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More on: sacred sites

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Tribes worried about Black Hills uranium mines (09/10)
In the wake of federal hearings about reopening uranium mines and milling in Black Hills treaty territory, members of the Atomic Safety and Licensing Board must decide if Native American sacred sites would be adequately preserved.

Filed Under: Environment
Eastern Cherokees pass resolution to seek return of sacred site (09/05)
Tribal leaders say the town of Franklin hasn't taken good care of the Nikwasi Mound.

Filed Under: Business | Environment | National
Navajo Nation tourism proposal in Grand Canyon stirs controversy (09/04)
The $150 million Grand Canyon Escalade includes a tramway that will carry tourists to the floor of the park.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Tribes take on Air Force over expansion plan (08/26)
During a historic meeting, the Coalition of Large Tribes, the Montana-Wyoming Tribal Leaders Council and the Great Plains Tribal Chairman’s Association have banded together to support the Northern Cheyenne Tribe in protecting culturally significant sites and reservation lands.

Filed Under: Environment
County delays decision on mine opposed by New Mexico tribes (08/13)
Tribal leaders are worried about the impact on sacred and sensitive sites.

Filed Under: Business | Environment | National
NPR: Grand Canyon developer says plan won't harm sacred sites (08/05)
NPR reports on a controversial Navajo Nation tourism project at the bottom of Grand Canyon National Park.

Filed Under: Environment
Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe reports vandalism at sacred rock (08/04)
Someone spray-painted a message on the 43-million-year-old Tamanowas Rock.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ivan Star Comes Out: Group disturbs tranquility at Bear Butte (07/25)
Mato Paha has been a sacred site to the northern tribes for thousands of years.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Trust
County drops opposition to CSKT land-into-trust application (07/22)
Dispute over sacred site stirred emotions and racist sentiments.

Filed Under: Opinion
Winter King: Protecting sacred sites after Supreme Court case (07/16)
Attorney Winter King wonders if the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby can protect the sacred San Francisco Peaks.

Filed Under: Environment
Volunteer program helps protect historic tribal sites in California (07/08)
Volunteers work with park rangers to check for looting and vandalism.

Filed Under: Environment | National
NPS worried about Navajo Nation's Grand Canyon tourism plans (07/07)
The Grand Canyon Escalade includes a tramway that will carry tourists to the floor of the Grand Canyon.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Mahto Tipila threatened by mining proposals (07/02)
A Prayer Gathering for the protection of sacred and burial sites is set for June 28 at Mahto Tipila.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ruth Hopkins: Sioux leaders to meet with Obama for Black Hills (06/30)
Ruth Hopkins explains the significance of the Black Hills and previews upcoming talks with President Barack Obama.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Followers of 'medicine man' face charges for planting marijuana (06/20)
Members of Karuk Tribe became suspicious when they saw outsiders at sacred dance ground.

Filed Under: Environment
Shinnecock Nation stops bulldozers from crossing beach site (06/12)
Landowner agrees to talk to the tribe after bulldozers tried to cross sacred beach property.

Filed Under: Law
Secretary Jewell links Las Vegas shooters to outspoken rancher (06/11)
Two people who went to Cliven Bundy's ranch targeted and killed police officers.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Tribes take role in major railroad safety upgrades across nation (06/04)
Tribes are eligible for grants to help implement railroad upgrades.

Filed Under: Opinion
Olivya Caballero: Keystone XL battle mirrors Black Hills struggle (05/21)
A few weeks ago the people from the Cowboy Indian Alliance led a march on Washington in protest of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Uranium mining poses threat to sacred sites (05/19)
A bird’s-eye view of the corridor stretching from Mt. Taylor westward to Chaco Canyon is filled with sacred sites and ancient roads made by the native Puebloan and Diné people.

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