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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
Environment | Opinion
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.

Dakota Access seeks to intervene in Oglala Sioux Tribe's lawsuit
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Dakota Access seeks to intervene in Oglala Sioux Tribe's lawsuit (May 17, 2017)
The filing comes as the wealthy backers of the pipeline prepare to ship oil on June 1.

Harold Frazier: The Dakota Access Pipeline isn't supposed to leak
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Harold Frazier: The Dakota Access Pipeline isn't supposed to leak (May 12, 2017)
This pipeline was promised to be so safe that the possibility of an oil leak was astronomical, the chairman of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe writes.

Federal court dismisses lawsuit over fry bread incident at Indian school
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Federal court dismisses lawsuit over fry bread incident at Indian school (May 11, 2017)
Attorneys for the Bureau of Indian Affairs admitted the student suffered burns while making fry bread but a judge said the federal government can't be held liable.

Dakota Access Pipeline won't be fined for oil spill in South Dakota
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Dakota Access Pipeline won't be fined for oil spill in South Dakota (May 11, 2017)
Tribal leaders and activists say it's only a matter of time before the Dakota Access Pipeline causes significant harm.

Dakota Access firm fined $431K for two spills of drilling fluids in Ohio
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Dakota Access firm fined $431K for two spills of drilling fluids in Ohio (May 9, 2017)
The state's top environmental official expressed 'frustration' with the wealthy company behind the Dakota Access and Rover pipelines.

President Trump's second nominee for Army Secretary withdraws
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President Trump's second nominee for Army Secretary withdraws (May 8, 2017)
A position with authority over the Dakota Access Pipeline remains in 'acting' hands as tribes try to stop oil from flowing.

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe drops appeal in Dakota Access lawsuit
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Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe drops appeal in Dakota Access lawsuit (April 28, 2017)
With oil set to flow in a couple of weeks, the tribe is focusing on reversing the Trump administration's approval of the pipeline.

Indigenous activists reclaim nation's capital in defiance of Donald Trump
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Indigenous activists reclaim nation's capital in defiance of Donald Trump (April 28, 2017)
Indigenous activists are reclaiming the nation's capital as they push back against the Trump administration's environmental agenda.

Dakota Access firm faces fines for two spills of drilling fluid in Ohio
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Dakota Access firm faces fines for two spills of drilling fluid in Ohio (April 27, 2017)
The spill occurred in connection with the same type of drilling that took place for the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Native Sun News Today: Cheyenne River Sioux woman keeps walking
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Native Sun News Today: Cheyenne River Sioux woman keeps walking (April 21, 2017)
Despite the grim everyday reality of life on the reservation, the people around Red Scaffold are people of deep faith and heartfelt resolve.

Native Sun News Today: Body of missing Cheyenne River Sioux man found after new search
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Native Sun News Today: Body of missing Cheyenne River Sioux man found after new search (April 20, 2017)
It took all of ten minutes for search and rescue to locate the remains of 39-year-old Richard Larrabee, who went missing on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation in August 2016.

Dakota Access Pipeline announces May 14 as first date of service
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Dakota Access Pipeline announces May 14 as first date of service (April 19, 2017)
Tribal opponents still have time to stop oil from flowing through the controversial project.

Native Sun News Today: Book shares antics of Iktomi the trickster
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Native Sun News Today: Book shares antics of Iktomi the trickster (April 17, 2017)
Many Wakanyeja (children) grew up listening to the chronicles of Iktomi the trickster when at bedtime the Unci (Grandmothers) would relate the escapades of this mischievous character.

Judge agrees to keep some Dakota Access spill information secret
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Judge agrees to keep some Dakota Access spill information secret (April 7, 2017)
The Army Corps of Engineers came to the firm's rescue regarding some of the information in a handful of oil spill response documents.

Lawmakers ask Army Corps to explain decision on Dakota Access Pipeline
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Lawmakers ask Army Corps to explain decision on Dakota Access Pipeline (April 6, 2017)
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe continue to fight the project in federal court.

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe continues to battle Dakota Access Pipeline in court
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Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe continues to battle Dakota Access Pipeline in court (March 28, 2017)
Chairman Harold Frazier remains undaunted even after the wealthy backers of the project announced completion of work in North Dakota.

Dakota Access confirms pipeline about to go into service with work complete in North Dakota
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Dakota Access confirms pipeline about to go into service with work complete in North Dakota (March 27, 2017)
'Oil has been placed in the Dakota Access Pipeline underneath Lake Oahe,' attorneys for the controversial project wrote in the latest and apparently final status report.

Dakota Access submits another status update entirely under seal
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Dakota Access submits another status update entirely under seal (March 22, 2017)
The wealthy backers of the Dakota Access Pipeline appear closer than ever to completing their controversial project but there's no way for the public to know for sure.

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