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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: Environment
Menominee Nation declares emergency due to flooding conditions (12/16)
Rising water levels in the Wolf River have led to flooding on the reservation.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
Water settlement measure for Hualapai Tribe headed to Obama (12/03)
The House and the Senate passed the Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement Act this week.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics | Trust
House approves bills for Hualapai Tribe and tribes in Nevada (12/02)
H.R.4924, the Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement Act, and H.R.2455, the Nevada Native Nations Lands Act, passed by voice votes.

Filed Under: National | Politics
House returns to work this week to consider several tribal bills (12/01)
Four bills are being considered today and a bill to reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act will be on the agenda tomorrow.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Editorial: Yakama Nation must disclose plans for clean water (11/25)
Newspaper calls on the Environmental Protection Agency and the Yakama Nation to meet soon to discuss the tribe's clean water plans.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
House Natural Resources Committee passes three tribal bills (11/21)
The bills affect an Alaska Native corporation, the Hualapai Tribe and the Ponca Tribe.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Danielle Masten: Water settlement threatens tribal rights (11/10)
The chairwoman of the Hoopa Valley Tribe explains opposition to the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Passamaquoddy Tribe won't talk with tidal power developers (10/31)
The tribe says the $125 million project will destroy a lucrative elver fishery.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
County's letter on CSKT water compact talks stirs controversy (10/29)
The letter calls on the state to engage in negotiations 'free of racism."

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Judge rules for tribes in Wyoming in dispute over diverted water (10/28)
An irrigation district was fined $250,000 and its former manager was fined $350,000 for the illegal dikes.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Agua Caliente Band asserts rights under new chairman (10/27)
Chairman Jeff Grubbe explains why the tribe is litigating some important issues in federal court.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Agua Caliente Band and DOJ submit briefs in water rights case (10/23)
The tribe, with the support of the Obama administration, is seeking to quantify its water rights.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
Dustina Gill: Vote for Rick Weiland to protect our sacred waters (10/20)
Everyone in the Great Sioux Nation in South Dakota needs to say something on Tuesday, November 4, to stand up for our people.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Opinion
Winona LaDuke: Fracking bans needed across Indian Country (10/09)
It is time for a fracked oil and gas moratorium on Ft. Berthold and Standing Rock reservations.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
Obama signs law for settlement with Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe (09/29)
The tribe will receive $3.6 million and several hundred acres of land in exchange for dropping its water rights claims.

Filed Under: Cobell | Opinion | Trust
Kevin Washburn: Settlements with Indian Country hit $8B mark (09/26)
The head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs tallies up the value of Cobell, tribal and water rights settlements under President Obama.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | Politics
House subcommittee holds hearing on bill for Hualapai Tribe (09/22)
The Obama administration opposes the bill due to concerns about a waiver of sovereign immunity.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
House subcommittee to hold hearing on bill for Hualapai Tribe (09/17)
The Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement Act ensures the tribe and allottees have sufficient access to water.

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