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Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Native Sun News: Tensions rise over Keystone XL proceedings (04/21)
After the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) denied motions by the Yankton Sioux and the Standing Rock Sioux tribes on TransCanada Corp.’s proposed Keystone XL tar-sands crude-oil pipeline, tribal opponents of the project and their allies rallied to be heard at an April 15 hearing.

Filed Under: Politics
President of Rosebud Sioux Tribe removed after ethics hearing (04/16)
The council voted unanimously to remove Cyril Scott and barred him from running for office in the future.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Obama to visit city near Sisseton Wahpeton Reservation in May (04/15)
The trip to South Dakota means the president will have visited all 50 states during his time in the Oval Office.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
DOI submits Keystone XL opposition letters from tribes to State (04/14)
Tribes expressed near unanimous opposition but DOI -- as a trustee for Indian Country -- has not made public its comments on the controversial project.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Presidential hopeful Rand Paul draws 'NDN' supporter on Twitter (04/13)
It's not clear who is behind the account or whether it is linked to the Republican candidate's campaign.

Filed Under: National
Funeral for late leader of Lower Brule Sioux Tribe on Thursday (04/06)
Michael Jandreau was hailed as a promoter of economic development and stability on the reservation.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Leave oil in ground and address climate change (04/03)
Could we be nearing the moment to really address climate change? A quick answer is 'no.' Of course not.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Treaty defenders to see Keystone fight to end (03/05)
The Indigenous Environmental Network lauded President Barack Obama for heeding the call of the Oceti Sakowin in his veto of a congressional bill to authorize TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL tar-sands crude-oil pipeline across treaty territory.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Native youth send video message to Obama on Keystone XL (03/03)
The youth from South Dakota call the project a threat to their treaty rights and their way of life.

Filed Under: Opinion
Dean Suagee: Tribal issues being ignored in Keystone XL battle (02/24)
If the pipeline goes through, there would be widespread adverse effects on traditional cultural properties and other places of religious and cultural importance.

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: 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
Native Sun News: 'Moccasins on the Ground' against Keystone (02/13)
Keystone XL resisters announced a civil-disobedience and direct-action training at the Lakota Community Center in the Cheyenne River Indian homelands, February 20-22.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
Gyasi Ross: Faith Spotted Eagle discusses Keystone XL battle (02/13)
As a grandmother and Chair of the Ihanktonwan Treaty Council I am deeply opposed to the intrusion into our land of the Ft. Laramie Treaties of 1851 and 1868.

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: 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 | National | Politics
Mark Anthony Rolo: Declaration of war against Keystone Pipeline (01/30)
Just outside Winner, South Dakota, on sparsely populated land, sits a small camp made up of two Army tents and a few teepees, surrounded by 1,500-pound hay bales that protect against the prairie’s raging winter winds.

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.

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