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More on: sacred sites

Filed Under: Environment | National
South Dakota tribes seek $2M to acquire sacred Black Hills site (10/13)
The deadline to close on the 438 aces at Pe' Sla is November 30.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Foes of uranium mine make case at hearing (10/13)
Five people testified against proposed northern Black Hills uranium mining in view of sacred Mato Tipila.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Apache Messenger: Younger generation returns to sacred site (10/10)
Living a life within boundaries, limiting religious ceremonies to places within the reservation have become a norm for Apache people today.

Filed Under: Environment
Army Corps approves mining expansion at historic Seneca site (10/09)
The Seneca Nation and the Tonawanda Band were worried about the exposure of ancestors and artifacts at the site.

Filed Under: Environment
Town still won't transfer sacred mound to Eastern Cherokees (10/08)
The tribe has accused the town of failing to take care of the site.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Opinion: Working with New Mexico tribes to protect sacred sites (09/30)
The commissioner of the New Mexico State Lands Office vows to work with tribes to protect sacred and cultural sites.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Agency weighs uranium mine near sacred site (09/30)
A federal Atomic Safety and Licensing Board panel has given the public until Sept. 28 to submit written or oral comments about Strata Energy Inc.’s proposal to mine for uranium near Mato Tipila in the northern Black Hills.

Filed Under: Environment
State kept Seneca tribes in the dark about reburial of remains (09/25)
Ancestors and artifacts were removed from a mining site in the late 1990s but tribes were told little about the work.

Filed Under: Opinion
Charles Trimble: Rename peak in Black Hills for Oglala holy man (09/23)
My old friend Basil Brave Heart is proposing to have Harney Peak, the highest point east of the Rockies, renamed after Oglala holy man Black Elk.

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.

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