tag: sacred sites
Ben Barnes: Shawnee Tribe stands up for its sovereignty (January 11, 2022)Groups claiming to be tribal sovereigns has reached a new level of concern for the Shawnee Tribe.
Native America Calling: Is social media a threat to sacred places? (January 3, 2022)People think nothing these days of snapping selfies and sharing it with their followers on social media. But that can be problematic on tribal land or in places considered sacred.
National Park Service finally gains a new leader with first Native director (December 16, 2021)The National Park Service has a permanent leader for the first time in five years and it’s a historic one thanks to President Joe Biden.
Cronkite News: Tribal leaders welcome return of White House meeting (November 18, 2021)Tribal leaders said the White House Tribal Nations Summit “shows promise” for the federal commitment to solving problems in Indian Country and to giving Native people a voice in the process.
White House Fact Sheet: Building A New Era of Nation-to-Nation Engagement (November 15, 2021)From the missing and murdered crisis to sacred sites, the Biden administration is touting its Indian Country agenda as it hosts the White House Tribal Nations Summit.
H.R.1975 – Pala Band of Mission Indians Land Transfer Act (November 2, 2021)The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.1975, the Pala Band of Mission Indians Land Transfer Act, on November 1, 2021.
9th Circuit Court of Appeals: Apache Stronghold v. United States (October 22, 2021)The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals hears arguments in Apache Stronghold v. United States, a sacred sites case, on October 22, 2021.
‘It’s who we are’: Apache people take fight for sacred site to federal court (October 20, 2021)The Biden administration is facing a major test of its commitment to sacred sites as citizens of the San Carlos Apache Tribe head to court to protect one of their most important places.
Cronkite News: Tribes welcome restoration of Bears Ears National Monument (October 19, 2021)“Bears Ears is home to many of our historical and cultural sites, plants, water, traditional medicines, and teachings for our people,” said Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez.
President Biden delivers remarks on national monuments (October 8, 2021)President Joe Biden delivers remarks on national monuments at the White House on October 8, 2021.
Native America Calling: The push to protect sacred land in Nevada (October 8, 2021)Tribes in Nevada are among those turning to the federal government to permanently protect almost 400,000 acres of sacred and ancestral territory.
Source New Mexico: Visitors encouraged to respect tribal lands and sacred sites (September 27, 2021)“How are non-Native people playing on our land? Are they being respectful?” asks Adesbah Foguth, a tribal park ranger.
House Committee on Natural Resources markup on budget reconciliation (September 2, 2021)The House Committee on Natural Resource is meeting to consider billions of dollars of investments in Indian Country.
Secretary Deb Haaland | Red Road To DC #RedRoadToDC (July 30, 2021)Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland addresses the Red Road to DC event on July 29, 2021.
Native America Calling: June in the news (June 29, 2021)Join Native America Calling for its monthly recap of the top news in Indian Country, including the announcement of the Indian boarding school investigation.
Yakama Nation celebrates ‘resounding victory’ for treaty lands (June 16, 2021)The Yakama Nation is celebrating after a federal appeals court confirmed that the tribe has been right all along about its treaty lands.
Cronkite News: Border barriers continue to harm O’odham land (June 8, 2021)Tribal citizens, local residents, security experts and environmentalists say the unfinished Trump border project introduced more problems than it fixed.
Legislative Hearing on H.R.1884, the Save Oak Flat Act (April 13, 2021)The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States takes testimony on H.R.1884, the Save Oak Flat Act.
Bill introduced to protect sacred Apache site from development (March 15, 2021)Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Arizona) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) have once again introduced legislation to permanently protect a sacred Apache site from development.
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