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Filed Under: Environment | National
Graton Rancheria defends decision to pave over historic site (04/24)
A housing developer paved over a historic burial ground and village with the consent of the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria.

Filed Under: Environment
North Dakota commission backs power line opposed by tribes (04/24)
The North Dakota Public Service Commission approved an electrical transmission line through the Killdeer Mountain Battlefield Historic Site.

Filed Under: Environment | National
JPR: Wiyot Tribe holds first World Renewal Ceremony since 1860 (03/28)
The Wiyot Tribe of California is holding its World Renewal Ceremony this weekend, the first since a massacre in 1860 nearly wiped out the tribe.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Native Sun News: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe rejects military plan (03/27)
With an April 3 deadline looming for public comments on the military’s proposal to expand its Powder River Basin airspace training area in Indian Country, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has conditioned its permission on nothing less than total disarmament.

Filed Under: Opinion
Marc Simmons: Taos Pueblo fought for decades for sacred lake (03/24)
Marc Simmons chronicles the return of the sacred Blue Lake in New Mexico to Taos Pueblo.

Filed Under: Opinion
Wendell George: Native Americans show respect for gravesites (03/24)
Wendell George, a member of the Colville Confederated Tribes of Washington, explains why Native people remain connected to ancestral sites.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Tribes question proposal to expand air training (03/24)
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is giving the public until April 3 to submit letters of comment on the military’s proposal to expand its Powder River Basin airspace training area over four Great Plains Indian reservations and adjacent ancestral lands.

Filed Under: National
City changes wording of 'apology' to Wiyot Tribe for massacre (03/19)
The city of Eureka, California, has changed the wording of an 'apology' to the Wiyot Tribe for the 1860 massacre at Indian Island.

Filed Under: National
City issues formal apology to Wiyot Tribe over 1860 massacre (03/18)
The city of Eureka, California, issued a formal apology to the Wiyot Tribe for the 1860 massacre at Indian Island.

Filed Under: Opinion
Wiyot Tribe: Show respect during sacred renewal ceremony (03/17)
The Wiyot Tribe of California asks public to respect World Renewal Ceremony, the first since a massacre in 1860.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: NRC faulted for uranium bids by sacred sites (03/11)
Besieged by uranium mining proposals near sacred sites, a highly placed official of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has filed a scathing condemnation of actions allegedly taken against Indians by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Filed Under: Opinion
Mary Pember: Returning to a sacred place for all Ojibwe people (03/07)
Mary Annette Pember shares the significance of Madeline Island among Ojibwe people.

Filed Under: Politics
Pechanga Band was third largest donor to county's politicians (03/07)
The Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians was the third biggest political donor in Riverside County, California, in 2013.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux president rejects uranium accord (02/28)
Oglala Sioux Tribal President Bryan Brewer refused to sign an accord that aimed to expedite the federal licensing process at South Dakota’s first proposed in-situ leach mine and mill.

Filed Under: Environment
Wind farm opposed by Wampanoag tribes secures more funds (02/27)
The developer of a wind farm opposed by two Massachusetts tribes secured $600 million in funding, putting the project closer to its $2.5 billion goal.

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