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Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Tara Houska: DC rally puts focus on threats to sacred Oak Flat (07/30)
The destruction of Oak Flat will signify a continued history of dispossessing lands from Native Americans and disregard for Native religions.

Filed 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).

Filed Under: Law | National
Judge can't reopen Keepseagle case after $380M goes unspent (07/27)
The lead plaintiffs wanted another round of payments while the Obama administration and other attorneys wanted to create a new trust fund with the leftover money.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
E.J. Montini: Money wins in war to protect sacred Apache site (07/24)
This is more or less what representatives of the United States government say every time they are doing something to land that native people believe to be holy.

Filed 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.

Filed Under: Politics | Sports
Virginia governor seems less interested in hosting NFL team (07/22)
Officials in Virginia and Washington, D.C., are trying to lure the team with the racist mascot away from its current home in Maryland.

Filed 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.

Filed Under: Opinion
White House: A historic gathering for Native American youth (07/20)
The gathering wasn’t just about listening. Rather, it was about spurring action and change.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Interview: San Carlos Apache Tribe fights mine at sacred site (07/20)
Indian Country Today interviews Chairman Terry Rambler about the battle to save sacred Oak Flat in Arizona from a mining development.

Filed Under: Opinion
Vi Waln: Native youth gain experience on trip to Washington (07/17)
Our children, teenagers and young people are the most valuable resource we have.

Filed Under: National
Youth from Umatilla Tribes inspired after White House gathering (07/14)
Participants said hearing from First Lady Michelle Obama was a highlight of the White House Tribal Youth Gathering in Washington, D.C.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Opinion: Native Americans weren't the first environmentalists (07/14)
It’s hard to make it through a US history textbook without coming across the silly claim that American Indians were the original environmentalists.

Filed Under: National
Student from Nooksack Tribe focused on traditions after tragedy (07/13)
Hamilton Seymour, age 15, introduced First Lady Michelle Obama at the first-ever White House Tribal Youth Gathering last week.

Filed Under: National | Politics
UNITY brings large group of Native youth to the nation's capital (07/13)
More than 1,800 young Native Americans are in Washington, D.C, for the 39th annual United National Indian Tribal Youth conference.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Native Sun News: Cheyenne River woman's star quilt off to NMAI (07/13)
She was just 12 years old when she made her first star quilt. Now at 28, one of her beautifully handcrafted signature star quilts will grace the walls of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American Indian.

Filed Under: National | Politics
More Native youth arrive in nation's capital for UNITY conference (07/10)
The excitement from the historic White House Tribal Youth Gathering is carrying over to another big event.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native youth hear from top officials at historic White House event (07/10)
First Lady Michelle Obama brings message of hope and inspiration to large gathering of Native youth.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Youth see White House support (07/10)
Over 1,000 young people from 230 tribal nations came together at the White House Tribal Youth Gathering in Washington, D.C.

Filed Under: National
Large contingent represents Navajo Nation at White House event (07/09)
President Russell Begaye praised the 60 youth who are attending the historic White House Tribal Youth Gathering in Washington, D.C.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Nearly 900 youth in town for White House Tribal Youth Gathering (07/09)
The participants in the historic event represent more than 230 tribes from 48 states

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