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Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Obama to seek stronger protections for wildlife refuge in Alaska (01/26)
The proposal drew immediate condemnation from the state's Congressional delegation.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Fish and Wildlife Service develops new tribal consultation policy (01/15)
Officials will be holding two webinars next week and a consultation session next month to discuss the changes.

Filed Under: Environment
Tribes in Montana and Wyoming oppose delisting of grizzly bear (01/09)
Tribes are worried about trophy hunting of the Yellowstone bear in Montana, Wyoming and Idaho.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe fights bear delisting (12/24)
Delisting the Yellowstone grizzly bear does not just touch the lives of the Standing Rock Sioux people, but also the other 25 Tribal Nations the federal government has acknowledged hold an ancestral connection to Yellowstone.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Defense measure opens sacred site in Washington to the public (12/15)
The Yakama Nation is in court in hopes of preventing public tours at the sacred Rattlesnake Mountain.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Ojibwe tribes open swan hunting season on treaty-ceded land (11/04)
The season runs through December 31, or until 10 trumpeter swans are taken, whichever comes first.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Opinion: Montana tribe deserves managing role for bison range (08/26)
Tom France of the National Wildlife Federation says the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes deserve a management role at the National Bison Range in Montana.

Filed Under: Environment
Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes eye role at bison range (08/05)
The third time could be the charm for the tribe's annual funding agreement.

Filed Under: Environment | Health | Law
State seeks to enter lawsuit over road for Alaska Native village (07/08)
Gov. Sean Parnell (R) says the $21 million project will be funded entirely by the state.

Filed Under: Environment
Cachil Dehe Band receives $189K grant to restore habitat for elk (07/03)
Tribe wants to help population of Tule elk herd.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Yakama Nation sues to put a stop to tours on sacred mountain (04/24)
The Yakama Nation of Washington is suing the federal government to stop public tours on the sacred Rattlesnake Mountain.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Ojibwe man from Canada charged for possession of wild animals (04/15)
Federal and state agents raided the home of an Ojibwe man from Canada who lives in New York.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Secretary Jewell axes road project for Alaska Native village (01/03)
Just days before Christmas, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell killed a controversial road project that would benefit an Alaska Native village.

Filed Under: Environment
Osage Nation criticizes regulation that allows for eagle deaths (12/11)
The Osage Nation of Oklahoma is criticizing a new regulation that allows companies to kill or harm eagles without penalty.

Filed Under: Environment
Hoopa Valley Tribe to host experimental hunt for owl species (07/24)
The Hoopa Valley Tribe of California will host experimental hunts for the barred owl under a plan advanced by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: DOJ should make changes to policy on eagle feathers (07/15)
Attorney Halie Geller discusses the Department of Justice policy on eagle feathers:

Filed Under: Environment | National
Hoopa Valley Tribe participates in marijuana operation study (06/21)
The Hoopa Valley Tribe of California will be taking part in a study to determine the environmental impacts of marijuana farms.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
Bruce Babbitt: Jewell must deny road for Alaska Native village (05/03)
Bruce Babbitt, former Interior secretary during the Clinton administration, and Jamie Rappaport Clark, a former director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, call on Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to...

Filed Under: Environment
Hopi Tribe receives permit to take eagles for ceremonial use (04/30)
The Hopi Tribe of Arizona will receive a federal permit to take up to 40 nesting golden eagles. Earlier this month, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed to limit...

Filed Under: Environment
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes conduct annual Wyoming bison hunt (04/12)
Members of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho participated in a ceremonial hunt on the National Elk Refuge in Wyoming. This was the sixth annual hunt for the tribe. Members took...

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