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Presidential hopefuls embrace Indigenous movement against unwanted pipelines
Presidential hopefuls embrace Indigenous movement against unwanted pipelines (September 4, 2019)

The Indigenous battles against Keystone XL and Dakota Access have finally emerged as a critical component of the 2020 presidential campaign.


The Revelator: Books provide insight into #NoDAPL movement and food sovereignty
The Revelator: Books provide insight into #NoDAPL movement and food sovereignty (August 5, 2019)

New books tackle tough issues related to climate change, extinction, Indigenous sovereignty, ocean conservation and a whole lot more.


Tribal leaders grill 2020 Democratic presidential candidates on Indian issues
Tribal leaders grill 2020 Democratic presidential candidates on Indian issues (July 30, 2019)

As the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates hit the stage for their second round of debates, some of the hopefuls are sitting down with tribal leaders.


Native Sun News Today: North Dakota seeks $38 million for DAPL crackdown
Native Sun News Today: North Dakota seeks $38 million for DAPL crackdown (July 26, 2019)

A new lawsuit blames the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for encouraging Indigenous resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline.


Standing Rock Sioux Tribe seeks hearing on expansion of Dakota Access Pipeline
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe seeks hearing on expansion of Dakota Access Pipeline (July 11, 2019)

The backers of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline are seeking to double operations in North Dakota.


'We were born for this': Native women overcome obstacles in the legal field
'We were born for this': Native women overcome obstacles in the legal field (May 3, 2019)

Opportunities for advancement within the legal profession are often rare for female Native attorneys but many are breaking new ground.


Tribal consultation policies still lacking amid challenges of Trump era
Tribal consultation policies still lacking amid challenges of Trump era (April 23, 2019)

Nearly two decades after the first executive order on tribal consultation, the federal government is still struggling to meet their trust and treaty responsibilities.


'My wrongful arrest': Native journalist doubles down on defense in drunken driving case
'My wrongful arrest': Native journalist doubles down on defense in drunken driving case (April 22, 2019)

Jenni Monet is a free woman, despite a new warrant out for her arrest in New Mexico.


'Foxes guarding the hen house': Trump nominee confirmed at Indian Country's most important agency
'Foxes guarding the hen house': Trump nominee confirmed at Indian Country's most important agency (April 11, 2019)

With David Bernhardt at the helm, the Department of the Interior has been one disaster after another, tribes and their advocates assert.


Native Sun News Today: Judge deals blow to wealthy backers of Dakota Access Pipeline
Native Sun News Today: Judge deals blow to wealthy backers of Dakota Access Pipeline (February 22, 2019)

'Justice has been served,' an attorney said after a judge dismissed an unusual lawsuit that targeted opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline.


White House listening session turns messy as one tribe walks out in protest
White House listening session turns messy as one tribe walks out in protest (February 14, 2019)

The Trump administration's attempt to reset its troubled relationship with Indian Country got off to a rocky start after one tribe walked out on what was billed as a historic meeting.


'These cases should never have been brought': Water Protector Legal Collective wraps up #NoDAPL work
'These cases should never have been brought': Water Protector Legal Collective wraps up #NoDAPL work (February 7, 2019)

The criminal cases connected to the Dakota Access Pipeline have concluded in North Dakota, two years after the Trump administration gave the final approval for the controversial project.


Native member of Congress helps lead first committee hearing on climate change
Native member of Congress helps lead first committee hearing on climate change (February 4, 2019)

Citing Standing Rock as a driving force, Democrats in Congress are calling for a Green New Deal to address climate change and other issues.


Native Sun News Today: Pipeline victories celebrated on treaty anniversary
Native Sun News Today: Pipeline victories celebrated on treaty anniversary (January 25, 2019)

Water protectors from far and wide gathered to celebrate and foster the International Treaty to Protect the Sacred from Tar Sands Projects.


Cronkite News: Indigenous Peoples March draws thousands to Washington D.C.
Cronkite News: Indigenous Peoples March draws thousands to Washington D.C. (January 21, 2019)

'It was just time,' organizer Kelly Holmes said of the first-ever Indigenous Peoples March in the nation's capital.


