tag: water

pascuayaquitribe
“Water is sacred to a lot of tribes,” says Chairman Peter Yucupicio of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe.
wearewaterprotectors
A book inspired by the movement at Standing Rock is educating young people around the world about Native rights.
nativeamericacalling nac
What does a halt on the Keystone KXL Pipeline mean for the environment and the future of extractive industry in and around Native land?
nodapldccircuit
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.
nativenationsrise
A federal appeals court won’t stop oil from flowing through the Dakota Access Pipeline even though the government acted “unlawfully” in approving it.
bearsearsbuttestimpeterson
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.
steveemery
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.
Richard Nixon Taos Pueblo
Taos Pueblo wholeheartedly appreciates the support, leadership, the prayers, contributions, and sacrifices that brought Blue Lake back to our people.
mistyplentywolf
The Trump administration has approved a controversial mining operation on Sioux Nation treaty territory in South Dakota.
havasupaitribeuscapitol
“All things considered, the way that Native American and black people in America vote isn’t necessarily changing this year,” a student activist said.
stevebullock
Voter turnout in Indian Country has steadily increased in Montana. Will it make a difference in one of the most closely watched races in the nation?
mmiwnibthaskastand
Oil continues to flow through the Dakota Access Pipeline even though a federal judge said the operation should be shut down.
utetribe
“Water is a sacred resource and essential to the life and well-being of our people,” said Chairman Luke Duncan of the Ute Tribe.
stevebullock
Steve Bullock promised to respect tribal sovereignty and support much-needed federal programs that benefit tribal citizens if elected to the U.S. Senate.
quitobaquitosprings
The National Park Service cited public safety concerns for its decision to prohibit access to a sacred O’odham site. But advocates see something else at work.
oglalasiouxtribefortlaramie
The tribes of the Sioux Nation are calling on the Trump administration to take treaty rights into account before issuing a decision on fracking in Wyoming.