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Filed Under: Opinion
Julian Brave NoiseCat: Native issues you aren't hearing about (07/30)
Most of the recent headlines about indigenous Americans have had to do with a certain D.C. football team, or a surpassingly dumb Adam Sandler movie.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Tara Houska: DC rally puts focus on threats to sacred Oak Flat (07/30)
The destruction of Oak Flat will signify a continued history of dispossessing lands from Native Americans and disregard for Native religions.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Judge upset with delay in drilling dispute affecting sacred land (07/29)
An energy company has been waiting more than 30 years to start development in an area sacred to the Blackfeet Nation of Montana.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
War of words escalates on mine at sacred Apache site in Arizona (07/27)
Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona), the sponsor of the Save Oak Flat Act, is striking back at Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Arizona).

Filed Under: Politics
Dear Colleague: Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona) on Save Oak Flat Act (07/27)
The following are the text of two Dear Colleague letters written by Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona) regarding H.R.2811, the Save Oak Flat Act.

Filed Under: Politics
Dear Colleague: Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Arizona) on Save Oak Flat Act (07/27)
Text of a Dear Colleague letter written by Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Arizona) regarding H.R.2811, the Save Oak Flat Act.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
E.J. Montini: Money wins in war to protect sacred Apache site (07/24)
This is more or less what representatives of the United States government say every time they are doing something to land that native people believe to be holy.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
San Carlos Apache Tribe clashes with Rep. Gosar after rally (07/23)
Republican Congressman threatens Apache Stronghold with arrest after members attempt to discuss sacred site in Arizona.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Raul Grijalva: Congress must rebuild relationship with tribes (07/23)
Ask any Native American tribe for a story about working with Congress and you’ll probably hear a story of frustration.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
San Carlos Apache Tribe lands in DC to rally for sacred site (07/22)
After traveling 2,000 miles across the country, the Apache Stronghold is rally at the U.S. Capitol to save sacred Oak Flat from a mining development.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Appeals court sides with Pit River Tribe in sacred site dispute (07/21)
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has once again revived a challenge to a proposed geothermal plant near sacred Medicine Lake.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Interview: San Carlos Apache Tribe fights mine at sacred site (07/20)
Indian Country Today interviews Chairman Terry Rambler about the battle to save sacred Oak Flat in Arizona from a mining development.

Filed Under: Opinion
Nick Estes: Rainbow Gathering exploits the sacred Black Hills (07/15)
Many of us see the Rainbow gathering as engaging in cultural exploitation, and some of their activities as desecrating our holiest site by appropriating and practicing faux Native ceremonies and beliefs.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Lakota Country Times: Name board caves to non-Native pressure (07/13)
The South Dakota Board on Geographic Names voted to recommend that Harney Peak should not be renamed

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: Every place had a Lakota name before settlers arrived (07/13)
The suggestion by Basil Brave Heart that the name of Harney Peak be changed to Black Elk Peak has brought out the worst form of bigotry.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Blackfeet Nation reiterates opposition to drilling on sacred land (07/10)
The tribe was in talks with an energy development company in hopes of preventing development in the Badger-Two Medicine Area.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Rainbow Gathering receives criticism and support (07/09)
As the Rainbow Gathering comes to a close, many travelers will make their journey home having learned the resolve and commitment Lakota have to the environment and with local support from Lakota leaders.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
Ernie Stevens: Support sacred Oak Flat and the Apache Stronghold (07/08)
Members of the San Carlos Apache Tribe and others interested in protecting tribal treaty rights and Native sacred places are traveling to Washington, D.C.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
House adds sacred sites amendment to Interior appropriations bill (07/08)
No one spoke in opposition to a provision that seeks to strengthen an executive order issued by then-president Bill Clinton in 1996.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Company pushing mine at sacred site gives $10K to Apache youth (07/08)
The White Mountain Apache Youth Council will use the money to attend the UNITY conference in Washington, D.C.

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