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Bureau of Indian Affairs issues 'trespass' notice to #NoDAPL camp Bureau of Indian Affairs issues 'trespass' notice to #NoDAPL camp (02/17)
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is no longer willing to accept Sacred Stone, the original #NoDAPL encampment.
Hearing on injunction against Dakota Access Pipeline moved to February 28 Hearing on injunction against Dakota Access Pipeline moved to February 28 (02/17)
The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe are pushing hard to stop the controversial project.
Native Sun News Today: Drilling test in treaty territory stirs concern Native Sun News Today: Drilling test in treaty territory stirs concern (02/17)
Tribal authorities and other members of the public roundly questioned proposals for drilling deep boreholes to test nuclear waste disposal technology in 1851 Ft. Laramie Treaty territory.
Army Department formally cancels review of Dakota Access Pipeline Army Department formally cancels review of Dakota Access Pipeline (02/16)
The decision from the Donald Trump administration marks another slight to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.
Monte Mills: Tribes turn to courts to battle Dakota Access Pipeline Monte Mills: Tribes turn to courts to battle Dakota Access Pipeline (02/16)
Unlike the voices of thousands who joined the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in protest, the next chapter will be argued by a few lawyers in the pin drop silence of a federal courtroom.
Native Sun News Today: Dakota Access firms see spills and explosions Native Sun News Today: Dakota Access firms see spills and explosions (02/16)
Two giant oil companies involved in the Dakota Access Pipeline experienced toxic spills and fiery explosions on their other lines in February.
Standing Rock leader vows to 'forgive' but keep fighting after White House slight Standing Rock leader vows to 'forgive' but keep fighting after White House slight (02/15)
Mistrust of the new Trump administration is running high as Indian Country tries to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Freedom Socialist: Voices from water protectors at Standing Rock Freedom Socialist: Voices from water protectors at Standing Rock (02/15)
Our final days representing Radical Women and Freedom Socialist Party at Standing Rock were action-packed and compelling.
New leader of key House panel defends handling of Dakota Access Pipeline New leader of key House panel defends handling of Dakota Access Pipeline (02/14)
Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-California) is toeing the Republican party line when it comes to the controversial project.
Dakota Access ready to start transporting oil sooner than expected Dakota Access ready to start transporting oil sooner than expected (02/13)
Even though Dakota Access is moving a lot faster than anticipated, a federal judge declined to halt construction activities in North Dakota.
Army Corps gave green light to Dakota Access Pipeline in key memo Army Corps gave green light to Dakota Access Pipeline in key memo (02/13)
The agency with a history of mistrust in Indian Country helped the Donald Trump administration justify its approval of the controversial project.
More tribes join effort to halt completion of Dakota Access Pipeline More tribes join effort to halt completion of Dakota Access Pipeline (02/13)
The fight over the Dakota Access Pipeline is entering a crucial phase as tribes and their citizens place their faith in a system of justice that hasn't always addressed their concerns.
Mark Trahant: The battle over the Dakota Access Pipeline is far from over Mark Trahant: The battle over the Dakota Access Pipeline is far from over (02/13)
The Trump administration has been in office for less than a month — and already the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline is again proceeding.
Tribes head back to court in hopes of halting Dakota Access Pipeline Tribes head back to court in hopes of halting Dakota Access Pipeline (02/10)
The fate of the controversial project lies in the hands of a federal judge who has twice refused to stop construction in North Dakota.
Native Sun News Today: Northern Cheyenne Tribe rounds up horses Native Sun News Today: Northern Cheyenne Tribe rounds up horses (02/10)
Reminiscent of old western days, the Northern Cheyenne Tribe has been conducting a round-up of wild horses, clearing range near public roadways for safety reasons.
Dakota Access pushes to finish pipeline with Army Corps easement in hand Dakota Access pushes to finish pipeline with Army Corps easement in hand (02/09)
The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe is already fighting back with a request to halt all construction activities.
Cronkite News: Navajo Nation is still waiting for disaster assistance Cronkite News: Navajo Nation is still waiting for disaster assistance (02/09)
Multiple federal agencies were unable to provide disaster relief to the Navajo Nation after the Gold King Mine disaster that spilled 3 million gallons of toxins into the Animas River, the tribe’s president told a Senate panel.
J. Gabriel Ware and James Trimarco: City of Seattle breaks with bank over Dakota Access Pipeline financing J. Gabriel Ware and James Trimarco: City of Seattle breaks with bank over Dakota Access Pipeline financing (02/08)
The movement to stop the controversial Dakota Access pipeline through financial activism took an important step forward.
