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'We will be waiting': Tribes remain opposed to Keystone XL Pipeline
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'We will be waiting': Tribes remain opposed to Keystone XL Pipeline (July 17, 2018)

Construction-related activities show the Keystone XL Pipeline is closer to becoming a reality despite opposition in Indian Country.

Tribes face obstacles at troubled Indian Health Service facility
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Tribes face obstacles at troubled Indian Health Service facility (July 16, 2018)

Three Sioux tribes are asserting self-determination in order to take care of their own people.

'I am not shocked': Harold Frazier on forced separation of families
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'I am not shocked': Harold Frazier on forced separation of families (June 19, 2018)

At what point does the United States have to realize they are the bad guys?

Harold Frazier: Tribes once again deprived of voice in Keystone XL fight
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Harold Frazier: Tribes once again deprived of voice in Keystone XL fight (June 18, 2018)

I am constantly amazed about the ability of the powers that be to keep doing what is morally wrong while justifying it as legally right.

Tribes dealt setback with dismissal of challenge to Keystone XL Pipeline
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Tribes dealt setback with dismissal of challenge to Keystone XL Pipeline (June 15, 2018)

Two tribes have lost a legal challenge to the Keystone XL Pipeline as others try a new approach in hopes of blocking the controversial project.

Dakota Access Pipeline study still not finished after more than a year
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Dakota Access Pipeline study still not finished after more than a year (June 12, 2018)

Tribal opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline are still waiting on the Trump administration to complete a study on the controversial project.

Native Sun News Today: Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe honors fallen warriors
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Native Sun News Today: Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe honors fallen warriors (June 1, 2018)

Native veterans and their families gathered at the Black Hills National Cemetery for a special honoring ceremony on Memorial Day.

Trump administration finally informs tribes about dramatic reorganization
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Trump administration finally informs tribes about dramatic reorganization (May 23, 2018)

After keeping Indian Country in the dark for more than a year, the Trump administration is ready to consult with tribes about a dramatic reorganization.

Security firm hired by Dakota Access still won't admit wrongdoing
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Security firm hired by Dakota Access still won't admit wrongdoing (May 16, 2018)

TigerSwan, hired by the wealthy backers of the Dakota Access Pipeline, is trying to clear its name in North Dakota.

Native Sun News Today: Treaty tribes gather for historic meeting at Fort Laramie
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Native Sun News Today: Treaty tribes gather for historic meeting at Fort Laramie (May 2, 2018)

Hundreds gathered in Wyoming for a historical four-day event to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868.

Native Sun News Today: Tribes take Keystone XL Pipeline case to top court
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Native Sun News Today: Tribes take Keystone XL Pipeline case to top court (April 27, 2018)

“Letting a foreign country come in here and ruin our land and resources is what I don’t understand,” Yankton Sioux Vice Chair Jason Cooke said. “We’ll stand by ‘Water is Life’.”

Tribes prepare for takeover of troubled Indian Health Service hospital
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Tribes prepare for takeover of troubled Indian Health Service hospital (April 23, 2018)

Citing chronic underfunding and inaction at the federal level, tribes in the Great Plains are planning to take over a troubled Indian Health Service hospital.

Native Sun News Today: Non-Native mother accused of abducting her child from reservation
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Native Sun News Today: Non-Native mother accused of abducting her child from reservation (April 13, 2018)

A non-Native mother walked into a first grade class and took her biological child against the custody terms issued through the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe.

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe embarks on treaty ride on key anniversary
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Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe embarks on treaty ride on key anniversary (April 10, 2018)

The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe is embarking on a 400-mile plus horse ride from South Dakota to Wyoming in commemoration of a major treaty milestone.

Albert Bender: Oil continues to flow through 'genocidal' Dakota Access Pipeline
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Albert Bender: Oil continues to flow through 'genocidal' Dakota Access Pipeline (April 9, 2018)

Oil continues to flow, money continues to be made hand over fist by the corporate magnates of big oil, and the genocide continues to rake in casualties.

