reservation boundaries but the leader of the Interior Department described it as 'public' land.
Mark Trahant: There's always another election to change CongressFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: There's always another election to change Congress (April 17, 2017)
The 2018 congressional elections already promise to be extraordinary.
Mark Charles: Celebrating war reveals disregard for our humanityFiled Under: Opinion
Mark Charles: Celebrating war reveals disregard for our humanity (April 17, 2017)
When we go beyond confronting terrorism to blatantly celebrating the deaths of terrorists, and praising the beauty of our weapons that destroyed them, we are blurring the lines of humanity.
Cronkite News: Trump administration sued over border wall plansFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Cronkite News: Trump administration sued over border wall plans (April 13, 2017)
Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Tucson, and the Center for Biological Diversity challenged President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall on environmental grounds.
Tribes enter a new era with conservative lean at Supreme CourtFiled Under: Law | National | Politics
Tribes enter a new era with conservative lean at Supreme Court (April 10, 2017)
After losing case after case, tribes hope they have finally found in a friend in Neil Gorsuch, hand-picked by President Donald Trump.
Mark Trahant: Resource extraction brings few benefits for tribesFiled Under: Environment | Politics
Mark Trahant: Resource extraction brings few benefits for tribes (April 10, 2017)
A couple of years ago a tribal leader showed me an abandoned lumber mill near the village of Tyonek, Alaska.
Tim Giago: Playing the race and gender game in American politicsFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Tim Giago: Playing the race and gender game in American politics (April 10, 2017)
Most of us have surmised by now that the 2016 Presidential Election was more about race and gender than about who would make the better president.
Judge agrees to keep some Dakota Access spill information secretFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
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.
Steve Russell: Trump changes his tune and throws Tomahawks at SyriaFiled Under: Opinion | Politics | World
Steve Russell: Trump changes his tune and throws Tomahawks at Syria (April 7, 2017)
Two days after President Assad’s government allegedly poisoned a rebel town with a sarin gas attack, President Trump throws 59 Tomahawk missiles at Syria.
Native Sun News Today: Groups line up to fight Keystone XL permitFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Native Sun News Today: Groups line up to fight Keystone XL permit (April 7, 2017)
'President Trump is breaking established environmental laws and treaties in his efforts to force through the Keystone XL Pipeline,' Indigenous Environmental Network activist Tom Goldtooth said.
Supreme Court pick heads toward confirmation with tribal supportFiled Under: Law | National | Politics
Supreme Court pick heads toward confirmation with tribal support (April 6, 2017)
Tribal leaders and advocates are embracing Neil Gorsuch but it wasn't enough to affect a showdown between Republicans and Democrats in the Senate.
Lawmakers ask Army Corps to explain decision on Dakota Access PipelineFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
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.
Indigenous Environmental Network challenges Keystone XL permitFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Indigenous Environmental Network challenges Keystone XL permit (April 4, 2017)
A lawsuit filed in federal court in accuses the Trump administration of failing to consider all of the social, cultural and health impacts of the controversial project.
Robert Odawi Porter: Indian Country gains with Supreme Court pickFiled Under: Law | Opinion | Politics
Robert Odawi Porter: Indian Country gains with Supreme Court pick (April 4, 2017)
Neil Gorsuch brings a wealth of Indian law knowledge to the courts not likely to be matched by the next nominee if he is not confirmed.
House panel takes up bill to approve road for Alaska Native villageFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
House panel takes up bill to approve road for Alaska Native village (April 4, 2017)
Residents of King Cove have been pushing for the road for decades as a way to save lives in their Aleut community.
President Trump donates $78,333 of salary to National Park ServiceFiled Under: Politics
President Trump donates $78,333 of salary to National Park Service (April 4, 2017)
The donation accounts for 0.005 percent of the amount the president is proposing to cut from the Department of the Interior.
Two tribes granted role in Keystone XL Pipeline review in NebraskaFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Two tribes granted role in Keystone XL Pipeline review in Nebraska (April 3, 2017)
The route crosses the Ponca Tribe's trail of forced removal and the Yankton Sioux Tribe's ancestral territory.
Tribes with coal resources look to Trump administration for changeFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Tribes with coal resources look to Trump administration for change (April 3, 2017)
The Crow Tribe, the Hopi Tribe and the Navajo Nation depend on coal revenues but their fortunes have fallen in recent years.
Native Sun News Today: Indian Country battles Keystone XL againFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Native Sun News Today: Indian Country battles Keystone XL again (March 31, 2017)
Donald Trump's presidential pipeline permit causes an avalanche of scorn in Indian Country.
Northern Cheyenne Tribe sues Interior Department over pro-coal policyFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Northern Cheyenne Tribe sues Interior Department over pro-coal policy (March 29, 2017)
Chairman Jace Killsback said efforts to engage with Secretary Ryan Zinke on a government-to-government basis were ignored.
Secretary Zinke confirms role in talking to tribes about unwanted border wallFiled Under: National | Politics | World
Secretary Zinke confirms role in talking to tribes about unwanted border wall (March 29, 2017)
Some tribes have already made their position on a border wall very clear: they don't want it.
Donald Trump boasts about approvals for Dakota Access and Keystone XLFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics | Trust
Donald Trump boasts about approvals for Dakota Access and Keystone XL (March 28, 2017)
The Trump administration continues to chart a new course in energy policy in hopes of spurring jobs and growing the American economy, even if it's at the expense of Indian Country's interests.
