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Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Tribes protest expansion of military fly zone (04/07)
In the wake of Federal Aviation Administration approval of what could become the largest military training airspace over the continental United States, the Northern Cheyenne Nation still hopes to block the proposal.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Designation sought for Cheyenne warrior site (03/30)
In September, 1890, shortly after the Northern Cheyenne Reservation was established, two young Cheyenne, Head Chief (19) and Young Mule (13), rode to a warrior’s death at the hands of the U.S. Military rather than being hanged for killing a cowboy.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Peter d'Errico: Book details US defeat at hands of tribal nations (03/10)
Professor Colin Calloway's new book chronicles how a confederation of Native nations defeated the U.S. Army when it invaded Indian lands across the Ohio River in 1791.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Military halted dig on island after questions from Pechanga Band (03/05)
Elders visited the San Nicolas Island and soon the tribe raised questions about the project.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Pechanga Band to reclaim ancestors and artifacts from military (03/02)
The U.S. Navy is repatriating ancestral remains and artifacts that were uncovered on San Nicolas Island.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Senate continues debate on bill to approve Keystone XL Pipeline (01/21)
Dozens of amendments have been filed so it looks like consideration might take a week or two.

Filed Under: Environment | National
NATHPO launches effort to help U.S. military protect sacred sites (12/09)
Richard Meyers of South Dakota State University will be reaching out to Native communities as part of a study.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Defense bill approves transfer of military site to Ho-Chunk Nation (12/08)
The tribe has been trying to acquire land at the former Badger Army Ammunition Plant since 1997.

Filed Under: National
Members of Lumbee Tribe proud to carry on tradition of service (11/25)
Kelvin Oxendine and Charles Jacobs are among the 28,000 Native Americans currently serving in the U.S. military.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ben Shelly: There's a lot to be thankful for on the Navajo Nation (11/25)
It is a time of celebration and reflection on the sacrifices our ancestors made for us to be where we are today.

Filed Under: Trust
Narragansett Tribe renews request for surplus military property (09/05)
The properties are located on Aquidneck Island, which is part of tribal territory

Filed Under: National
Alaska Natives excluded from secret military intelligence program (09/02)
A declassified document indicates some stereotyping and racism was at work.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Tribes take on Air Force over expansion plan (08/26)
During a historic meeting, the Coalition of Large Tribes, the Montana-Wyoming Tribal Leaders Council and the Great Plains Tribal Chairman’s Association have banded together to support the Northern Cheyenne Tribe in protecting culturally significant sites and reservation lands.

Filed Under: Environment | Trust
Navy rejects transfer of surplus property to Narragansett Tribe (08/21)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has been trying to obtain properties on Aquidneck Island for the tribe.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Military's use of tribal names amounts to propaganda (06/27)
Writer calls on the U.S. military to stop using tribal names for its equipment.

Filed Under: Opinion
Chaske Martin: Racial slurs were common on US military base (06/25)
As I approach my 62nd winter I feel obliged to stand tough for tradition and honor and to freely share of my life experiences as an elder to our younger people.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Black Hills site being used for military training (05/23)
Uranium mining is not the only avenue of concern for introducing dangerous levels of radiation into the air and water supplies.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: War games over reservations still a concern (04/30)
The Federal Aviation Administration is extending the deadline for comment on the military’s proposal to expand the Powder River Training Complex to include airspace over four Great Plains Indian reservations.

Filed Under: National
Al Jazeera: Paying respects to the last Seminole Code Talker (04/28)
Al Jazeera America publishes a lengthy feature on the passing of Edmond Andrew Harjo, the last Code Talker from the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma.

Filed Under: Business | Technology
CSKT firm lands $1.8M contract to provide military equipment (04/24)
A business owned by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Montana has won a $1.8 million contract.

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