Trump administration blames tribes for delay in new Dakota Access study
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Trump administration blames tribes for delay in new Dakota Access study (March 21, 2018)

The Trump administration is blaming tribes as it delays a highly-anticipated study of the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe warns of 'same mistakes' with new Dakota Access study
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Standing Rock Sioux Tribe warns of 'same mistakes' with new Dakota Access study (March 7, 2018)

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is being 'stonewalled' by the Trump administration when it comes to a new study on the Dakota Access Pipeline, according to a new filing.

Republican investigation links Russian trolls to #NoDAPL movement
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Republican investigation links Russian trolls to #NoDAPL movement (March 1, 2018)

The movement against the Dakota Access Pipeline originated in Indian Country but some on Capitol Hill are seeing links from somewhere far, far away.

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe demands consultation on DAPL study
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Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe demands consultation on DAPL study (February 9, 2018)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been ignoring the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe despite requests for consultation, according to a new court filing.

Native Sun News Today: Tribal sovereignty threatened by new bill
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Native Sun News Today: Tribal sovereignty threatened by new bill (February 5, 2018)

There is major concern amongst South Dakota’s tribal leaders about a bill to authorize the arrest of fugitives in Indian Country.

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe slams GOP bill with 'racist undertones'
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Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe slams GOP bill with 'racist undertones' (January 30, 2018)

Indian Country isn't a haven for fugitives, the leader of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe said, rebutting claims from Republican lawmakers and law enforcement authorities in South Dakota.

Native Sun News Today: Family still searching for Cheyenne River Sioux man
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Native Sun News Today: Family still searching for Cheyenne River Sioux man (January 18, 2018)

The lives of murdered and missing First Nations and Native Americans often become lost in the larger narrative of data collection and statistics, rarely do the stories of the individuals get told.

Native Sun News Today: 'Water Protectors' film heralds unsung Lakota heroes
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Native Sun News Today: 'Water Protectors' film heralds unsung Lakota heroes (January 15, 2018)

'The Water Protectors of Wakpa Waste' tells the stories of water protectors who led the historic fight against Big Oil and corporate greed.

Native Sun News Today: Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe raises funds for water
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Native Sun News Today: Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe raises funds for water (January 10, 2018)

The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe launched a crowdfunding website to raise money for legal costs and to raise awareness about the tribe’s history, dispossession of treaty land and natural resources.

Native Sun News Today: Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe banishes meth dealer
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Native Sun News Today: Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe banishes meth dealer (December 21, 2017)

Methamphetamine use has been an epidemic on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation in South Dakota for the past decade.

Native Sun News Today: Tribes promise 'war' over gold mining in sacred Black Hills
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Native Sun News Today: Tribes promise 'war' over gold mining in sacred Black Hills (December 11, 2017)

Great Plains tribal leaders, at a meeting with U.S. Forest Service personnel on November 21, fired a barrage of constitutional arguments against proposed federal permitting of new gold exploration in the Black Hills.

Native Sun News Today: A new Lakota basketball journey begins at Cheyenne River
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Native Sun News Today: A new Lakota basketball journey begins at Cheyenne River (December 6, 2017)

Seventeen years ago the big boarding school at Eagle Butte was broken up, and two localized schools were opened on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation, Takini and Tiospaye Topa.

Native Sun News Today: Tribes vow to continue fight against Keystone XL Pipeline
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Native Sun News Today: Tribes vow to continue fight against Keystone XL Pipeline (December 5, 2017)

The Treaty Alliance Against Tar Sands Expansion renewed opposition to the Keystone XL Pipeline after regulators in Nebraska approved a route for the controversial project.

Harold Frazier: President Trump owes apology to Navajo war heroes for 'Pocahontas' slur
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Harold Frazier: President Trump owes apology to Navajo war heroes for 'Pocahontas' slur (November 29, 2017)

I am deeply ashamed of the way the President of the United States has treated Native veterans during an honoring ceremony at the White House.

Harold Frazier: Keystone XL Pipeline represents another treaty transgression against the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe
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Harold Frazier: Keystone XL Pipeline represents another treaty transgression against the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe (November 23, 2017)

The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe will fight this treaty violation with any means necessary.

