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YES! Magazine: Ho-Chunk Nation takes lead in recognizing the rights of nature (September 13, 2017)

Indian Country could see an end to nonconsented infrastructure projects if they follow New Zealand’s Maori and the Ho-Chunk Nation in achieving legal protection for natural entities, Kayla DeVault writes for YES! Magazine.

Tribes stage protest at Yellowstone to target place names of genocidal figures (September 13, 2017)

Tribes in the United States and First Nations in Canada are calling for place name changes at Yellowstone National Park.

Republicans revive Indian energy measure with a more friendly president in office (September 11, 2017)

A controversial Indian energy bill that faced intense opposition during the Obama era is on the agenda again only this time it might get a friendlier reception from the White House.

Native Sun News Today: Dogs go from partners to pests in tribal communities (September 11, 2017)

How did the dog, long known as a partner in many tribal societies, become the pest?

Interior Department tries to streamline lengthy environmental review process (September 8, 2017)

The Department of the Interior is attempting to reform the lengthy environmental review process, an initiative that could benefit Indian Country.

Yerington Paiute Tribe sues owners of abandoned mine for millions of dollars (September 8, 2017)

The Yerington Paiute Tribe is trying to hold the prior owners of an abandoned copper mine in Nevada accountable for polluting the environment.

Gyasi Ross: Commercial industry intentionally poisons our indigenous foods (September 7, 2017)

Like most actions that harm Native people, the release of tens of thousands of farmed salmon was no accident, Gyasi Ross writes in his last piece on Indian Country Media Network.

President Trump finally acknowledges opposition to Dakota Access Pipeline (September 6, 2017)

President Donald Trump finally acknowledged opposition to the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline but came up with a new and curious claim about an issue that galvanized Indian Country over the last year.

Native Sun News Today: Dakota Access goes after tribal allies with new lawsuit (September 6, 2017)

The Fortune 500 company responsible for the Dakota Access Pipeline is seeking $1 billion in damages in a new lawsuit that names allies of the Oceti Sakowin (Great Sioux Nation) as defendants.

Terri Hansen: Tribes were the first climate refugees and the first with resilience plans (September 5, 2017)

The Swinomish of Washington produced a climate adaptation plan two years before the state. Now it’s a template for all of Indian Country.

Treaty tribes upset with appeal in major case amid salmon disaster in Washington (August 29, 2017)

The release of countless farmed salmon into treaty fishing grounds isn't the only crisis facing tribes in Washington -- the state is pursuing an appeal in a critical case.

Mary Annette Pember: Tribes lost key source of food to dams on Missouri River (August 29, 2017)

The near-extinction of mouse beans along the Missouri River is a metaphor for the devastating impact of US development of tribal lands, Mary Annette Pember writes on Indian Country Media Network.

Tribes face evacuation and floods as Harvey lingers in Texas and hits Louisiana (August 29, 2017)

Tribes in Texas and Louisiana are dealing with the devastating effects of Harvey as President Donald Trump heads to the region to see the destruction.

YES! Magazine: Native communities in Alaska are turning to renewable energy (August 29, 2017)

Oil companies like to push the narrative that Alaskans want more oil development, but that’s not true.

Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes dealt setback on National Bison Range (August 28, 2017)

Thanks to Secretary Ryan Zinke, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes are back to square one when it comes to the National Bison Range in Montana.

EHN: Menominee Nation demands stronger federal oversight of Back Forty Mine (August 25, 2017)

In its continued fight against a mine near sacred waters, the Menominee Nation wants stronger federal regulations to apply as officials weigh the final permit for mine approval.

Lummi Nation declares emergency after farmed salmon spill into treaty waters (August 25, 2017)

The Lummi Nation declared a state of emergency after thousands of farmed salmon spilled into tribal treaty waters in Washington, threatening native species of fish.

Cronkite News: Secretary Zinke sends secret monument report to White House (August 25, 2017)

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will not call for the removal of any national monuments but will recommend downsizing an unnamed 'handful' in a report to the White House.

Wealthy backers of Dakota Access claim opponents caused 'billions' in losses (August 23, 2017)

The wealthy backers of the Dakota Access Pipeline are taking aim at some of the biggest opponents of the controversial project in a lawsuit that claims their efforts caused 'billions of dollars' in damages.

YES! Magazine: Indigenous activists pressure banks to stop funding pipelines (August 23, 2017)

Led by indigenous leaders and environmental groups, climate activists gathered outside branches of JP Morgan Chase and Wells Fargo in downtown Seattle, Washington, to protest their financing of tar sands pipelines

Tulalip Tribes preserve huckleberry grounds on ancestral territory in Washington (August 22, 2017)

The Tulalip Tribes are preserving huckleberry fields in Washington for future generations thanks to an agreement recognizing its treaty rights.

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe celebrates completion of rural water supply system (August 22, 2017)

The $29.2 million Standing Rock Rural Water Supply System will serve about 10,000 people on the reservation.

Crow Tribe pushes Trump administration to revive contested coal export project (August 21, 2017)

The Crow Tribe is hoping the Trump administration lives up to promises to revive the slumping coal industry.

Navajo Nation leaders urge reflection as rare solar eclipse crosses United States (August 21, 2017)

Leaders of the Navajo Nation are urging their citizens to stay inside as a total solar eclipse crosses the United States.

DNA links present-day Pueblo populations to ancestral homeland at Mesa Verde (August 18, 2017)

A DNA study of turkey bones confirms some of the ancestors of today's Pueblo populations in New Mexico migrated from Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado, according to researchers.

News21: Tribes fight for clean water and more funds from federal government (August 17, 2017)

Tribes are struggling to get the attention and funding necessary to clean the water their people rely on. News21 investigates.

Tad Lemieux: Inuit community wins landmark court decision on consultation (August 17, 2017)

After a six-year battle, the Inuit hamlet of Clyde River has won its bid in the Supreme Court of Canada to against seismic testing in the waters of Baffin Bay and Davis Strait.

Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate celebrates release of bald eagle that had been shot (August 16, 2017)

The Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate helped celebrate the release of a bald eagle that had been shot and had to be rehabilitated.

WNV: Puyallup Tribe enters battle against natural gas terminal in Washington (August 16, 2017)

Around 250 people, mostly women, carried banners and sang with drummers while marching through the streets of Tacoma, Washington, on August 8.

Energy firm seeks to keep illegal pipeline in place over objections of Indian landowners in Oklahoma (August 15, 2017)

Another storm is brewing in Indian Country over a pipeline that has been operating illegally for nearly two decades.

Dakota Access Pipeline dragging out dispute over disturbance of tribal artifacts (August 15, 2017)

The wealthy backers of the Dakota Access Pipeline have managed to drag out a dispute over the disturbance of tribal artifacts for nearly a year by refusing to pay a minimum fine of $15,000.

Trump administration abandons tribes in battle over boundaries of reservation in Wyoming (August 14, 2017)

The Trump administration has abandoned two tribes as they seek to protect their homelands in Wyoming from an attack by the state government.

Yurok Tribe forced to rely on outside salmon again as yearly festival approaches (August 14, 2017)

The Yurok Tribe is dealing with historically low salmon runs for yet another year.

Young indigenous activist fights Trump administration in climate change lawsuit (August 11, 2017)

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, a young activist, is a plaintiffs in a lawsuit that seeks to force the federal government to take a more serious stand on climate change.

Wiyot Tribe questions attempt to buy ancestral island that was site of massacre (August 10, 2017)

Controversy has erupted over an attempt by a non-Indian business owner to buy a large portion of Indian Island in California.