tag: treaties

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Breaking the Treaty of 1866 could be our undoing.
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President Joe Biden delivers a video message to the National Congress of American Indians on February 23, 2021.
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Amid concerns about COVID-19 and public safety, leaders of the Navajo Nation are establishing a permanent home in Washington, D.C., to advocate for their tribe’s needs.
A federal judge is refusing to halt to the proposed Resolution Copper Mine at Oak Flat in Arizona, on land sacred to the Apache people.
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The Biden administration will be consulting tribes on ways to strengthen the nation-to-nation relationship.
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In one of his first actions in office, President Joe Biden has ordered federal agencies to strengthen their tribal consultation and nation-to-nation policies.
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“This is what this fight for Oak Flat is revealing,” said Wendsler Nosie Sr. of the Apache Stronghold. “Why can’t all Americans know they’ve met an angel at a holy place?”
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Tribal nations were concerned about “bad men” when they negotiated treaties. Will the U.S. Supreme Court uphold those promises?
chuckhoskin
To keep collaboration strong and safeguard our sovereignty, the Cherokee Nation pays close attention what’s happening in the Oklahoma Legislature.
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What does a halt on the Keystone KXL Pipeline mean for the environment and the future of extractive industry in and around Native land?
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“The United States has made solemn promises to Tribal Nations for more than two centuries,” says President Joe Biden.
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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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The Trail of Tears, the forced removal of the Cherokee Nation to Oklahoma, was one of the most inhumane policies in American history – but it wasn’t an isolated incident.
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Steven C. Emery, Lakota from the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, passed on to the Spirit World on December 31, 2020. He was 62 years old.
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We have two kinds of racial discrimination in South Dakota: Subtle and Not-So-Subtle.
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December has not been kind to the people of the Great Sioux Nation, but as survivors we continue to carry on our spirituality and traditions.
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From advancing treaty rights to fighting the Keystone XL Pipeline, Tom Poor Bear dedicated his life to the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
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Is this the same-ole same-ole by the federal government that the U. S. Constitution and the law doesn’t matter if it only affects American Indians?
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The Trump administration has approved a controversial mining operation on Sioux Nation treaty territory in South Dakota.
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“It breaks my heart every day to watch it happen and watch TC Energy dig up the earth and go under our rivers and waterways,” said Lakota activist TaSina Sapa Win.
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With change coming at the highest levels of government, tribal and federal officials are working to ensure the crisis of missing and murdered loved ones in Indian Country remains a priority.
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For the second time in as many years, the U.S. Supreme Court will be taking up a case that impacts the treaty rights of the Crow Tribe.
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The history of the Northern Plains Indians has always been subsumed by isolationism, rejection and outright racism.
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The Cherokee Nation and Oklahoma are not at odds. We have the same goals of safety and justice for all Cherokees and all Oklahomans.
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We call this time Piya Wiconi, a new life and a new beginning.
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The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a case that could undo the Indian Health Care Improvement Act.
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Kristi Noem has allowed COVID-19 to make South Dakota number one in the nation by not practicing the simple guidelines that tribes are following.
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Ongoing violence marks a dispute over treaty rights and commercial lobster fishing in Nova Scotia.
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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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Flying “Land Back” flags will not get the job done. We need a Congressional bill to make it happen.
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Native people are trying to address homelessness in their community. A former cop who now serves as mayor is standing in their way.
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“You have the full endorsement of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe,” President Rodney Bordeaux told the Democratic presidential ticket.
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As Lakota people, we struggle to experience even a fraction of what “white privilege” provides for the bigot in this country.
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The LANDBACK campaign calls out the social and political structures built on stolen land and advocates for returning land to Native nations.
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The fate of the Indian health care system is in the hands of the U.S. Supreme Court in a case where not even the Trump administration is defending the trust and treaty responsibility to tribes and their citizens.
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It took years of work by Native women and activists but legislation to address the crisis of missing and murdered sisters and relatives has finally become law.
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“Indigenous people have faced and rose above insurmountable challenges,” said Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Washington) as she highlighted the issues at stake with U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett.
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On Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2020, NDN Collective will be launching the highly anticipated LANDBACK Campaign, a multi-pronged effort to dismantle white supremacy and achieve justice for Indigenous people.