Indian Country vows battle after final Keystone XL Pipeline route is approved
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Indian Country vows battle after final Keystone XL Pipeline route is approved (November 20, 2017)

Reaction from Indian Country was strong and swift as tribes and tribal citizens criticized the approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline in Nebraska.

Harold Frazier: Don't believe them when they tell you their pipelines won't spill
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Harold Frazier: Don't believe them when they tell you their pipelines won't spill (November 20, 2017)

I condemn this oil spill, the company that built this pipeline and anybody associated with it. The evidence speaks for itself.

Albert Bender: The original genocide continues with the Dakota Access Pipeline
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Albert Bender: The original genocide continues with the Dakota Access Pipeline (November 16, 2017)

Considering the fragility of the lives of Native Americans in the U.S., we are talking about real destruction of both health and livelihood here at the hands of Big Oil.

Native Sun News Today: Lakota woman removed from grave by adoptive mother
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Native Sun News Today: Lakota woman removed from grave by adoptive mother (November 9, 2017)

Tere Charging Thunder lived a hard life. When she was just two years old, she was adopted and disconnected from her Cheyenne River Sioux family.

Dakota Access sued for damage to farmland as tribes seek assurances for water
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Dakota Access sued for damage to farmland as tribes seek assurances for water (November 3, 2017)

The wealthy backers of the Dakota Access Pipeline are being sued by a family over damages to their farmland as tribes seek to protect their water from oil spills.

Native Sun News Today: Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe takes aim at mouthwash
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Native Sun News Today: Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe takes aim at mouthwash (November 1, 2017)

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Chairman Harold Frazier issued a notification to businesses located on the reservation, outlining new tribal regulations regarding the sales of mouthwash.

Native American psychologists slam police tactics a year after Standing Rock
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Native American psychologists slam police tactics a year after Standing Rock (October 30, 2017)

The Society of Indian Psychologists criticized the law enforcement response to the pipeline protests, as well as the military-style tactics used by a security firm hired by the company that built the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Native Sun News Today: Candidate promotes ties to tribes in South Dakota
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Native Sun News Today: Candidate promotes ties to tribes in South Dakota (October 27, 2017)

Billie Sutton, the Democratic candidate for governor in South Dakota, and his family have has been a part of Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe community for generations.

Native Sun News Today: Tribes decry court ruling favoring Dakota Access Pipeline
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Native Sun News Today: Tribes decry court ruling favoring Dakota Access Pipeline (October 20, 2017)

'This pipeline represents a threat to the livelihoods and health of our nation every day it is operational,' said Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Chairman Mike Faith.

Judge deals tribes major setback with decision in Dakota Access Pipeline case
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Judge deals tribes major setback with decision in Dakota Access Pipeline case (October 11, 2017)

Oil will continue to flow through the Dakota Access Pipeline despite 'deficiencies' in the Trump administration's handling of the controversial project.

Native Sun News Today: Cheyenne River Sioux chairman seeks NCAI presidency
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Native Sun News Today: Cheyenne River Sioux chairman seeks NCAI presidency (October 6, 2017)

Tribal leaders in the Great Plains are endorsing Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Chairman Harold Frazier as president of the National Congress of American Indians.

Native Sun News Today: Indian Health Service pulls funds without telling tribe
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Native Sun News Today: Indian Health Service pulls funds without telling tribe (October 5, 2017)

This past spring, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe learned that $4.1 million was pulled from an Indian Health Service center on the reservation.

North Dakota accepts $15M from wealthy backers of Dakota Access Pipeline
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North Dakota accepts $15M from wealthy backers of Dakota Access Pipeline (September 29, 2017)

The state of North Dakota has accepted a $15 million 'donation' to cover the costs of its brutal response to the #NoDAPL movement.

Dakota Access enters settlement for 'unanticipated discovery' of tribal artifacts
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Dakota Access enters settlement for 'unanticipated discovery' of tribal artifacts (September 21, 2017)

The wealthy backers of the Dakota Access Pipeline won't have to pay a fine in connection with the 'unanticipated discovery' of tribal artifacts in North Dakota.

