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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.

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.

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