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Filed Under: Environment | Politics
Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick to challenge Sen. John McCain in 2016 race (05/27)
Both have favorable records on Indian issues but both support a controversial copper mine on a sacred Apache site.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Environment | Opinion | World
Opinion: Protecting sacred places should matter to everyone (05/19)
Over the last 10 years, I have traveled around the world documenting the uniqueness of indigenous cultures and the universality of values that honor the sacred spiritual dimension of land and water.

Filed Under: Environment
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe signs agreement for burial sites (05/19)
The federal and state governments will consult with the tribe on projects that affect burial grounds and other important sites.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics | Trust
Native caucus upset with Democrats in hot Senate campaign (05/19)
The California Democratic Party Native American Caucus has 'deep concerns' about Rep. Loretta Sanchez and Attorney General Kamala Harris.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Blackfeet Nation rebuilds relationships after leadership spat (05/15)
The tribe now has a functioning council and is working to address pressing issues like sacred sites and water rights.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
New Navajo Nation leader won't pursue Grand Canyon project (05/14)
President Russell Begaye said he doesn't support the Grand Canyon Escalade and never did.

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Camaray Devalos: Colonial mindset continues to destroy tribes (05/04)
There are countless incidents where corporations have set up their toxic workshops on Native land, usually without the consent of the tribe.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Change to Oglala Lakota County becomes official in South Dakota (05/01)
Voters on the Pine Ridge Reservation approved the name change last November.

Filed Under: Environment
Tribal members support new name for sacred Black Hills peak (04/30)
The South Dakota Board on Geographic Names heard near unanimous support for changing the name of Harney Peak to Black Elk Peak.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Return all ancestral islands to Wiyot Tribe in California (04/29)
While it is impossible to undo the atrocities perpetrated on the Wiyot people, efforts by the city, the harbor district and our community to repatriate these three islands to the Wiyot tribal government is a positive direction.

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).

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