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Standing Rock Sioux Tribe seeks hearing on expansion of Dakota Access Pipeline
The backers of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline are seeking to double operations in North Dakota.
Cherokee citizen Tyler Fish hired to work on Indian issues at White House
Midway through the third year of the Trump presidency, someone is finally dedicated to tribal issues at the White House.
Rep. Tom Cole: Democrats go to the extremes on the environment
The Green New Deal is nonsensical, unworkable and simply a departure from reality.
Another tribal provision submitted for inclusion in 'must pass' defense bill
Federal recognition, tribal homelands and compensation for Native Americans exposed to uranium await further action in the nation's capital.
Native Sun News Today: Lakota visionary honors traditions with new technology
On every reservation there is a visionary, a person who tries to create something new and promising, to protect something old and important.
'Salute to America' or NAGPRA? The Donald Trump 'show' takes priority
The Trump administration is diverting funds from the agency in charge of Native ancestors and artifacts to pay for a Fourth of July spectacle.
Cronkite News: Tribal leaders push for water rights settlements on Capitol Hill
Tribal leaders are seeking support for bills that would guarantee water to their people in Arizona, Utah and New Mexico.
House subcommittee takes testimony on tribal water settlement bills
Water rights for the Navajo Nation, the Hualapai Tribe and Pueblo tribes are being taken up on Capitol Hill.
Cronkite News: Navajo scientist calls uranium mining a risk to tribal lands
Including uranium on a list of 'critical minerals' opens the door to expedited mining that will put tribal lands and national parks at risk, lawmakers were told.
Mark Trahant: 10 Indian Country questions for the presidential debate
Democrats are holding their first presidential debates but the candidates most familiar with Indian issues are not participating.
YES! Magazine: Youth hope for trial in climate change lawsuit
Despite continued court delays, confidence remains high among the young people -- including Native youth -- suing the government for its support of fossil fuels.
National prayer days for sacred places facing threats across the land
Observances and ceremonies for sacred places will be held across the land on the Summer Solstice.
Native Sun News Today: Did Keystone XL company write controversial law?
A new law opposed by Native activists and water protectors is being contested in federal court.
Montana Free Press: Appeals court reverses Keystone XL injunction
The fight against the long-delayed Keystone XL Pipeline is far from over despite a recent setback in the courts.
Rep. Markwayne Mullin: Flooding causes damage across Oklahoma
Homes and buildings have been destroyed, roadways have been washed out, and many rivers and lakes have risen to record-breaking levels.
The Conversation: Tsilhqot'in Nation addresses climate disasters
Canadian constitutional law and Aboriginal law are not likely what comes to mind when identifying the cause of a wildfire disaster.
Native Sun News Today: Keystone XL threatens endangered species
The Keystone XL Pipeline will lead to habitat destruction on the Great Plains, one scientist warns.
Cronkite News: Wildfire near Hopi Reservation remains under control
Amidst the sweet-smelling smoke of ponderosa pine, wildland firefighters are laboring to maintain – not extinguish – a blaze on federal forest land near the Hopi Reservation.
'Not welcome': Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe bars Keystone XL workers from reservation
The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe is sending a strong but simple message to the developers of the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Supreme Court passes on more Indian law petitions as decision looms in big case
After a blockbuster season in which tribal treaties have been front and center, it looks like the Supreme Court is taking a little break from Indian Country.
Trump administration weighs new headquarters for Bureau of Land Management
Is newly-confirmed Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt about to present a nice gift to his home state of Colorado?
The Conversation: Discoveries shed light on Maya civilization
Two trophy skulls, recently discovered by archaeologists in the jungles of Belize, may help shed light on the little-understood collapse of the once powerful Classic Maya civilization.
Native Sun News Today: The great Black Hills flood of 1972
Almost a half century later, people born and raised in Rapid City after June 9, 1972, can only imagine what the town looked like before the flood.
Mark Trahant: Trump administration seeks to redefine nuclear waste
The Department of Energy says changing the definition of nuclear waste will lead to $40 billion in savings.
Montana Free Press: Governor gains early win in dispute over bison bill
A bill that changes the definition of 'wild bison' could hurt tribal treaty rights, Montana's governor says.
'Seeds of resistance': Ponca corn planted in path of Keystone XL Pipeline
As a light rain turned the soil beneath their feet soft, water protectors and farmers stepped forward from a long line and dropped corn seeds on Ponca land in Nebraska.
Cronkite News: Native youth aim to hold U.S. accountable for climate change
Can the government be sued for climate change? Native youth are hoping they can.
Harold Frazier: Keystone XL Pipeline threatens treaty territory
This land is not the land of the free, ask any Indian.
Native Sun News Today: Tribes object to Keystone XL Pipeline man camps
Citing treaty rights and a need to protect water, tribes are challenging Keystone XL infrastructure in South Dakota.
Trump administration defers to Congress on protections for ancestral lands
Legislation to protect ancestral and sacred tribal lands is gaining steam on Capitol Hill.
Cronkite News: Tribes support uranium mining ban on sacred and ancestral lands
Tribal and environmental leaders urged lawmakers to protect sacred land by banning mining around the Grand Canyon.
Native Sun News Today: Ponca tribes meet again for sacred corn ceremony
Resistance to the Keystone XL Pipeline continues on ancestral tribal land in Nebraska.
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe presses for decision on industrial hemp
The window to plant hemp is ending soon and the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe wants to get moving.
Montana Free Press: Crow Tribe seeks protections for ancestral and sacred lands
The Crow Nation of Montana wants a say in the future of the Crazy Mountains, a range that shaped the history of the tribe and the West at large.
Congressional panel focuses on 'Broken Promises' report on Indian Country
The federal government is failing to meet its trust and treaty obligations, according to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
Mary Annette Pember: Native spirituality appropriated by beauty and wellness industry
Native Americans are troubled by the beauty and wellness industry’s marketing of practices and items associated with their prayer rituals.
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