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Flaring can be seen from a drilling rig on the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation in North Dakota. Photo by Talli Nauman / Native Sun News Today
If the National Environmental Policy Act is weakened, so is the safety of me, my family, and my people.
Red Road to DC
After 20,000 miles and 115 stops across the country, a group of Native carvers and elders have finally arrived in the nation’s capital, bringing much-needed attention to sacred sites and tribal rights.
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Sen. Mike Rounds (R-South Dakota) introduced legislation with Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) and other members of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, to reform and reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act.
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From the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota to Line 5 in Michigan, pipeline operators continue to skirt the law.
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The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is hosting an oversight hearing titled, “Environmental Justice in Indigenous Communities.”
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#ShutDownDAPL Court Hearing (April 9, 2021)
Lakota youth came to the nation’s capital to tell the Biden administration to shut down the Dakota Access Pipeline. Did anyone listen?
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Sarah Young Bear-Brown, a citizen of the Meskwaki Nation, addresses the #ShutDownDAPL​ and #StopLine3​ rally in Washington, D.C.
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Five years since the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline became a worldwide movement, and four years after tribes and their allies took to the streets of D.C. in protest, Lakota youth returned to the nation’s capital.
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The Indian Health Service is set to meet its goal of 1 million COVID-19 vaccinations but progress is being threatened by the rest of the nation.
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Sen. Steve Daines (R-Montana) discusses his opposition to the historic nomination of Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) to serve as Secretary of the Interior.
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The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals hears arguments in Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, No, 20-5201, on November 4, 2020.
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A federal appeals court won’t stop oil from flowing through the Dakota Access Pipeline even though the government acted “unlawfully” in approving it.
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From re-examining the boundaries of the Bears Ears National Monument to helping tribal nations restore their homelands, the Joe Biden administration will hit the ground running.
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Oil continues to flow through the Dakota Access Pipeline even though a federal judge said the operation should be shut down.
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Five Indian Country bills are finally over their last hurdle on Capitol Hill, giving Republicans, Democrats and maybe even Donald Trump a chance to declare victory ahead of the presidential election.