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Filed Under: Canada | Environment | National
Native Sun News: Keystone XL Pipeline protest draws big crowd (07/30)
A massive, new spill from a bitumen pipeline in the tar-sands oil fields of Alberta, Canada’s Athabascan territory fueled a series of pipeline protests by Native Americans and allies across South Dakota.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Hillary Clinton refuses to answer questions about Keystone XL (07/29)
The former Secretary of State and former U.S. Senator won't give a position on the controversial project.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Press the Republican candidates on Indian issues (07/27)
What do you do with sixteen candidates? It’s a thorny problem for Republicans.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Native Sun News: Tribes denied voice in Keystone hearings (07/20)
Tribal leaders and allies demanded more input on TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL tar-sands crude-oil pipeline permit application, announcing a Four Directions Resistance Ride, March and Rally to precede final evidentiary hearings.

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Lakota Country Times: Activists gear up for Keystone XL hearings (07/08)
According to tribal advocates who oppose tar sands development, the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission did not consider aboriginal title in a recent Keystone XL pipeline permit certification hearing.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Blanket given to President Obama carries a hidden message (05/15)
The Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate presented a star quilt to the president that was made by a tribal member.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Keystone protesters greet President Obama (05/14)
When President Barack Obama completed his agenda for visiting all 50 states with a stop in South Dakota, Native Americans and allies made sure to focus his attention on the longstanding demand to prevent the proposed construction of the Keystone XL tar-sands crude-oil pipeline.

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FBI broke rules in probe into Keystone XL Pipeline opponents (05/13)
Agents failed to secure permission from top officials as they investigated a group called Tar Sands Blockade.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Protest urges President Obama to deny Keystone XL Pipeline (05/08)
Tribal members are a holding a protest and rally to draw the president's attention during his visit to Watertown, South Dakota.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
South Dakota tribes form alliance to battle Keystone XL plan (05/06)
The company behind the project is seeking re-certification of the 313-mile route through the state.

Filed Under: National | Politics
GOP presidential field keeps growing with more announcements (05/05)
Nearly every candidate in the wide open 2016 race lacks significant experience in Indian issues.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Tribes keep up fight against Keystone XL plan (05/05)
The pipeline, dubbed the Black Snake by opponents, has given rise to spirit camps along its route, in which tipis are erected to support direct action and peaceful resistance, if permits are granted for construction across 1851 and 1868 Ft. Laramie Treaty territory.

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Lower Brule Sioux Tribe cites treaty in bid to oust Keystone XL firm (05/01)
Acting Chairman Kevin Wright is making the tribe's opposition to the pipeline clear following the passing of the late Michael Jandreau.

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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.

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