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Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe drops appeal in Dakota Access lawsuit Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe drops appeal in Dakota Access lawsuit (04/28)
With oil set to flow in a couple of weeks, the tribe is focusing on reversing the Trump administration's approval of the pipeline.
Indigenous activists reclaim nation's capital in defiance of Donald Trump Indigenous activists reclaim nation's capital in defiance of Donald Trump (04/28)
Indigenous activists are reclaiming the nation's capital as they push back against the Trump administration's environmental agenda.
Ute Tribe demands 'voice' as Donald Trump orders review of Bears Ears monument Ute Tribe demands 'voice' as Donald Trump orders review of Bears Ears monument (04/28)
Ute leaders are taking on powerful interests as they seek to prevent the the Trump administration from undermining the new Bears Ears National Monument.
Native Sun News Today: Runners from Standing Rock head to Ohio Native Sun News Today: Runners from Standing Rock head to Ohio (04/28)
Sacred White Buffalo Calf Bundle Keeper Arvol Looking Horse lent his support to a relay ride and run to Ohio, where the backers of the Dakota Access Pipeline admitted to two drilling-related spills.
Interior Department announces $5.7M in tribal preservation grants Interior Department announces $5.7M in tribal preservation grants (04/27)
Awards range from $27,240 for the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe to $57,505 for the Navajo Nation.
Dakota Access firm faces fines for two spills of drilling fluid in Ohio Dakota Access firm faces fines for two spills of drilling fluid in Ohio (04/27)
The spill occurred in connection with the same type of drilling that took place for the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Indigenous activists make presence known for climate march in D.C. Indigenous activists make presence known for climate march in D.C. (04/27)
The indigenous bloc of events kicks off with a round dance at the Trump International Hotel.
Trump singles out new Bears Ears monument as an 'abuse' of government's power Trump singles out new Bears Ears monument as an 'abuse' of government's power (04/26)
The new monument enjoys strong support across Indian Country but the president sounded more concerned about the views of non-Indians in Utah.
Support for Standing Rock Sioux Tribe leads to recall in Alaska city Support for Standing Rock Sioux Tribe leads to recall in Alaska city (04/26)
Three city council members in Homer could be voted out of office for a resolution that opposes the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Doug Pibel: New film teaches us about value of indigenous seeds Doug Pibel: New film teaches us about value of indigenous seeds (04/26)
Watch this movie to get inspired about saving seeds. And then do it.
Native Sun News Today: Lakota youth set up beekeeping business Native Sun News Today: Lakota youth set up beekeeping business (04/26)
Lakota youth hope beekeeping will provide opportunity for the Sicangu Oyate.
Native Sun News Today: Groups fight uranium mining in Black Hills Native Sun News Today: Groups fight uranium mining in Black Hills (04/25)
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s release of “apparent violations” of surface and groundwater requirements in uranium mill cleanup underscored the latest efforts to prevent the permitting of proposed new mines and mills in the Black Hills.
Blackfeet Nation citizens approve historic water rights settlement Blackfeet Nation citizens approve historic water rights settlement (04/21)
The agreement confirms and quantifies the tribe's water rights in Montana and authorizes $471 million in investments on the reservation.
Ramapough Lenape Nation denied permit for anti-pipeline camp Ramapough Lenape Nation denied permit for anti-pipeline camp (04/20)
The Split Rock Sweetwater Prayer Camp is illegal, according to officials in New Jersey.
Dakota Access Pipeline announces May 14 as first date of service Dakota Access Pipeline announces May 14 as first date of service (04/19)
Tribal opponents still have time to stop oil from flowing through the controversial project.
Anna Hohag: Bringing indigenous science to water management Anna Hohag: Bringing indigenous science to water management (04/19)
An emergency or an answered prayer for Paiute and Shoshone traditional water managers in Owens Valley area?
Foreign billionaire behind mine opposed by tribes rents mansion to Trump couple Foreign billionaire behind mine opposed by tribes rents mansion to Trump couple (04/18)
Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, work for President Donald Trump and are in position to influence the administration's position on a mine project in Minnesota.
Secretary Zinke won't return land taken from Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Secretary Zinke won't return land taken from Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (04/18)
The National Bison Range is located entirely within reservation boundaries but the leader of the Interior Department described it as 'public' land.
