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Native Sun News Today: Drilling test in treaty territory stirs concernFiled Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News Today: Drilling test in treaty territory stirs concern (02/17)
Tribal authorities and other members of the public roundly questioned proposals for drilling deep boreholes to test nuclear waste disposal technology in 1851 Ft. Laramie Treaty territory.
Lee Hester: Threat of nuclear war resurfaces under Donald TrumpFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Lee Hester: Threat of nuclear war resurfaces under Donald Trump (01/10)
'I’ve finally realized that the President-Elect’s supporters have a secret decoder ring.'
Native Sun News Today: Opposition to drilling test in Lakota territoryFiled Under: Environment | Health | National
Native Sun News Today: Opposition to drilling test in Lakota territory (12/20)
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.
James Giago Davies: Politicians are still trying to scare Americans to deathFiled Under: Opinion
James Giago Davies: Politicians are still trying to scare Americans to death (08/08)
Our entire society is developing a personality disorder no enema can fix.
Timbisha Shoshone Tribe protests Yucca Mountain nuclear reportFiled Under: Environment | National
Timbisha Shoshone Tribe protests Yucca Mountain nuclear report (05/11)
Chairman George Gholson said the Nuclear Regulatory Commission failed to adequately consider the impacts to his people.
Steve Russell: A 'House of Horrors' with President Donald TrumpFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Steve Russell: A 'House of Horrors' with President Donald Trump (03/18)
In Trumpland, Cherokee Nation v. Georgia does not matter because he is prepared to abrogate treaties with nations not labeled 'domestic, dependent.'
Native Sun News:  Navajo activists spearhead 'No Nukes' effortFiled Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Navajo activists spearhead 'No Nukes' effort (10/23)
Leona Morgan, a young Dine’ woman, speaks passionately about uranium issues affecting her people.
Ian Zabarte: Western Shoshone territory in Nevada is not for saleFiled Under: Environment | Opinion
Ian Zabarte: Western Shoshone territory in Nevada is not for sale (10/02)
The government of Newe Sogobia does not consent to the inclusion of any part of our treaty defined property into the boundaries or jurisdiction of the United States or any state or territory.
Alex Jacobs: Governor strikes political deal for nuclear wasteFiled Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
Alex Jacobs: Governor strikes political deal for nuclear waste (05/14)
How can communities, Native and non-Native, stop such projects from developing, using up precious water, polluting the environment, presenting security risks that rationalize ever greater government intrusion?
Native Sun News: Walk hits uranium mining sites on reservationsFiled Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Walk hits uranium mining sites on reservations (04/17)
Buddhist pacifists on a U.S. Prayer Walk for Peace and a nuclear-free future culminated a tour April 9 of Navajo and Hopi lands negatively impacted by uranium mining.
Key lawmakers remain opposed to Yucca Mountain nuclear dumpFiled Under: Environment | Law | Politics
Key lawmakers remain opposed to Yucca Mountain nuclear dump (01/30)
The facility would be located on land promised to Western Shoshone tribes under the 1863 Treaty of Ruby Valley.
Alex Jacobs: Nuclear industry leaves mark on Native communitiesFiled Under: Opinion
Alex Jacobs: Nuclear industry leaves mark on Native communities (12/15)
Mohawk poet discusses the nuclear industry's impact in New Mexico.
Prairie Island Indian Community sues over nuclear waste ruleFiled Under: Environment | Law
Prairie Island Indian Community sues over nuclear waste rule (10/29)
After 20 years, the tribe is will waiting for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to address the 'temporary' storage of nuclear waste next to the reservation.
Steven Newcomb: Dominating nature through nuclear powerFiled Under: Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Dominating nature through nuclear power (11/27)
Steven Newcomb says the nuclear catastrophe in Fukushima, Japan, will affect generations to come.
Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Nuclear threat headed towards CaliforniaFiled Under: Opinion
Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Nuclear threat headed towards California (11/25)
Dina Gilio-Whitaker discusses how the nuclear crisis in Japan might reach California.
Court orders resumption of Yucca Mountain nuclear waste siteFiled Under: Environment | Law | Politics
Court orders resumption of Yucca Mountain nuclear waste site (08/14)
The Obama administration flouted the law when it stopped work on the controversial Yucca Mountain nuclear waste site in Nevada, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Tuesday.
