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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
Native Sun News: Lummi Nation seeks halt to coal export project (01/27)
The tribe asked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to deny a building permit for what otherwise would become North America’s largest coal export terminal.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
GOP leader outlines agenda for Senate Indian Affairs Committee (01/26)
Indian Country can expect hearings on energy development, government waste, irrigation projects and juvenile justice.

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 | National
Native Sun News: North Dakota takes on impacts of energy boom (01/26)
A golden sunset behind the Killdeer Mountains glows with more luminosity than a Karl Bodmer landscape, tinting the clouds pink in the waning light of a wintery evening.

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: Environment | National | Politics
Native Sun News: North Dakota tribe confronts many challenges (01/20)
When Mark Fox took the oath of the highest office in the Mandan Hidatsa & Arikara (MHA) Nation, he initiated his first four-year term with a pledge to bolster the reservation’s economic self-sufficiency.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Tribal sovereignty ignored when it becomes unprofitable (01/19)
The disappointing decisions of the federal government in the face of lucrative energy prospects are nothing new for Native Americans.

Filed Under: Opinion
Terri Hansen: More Native journalists needed to share stories (01/14)
Science is increasingly important in Indian country as tribal communities face escalating environmental stresses and climatic changes.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Standing Rock Sioux chairman delivers strong speech (01/13)
Columnist praises Dave Archambault, the chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, for State of Native Nations address.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Tim Ballew: Coal terminal destroys Lummi Nation's way of life (01/08)
Salmon is our most important currency; it’s the lifeblood of our people and always has been.

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.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Senate committee to take up Keystone XL Pipeline bill this week (01/05)
Republicans take control of the Senate and are wasting little time in pushing one of their major priorities.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics | Trust
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe hails land measure (12/31)
One hundred and fourteen years ago when the Northern Cheyenne Reservation was expanded. the federal government bought out non-Indian land owners, but overlooked 5,000 acres of railroad mineral rights.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Tex Hall maintains he was duped by man facing murder charges (12/29)
James Henrikson, a former associate of the former chairman, is facing a slew of murder and other charges.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Editorial: New York governor makes right decision to ban fracking (12/18)
It was impossible to declare that hydraulic fracturing is safe for the environment or human health.

Filed Under: Canada
Assembly of First Nations elects Perry Bellegarde as new leader (12/11)
The new chief said Canada won't be able to approve energy projects without the consent of First Nations.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Controversial defense bill includes Northern Cheyenne Tribe deal (12/09)
The bill places land in trust for the tribe although property near sacred Bear Butte in South Dakota is no longer included.

Filed Under: Environment | National
White House recognizes two tribes as Climate Action Champions (12/04)
The Blue Lake Rancheria in California and the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe in Michigan were selected for their efforts to address climate change.

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