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Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Blackfeet Nation launches campaign to ban drilling at sacred site (04/23)
The tribe is calling on Congress and the Obama administration to cancel 18 drilling leases in the Badger-Two Medicine Area.

Filed Under: Opinion
Winona LaDuke: Ojibwe people return to our sacred homeland (04/21)
Long ago, during the time of prophecy, the Anishinaabeg were told to follow the Migis shell which appeared in the sky.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Walk hits uranium mining sites on reservations (04/17)
Buddhist pacifists on a U.S. Prayer Walk for Peace and a nuclear-free future culminated a tour April 9 of Navajo and Hopi lands negatively impacted by uranium mining.

Filed Under: Opinion
Delphine Red Shirt: Restoring our sacred peak to its original name (04/17)
Today, it is as if we are waking up again because we are losing our language. If we lose our language we lose our culture.

Filed Under: National
Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes host honoring for Suzan Shown Harjo (04/15)
The homecoming celebration takes place at the Concho Community Hall in Concho, Oklahoma, on Friday.

Filed Under: Environment | National
City agrees to work with Wiyot Tribe on return of ancestral land (04/08)
'The center of our world is Indian Island,' council member Chery Seidner said. 'This is where we come, this is where we sing, this is where we pray.'

Filed Under: Environment
Wiyot Tribe seeks discussion with city for return of Indian Island (04/07)
The tribe lived on the island until it was nearly wiped out by a massacre on February 26, 1860.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Tribes protest expansion of military fly zone (04/07)
In the wake of Federal Aviation Administration approval of what could become the largest military training airspace over the continental United States, the Northern Cheyenne Nation still hopes to block the proposal.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Parties await ruling in latest appeal over sacred Medicine Lake (04/03)
The Pit River Tribe has been fighting geothermal energy development for more than a decade.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Ceremony welcomes return of spiritual beings (03/31)
Lakota voices sang in unison, drumbeats reverberated through the spires of rock known to the ancients as Hinhan Kaga, as hundreds of people welcomed back the Wakinyan Oyate (Thunder Beings).

Filed Under: Environment | National
Lakota Country Times: Efforts to rename sacred peak ramp up (03/30)
Myron Pourier of Black Elk Development is helping lead the push to rename a sacred peak in the Black Hills of South Dakota.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
Blackfeet Nation opposes energy development on sacred lands (03/30)
Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana) is backing the tribe's efforts to cancel oil and gas leases in the sacred Badger-Two Medicine Area.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
City extended contract to send treated sewage to sacred site (03/27)
A privately-owned ski areas uses treated wastewater to make fake snow in the San Francisco Peaks.

Filed Under: Opinion
Richard Iron Cloud: Remove murderer's name from sacred peak (03/26)
I stand in solidarity with esteemed Lakota elder Basil Brave Heart who points out the highest peak in He Sapa (Black Hills) is named after a general who massacred Sioux women and children.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Meskwaki Tribe opposes oil pipeline through aboriginal territory (03/17)
The pipeline would cross 18 counties in Iowa, effectively cutting the state in half.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Pit River Tribe rallies supporters to protect sacred Medicine Lake (03/17)
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments last week in a long-running dispute over a geothermal energy plant in the Medicine Lake Highlands.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Navajo Nation files human rights petition to protect sacred site (03/04)
A privately-owned ski resort is desecrating the San Francisco Peaks by using reclaimed sewage to make snow.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
9th Circuit to consider Medicine Lake sacred site dispute again (03/04)
The Pit River Tribe and supporters are trying to stop a geothermal plant from being built near their place of worship.

Filed Under: Opinion
Dean Suagee: Tribal issues being ignored in Keystone XL battle (02/24)
If the pipeline goes through, there would be widespread adverse effects on traditional cultural properties and other places of religious and cultural importance.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Native Sun News: County schedules vote on road by Bear Butte (02/24)
Does the public want the state of South Dakota to create a special tax exemption for a road and development project near sacred Bear Butte?

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