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Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Old school budgets a better deal for Indian Country (12/19)
We just watched the last act of The Old School Congress.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Column: Tribal voices often minimized in environmental debate (12/17)
Krista Langlois of High Country News looks back at some of the major stories in Indian Country this year.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
Rep. Gosar faces criticism over bill that benefits Hualapai Tribe (12/17)
Local officials blast their Arizona Congressman for pushing the bill without their input.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Chief Cliff still an undeniably spiritual place in Montana (12/17)
Author Jaix Chaix explores the legends behind a sacred site overlooking Flathead Lake.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Defense measure opens sacred site in Washington to the public (12/15)
The Yakama Nation is in court in hopes of preventing public tours at the sacred Rattlesnake Mountain.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Congress passes bill with mine on sacred Apache land in Arizona (12/15)
Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Oklahoma) said the package represented the 'worst of Washington.'

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Senate heads to final vote on package with mine on sacred land (12/12)
The controversial defense bill transfers federal land to a private company for a mine on sacred Apache sites in Arizona.

Filed Under: Opinion
Jon Kyl: Land swap for mine on sacred Apache land isn't unusual (12/11)
Former U.S. Senator from Arizona supported the Resolution Copper mine when he was in Congress.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Rep. Gosar won't apologize for calling Native Americans 'wards' (12/11)
The Arizona Republican made the inaccurate comment when challenged about a mine on sacred Apache lands.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Mining company took remains and artifacts from tribes in Arizona (12/10)
Hopi and Navajo tribal members are upset with the handling of their ancestors by Peabody Energy.

Filed Under: Opinion
Terry Rambler: Defense measure raids sacred sites for one mine (12/10)
Chairman of the San Carlos Apache Tribe explains opposition to a copper mine on sacred sites.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Controversial defense bill includes Northern Cheyenne Tribe deal (12/09)
The bill places land in trust for the tribe although property near sacred Bear Butte in South Dakota is no longer included.

Filed Under: Environment | National
NATHPO launches effort to help U.S. military protect sacred sites (12/09)
Richard Meyers of South Dakota State University will be reaching out to Native communities as part of a study.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians join fight against mine deal (12/09)
The defense bill that includes the controversial land swap could pass the Senate later today.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Great Plains tribes call for removal of land swap from defense bill (12/08)
The 16 tribes of North Dakota, South Dakota and Nebraska add their voices in opposition to the Resolution Copper mine deal.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Senate expected to approve defense bill for mine on sacred lands (12/08)
The 1,648-page package contains numerous provisions that have nothing to do with defense or the military.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: No sacred Apache lands in swap for copper mine project (12/08)
Writer at conservative publication claims no sacred sites will be transferred for the Resolution Copper mining project in Arizona.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Developers pursue $1B project on Navajo land by Grand Canyon (12/04)
The project includes restaurants, hotels, retail outlets, a trailer park and a tramway that would take visitors to the bottom of the canyon.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
House approves bill to authorize mine on sacred site in Arizona (12/04)
The copper mine impacts land used by Apache tribes for food, medicine and ceremonies.

Filed Under: Opinion
Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Sacred sites destroyed for observatories (12/02)
Native Hawaiians are fighting a telescope project atop a sacred mountain.

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