MPR: Prairie Island Indian Community  discusses nuclear facilityFiled Under: Environment
MPR: Prairie Island Indian Community discusses nuclear facility (11/08)
"The Prairie Island Indian Community is asking the federal government to respond to its long-running concerns about nuclear waste stored near the Prairie Island power plant. Members of the tribal...
Prairie Island Indian Community  signs MOU for nuclear facilityFiled Under: Environment | Law
Prairie Island Indian Community signs MOU for nuclear facility (10/16)
The Prairie Island Indian Community of Minnesota entered into a memorandum of understanding with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to address issues at a nuclear facility next to the reservation. The...
Prairie Island Indian Community raises nuclear waste concerns Filed Under: Environment
Prairie Island Indian Community raises nuclear waste concerns (09/04)
The Prairie Island Indian Community of Minnesota is asking the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to address nuclear waste issues at a plant next to the reservation. The Prairie Island Nuclear Generating...
Prairie Island Indian Community concerned about nuclear plant Filed Under: Environment
Prairie Island Indian Community concerned about nuclear plant (08/15)
The Prairie Island Indian Community of Minnesota said it was troubled by operations at a nuclear power facility next to its reservation. The Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant was forced...
Editorial: Nuclear waste storage problem deserves a new solutionFiled Under: Opinion
Editorial: Nuclear waste storage problem deserves a new solution (07/05)
"Lawmakers and policy planners must revive the search for safe ways to store used fuel rods from nuclear power reactors. The long-term solution favored by most experts, which we endorse,...
Prairie Island Indian Community wins a ruling on nuclear wasteFiled Under: Environment | Law
Prairie Island Indian Community wins a ruling on nuclear waste (06/11)
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday struck down a Nuclear Regulatory Commission rule in a lawsuit filed by the Prairie Island Indian Community of Minnesota and other parties....
Editorial: Prairie Island Tribe lives  in shadow of nuclear threatFiled Under: Opinion
Editorial: Prairie Island Tribe lives in shadow of nuclear threat (01/12)
"At 3:53 a.m., a worker discovers bleach is leaking from a 500-gallon bleach tank. (The bleach is important because it cleans the water used in the reactor’s vital cooling system.)...
MPR: NRC worked with Prairie Island Community on studyFiled Under: Environment | National
MPR: NRC worked with Prairie Island Community on study (05/18)
"The Prairie Island nuclear power plant is a step closer to winning approval to operate for another 20 years. The federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced Tuesday that it has found...
MPR: Prairie Island Tribe worried about safety at nuclear plantFiled Under: Environment | National | World
MPR: Prairie Island Tribe worried about safety at nuclear plant (03/17)
"The earthquake and tsunami in Japan the disaster they caused at a nuclear power plant there are raising questions about the safety of Minnesota's two nuclear power plants. Xcel...
Mark Trahant: Tragedy in Japan  puts  Yucca Mountain in scrutinyFiled Under: Opinion
Mark Trahant: Tragedy in Japan puts Yucca Mountain in scrutiny (03/14)
Like most people I watched the events in Japan unfold on cable and through Facebook throughout the weekend. It’s great to see posts from friends and friends-of-friends who are OK....
Mohawks support lawsuit to block shipment of nuclear equipmentFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Environment
Mohawks support lawsuit to block shipment of nuclear equipment (03/09)
Mohawk First Nations in Canada are supporting a lawsuit that seeks to block the shipment of nuclear equipment along the St. Lawrence River. Mohawk communities in Kahnawake, Tyendinaga and Akwesasne...
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe against shipment of nuclear equipmentFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Environment
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe against shipment of nuclear equipment (02/22)
The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe of New York is opposing the shipment of nuclear equipment through a waterway on the reservation. The owner of a nuclear power plant in Canada...
Skull Valley Band set to elect a new chairman and vice chairmanFiled Under: Politics
Skull Valley Band set to elect a new chairman and vice chairman (01/24)
The Skull Valley Band of Goshute Indians in Utah is getting ready to elect a new chairman and vice chairman. Lawrence Bear was serving as chairman when he died last...

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