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Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Column: Tribal voices often minimized in environmental debate (12/17)
Krista Langlois of High Country News looks back at some of the major stories in Indian Country this year.

Filed Under: Law
California supports non-Indian man in reservation boundary case (12/16)
A lawsuit in federal court seeks to exclude the tribe's lands in California from the reservation.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Senate heads to final vote on package with mine on sacred land (12/12)
The controversial defense bill transfers federal land to a private company for a mine on sacred Apache sites in Arizona.

Filed Under: Opinion
Terry Rambler: Defense measure raids sacred sites for one mine (12/10)
Chairman of the San Carlos Apache Tribe explains opposition to a copper mine on sacred sites.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians join fight against mine deal (12/09)
The defense bill that includes the controversial land swap could pass the Senate later today.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Great Plains tribes call for removal of land swap from defense bill (12/08)
The 16 tribes of North Dakota, South Dakota and Nebraska add their voices in opposition to the Resolution Copper mine deal.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: No sacred Apache lands in swap for copper mine project (12/08)
Writer at conservative publication claims no sacred sites will be transferred for the Resolution Copper mining project in Arizona.

Filed Under: Law
Salt River Pima-Maricopa man sentenced for shooting 2 officers (12/05)
Micah Sobori Moquino, 20, admitted he shot one officer in the hand and another in the leg.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux fighter fired up for next matchup (12/05)
It is fight week for Pine Ridge’s David 'Bull Dawg' Michaud as he continues his run as a mixed martial artist under the banner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Developers pursue $1B project on Navajo land by Grand Canyon (12/04)
The project includes restaurants, hotels, retail outlets, a trailer park and a tramway that would take visitors to the bottom of the canyon.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
House approves bill to authorize mine on sacred site in Arizona (12/04)
The copper mine impacts land used by Apache tribes for food, medicine and ceremonies.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
Water settlement measure for Hualapai Tribe headed to Obama (12/03)
The House and the Senate passed the Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement Act this week.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics | Trust
House approves bills for Hualapai Tribe and tribes in Nevada (12/02)
H.R.4924, the Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement Act, and H.R.2455, the Nevada Native Nations Lands Act, passed by voice votes.

Filed Under: National | Politics
House returns to work this week to consider several tribal bills (12/01)
Four bills are being considered today and a bill to reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act will be on the agenda tomorrow.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
House Natural Resources Committee passes three tribal bills (11/21)
The bills affect an Alaska Native corporation, the Hualapai Tribe and the Ponca Tribe.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Bill Richardson: Indian Country feels effects of climate change (11/20)
A former Congressman, governor and Energy Secretary says Clean Power Plan will help tribes address the impacts of climate change.

Filed Under: Education | National
Map: Most common Native languages include Navajo and Crow (11/18)
The highest percentages are from counties where Navajo, Crow and Cheyenne are spoken.

Filed Under: Law | National
Tribal members in Arizona find easier route for birth certificates (11/17)
A new policy only requires two documents to show whether a tribal citizen was born in Arizona.

Filed Under: Opinion
Anthony Cooley: Apache family continues military tradition (11/11)
Richard Cooley, a member of the White Mountain Apache Tribe who fought in World War II.

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: Chemehuevi Tribe educates people about history (11/10)
Arizona newspaper praises the Chemehuevi Tribe for sharing more about its history.

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