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Mille Lacs Band divests from Wells Fargo over financing for Dakota Access Pipeline
The Minnesota tribe has terminated its relationship with Wells Fargo.
Native Sun News Today: Uranium expansion near sacred site in Wyoming put on hold
Peninsula Energy Ltd. has decided to shelve Ross uranium mine and mill expansion plans slated near the tribally significant Mato Tipila.
Tribal opposition leads to delay on status of Yellowstone grizzly
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has received more than 650,000 comments about protections for the sacred animal.
Bad River Band calls for removal of aging pipeline on reservation
The Line 5 pipeline has been transporting oil through the reservation since 1953.
North Dakota tribe threatens to walk away from energy tax deal
'We're not bluffing,' Chairman Mark Fox told lawmakers in regards to a new bill that changes oil taxation rates.
California county approves limits on marijuana near tribal lands
The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation asked for a 1,000-foot buffer zone.
Bill requires tribal consent for Yucca Mountain nuclear waste site
The controversial nuclear waste repository, widely opposed in Nevada, could be revived by the incoming Trump administration.
Donald Trump's Energy nominee vows to stay away from Dakota Access Pipeline
Former Texas governor Rick Perry has disclosed his financial interests in the companies backing the controversial pipeline.
Native Sun News Today: Legal fight continues over Dakota Access Pipeline
While the permit is suspended, $1.4 billion of loans are on hold, and pipeline opponents are rallying for individuals to withdraw their money from accounts and a petition for bankers to cut their line of credit to the project.
Alaska Native village still seeking approval for 'life-saving road'
Indian Country remains wary of Republican president-elect Donald Trump but change in the nation's capital could benefit a rural Native community in Alaska.
Senate committee schedules hearing for Donald Trump's Interior nominee
Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-Montana) has earned praise for his work on protections for Native women, federal recognition, water rights, energy and economic development.
Interior Department cancels final leases on sacred Blackfeet Nation land
The Badger-Two Medicine Area is now completely protected from oil and gas drilling.
Jacqueline Keeler: New monument marks victory for tribal sites
By permanently protecting an area rich in indigenous cultural history, Obama has shown that some things are worth more than money.
Native Sun News Today: Nation building through food sovereignty
Localizing food facilities and methods inspections, establishing codes to protect seed banks and traditional planting and harvesting methods are some ways to exercise tribal sovereignty.
Tribes celebrate designation of national monument at Bears Ears
The Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition successfully lobbied President Barack Obama to protect 1.35 million acres of sacred sites and ancestral lands in Utah.
Native Sun News Today: Oglala Sioux Tribe wins consultation ruling
Nuclear Regulatory Commissioners must heed the Oglala Sioux Tribe’s demand for consultation in order to validate a license for proposed uranium mining operation in the Black Hills.
Army Corps counters Dakota Access on crucial pipeline easement
With the clock winding down on the Obama administration, government attorneys are calling on a federal judge to reject efforts to complete the controversial project.
Kyle Powys Whyte: Why the Dakota Access Pipeline fight continues
In December, protesters in Standing Rock, North Dakota scored a big victory against a pipeline builder, yet the underlying problems have not been addressed.
EHN: Menominee Nation won't back down from fight against mine on sacred ground
The open pit gold, zinc and copper mine would be near tribal burial sites and centuries old raised garden beds along the Menominee River, the center of the Menominee Tribe's creation story.
North Dakota agency defends request for small fine against Dakota Access
The wealthy backers of the controversial project don't want to pay a $15,000 fine for disturbing a tribal site in North Dakota.
Cronkite News: San Carlos Apache Tribe fights mine at sacred site
Oak Flat, a desert landscape and 90-minute drive outside Phoenix, lies in the midst of an environmental and economic controversy.
Desiree Kane: Photos from seven months of living at Standing Rock
The life that we have built here has taught many how to live a large-scale sustainable, decolonized, anticapitalist lifestyle
Peter d'Errico: Indigenous community battles invasion in Ecuador
'The Shuar are protesting an invasion of their homelands by a Chinese mining company that would create the world’s second largest open pit copper mine.'
André Cramblit: Water is life for salmon and tribes in California too
'We need to remain diligent and continue to fight for environmental justice.'
Native Sun News Today: Standing Rock movement inspires others
The historic resistance movement in the Northern Great Plains inspires hopes for recognition of territorial and human rights in Latin America.
Obama cites Native subsistence needs in ban on offshore drilling
An Alaska Native corporation plans to 'fight' the decision to outlaw development on more than 100 million acres in the Arctic Ocean.
Donald Trump's environmental nominee takes credit for tribal water deal
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt (R) tried to get the lawsuit filed by the Chickasaw Nation and the Choctaw Nation thrown out of court.
North Dakota tribe recovers ancestral lands taken by Army Corps
After a decades-long quest, the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation is finally reclaiming a piece of its homeland.
Donald Trump picks billionaire to oversee review of Dakota Access Pipeline
A huge legal, political and public relations challenge will be facing Vincent Viola as Secretary of the Army.
Northwest tribes prepare to rebury ancestor known as Ancient One
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is required to transfer the remains of the Kennewick Man within 90 days.
Native Sun News Today: Opposition to drilling test in Lakota territory
Haakon County Commission members, meeting here on December 6, convened in a larger room than usual when they found their venue filled with citizens concerned that a proposed deep bore hole drilling project would lead to disposal of high-level radioactive nuclear waste.
Judge sets stage for next phase of Dakota Access Pipeline lawsuit
A hearing in federal court isn't expected for another two months but it's going to be a big one.
Donald Trump's Interior pick slammed sale of federal lands as 'extreme'
Opposition to the sale of public lands appears to have played a major role in the selection of the Montana Republican to lead the Interior Department.
Native Sun News Today: #DefundDAPL effort targets backers of Dakota Access Pipeline
As thousands of Dakota Access Pipeline opponents responded to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s appeal to fold up their tents for the winter, organizers turned attention toward a boycott of investment banks and other campaigns to prevent revival of the project.
Ruth Hopkins: Indigenous science emphasizes our connectedness
Writer Ruth Hopkins, a member of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate, shares indigenous science from the Oceti Sakowin:
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