Key Dakota Access document from Army Corps wasn't filed in court Key Dakota Access document from Army Corps wasn't filed in court (02/08)
The agency with a long history of mistrust in Indian Country prepared a legal and technical analysis as part of the Trump administration's push for the pipeline.
Tribes promise fight to keep Dakota Access Pipeline out of homeland Tribes promise fight to keep Dakota Access Pipeline out of homeland (02/08)
President Donald Trump and his new administration continue to wage war against Indian Country.
Trump administration formally approves easement for Dakota Access Pipeline Trump administration formally approves easement for Dakota Access Pipeline (02/07)
A series of documents filed in federal court confirmed the heavily-anticipated decision after the new occupant of the White House set the motion in place.
Cronkite News: Solar power brings light to homes on Navajo Nation Cronkite News: Solar power brings light to homes on Navajo Nation (02/07)
About 18,000 homes without power – about one-third of those on the reservation -- aren't connected to the grid.
Albert Bender: Donald Trump goes blitzkrieg on #NoDAPL movement Albert Bender: Donald Trump goes blitzkrieg on #NoDAPL movement (02/07)
In this case it seems that Donald Trump is taking a page out of Andrew Jackson’s playbook.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs meets for first oversight hearing Senate Committee on Indian Affairs meets for first oversight hearing (02/07)
Lawmakers will hear from tribal leaders and federal officials about emergency management in Indian Country.
Dakota Access offers timeline as Trump administration finalizes decision on pipeline Dakota Access offers timeline as Trump administration finalizes decision on pipeline (02/06)
Crude could placed in the Dakota Access Pipeline within 60 days and oil could be flowing along the entire length of the 1,172-mile route in less than 90 days.
Ladonna Bravebull Allard: Indigenous nations must stand our ground Ladonna Bravebull Allard: Indigenous nations must stand our ground (02/06)
How powerful could we be if we agree to stand our ground on our treaty land where we have laid thousands of prayers?
Frances Madeson: More tribes are joining the #DefundDAPL movement Frances Madeson: More tribes are joining the #DefundDAPL movement (02/03)
The Navajo Nation is making moves to join a growing number of tribes that have already respectfully, but conclusively, shown Wells Fargo the door.
Native Sun News Today: South Dakota seeks transfer of treaty lands Native Sun News Today: South Dakota seeks transfer of treaty lands (02/03)
South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s plan to carve out pieces of the Black Hills National Forest and serve them up as state-owned recreation areas threatens Native American children’s access to a long-established camp
Another tribal sovereignty foe advances into Donald Trump's Cabinet Another tribal sovereignty foe advances into Donald Trump's Cabinet (02/02)
As Oklahoma's attorney general, Scott Pruitt has fought tribes on jurisdiction, immunity and taxation.
Chip Colwell: Oil pipelines take economic toll on our cultural heritage Chip Colwell: Oil pipelines take economic toll on our cultural heritage (02/02)
A more accurate reckoning of the economic benefits of pipelines needs to consider the negative impact of pipelines on other parts of our economy.
Miccosukee Tribe shuts door to research on invasive python species Miccosukee Tribe shuts door to research on invasive python species (02/01)
Tribal leaders didn't think state and federal efforts in the Everglades were effective.
Native Sun News Today: Tribes push back on Trump's pipeline orders Native Sun News Today: Tribes push back on Trump's pipeline orders (02/01)
Tribal government, grassroots indigenous leaders and allies renewed vows to triumph in preventing construction of the Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines through unceded 1851 Ft. Laramie Treaty territory.
Bureau of Indian Affairs opens new consultation on infrastructure Bureau of Indian Affairs opens new consultation on infrastructure (02/01)
As President Donald Trump pushes unwanted projects on tribes, the Bureau of Indian Affairs hopes to improve aging dams and outdated irrigation systems.
Winona LaDuke: Tribes emboldened by resistance at Standing Rock Winona LaDuke: Tribes emboldened by resistance at Standing Rock (02/01)
The surge of formal opposition to tar sands and fracked oil pipelines shows how Standing Rock resistance has emboldened Great Lakes tribes.
Trump administration quickly approves Dakota Access Pipeline over tribal objections Trump administration quickly approves Dakota Access Pipeline over tribal objections (01/31)
Barely a week after a White House directive, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has taken action.

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