Southern Ute Tribe sees role as 'conscientious' energy developer Southern Ute Tribe sees role as 'conscientious' energy developer (04/13)
A front-page story in The New York Times lumped the Southern Utes in with other tribes that engage in coal extraction.
Cronkite News: Trump administration sued over border wall plans Cronkite News: Trump administration sued over border wall plans (04/13)
Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Tucson, and the Center for Biological Diversity challenged President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall on environmental grounds.
Native Sun News Today: Answers sought on Dakota Access Pipeline Native Sun News Today: Answers sought on Dakota Access Pipeline (04/12)
Sen. Tom Carper (D-Delaware) and Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Washington) launched the initiative with an official letter a top U.S. Army Corps of Engineers official.
Secretary Zinke opens sacred site in Utah to recreational traffic Secretary Zinke opens sacred site in Utah to recreational traffic (04/11)
The decision is a boost to non-Indians who opposed restrictions in Recapture Canyon.
Mark Trahant: Resource extraction brings few benefits for tribes Mark Trahant: Resource extraction brings few benefits for tribes (04/10)
A couple of years ago a tribal leader showed me an abandoned lumber mill near the village of Tyonek, Alaska.
Judge agrees to keep some Dakota Access spill information secret Judge agrees to keep some Dakota Access spill information secret (04/07)
The Army Corps of Engineers came to the firm's rescue regarding some of the information in a handful of oil spill response documents.
Native Sun News Today: Groups line up to fight Keystone XL permit Native Sun News Today: Groups line up to fight Keystone XL permit (04/07)
'President Trump is breaking established environmental laws and treaties in his efforts to force through the Keystone XL Pipeline,' Indigenous Environmental Network activist Tom Goldtooth said.
Karuk Tribe brings traditional science to federal land management Karuk Tribe brings traditional science to federal land management (04/06)
The Karuk were once denied the right to practice an ancient tradition. Now scientific and resource management circles are seeing the merits of controlled burning.
Lawmakers ask Army Corps to explain decision on Dakota Access Pipeline Lawmakers ask Army Corps to explain decision on Dakota Access Pipeline (04/06)
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe continue to fight the project in federal court.
Bureau of Indian Affairs increases rates at some irrigation systems Bureau of Indian Affairs increases rates at some irrigation systems (04/05)
The rates for the most part have not changed dramatically at irrigation systems in Indian Country.
Native Sun News Today: Tribes focus on banks and courts as Dakota Access fight continues Native Sun News Today: Tribes focus on banks and courts as Dakota Access fight continues (04/05)
As petroleum industry investors announced theintroduction of crude oil into the Dakota Access Pipeline, resistance continued to break out like a rash all across Indian Country.
Blackfeet Nation asks citizens to approve water rights compact Blackfeet Nation asks citizens to approve water rights compact (04/05)
The state of Montana and Congress already ratified the deal. Now it's up to tribal voters.
Indigenous Environmental Network challenges Keystone XL permit Indigenous Environmental Network challenges Keystone XL permit (04/04)
A lawsuit filed in federal court in accuses the Trump administration of failing to consider all of the social, cultural and health impacts of the controversial project.
Narragansett Tribe files lawsuit over failed transfer of historic sites Narragansett Tribe files lawsuit over failed transfer of historic sites (04/04)
The state of Rhode Island refused to transfer the land until the tribe waived its immunity and accepted state jurisdiction.
House panel takes up bill to approve road for Alaska Native village House panel takes up bill to approve road for Alaska Native village (04/04)
Residents of King Cove have been pushing for the road for decades as a way to save lives in their Aleut community.
David Ganje: Aging dams stuck in regulatory limbo in South Dakota David Ganje: Aging dams stuck in regulatory limbo in South Dakota (04/04)
While the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers oversees federal dams in South Dakota and elsewhere, many of the state’s dams are caught in a regulatory limbo.
Two tribes granted role in Keystone XL Pipeline review in Nebraska Two tribes granted role in Keystone XL Pipeline review in Nebraska (04/03)
The route crosses the Ponca Tribe's trail of forced removal and the Yankton Sioux Tribe's ancestral territory.

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