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Secretary Zinke plans to work with tribes on drilling push in Alaska (May 25, 2017)

Drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge requires Congressional approval and remains controversial among Alaska Natives.

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe finds one bright spot in Trump's budget (May 24, 2017)

The Trump administration is canceling a drilling test on treaty territory in South Dakota.

Two more spills of oil from Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota (May 23, 2017)

Both spills were relatively small but they occurred even before the controversial project has been put into full operation.

Documents show few meetings between Secretary Zinke and tribes (May 22, 2017)

'Sovereignty should mean something,' the new leader of the Department of the Interior has repeatedly said.

Treaty tribes celebrate after court refuses to rehear salmon dispute (May 22, 2017)

The state of Washington has been ordered to remove more then 800 culverts that prevent salmon from returning to treaty fishing sites.

Quapaw Tribe secures EPA grant for cleanup of contaminated lands (May 19, 2017)

Tribal territory in the northeastern part of Oklahoma bears the unfortunate distinction of being known as the worst Superfund site in the United States.

Lower Brule Sioux Tribe repays $54K to address federal audit (May 18, 2017)

An investigation uncovered $1.4 million in questionable costs but the tribe and the Bureau of Reclamation whittled down the number.

Dakota Access seeks to intervene in Oglala Sioux Tribe's lawsuit (May 17, 2017)

The filing comes as the wealthy backers of the pipeline prepare to ship oil on June 1.

Passamaquoddy Tribe wins award for addressing climate change (May 16, 2017)

The tribe's 98,000-acre forestry project in Maine was the top generator of carbon credits in 2016.

Tribes unite in signing declaration against Keystone XL Pipeline (May 16, 2017)

The ceremony takes place in the city where TransCanada, the Canadian firm behind the controversial project, is based.

Wampanoag tribes rebury remains of ancestral leader Massasoit (May 16, 2017)

Ousameequin, who was known as the great sachem of the Wampanoag people, signed a peace treaty in 1621.

Ramapough Lunaape Nation ordered to take down anti-pipeline camp (May 16, 2017)

The Split Rock Sweetwater Prayer Camp faces legal action after neighbors in a wealthy neighborhood complained.

Cronkite News: Navajo Nation homes still without running water (May 16, 2017)

About 40 percent of Navajo Nation citizens don’t have access to running water in their homes.

Activist Tara Houska lands on cover for magazine's 'New Icons' issue (May 15, 2017)

The citizen of the Couchiching First Nation has been at the forefront of the battles against racist mascots and the Dakota Access Pipeline.

James Trimarco: Contact the banks funding Keystone and DAPL (May 15, 2017)

We hunted down the names of CEOs and their contact information for you. Here’s what to say.

Deadline looms in Secretary Zinke's review of Bears Ears and other monuments (May 15, 2017)

Time is running out for tribes and the public to comment on the controversial monument in Utah.

Tribal views seen as influencing close vote on Obama-era energy rule (May 12, 2017)

The Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, as well as the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, support a federal regulation that carries environmental and economic benefits in Indian Country.

Trump administration revives huge mine opposed by tribes in Alaska (May 12, 2017)

The Pebble Mine had been squashed by the Obama administration -- even Barack Obama visited the area to meet with Native fisherwomen.

Yakama Nation upset by break in storage tunnel at nuclear waste facility (May 12, 2017)

Chairman JoDe Goudy called the Hanford nuclear site a legacy of the 'domination and dehumanization' of Native peoples.

Crow Tribe welcomes Vice President Pence to coal mine on homelands (May 12, 2017)

The trip highlights the importance of coal to the Crow people in Montana.

Liz Perez Halperin: Environment will define the Donald Trump era (May 12, 2017)

The Trump era will, one day, be used as a case study for how it catapulted the environmental industry forward and brought greater attention to climate change.

Harold Frazier: The Dakota Access Pipeline isn't supposed to leak (May 12, 2017)

This pipeline was promised to be so safe that the possibility of an oil leak was astronomical.

Native Sun News Today: Tribal activists protest rollback of environmental regulations (May 12, 2017)

A grassroots organization on the Ft. Berthold Reservation has put the Environmental Protection Agency on notice that deregulation of environmental protections is unacceptable from the viewpoint of social justice.

Mary Annette Pember: Ohio feels just a little taste of Standing Rock (May 11, 2017)

Energy Transfer Partners’ Rover Pipeline construction spill mucks up Ohio wetlands.

YES! Magazine: Stopping the flow of dollars to the Keystone XL Pipeline (May 11, 2017)

A coalition of Indigenous leaders and other climate activists took over 12 JP Morgan Chase branches in Seattle, Washington, for a day of protest against the financing of tar sands projects

Dakota Access firm ordered to stop some work on pipeline in Ohio (May 11, 2017)

The firm behind the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline is having another bad week.

Dakota Access Pipeline won't be fined for oil spill in South Dakota (May 11, 2017)

Tribal leaders and activists say it's only a matter of time before the Dakota Access Pipeline causes significant harm.

Key Republican hoping to get Indian energy bill through Congress (May 10, 2017)

Provisions of S.245, the Indian Tribal Energy Development and Self-Determination Act, are aimed at reducing bureaucratic hurdles that have cost tribes time and money.

Senate approves water bill for one tribe and land bill for two others (May 9, 2017)

Bills for the White Mountain Apache Tribe and two Pueblo tribes in New Mexico are moving forward on Capitol Hill.

Dakota Access firm fined $431K for two spills of drilling fluids in Ohio (May 9, 2017)

The state's top environmental official expressed 'frustration' with the wealthy company behind the Dakota Access and Rover pipelines.

DVIDS: Defense Department agencies host tribes for annual meeting in Utah (May 9, 2017)

Utah Department of Defense agencies hosted an annual face-to-face meeting April 27-28 with members of several American Indian Tribes who claim ancestral and ongoing ties to lands managed by the DOD agencies.

Cronkite News: Navajo Nation still working to save coal power plant (May 8, 2017)

Solar power advocates say a 250-megawatt renewable-energy facility could be in place in time for the late-2019 closure of the Navajo Generating Station/

President Trump's second nominee for Army Secretary withdraws (May 8, 2017)

A position with authority over the Dakota Access Pipeline remains in 'acting' hands as tribes try to stop oil from flowing.

Terry Tempest Williams: Will Bears Ears be the next Standing Rock? (May 8, 2017)

If President Trump is successful in rescinding Bears Ears National Monument, it will be a breach of faith with our future and our past.

Native Sun News Today: The evolution of a protest at Standing Rock (May 8, 2017)

A society of thousands that had its genesis in a prayer camp at the confluence of the Cannonball and Missouri Rivers evolved into something that is almost unrecognizable from those languid summer days.