Mary Annette Pember: Water protectors fight final stretch of Dakota Access Pipeline
Mary Annette Pember: Water protectors fight final stretch of Dakota Access Pipeline (January 9, 2019)

Indigenous water protectors and allies have been protesting, suing and, in some cases, doing felony-level direct action, to halt the completion of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline.


YES! Magazine: How Standing Rock changed one doctor's life
YES! Magazine: How Standing Rock changed one doctor's life (December 6, 2018)

Dr. Tara Sood rushed to volunteer with the Indigenous-led protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline.


Jacqueline Keeler: Tribes are mobilizing to protect and get out the Native vote
Jacqueline Keeler: Tribes are mobilizing to protect and get out the Native vote (October 29, 2018)

Native voters in North and South Dakota embrace the value of their vote since Standing Rock.


Standing Rock citizens sue county over #NoDAPL road blockade
Standing Rock citizens sue county over #NoDAPL road blockade (October 29, 2018)

Two Standing Rock citizens and a member of the clergy are suing authorities who shut down a key highway during the height of the #NoDAPL movement.


Tribes finally given access to Dakota Access Pipeline decision
Tribes finally given access to Dakota Access Pipeline decision (October 4, 2018)

Tribes have finally been given access to the Trump administration's Dakota Access Pipeline decision but Indian Country is still being kept in the dark.


Harold Frazier: Where are the Indians in the National Congress of American Indians?
Harold Frazier: Where are the Indians in the National Congress of American Indians? (September 28, 2018)

Failure to protect one of us is a failure to protect all of us.


Dakota Access Pipeline decision still missing in action
Dakota Access Pipeline decision still missing in action (September 24, 2018)

It's been almost a month since the Trump administration reaffirmed its approval of the Dakota Access Pipeline but no one's seen the decision yet.


'I draw the funny things': Pueblo cartoonist goes political
'I draw the funny things': Pueblo cartoonist goes political (September 20, 2018)

Cartoonist Ricardo Caté has turned his attention to politics and the environment.


Standing Rock Sioux Tribe still waiting on Dakota Access decision
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe still waiting on Dakota Access decision (September 18, 2018)

The Trump administration has yet to release its Dakota Access Pipeline decision, more than two weeks after it was supposedly finished.


Documents indicate plans to spy on Native opponents of Keystone XL
Documents indicate plans to spy on Native opponents of Keystone XL (September 14, 2018)

Federal and state authorities are coordinating in anticipation of protests against the Keystone XL Pipeline.


Another Indian bill makes its way to President Trump's desk
Another Indian bill makes its way to President Trump's desk (September 11, 2018)

President Donald Trump's reputation in Indian Country is often in the dumps even as Congress keeps giving him pro-tribal bills to sign.


Dakota Access Pipeline decision still missing in action a week later
Dakota Access Pipeline decision still missing in action a week later (September 7, 2018)

It's been a week since the Trump administration approved the Dakota Access Pipeline again. Where's the actual decision?


Hard work 'in the trash': Standing Rock Sioux Tribe slams Trump on Dakota Access
Hard work 'in the trash': Standing Rock Sioux Tribe slams Trump on Dakota Access (September 4, 2018)

To the surprise of almost no one, the Trump administration has affirmed its hasty approval of the Dakota Access Pipeline with a decision few have actually seen.


'We're just outnumbered and out-moneyed': Fort Peck Tribes fight Keystone XL
'We're just outnumbered and out-moneyed': Fort Peck Tribes fight Keystone XL (August 30, 2018)

The Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes say the Keystone XL Pipeline threatens their drinking water, and their way of life.


A return to frontier justice? Red Fawn Fallis locked up for #NoDAPL incident
A return to frontier justice? Red Fawn Fallis locked up for #NoDAPL incident (August 20, 2018)

The prosecution of Red Fawn Fallis for her role in #NoDAPL movement marks a return to frontier justice, according to her defense team.