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe acknowledges 'setback' in Dakota Access Pipeline warFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
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.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Peacemaking in the era of Donald TrumpFiled Under: Opinion
Doug George-Kanentiio: Peacemaking in the era of Donald Trump (March 28, 2017)
Over 875 years ago Skennenrahowi, the Peacemaker, brought his instructions to the warring Iroquois in an effort to persuade our ancestors to abandon violence and revenge as a response to disputes.
Native Sun News Today: Trump prosecutor purge fails to affect South DakotaFiled Under: Law | National | Politics
Native Sun News Today: Trump prosecutor purge fails to affect South Dakota (March 28, 2017)
The new U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions abruptly ousted 46 remaining U.S. Attorneys appointed by President Barack Obama.
Mark Trahant: The fight ahead for the future of Indian health careFiled Under: Health | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: The fight ahead for the future of Indian health care (March 27, 2017)
President Donald J. Trump’s legislative agenda has crashed.
Tim Giago: There's a smell of treason in the air in nation's capitalFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Tim Giago: There's a smell of treason in the air in nation's capital (March 27, 2017)
Things in Washington are beginning to smell a lot like Watergate.
Indian Country mounts another fight after Donald Trump approves another pipelineFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Environment | Law | National | Politics
Indian Country mounts another fight after Donald Trump approves another pipeline (March 24, 2017)
'Here we are again,' said Chairman Larry Wright of the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska.
Tiffany Midge: Donald Trump continues to conjure hero Andrew JacksonFiled Under: Opinion
Tiffany Midge: Donald Trump continues to conjure hero Andrew Jackson (March 24, 2017)
Andrew Jackson is the United States’ seventh president and a figure many people believe to be evil incarnate.
Native Sun News Today Editorial: Just another day of trying to keep up with the TrumpsFiled Under: Opinion
Native Sun News Today Editorial: Just another day of trying to keep up with the Trumps (March 24, 2017)
Doesn’t it seem that we are all living in a reality show called 'Keeping up with the Trumps.'
Appeals court hears slew of Indian cases amid focus on Supreme Court nomineeFiled Under: Law | National | Politics
Appeals court hears slew of Indian cases amid focus on Supreme Court nominee (March 23, 2017)
Wednesday was just another busy day for Neil Gorsuch and the federal appeals court where he has served as a judge for a decade.
Alex Jacobs: Donald Trump in middle of the 'deep state civil war'Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Alex Jacobs: Donald Trump in middle of the 'deep state civil war' (March 23, 2017)
How deep state arguments are being used to benefit or dismantle ‘Citizen Trump.’
Keystone XL Pipeline route crosses path of Ponca Tribe's forced removalFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Environment | National | Politics
Keystone XL Pipeline route crosses path of Ponca Tribe's forced removal (March 23, 2017)
Indian Country thought the controversial project was dead until President Donald Trump revived it just four days after taking office.
Supreme Court nominee acknowledges poor treatment of 'sovereign' tribesFiled Under: Law | National | Politics
Supreme Court nominee acknowledges poor treatment of 'sovereign' tribes (March 22, 2017)
The U.S. Supreme Court hasn't always been kind to Indian Country but a federal judge from Colorado appears ready to ensure tribes will be treated fairly.
Stacy Pratt: Visiting the gravesite of Andrew Jackson in TennesseeFiled Under: Opinion
Stacy Pratt: Visiting the gravesite of Andrew Jackson in Tennessee (March 22, 2017)
Emotions are hard to keep in check for an Indian woman standing near the tomb of Andrew Jackson.
Donald Trump's 'beachead' teams still operating across federal agenciesFiled Under: Politics
Donald Trump's 'beachead' teams still operating across federal agencies (March 20, 2017)
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke appears to be working well with the situation but Administrator Scott Pruitt of the Environmental Protection Agency doesn't seem to be happy.
Supreme Court nominee fares well in review of Indian law recordFiled Under: Law | National | Politics
Supreme Court nominee fares well in review of Indian law record (March 20, 2017)
Donald Trump's nominee has a far better record when it comes to tribes than the man he would be replacing on the nation's highest court.
National Museum of American Indian expresses 'regret' for Native Nations Rise incidentFiled Under: National
National Museum of American Indian expresses 'regret' for Native Nations Rise incident (March 17, 2017)
A group of Native women were wrongly told to remove their jackets bearing the 'Mni Wiconi' (Water Is Life) message.
Native Sun News Today Editorial: Native people have the most to fear from Donald Trump's reignFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Native Sun News Today Editorial: Native people have the most to fear from Donald Trump's reign (March 17, 2017)
Native Americans probably have much more to fear than any other American from this man who considered Indians his enemy when their casinos put him out of business.
Native Sun News Today: 'We're still here and we're not going away!'Filed Under: National | Politics
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.
Donald Trump praises Andrew Jackson but neglects history of genocideFiled Under: National | Politics
Donald Trump praises Andrew Jackson but neglects history of genocide (March 16, 2017)
Andrew Jackson is widely reviled as one of the worst presidents for Indian Country but he has one prominent admirer in the White House.
Secretary Zinke promotes budget cut as a 'saving' for taxpayersFiled Under: National | Politics
Secretary Zinke promotes budget cut as a 'saving' for taxpayers (March 16, 2017)
The new leader of the Interior Department promised to 'fight' for a fair budget but it doesn't look like he convinced President Donald Trump.

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