Standing Rock Sioux Tribe 'disappointed' with decision in #NoDAPL fight (September 6, 2016)
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe saw a setback after Dakota Access refused to hold off on construction in areas where sacred sites have been reported.
Lakota Country Times: Tribes remain united at #NoDAPL encampment (September 6, 2016)
On September 9, Judge James Boasberg is set to issue a ruling on the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s request for an injunction to stop the continued construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
House committee schedules markup on controversial federal recognition bill (September 6, 2016)
The Tribal Recognition Act strips the Bureau of Indian Affairs of its authority to make decisions on federal recognition petitions.
Dakota Access fires back at tribes and #NoDAPL movement ahead of hearing in federal court (September 6, 2016)
A major showdown is brewing in federal court as the backers of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline insist they haven't destroyed any sacred sites or burial grounds.
Arne Vainio receives 'Unsung Hero' award for efforts in Minnesota (September 6, 2016)
Arne Vainio is a physician and member of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds first hearing since break (September 6, 2016)
Bills to recognize the Lumbee Tribe, promote economic development and place land in trust for the Tule River Tribe are on the agenda.
Film about Elouise Cobell's long 'fight for justice' set for fall release (September 6, 2016)
The '100 Years' documentary traces Elouise Cobell's efforts to secure justice for hundreds of thousands of Indian landowners.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs adds another hearing to schedule (September 6, 2016)
The committee will be taking up four bills at the September 14 hearing.
Johnny Rustywire: Thinking about the girl from that part of the rez (September 6, 2016)
Sometimes I think about the girl from over by Crumbling House Ruins and I wonder where she is.
Mario Gonzalez: Protecting sacred places from commercialization (September 6, 2016)
There have been several cemeteries and burial grounds that I have been involved in protecting from commercialization and desecration over the years.
Tim Giago: Surviving open heart surgery and Cabbage Pod the cat (September 6, 2016)
Most of the problems we experience in later life with our hearts are caused by bad habits (smoking and drinking) and by bad diets (too much fatty food) or undue stress.
Native Sun News: Death highlights dangers of Dakota Access Pipeline work (September 6, 2016)
When a worker was killed in construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe declared a state of emergency to emphasize opposition to the hazardous project.
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