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YES! Magazine: Thousands stand guard at sacred Mauna Kea in Hawaii
YES! Magazine: Thousands stand guard at sacred Mauna Kea in Hawaii (August 15, 2019)

Native Hawaiians and other Indigenous peoples need more authority in the federal and state project processes that affect them.


Tribal consultation policies still lacking amid challenges of Trump era
Tribal consultation policies still lacking amid challenges of Trump era (April 23, 2019)

Nearly two decades after the first executive order on tribal consultation, the federal government is still struggling to meet their trust and treaty responsibilities.


'Foxes guarding the hen house': Trump nominee confirmed at Indian Country's most important agency
'Foxes guarding the hen house': Trump nominee confirmed at Indian Country's most important agency (April 11, 2019)

With David Bernhardt at the helm, the Department of the Interior has been one disaster after another, tribes and their advocates assert.


Dakota Access Pipeline begins shipping oil months behind schedule
Dakota Access Pipeline begins shipping oil months behind schedule (June 1, 2017)

Thanks to President Donald Trump, the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline is now operational.


President Obama elevates role of Suquamish Tribe chairman on key panel
President Obama elevates role of Suquamish Tribe chairman on key panel (November 4, 2016)

The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation raised questions about the Dakota Access Pipeline earlier this year.


Memorandum of understanding for treaty rights in the works
Memorandum of understanding for treaty rights in the works (September 27, 2016)

'Tribal treaty rights are the law of the land,' the leader of the Environmental Protection Agency said at the White House Tribal Nations Conference.


Native Sun News: Tribes gaining traction in war against pipelines
Native Sun News: Tribes gaining traction in war against pipelines (April 20, 2016)

After Standing Rock Sioux and other tribes railed for months against the Dakota Access Pipeline project, federal officials are responding to pleas for defense of water, cultural resources, and tribal sovereignty.


Standing Rock Sioux Tribe sets up sacred camp to oppose pipeline
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe sets up sacred camp to oppose pipeline (April 15, 2016)

Indian Country is gearing up a major fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline.


Blackfeet Nation gears up for action on drilling at sacred site
Blackfeet Nation gears up for action on drilling at sacred site (November 3, 2015)

The tribe is cheering Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack for opposing development in the Badger-Two Medicine Area but the battle isn't over yet.


Blackfeet Nation states opposition to drilling on sacred land
Blackfeet Nation states opposition to drilling on sacred land (September 3, 2015)

Everyone but one person spoke out against energy development in the Badger-Two Medicine Area in Montana.


Obama promises long-overdue action on drilling on sacred land
Obama promises long-overdue action on drilling on sacred land (August 19, 2015)

Leaders of the Blackfeet Nation and their supporters oppose energy development in the Badger-Two Medicine Area of Montana.


Suquamish  Tribe Chairman Leonard Forsman named to ACHP
Suquamish Tribe Chairman Leonard Forsman named to ACHP (May 9, 2013)

Leonard Forsman, the chairman of the Suquamish Tribe of Washington, has been appointed to the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation by President Barack Obama. Forsman has served as chairman of...


Opinion: Progress on sacred sites and tribal initiatives at ACHP
Opinion: Progress on sacred sites and tribal initiatives at ACHP (April 11, 2013)

Milford Wayne Donaldson on tribal initiatives at the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation: At its recent winter business meeting on March 1, the ACHP became the first federal agency to...


White House Blog: ACHP backs indigenous rights declaration
White House Blog: ACHP backs indigenous rights declaration (March 21, 2013)

Milford Wayne Donaldson, the chairman of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, on the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation...


Federal agencies issue action plan to help protect sacred sites
Federal agencies issue action plan to help protect sacred sites (March 6, 2013)

The Obama administration released an action plan on Tuesday as part of an effort to help protect sacred sites on federal land. The Departments of Agriculture, Defense, Energy and Interior,...


Historic preservation board pick fought tribes on sacred sites
Historic preservation board pick fought tribes on sacred sites (February 28, 2013)

A new member of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation has fought tribes on sacred sites. Lynne Sebastian was appointed as an "expert member" by President Barack Obama on January...


Tribes  discuss renewable energy and cultural resources at summit
Tribes discuss renewable energy and cultural resources at summit (January 13, 2011)

Tribal leaders are meeting in Palm Springs, California, to discuss renewable energy and protection of cultural resources. The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, a federal agency, and the National Association...