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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.

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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.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians join fight against mine deal (12/09)
The defense bill that includes the controversial land swap could pass the Senate later today.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Great Plains tribes call for removal of land swap from defense bill (12/08)
The 16 tribes of North Dakota, South Dakota and Nebraska add their voices in opposition to the Resolution Copper mine deal.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Senate expected to approve defense bill for mine on sacred lands (12/08)
The 1,648-page package contains numerous provisions that have nothing to do with defense or the military.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: No sacred Apache lands in swap for copper mine project (12/08)
Writer at conservative publication claims no sacred sites will be transferred for the Resolution Copper mining project in Arizona.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
House approves bill to authorize mine on sacred site in Arizona (12/04)
The copper mine impacts land used by Apache tribes for food, medicine and ceremonies.

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.

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