Bill slammed as 'modern day Indian land grab' moves forward (September 22, 2016)
Tribes and Democrats have branded the Utah Public Lands Initiative Act as a 'modern day Indian land grab' but Republicans are pushing it through anyway.
Appeals court in DC sets stage for October 5 #NoDAPL hearing (September 22, 2016)
In less than two weeks, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Dakota Access will be back in court.
Republican lawmaker eagerly defends Dakota Access Pipeline (September 22, 2016)
Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-North Dakota) has a rocky relationship with Indian Country.
Cronkite News: Navajo Nation pushes for cleanup of mine site (September 22, 2016)
Environmental and tribal activists welcomed the government’s announcement that it had designated the Gold King Mine a Superfund site, advancing the cleanup of an area contaminated by a multimillion-gallon toxic spill last year.
Democracy Now: Founder of Sacred Stone Camp stands ground (September 22, 2016)
Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! speaks to LaDonna Brave Bull Allard, a co-founder of the Sacred Stone Camp, about the #NoDAPL movement.
Landowners from Lower Brule Sioux Tribe see $11M in Cobell buy-back offers (September 22, 2016)
Offers went out to nearly 4,000 landowners on the reservation in South Dakota.
Editorial: Long overdue federal recognition for tribes in Virginia (September 22, 2016)
'It is time for the government to put this issue to rest and acknowledge the legitimacy of the Chickahominy, the Eastern Chickahominy, the Upper Mattaponi, the Rappahannock, the Monacan and the Nansemond tribes.'
Bureau of Indian Affairs role in #NoDAPL 'task force' in doubt (September 22, 2016)
The Obama administration isn't saying whether or not the Bureau of Indian Affairs is participating in a 'task force' that is looking into a #NoDAPL confrontation.
Mark Trahant: Politicians can no longer ignore the Native vote (September 22, 2016)
It’s time for politicians to treat American Indians and Alaska Natives as an important constituency, not an outside group living in our own homeland.
Judge restores affidavit option for Native voters in North Dakota (September 22, 2016)
Native citizens who lack identification will still be able to exercise their voting rights after winning a lawsuit in federal court.
Miami language champion Daryl Baldwin wins prestigious 'genius grant' (September 22, 2016)
The Miami Nation citizen is being recognized by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
Dave Archambault Sr.: History unfolds on Standing Rock land (September 22, 2016)
The American Indian world will never be the same.
David Ganje: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe takes a stand for water rights (September 22, 2016)
Upper Great Plains tribes today must be vigilant in obtaining reserved but yet undetermined water rights.
Native Sun News Today: Nation rallies around #NoDAPL movement (September 22, 2016)
Opposition to the the Dakota Access Pipeline spawned solidarity demonstrations and arrests across the country.
Harold Monteau: #NoDAPL movement draws a line in the sand (September 22, 2016)
'There is an opportunity here to turn this into a bona fide 'National' movement to resist these kinds of projects...'
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