Montana Free Press: Blackfeet Nation protects sacred area from drilling (September 14, 2023)A settlement agreement with the Blackfeet Nation marks the end of a 40-year energy development fight in a sacred area of Montana.
Indian Market sponsorship draws criticism for ties to energy industry (September 6, 2023)The organization that puts on the largest juried Indian art market in the world continues to face criticism on social media after thanking a sponsor of the popular event.
Native America Calling: Honoring Native veterans (November 8, 2022)This Veterans Day, officials are formally dedicating the National Native American Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C.
Howard Center: Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation caught in flaring debate (February 28, 2022)The Fort Berthold Reservation in North Dakota, home to a massive amount of natural gas flaring, is battling for regulatory control over this wasteful practice.
Public meetings scheduled to protect lands around Chaco Canyon (February 15, 2022)The Bureau of Land Management is hosting public meetings to discuss protecting ancestral and sacred land in New Mexico from development.
Secretary Deb Haaland announces Foundation for America’s Public Lands (January 20, 2022)Secretary Deb Haaland announces the Foundation for America’s Public Lands on January 19, 2022.
Department of the Interior Press Call (December 21, 2021)Secretary Deb Haaland hosts a press call on December 21, 2021, to discuss the Biden administration’s renewable energy progress.
H.R.897 – Agua Caliente Land Exchange Fee to Trust Confirmation Act (December 1, 2021)The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.897, the Agua Caliente Land Exchange Fee to Trust Confirmation Act, on December 1, 2021.
Cronkite News: Indian schools in line for Great American Outdoors Act funding (November 10, 2021)The Bureau of Indian Education will invest more than $178 million to repair aging schools in tribal communities.
DVIDS: Ancestral remains repatriated to Alaska Native community (October 1, 2021)Hundreds of years ago, Point Spencer served as a traditional meeting point and trading market for Native peoples along the Bering Sea.
Cronkite News: Indian Country firefighters benefit from pay raise (August 31, 2021)Fighting wildfires isn’t getting any easier, but pay is rising for firefighters employed by the Bureau of Indian Affairs and other federal agencies.
Yakama Nation celebrates ‘resounding victory’ for treaty lands (June 16, 2021)The Yakama Nation is celebrating after a federal appeals court confirmed that the tribe has been right all along about its treaty lands.
Native women land key leadership and policy roles in Biden administration (February 5, 2021)A citizen of the Winnebago Tribe will be leading the Indian Country legal team at the Department of the Interior and is among a growing number of Native women in the Biden administration.
Cronkite News: Indian Country prepares for new era with Joe Biden as president (December 28, 2020)The federal government may not have a stellar track record when it comes to keeping promises in Indian Country, but tribal leaders think President-elect Joe Biden could be the exception.
House hearing focuses on COVID-19 royalty breaks to energy companies (October 6, 2020)Thanks to the Trump administration, oil and gas drillers, as well as mining companies, are getting a break on royalties during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Montana Free Press: Senate race is one of most closely watched in nation (September 22, 2020)The outcome of a key race in Montana will help decide control of the U.S. Senate. Both candidates are touting their environmental credentials.
Native Sun News Today: Tribes cite treaty rights in fight against fracking (September 15, 2020)The tribes of the Sioux Nation are calling on the Trump administration to take treaty rights into account before issuing a decision on fracking in Wyoming.
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