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Filed Under: Environment
Native Sun News: Opposition grows to delisting of grizzly bears (07/01)
Tribal opposition continues to mount against the federal government’s proposed removal of Endangered Species Act status from the iconic Yellowstone grizzly.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Tribes benefit from wildland fire protection at Interior Department (06/15)
The Obama administration announced $10 million in projects across the nation, including three that will include tribes.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Apology sought for treatment of tribes at grizzly bear meeting (05/20)
James Walks Along, the historic preservation officer for the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, was forced to stop addressing federal officials at a recent public meeting.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Navajo Nation's zoo helps provide eagle feathers to members (04/30)
Going through the National Eagle Repository takes years but the tribe is able to reduce the wait through a special program.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Native Sun News: Tribes take DOI to task over grizzly bear policy (04/22)
In a strongly worded letter, the Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council has voiced misgivings about the impartiality of Christopher Servheen in any proposed tribal consultation process over the government’s controversial delisting of the Yellowstone grizzly bear.

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.

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