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Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Energy development can help secure tribal independence (09/01)
Energy executive Chris Faulkner calls for more energy development in Indian Country:

Filed Under: Law | National
Energy boom linked to rise in human trafficking in Indian Country (08/29)
Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana) held a listening session on Thursday to discuss human trafficking in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Business | Environment
Southern Ute Tribe invests $2B in big energy production system (08/28)
The Southern Ute Tribe of Colorado is expanding its energy production operations in the Gulf of Mexico.

Filed Under: Law | National
DOJ awards grants to address violence in Bakken energy region (08/27)
Two tribes and one Native organization were among the seven grantees in Montana and North Dakota.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Another pipeline spills saltwater on reservation in North Dakota (08/27)
Details are scarce but the pipeline is operated by Crestwood Midstream Services, the same company that owns a pipeline that ruptured last month.

Filed Under: Law | National
Sen. Jon Tester to hold session on trafficking in Indian Country (08/26)
The public is invited to the session, which takes place at the Fort Peck Community College in Montana.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Nez Perce Tribe defends its homeland from big energy (08/21)
Writer discusses how the Nez Perce Tribe stopped big energy from shipping megaloads through its reservation in Idaho.

Filed Under: Environment
North Dakota tribe accused of concealing data on pipeline spill (08/21)
The environmental director for the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation is accusing his tribe of concealing information about a pipeline spill on the reservation.

Filed Under: Environment | Trust
NPR: Osage Nation disputes wind development on mineral estate (08/19)
Leaders and members of the Osage Nation are questioning wind energy projects in northeastern Oklahoma out of fear it could affect their mineral rights.

Filed Under: Environment
Tribes hail Oregon decision to deny permit for coal export project (08/19)
The Oregon Department of State Lands said an energy company failed to address the impacts on tribal fishing sites.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Oneida Nation seeks dismissal of lawsuit over failed energy deal (08/14)
The tribe says it wasn't a party to agreements related to a controversial waste recycling plant.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Tribes discuss concerns at energy review meeting in New Mexico (08/12)
The Obama administration is soliciting input from Indian Country for the first-ever Quadrennial Energy Review.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Tribes urged to ban fracking on reservations (08/12)
Last Real Indians and Honor the Earth are among Native American organizations calling for pressure on tribal councils to approve anti-fracking resolutions.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: North Dakota takes wrong approach to flaring issues (08/11)
Writer questions the fees being proposed by the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation to reduce flaring on the reservation.

Filed Under: Politics
Tex Hall seeks another term as chairman of North Dakota tribe (08/08)
The Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation will hold a primary in September and a general election in November.

Filed Under: Business | Environment
North Dakota tribe seeks to curb losses of natural gas to 'flaring' (08/07)
Energy companies would have to pay additional royalties for the wasted resources.

Filed Under: National | Trust
Indian Country energy development nears $1B mark in revenue (08/07)
Tribes and individual Indians have seen dramatic rises in royalty payments since the start of the Obama administration.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Native Americans shackled in poverty by federal policy (07/31)
Writer wants to know why the first Americans aren't enjoying the wealth from their lands.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Environment
Review: 'Unreal City' exploits coal from Hopi and Navajo tribes (07/29)
A favorable review of Unreal City, a book about coal mining on the Hopi and Navajo reservations.

Filed Under: Law
Four sentenced for stealing HHS funds from Oglala Sioux Tribe (07/25)
The four stole about $109,000 from a program meant to help needy people with energy bills.

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