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Raúl Grijalva: Republicans are forgetting about Indian Country againFiled Under: Health | Opinion
Raúl Grijalva: Republicans are forgetting about Indian Country again (02/02)
Repealing the ACA will affect the Indian Health Care Improvement Act as well.
Raúl Grijalva: Tribes ignored once again as President Trump pushes oil pipelinesFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Raúl Grijalva: Tribes ignored once again as President Trump pushes oil pipelines (01/30)
President Trump’s executive orders represent the potential death of tribal sovereignty when it was just beginning to reassert itself at the close of the Obama years.
President Trump ignores tribes in executive order on US-Mexico border wallFiled Under: National | Politics | World
President Trump ignores tribes in executive order on US-Mexico border wall (01/25)
Indian Country has already been excluded from prior border security efforts.
Democrats blast President Trump for ignoring Native opposition to pipelinesFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Democrats blast President Trump for ignoring Native opposition to pipelines (01/24)
Tribes thought Keystone XL was long dead and they have been preparing to deal the same fate to Dakota Access as part of a new environmental review.
Tribes celebrate designation of national monument at Bears EarsFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Tribes celebrate designation of national monument at Bears Ears (01/09)
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.
Pipeline in North Dakota spills more than 176K gallons of crude oilFiled Under: Environment | National
Pipeline in North Dakota spills more than 176K gallons of crude oil (12/13)
Some 3,100 barrels spilled into a nearby creek, contaminating more than 5 miles of the waterway.
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp again parts with Indian Country on #NoDAPL movementFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp again parts with Indian Country on #NoDAPL movement (12/05)
Key Democrats in Congress are joining Indian Country in celebrating the historic decision to deny an easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline but one lawmaker isn't on board.
Raúl Grijalva: Republicans still won't listen to Indian CountryFiled Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
Raúl Grijalva: Republicans still won't listen to Indian Country (10/26)
'Over the past two years, the House has failed to fulfill one of its most fundamental responsibilities to Indian country: approving and funding Indian water rights settlements.'
House approves national water bill without #NoDAPL amendmentFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
House approves national water bill without #NoDAPL amendment (09/28)
Lawmakers worked late into the night to address a water crisis but not the one being followed by Indian Country.
Democrats host forum on Dakota Access Pipeline on Capitol HillFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Democrats host forum on Dakota Access Pipeline on Capitol Hill (09/21)
With Republican lawmakers continuing to ignore the growing #NoDAPL movement, Democrats on Capitol Hill are taking matters into their own hands.
Emotions run strong as #NoDAPL seeps into debate on controversial public lands billFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics | Trust
Emotions run strong as #NoDAPL seeps into debate on controversial public lands bill (09/14)
Provisions in the 215-page bill affect the rights of the Navajo Nation and the Ute Tribe and were included without their consent.
Key House Democrats call for hearing on Dakota Access PipelineFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Key House Democrats call for hearing on Dakota Access Pipeline (09/14)
Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Arizona) and Rep. Raul Ruiz (D-California) have visited the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to see the struggle first-hand.
House committee advances controversial federal recognition billFiled Under: National | Politics | Federal Recognition
House committee advances controversial federal recognition bill (09/09)
Indian Country and the Obama administration oppose H.R.3764 because it puts Congress solely in power of determining who gets federal recognition.
Cronkite News: Arizona tribes support bill to protect sacred sitesFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Cronkite News: Arizona tribes support bill to protect sacred sites (09/08)
Tribes, archaeologists and Rep. Raúl Grijalva are seeking to designate more than 84,000 acres curving along the Gila River in Arizona as a national monument.
Tribes gear up for fight over protections for sacred land in UtahFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Tribes gear up for fight over protections for sacred land in Utah (07/15)
The Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition is battling Republican politicians over a proposed national monument.
Rep. Tom Cole suffers defeat as land-into-trust fix goes down in HouseFiled Under: Law | National | Politics | Trust
Rep. Tom Cole suffers defeat as land-into-trust fix goes down in House (07/13)
Fellow Republicans did little to help the Chickasaw Nation citizen advance a key legislative priority.
Controversial land-into-trust fix removed from appropriations billFiled Under: Law | National | Politics | Trust
Controversial land-into-trust fix removed from appropriations bill (07/12)
Indian Country's best shot at fixing the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar is officially dead.
Battle erupts over partial land-into-trust fix in appropriations billFiled Under: Law | National | Politics | Trust
Battle erupts over partial land-into-trust fix in appropriations bill (07/11)
Republicans are leading efforts to kill what might be Indian Country's best hope at fixing the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar.
House passes land-into-trust bills for tribes in Nevada and ArizonaFiled Under: Environment | Law | Politics | Trust
House passes land-into-trust bills for tribes in Nevada and Arizona (06/08)
Six tribes in Nevada and another one in Arizona are closer to securing new trust lands thanks to action on Capitol Hill on Tuesday.
Cronkite News: Tribes support more protections at Grand CanyonFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Cronkite News: Tribes support more protections at Grand Canyon (04/27)
Tribal leaders joined Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona) urging President Barack Obama to designate 1.7 million acres around the Grand Canyon as a national monument, bypassing Congress in the process.
Cronkite News: Lawmakers fight designation for sacred Apache site in ArizonaFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Cronkite News: Lawmakers fight designation for sacred Apache site in Arizona (03/02)
Supporters of a copper mine proposed for Oak Flat have been given until Friday to make the case that the area, deemed sacred by the San Carlos Apache, should not be designated a historic site.
Mark Trahant: Native candidate in Arizona wins key endorsementFiled Under: National | Politics
Mark Trahant: Native candidate in Arizona wins key endorsement (02/17)
Victoria Steele, who is a Seneca, is seeking the Democratic nomination for Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District.
