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Filed Under: National
Suzan Shown Harjo to receive Medal of Freedom at White House (11/24)
The ceremony will be webcast at 2:15pm Eastern time.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Lakota honor song wasn't out of place in Senate (11/20)
When some say the Senate was just following its rules when they removed Greg Grey Cloud after his honor song -- I suggest they look at the Senate's history.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Law Article: New law requires tribal consultation in California (11/13)
Assembly Bill 52 requires tribal consultation on projects that affect cultural resources.

Filed Under: National
Suzan Shown Harjo to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom (11/11)
The activist has been at the forefront of major pieces of Indian legislation and is well known for her fight against racist mascots.

Filed Under: Environment
Residents appear to back return of mound to Eastern Cherokees (11/05)
The sample was small but 7 out of 12 people said the tribe should own the sacred site.

Filed Under: Environment
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe to investigate potential burial grounds (10/28)
An energy company has proposed a natural gas pipeline that could affect historic sites and burial grounds.

Filed Under: Environment
Radio: NPS allowed destruction of tribal burial mounds in Iowa (10/24)
Iowa Public Radio reports on damage to burial sites at the Effigy Mounds National Monument.

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.

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