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Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe shuts down illegal mine (11/07)
The land which is not owned by the tribe nor held in trust by the federal government lies in a jurisdictional grey zone.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
Dustina Gill: Vote for Rick Weiland to protect our sacred waters (10/20)
Everyone in the Great Sioux Nation in South Dakota needs to say something on Tuesday, November 4, to stand up for our people.

Filed Under: Environment
Army Corps approves mining expansion at historic Seneca site (10/09)
The Seneca Nation and the Tonawanda Band were worried about the exposure of ancestors and artifacts at the site.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Mining plan energizes Native voters in Wisconsin (10/08)
There may be no tribe in the country that understands the significance of voting more than the Menominee Tribe of Wisconsin.

Filed Under: Environment
State kept Seneca tribes in the dark about reburial of remains (09/25)
Ancestors and artifacts were removed from a mining site in the late 1990s but tribes were told little about the work.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Laguna Pueblo still affected by uranium mine (08/25)
Even if authorities meet demands to ban new uranium mines until abandoned ones are cleaned up no amount of effort can reclaim the cultural losses the mining has imposed to date on the Laguna, Acoma, Zuni, Hopi and Navajo people of the Four Corners area.

Filed Under: Environment
County delays decision on mine opposed by New Mexico tribes (08/13)
Tribal leaders are worried about the impact on sacred and sensitive sites.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Earth Island Journal: Tribes battle huge $1.5B mine in Wisconsin (08/07)
Earth Island Journal reports on tribal opposition to the $1.5 billion Gogebic Taconite mine in northern Wisconsin.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Environment
Review: 'Unreal City' exploits coal from Hopi and Navajo tribes (07/29)
A favorable review of Unreal City, a book about coal mining on the Hopi and Navajo reservations.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Native nations unite on uranium mine cleanup (07/29)
Almost half the uranium extracted in the United States was mined and milled in and around the Navajo Indian Reservation.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Mary Pember: Wisconsin tribes ask EPA to stop massive mine (07/16)
Six tribes sign letter in opposition to huge $1.3 billion mine in northern Wisconsin.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Mahto Tipila threatened by mining proposals (07/02)
A Prayer Gathering for the protection of sacred and burial sites is set for June 28 at Mahto Tipila.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Robert Heyano: Alaska tribes battle mine to protect way of life (06/27)
Robert Heyano, the president of the United Tribes of Bristol Bay, explains why Alaska Natives are fighting the Pebble Mine.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Vice: Bad River Band fights big money over mine in small town (06/10)
Vice travels to Wisconsin to talk to the Bad River Band and hear about the fight against the Gogebic Taconite mine near the reservation.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Stay lifted on uranium project opposed by Oglala Sioux Tribe (05/22)
The tribe's claims of harm to sacred and cultural sites remains to be decided on the merits.

Filed Under: Canada | Environment
KRBD: Tribes in Alaska and First Nations team up for mining fight (05/21)
Tribes in Alaska and First Nations in British Columbia are working together to address mining issues on both sides of the border.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Uranium mining poses threat to sacred sites (05/19)
A bird’s-eye view of the corridor stretching from Mt. Taylor westward to Chaco Canyon is filled with sacred sites and ancient roads made by the native Puebloan and Diné people.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Nez Perce Tribe sues to block gold mine on federal forest land (04/25)
The Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho is suing the Obama administration to stop a gold mine.

Filed Under: Opinion
Zoltán Grossman: Cowboy Indian Alliance rides in Washington (04/23)
It’s not everyday you see cowboys helping to set up a tipi encampment, but that’s what is happening this week on the National Mall.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Bad River Band emerges as major foe of mining project (03/31)
The Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians is leading the fight against the proposed Gogebic Taconite mine near its reservation in northern Wisconsin.

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