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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.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Lac Courte Oreilles Band relocates harvest camp after eviction (03/26)
The Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Ojibwe Indians is relocating a harvest camp that has been serving as a protest against a controversial mining project in Wisconsin.

Filed Under: Environment
In These Times: Keweenaw Bay Indian Community fights mines (03/13)
The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community of Michigan is fighting mining activities on its treaty lands in Michigan.

Filed Under: Environment | National
EPA takes step that could block mine opposed by Alaska Natives (03/03)
The Environmental Protection Agency is taking steps to protect a salmon fishery in Alaska, a move that could spell the end of a huge mine opposed by Native villages and corporations.

Filed Under: Environment
Minnesota weighs tougher pollution standard to protect wild rice (02/26)
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency will be considering a tough pollution standard aimed at protecting wild rice, a staple for tribes in the state.

Filed Under: Environment | National
EPA finds major risk in mine opposed by Alaska Natives (01/16)
The controversial Pebble Mine in Alaska poses a significant risk to salmon and the Alaska Native way of life, the Environmental Protection Agency said.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
San Carlos Apache Tribe testifies against land swap measure (11/21)
Terry Rambler, the chairman of the San Carlos Apache Tribe of Arizona, testified against S.339 at a hearing on Wednesday.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | World
Company stops work on $8.5B mine opposed by tribe in Chile (11/01)
Barrick Gold Corp., the world's largest gold mining company, has suspended work on an $8.5 billion mine that is opposed by the Diaguita Tribe in Chile.

Filed Under: Environment
WXPR: Tribal activists recall battle to block mine in Wisconsin (10/29)
Activists from Sokaogon Chippewa Community reflect on the purchase of land that was slated for a mine in northern Wisconsin.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Lac Courte Oreilles Band to maintain harvest camp at mine site (10/29)
The Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Ojibwe Indians will maintain a harvest camp at a controversial mining site in Wisconsin.

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