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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: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe contests uranium expansion (01/21)
The Oglala Sioux Tribe contested foreign uranium mining expansion in Nebraska

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: 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: Environment
NPR: Water a scarce resource for many families on Navajo Nation (01/06)
About 40 percent of the Navajo Nation has to make their water stretch.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Water deal is great for Hualapai Tribe but not for county (12/22)
Supervisors in Movahe County explain why they oppose H.R.4924, the Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement.

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
Menominee Nation declares emergency due to flooding conditions (12/16)
Rising water levels in the Wolf River have led to flooding on the reservation.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
Water settlement measure for Hualapai Tribe headed to Obama (12/03)
The House and the Senate passed the Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement Act this week.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics | Trust
House approves bills for Hualapai Tribe and tribes in Nevada (12/02)
H.R.4924, the Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement Act, and H.R.2455, the Nevada Native Nations Lands Act, passed by voice votes.

Filed Under: National | Politics
House returns to work this week to consider several tribal bills (12/01)
Four bills are being considered today and a bill to reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act will be on the agenda tomorrow.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Editorial: Yakama Nation must disclose plans for clean water (11/25)
Newspaper calls on the Environmental Protection Agency and the Yakama Nation to meet soon to discuss the tribe's clean water plans.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
House Natural Resources Committee passes three tribal bills (11/21)
The bills affect an Alaska Native corporation, the Hualapai Tribe and the Ponca Tribe.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Danielle Masten: Water settlement threatens tribal rights (11/10)
The chairwoman of the Hoopa Valley Tribe explains opposition to the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Passamaquoddy Tribe won't talk with tidal power developers (10/31)
The tribe says the $125 million project will destroy a lucrative elver fishery.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
County's letter on CSKT water compact talks stirs controversy (10/29)
The letter calls on the state to engage in negotiations 'free of racism."

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Judge rules for tribes in Wyoming in dispute over diverted water (10/28)
An irrigation district was fined $250,000 and its former manager was fined $350,000 for the illegal dikes.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Agua Caliente Band asserts rights under new chairman (10/27)
Chairman Jeff Grubbe explains why the tribe is litigating some important issues in federal court.

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