House Democrats call for armed group to leave refuge in OregonFiled Under: National | Politics
House Democrats call for armed group to leave refuge in Oregon (01/07)
Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona) introduced a resolution condemning the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.
Raul Grijalva: Republicans keep embracing dirty coal industryFiled Under: Environment | Opinion
Raul Grijalva: Republicans keep embracing dirty coal industry (11/18)
Coal companies are struggling largely because domestic coal is not economically competitive with the country’s cheap and abundant natural gas.
Bill in Senate repeals rider for mine at sacred Apache siteFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Bill in Senate repeals rider for mine at sacred Apache site (11/06)
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont), a 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, introduced the Save Oak Flat Act.
Tribal leaders to appear at House roundtable on sacred sitesFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Tribal leaders to appear at House roundtable on sacred sites (11/03)
Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona), the top Democrat on the House Natural Resources Committee, is hosting the event on Capitol Hill.
Arizona tribes back creation of new monument at Grand CanyonFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Arizona tribes back creation of new monument at Grand Canyon (10/14)
Stopping uranium development is a major focus of the proposed Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument in Arizona.
Republicans push controversial Indian energy bill through HouseFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Republicans push controversial Indian energy bill through House (10/09)
The lopsided vote on the Native American Energy Act came after Republicans fell into disarray due to leadership issues on Capitol Hill.
Controversy brews as House takes up Native American Energy ActFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics | Trust
Controversy brews as House takes up Native American Energy Act (10/06)
Democrats revolt after Republicans kill an amendment that would have addressed the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar, a long-standing tribal priority.
War of words escalates on mine at sacred Apache site in ArizonaFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
War of words escalates on mine at sacred Apache site in Arizona (07/27)
Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona), the sponsor of the Save Oak Flat Act, is striking back at Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Arizona).
Dear Colleague: Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona) on Save Oak Flat ActFiled Under: Politics
Dear Colleague: Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona) on Save Oak Flat Act (07/27)
The following are the text of two Dear Colleague letters written by Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona) regarding H.R.2811, the Save Oak Flat Act.
San Carlos Apache Tribe clashes with Rep. Gosar after rallyFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
San Carlos Apache Tribe clashes with Rep. Gosar after rally (07/23)
Republican Congressman threatens Apache Stronghold with arrest after members attempt to discuss sacred site in Arizona.
Raul Grijalva: Congress must rebuild relationship with tribesFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Raul Grijalva: Congress must rebuild relationship with tribes (07/23)
Ask any Native American tribe for a story about working with Congress and you’ll probably hear a story of frustration.
San Carlos Apache Tribe lands in DC to rally for sacred siteFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
San Carlos Apache Tribe lands in DC to rally for sacred site (07/22)
After traveling 2,000 miles across the country, the Apache Stronghold is rally at the U.S. Capitol to save sacred Oak Flat from a mining development.
House adds sacred sites amendment to Interior appropriations billFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
House adds sacred sites amendment to Interior appropriations bill (07/08)
No one spoke in opposition to a provision that seeks to strengthen an executive order issued by then-president Bill Clinton in 1996.
Company pushing mine at sacred site gives $10K to Apache youthFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Company pushing mine at sacred site gives $10K to Apache youth (07/08)
The White Mountain Apache Youth Council will use the money to attend the UNITY conference in Washington, D.C.
Bill repeals land swap for mine on sacred Apache site in ArizonaFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Bill repeals land swap for mine on sacred Apache site in Arizona (06/19)
The Save Oak Flat Act has bipartisan support, including the Rep. Tom Cole and Rep. Markwayne Mullin, both Republicans from Oklahoma.
House committee won't restore Indian and Alaska Native panelFiled Under: National | Politics
House committee won't restore Indian and Alaska Native panel (01/28)
Republicans adopted a reorganization that adds Insular Affairs to the Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs.
House Natural Resources Committee set to hold first meetingFiled Under: Politics
House Natural Resources Committee set to hold first meeting (01/27)
The committee is seeing some major changes under the leadership of Rep. Rob Bishop, Republican of Utah.
Apology sought for Twitter post about Tohono O'odham leaderFiled Under: National | Politics | Technology
Apology sought for Twitter post about Tohono O'odham leader (07/25)
Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona) is demanding an apology from a Washington, D.C., attorney for a Twitter post about Tohono O'odham Nation Chairman Ned Norris Jr.
Rep.   Markey wins   election for Senate seat in MassachusettsFiled Under: Politics
Rep. Markey wins election for Senate seat in Massachusetts (06/26)
Rep. Ed Markey (D-Massachusetts), the top Democrat on the House Natural Resources Committee, will be joining the U.S. Senate.
Rep. Raul Grijalva: Indian Country planning for climate changeFiled Under: Opinion
Rep. Raul Grijalva: Indian Country planning for climate change (06/06)
Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Arizona) and Jose Aguto on environmental efforts in Indian Country:
Rep. Grijalva: Mining company doesn't care about tribal rightsFiled Under: Opinion
Rep. Grijalva: Mining company doesn't care about tribal rights (11/21)
"Let’s start at the beginning. Resolution Copper has proposed to exchange 4,500 acres of land in northern Arizona for the 3,000 federally owned acres it wants to mine. The land...
Rep. Grijalva: Protect Grand Canyon from uranium mineFiled Under: Opinion
Rep. Grijalva: Protect Grand Canyon from uranium mine (10/31)
"If a handful of Republican lawmakers get their way, the Grand Canyon area will be open for business to international uranium mining interests. In this or any other economy, it's...

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