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Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Lummi Nation seeks halt to coal export project (01/27)
The tribe asked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to deny a building permit for what otherwise would become North America’s largest coal export terminal.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux man calls on US to honor its word (01/26)
Sitting in his house on the Pine Ridge Indian reservation, Gerald 'Jump' Big Crow looks out his window and sees the deplorable conditions that prevail on his reservation.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Treaty doesn't promise off-reservation water for tribes (01/19)
What is the origin of off-reservation claims?

Filed Under: Opinion
Jeffrey Whalen: Oglala Sioux Tribe denies off-reservation voters (01/19)
The tribal folks in the Great Plains Region should be concerned about how their constitutions were drafted and the subsequent language that is contained in them.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Ivan Star: Successes and failures in Indian education system (01/15)
I have been admonished for trying to bring our history into the classroom here on the Pine Ridge.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | Politics
Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes push water compact (01/14)
The 1855 Treaty of Hellgate promises water on and off the reservation.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Ratify water compact with Salish and Kootenai Tribes (01/12)
Montana lawmaker argues for approval of a water compact with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.

Filed Under: National
JPR: Cow Creek Band thrives despite broken government treaty (01/12)
The Cow Creek Band has prospered despite a broken treaty and being subject to termination.

Filed Under: Opinion
Doug George-Kanentiio: Late governor was no friend to Iroquois (01/09)
Mario Cuomo was once the Secretary of State for New York during a particularly dangerous time in our history.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Tim Ballew: Coal terminal destroys Lummi Nation's way of life (01/08)
Salmon is our most important currency; it’s the lifeblood of our people and always has been.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Yakama Nation man faces trial for driving in federal wildlife refuge (01/07)
Delbert Loren Wheeler is citing the Yakama Treaty of 1855 as a defense against the charges.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ray Cook: Resolution for 2015 -- Use our lands or lose our lands (01/07)
No one stole our lands; if they did then, where did they take them?

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Four reasons why Keystone XL Pipeline is a goner (01/06)
The new Republican Congress has promised to expedite legislation to promote the Keystone XL Pipeline.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Dennis Hastings: Omaha tribal sovereignty for 2015 and beyond (12/26)
The Omaha now have an undisputed right to exercise their tribal sovereignty among the ancestral lands of the original 1854 Reservation external boundaries.

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President Obama signs Grand Portage Band per capita bill into law (12/22)
The bill ensures that payments received in connection with a treaty settlement aren't subject to state or federal taxation.

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: Canada | Opinion
Doug George-Kanentiio: War of 1812 solved nothing for Mohawks (12/16)
By December of 1814 the war between the US and Britain was coming to a close.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Native Sun News: Bales taken at Rosebud Sioux Tribe spirit camp (12/12)
Tribal and federal agencies are looking into an incident involving the removal of dozens of giant alfalfa bales from the Rosebud Sioux Tribe’s Oyate Wahacanka Woecun Spirit Camp.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Crow Creek Sioux man upsets Senate with song (12/04)
In the wake of a recent Native American coup in Congress over the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline proposal, Sen. John Thune threatened a Republican Party backlash next year.

Filed Under: National | Recognition
African-American lawmakers seek probe into Pamunkey Tribe (11/28)
The tribe's chief said the marriage law being questioned was repealed in 2012.

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