President Trump finally acknowledges opposition to Dakota Access Pipeline
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President Trump finally acknowledges opposition to Dakota Access Pipeline (September 6, 2017)

President Donald Trump finally acknowledged opposition to the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline but came up with a new and curious claim about an issue that galvanized Indian Country over the last year.

Wealthy backers of Dakota Access claim opponents caused 'billions' in losses
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Wealthy backers of Dakota Access claim opponents caused 'billions' in losses (August 23, 2017)

The wealthy backers of the Dakota Access Pipeline are taking aim at some of the biggest opponents of the controversial project in a lawsuit that claims their efforts caused 'billions of dollars' in damages.

North Dakota secures $10 million in federal funds to pay for #NoDAPL response
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North Dakota secures $10 million in federal funds to pay for #NoDAPL response (August 15, 2017)

The state of North Dakota has secured a $10 million in federal funds to pay for its often brutal response to the #NoDAPL movement.

Dakota Access Pipeline dragging out dispute over disturbance of tribal artifacts
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Dakota Access Pipeline dragging out dispute over disturbance of tribal artifacts (August 15, 2017)

The wealthy backers of the Dakota Access Pipeline have managed to drag out a dispute over the disturbance of tribal artifacts for nearly a year by refusing to pay a minimum fine of $15,000.

Anticipation builds as Indian Country calls for shutdown of Dakota Access Pipeline
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Anticipation builds as Indian Country calls for shutdown of Dakota Access Pipeline (August 9, 2017)

A year after the #NoDAPL movement burst onto the scene, Indian County remains united in calling for the shutdown of the controversial crude oil pipeline.

Former U.S. Attorney urges energy industry to consult tribes in advance
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Former U.S. Attorney urges energy industry to consult tribes in advance (July 20, 2017)

A former U.S. Attorney and advocate for tribes spoke about the Dakota Access Pipeline at an energy development conference in North Dakota.

Trump administration officially rescinds pro-treaty rights legal opinion
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Trump administration officially rescinds pro-treaty rights legal opinion (July 18, 2017)

The Trump administration has quietly killed a legal opinion that tribes were using to fight the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline.

President Trump doesn't seem to know where Dakota Access Pipeline goes
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President Trump doesn't seem to know where Dakota Access Pipeline goes (July 14, 2017)

President Donald Trump thinks the Dakota Access Pipeline has something to do with Russia. And Hillary Clinton.

Albert Bender: Judge waited for oil to flow through Dakota Access Pipeline
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Albert Bender: Judge waited for oil to flow through Dakota Access Pipeline (July 6, 2017)

Keeping the Dakota Access Pipeline open is a flagrant departure from long established legal procedures.

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe welcomes 'victory' in Dakota Access Pipeline case
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Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe welcomes 'victory' in Dakota Access Pipeline case (June 16, 2017)

While oil continues to flow through the Dakota Access Pipeline, tribes remain confident they will prevail on their treaty, trust and environmental claims.

Mark Trahant: Dakota Access decision offers a chance to return to respect
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Mark Trahant: Dakota Access decision offers a chance to return to respect (June 16, 2017)

The federal court decision could start a new chapter in the DAPL saga, beginning with dropping prosecution of water protectors.

Albert Bender: Judge drags his feet in Dakota Access Pipeline case
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Albert Bender: Judge drags his feet in Dakota Access Pipeline case (June 12, 2017)

Cherokee citizen Albert Bender wonders why a federal judge hasn't ruled on a motion to stop oil from flowing through the Dakota Access Pipeline.

President Trump put wealthy firm first in approving Dakota Access Pipeline
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President Trump put wealthy firm first in approving Dakota Access Pipeline (June 7, 2017)

When it came to approving the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline, President Donald Trump said he put industry instead of Indian Country first.

Dakota Access Pipeline begins shipping oil months behind schedule
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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.

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe finds one bright spot in Trump's budget
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Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe finds one bright spot in Trump's budget (May 24, 2017)

The Trump administration is canceling a drilling test on treaty territory in South Dakota.

Two more spills of oil from Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota
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Two more spills of oil from Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota (May 23, 2017)

Both spills were relatively small but they occurred even before the controversial project has been put into full operation.