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Filed Under: Environment | National
Mary Pember: Bad River Band wins as massive mine put on hold (03/03)
The mining debate helped create new and surprising alliances between tribal groups and local citizens.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Mine proposed near sacred site in Black Hills (03/03)
In reopening an abandoned silica-sand mine in the Black Hills National Forest, claim owners say they will strive to respect the Native American sacred and cultural legacy of the surrounding area.

Filed Under: Opinion
Wendsler Nosie: US government approves theft of sacred land (02/20)
The taking of property without the laws that apply normally. Isn’t that called stealing?

Filed Under: Opinion
Peter d'Errico: San Carlos Apache Tribe fights hostile takeover (02/20)
The San Carlos Apache battle cry to prevent the hostile takeover over of Apache lands by the United States and Rio Tinto mining corporation, goes to the core of U.S. neo-colonialism against Native nations.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Robert Heyano: Alaska tribes committed to fight against mine (02/18)
Bristol Bay is a unique and valuable treasure that cannot be put at risk.

Filed Under: Canada | Environment | Law | National | Politics
EPA decision anticipated on mine opposed by Alaska Natives (02/16)
The Pebble Mine would be one of the largest gold-mining operations in the world.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
San Carlos Apache Tribe leads 40-mile march for sacred site (02/06)
Participants will gather at Oak Flat for a prayer ceremony and other events.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
San Carlos Apache Tribe to hold spiritual march to sacred site (02/03)
The 40-mile walk and gathering will highlight opposition to a copper mine on sacred lands used for food, medicinal gathering and ceremonies.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Tribal college geologist tackles uranium mine (01/30)
Uranium mining in the southern Black Hills compromises water supplies, according to expert testimony by Oglala Lakota College Department Co-Chair Hannan LaGarry.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Tribal sovereignty ignored when it becomes unprofitable (01/19)
The disappointing decisions of the federal government in the face of lucrative energy prospects are nothing new for Native Americans.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
White House responds to petition against mine at sacred site (01/13)
More than 104,000 people signed the petition in opposition to the Resolution Copper mine in Arizona.

Filed Under: Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Sacred lands are Christmas gift for mining firm (12/29)
The Rio Tinto Mining Company, owned by interests in the United Kingdom and Australia, is representative of the destructive and devouring process of colonization.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Apache Messenger: Crowd protests copper mine on sacred lands (12/22)
Protesters lined the streets of Phoenix to show that the fight over Resolution Copper is not over.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Column: Tribal voices often minimized in environmental debate (12/17)
Krista Langlois of High Country News looks back at some of the major stories in Indian Country this year.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
Rep. Gosar faces criticism over bill that benefits Hualapai Tribe (12/17)
Local officials blast their Arizona Congressman for pushing the bill without their input.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Congress passes bill with mine on sacred Apache land in Arizona (12/15)
Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Oklahoma) said the package represented the 'worst of Washington.'

Filed Under: Opinion
Jon Kyl: Land swap for mine on sacred Apache land isn't unusual (12/11)
Former U.S. Senator from Arizona supported the Resolution Copper mine when he was in Congress.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Rep. Gosar won't apologize for calling Native Americans 'wards' (12/11)
The Arizona Republican made the inaccurate comment when challenged about a mine on sacred Apache lands.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Mining company took remains and artifacts from tribes in Arizona (12/10)
Hopi and Navajo tribal members are upset with the handling of their ancestors by Peabody Energy.

Filed Under: Opinion
Terry Rambler: Defense measure raids sacred sites for one mine (12/10)
Chairman of the San Carlos Apache Tribe explains opposition to a copper mine on sacred sites.

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