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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...

Filed Under: Environment
Hopi Tribe receives permit to take eagles for ceremonial use (04/10)
The Hopi Tribe of Arizona will receive a federal permit to take up to 40 nesting golden eagles, the Associated Press reports. The permit from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife...

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Northern Arapaho Tribe granted another permit to take eagles (03/26)
The Northern Arapaho Tribe of Wyoming has been granted another federal permit to take eagles. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service permit runs from March 1 through February 2014, the...

Filed Under: Environment | Health | National | Politics
BIA takes role on controversial road for Alaska Native village (03/22)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs will be taking on a new role for a controversial Alaska Native village road. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recommended against building a road...

Filed Under: Law | Recognition
Nonrecognized tribe in Texas sues over seizure of eagle feathers (03/13)
Leaders and members of the Lipan Apache Tribe of Texas are suing the federal government over the seizure of eagle feathers at a powwow. An agent from the U.S. Fish...

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
Alaska Native village meets Secretary Salazar to discuss road (02/28)
Residents and leaders of the Alaska Native village of King Cove met with Interior Secretary Ken Salazar this morning to discuss a road they say will ensure their health and...

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
Sen. Murkowski threatens to block pick for Interior Secretary (02/25)
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) is threatening to block Interior Department nominee Sally Jewell unless the Obama administration agrees to a road for an Alaska Native village. The village of King...

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: Let Alaska Native village have road through refuge (02/11)
"If Interior Secretary Ken Salazar balks at overruling the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's myopic decision blocking a short, one-lane road between King Cove and Cold Bay - and it...

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