'An answer to our prayers': Trump takes hit on Keystone XL Pipeline
'An answer to our prayers': Trump takes hit on Keystone XL Pipeline (August 17, 2018)

The Trump administration must conduct a more thorough review of the Keystone XL Pipeline in response to a lawsuit filed by Native activists.


Trump administration delays Dakota Access Pipeline decision again
Trump administration delays Dakota Access Pipeline decision again (August 8, 2018)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers needs until the end of the month to complete its work on the Dakota Access Pipeline.


A 'political prisoner': Red Fawn Fallis takes the fall for #NoDAPL incident
A 'political prisoner': Red Fawn Fallis takes the fall for #NoDAPL incident (July 31, 2018)

An FBI informant infiltrated the #NoDAPL encampment and supplied the gun that led to a Native woman's downfall.


Red Fawn Fallis won't appeal sentence for #NoDAPL incident
Red Fawn Fallis won't appeal sentence for #NoDAPL incident (July 24, 2018)

Water protector Red Fawn Fallis is due to spend another three years behind bars for a non-fatal gun incident in North Dakota.


'I knew I wasn't guilty': #NoDAPL activist acquitted in North Dakota
'I knew I wasn't guilty': #NoDAPL activist acquitted in North Dakota (July 16, 2018)

Micah Lott was accused of trespass and rioting at Standing Rock but the case was so weak that the judge cleared him.


Red Fawn Fallis sentenced to nearly five years for #NoDAPL incident
Red Fawn Fallis sentenced to nearly five years for #NoDAPL incident (July 13, 2018)

A non-fatal gun incident will keep Dakota Access Pipeline opponent Red Fawn Fallis in federal prison.


Dakota Access sued for failing to sell ranch at Standing Rock
Dakota Access sued for failing to sell ranch at Standing Rock (July 11, 2018)

Corporations aren't supposed to own ranches in North Dakota but Dakota Access got away with it in the name of a $3.8 billion oil pipeline.


Dakota Access Pipeline study still not finished after more than a year
Dakota Access Pipeline study still not finished after more than a year (June 12, 2018)

Tribal opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline are still waiting on the Trump administration to complete a study on the controversial project.


Security firm hired by Dakota Access still won't admit wrongdoing
Security firm hired by Dakota Access still won't admit wrongdoing (May 16, 2018)

TigerSwan, hired by the wealthy backers of the Dakota Access Pipeline, is trying to clear its name in North Dakota.


Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: An Indian man walks into court and asks a judge to do the right thing
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: An Indian man walks into court and asks a judge to do the right thing (April 20, 2018)

It was an astonishing day for Chase Iron Eyes as he went before a white-man judge in North Dakota.


Graham Lee Brewer: What we learned about #NoDAPL and accountability
Graham Lee Brewer: What we learned about #NoDAPL and accountability (April 16, 2018)

High Country News spent nine months investigating #NoDAPL fund-raising campaigns.


Albert Bender: Oil continues to flow through 'genocidal' Dakota Access Pipeline
Albert Bender: Oil continues to flow through 'genocidal' Dakota Access Pipeline (April 9, 2018)

Oil continues to flow, money continues to be made hand over fist by the corporate magnates of big oil, and the genocide continues to rake in casualties.


YES! Magazine: An 'awakening' emerges from Standing Rock
YES! Magazine: An 'awakening' emerges from Standing Rock (March 28, 2018)

Photographer Josué Rivas spent seven months living at Standing Rock, documenting the gathering force of Native Americans and their allies.


Trump administration blames tribes for delay in new Dakota Access study
Trump administration blames tribes for delay in new Dakota Access study (March 21, 2018)

The Trump administration is blaming tribes as it delays a highly-anticipated study of the Dakota Access Pipeline.


Jenni Monet: What the movement at Standing Rock gave the world
Jenni Monet: What the movement at Standing Rock gave the world (March 16, 2018)

Americans saw the Indigenous struggle—the violence, stolen resources, colluding corporations and governments—that goes hand in hand with protecting the Earth.


Standing Rock Sioux Tribe warns of 'same mistakes' with new Dakota Access study
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe warns of 'same mistakes' with new Dakota Access study (March 7, 2018)

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is being 'stonewalled' by the Trump administration when it comes to a new study on the Dakota Access Pipeline, according to a new filing.


Oscars see a bit of diversity on stage with Native presenter and performance
Oscars see a bit of diversity on stage with Native presenter and performance (March 5, 2018)

Hollywood isn't a place where Native Americans will find a lot of opportunities but some signs of change were seen during the industry's biggest night of the year.


Republican investigation links Russian trolls to #NoDAPL movement
Republican investigation links Russian trolls to #NoDAPL movement (March 1, 2018)

The movement against the Dakota Access Pipeline originated in Indian Country but some on Capitol Hill are seeing links from somewhere far, far away.


Mark Trahant: Freeing ourselves from the legacy of White supremacy
Mark Trahant: Freeing ourselves from the legacy of White supremacy (March 1, 2018)

The white male-centric colonial system is incapable of the leadership we need, and Indigenous knowledge is essential for the innovation that will follow this disruption


YES! Magazine: Youth take lead from Standing Rock to school shootings
YES! Magazine: Youth take lead from Standing Rock to school shootings (February 26, 2018)

As activists, youth have not always been visible. But past social justice movements show how effective they can be.


Sylvia Chi: Indigenous activists lead energy divestment movement
Sylvia Chi: Indigenous activists lead energy divestment movement (February 19, 2018)

Direct divestments and lawsuits that began on the West Coast are spreading, with New York the latest city to pull its funding out of oil and coal.


Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe demands consultation on DAPL study
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe demands consultation on DAPL study (February 9, 2018)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been ignoring the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe despite requests for consultation, according to a new court filing.


Woman injured in #NoDAPL clash sues federal government for evidence
Woman injured in #NoDAPL clash sues federal government for evidence (February 6, 2018)

An opponent of the Dakota Access Pipeline is suing the federal government in connection with an incident during which she nearly lost her arm.


Red Fawn Fallis stays jailed for #NoDAPL gun shooting incident
Red Fawn Fallis stays jailed for #NoDAPL gun shooting incident (February 6, 2018)

Red Fawn Fallis will remain jailed while she awaits sentencing in connection with a non-fatal gun shooting incident during the #NoDAPL standoff in North Dakota.


Red Fawn Fallis enters guilty plea for #NoDAPL gun shooting incident
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Red Fawn Fallis enters guilty plea for #NoDAPL gun shooting incident (January 23, 2018)

Red Fawn Fallis, a citizen of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, is facing a prison term for firing a gun during the #NoDAPL protests in North Dakota.


Native Sun News Today: 'Water Protectors' film heralds unsung Lakota heroes
Native Sun News Today: 'Water Protectors' film heralds unsung Lakota heroes (January 15, 2018)

'The Water Protectors of Wakpa Waste' tells the stories of water protectors who led the historic fight against Big Oil and corporate greed.


Native Sun News Today: Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe raises funds for water
Native Sun News Today: Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe raises funds for water (January 10, 2018)

The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe launched a crowdfunding website to raise money for legal costs and to raise awareness about the tribe’s history, dispossession of treaty land and natural resources.


Albert Bender: The original genocide continues with the Dakota Access Pipeline
Albert Bender: The original genocide continues with the Dakota Access Pipeline (November 16, 2017)

Considering the fragility of the lives of Native Americans in the U.S., we are talking about real destruction of both health and livelihood here at the hands of Big Oil.


Dakota Access Pipeline opponents aim to hold law enforcement accountable for brutal tactics
Dakota Access Pipeline opponents aim to hold law enforcement accountable for brutal tactics (November 14, 2017)

Opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline are planning to move forward with their police brutality lawsuit despite a setback in the courts.


Dakota Access sued for damage to farmland as tribes seek assurances for water
Dakota Access sued for damage to farmland as tribes seek assurances for water (November 3, 2017)

The wealthy backers of the Dakota Access Pipeline are being sued by a family over damages to their farmland as tribes seek to protect their water from oil spills.