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David Ganje: Army Corps can't be trusted to manage water in the Missouri River
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David Ganje: Army Corps can't be trusted to manage water in the Missouri River (November 30, 2017)
Tribes and several states are opposing plans by the Army Corps to deal with 'surplus water' in the Missouri River.

Mary Annette Pember: Tribes lost key source of food to dams on Missouri River
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Mary Annette Pember: Tribes lost key source of food to dams on Missouri River (August 29, 2017)
The near-extinction of mouse beans along the Missouri River is a metaphor for the devastating impact of US development of tribal lands, Mary Annette Pember writes on Indian Country Media Network.

North Dakota pipeline spill occurred near Missouri River system
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North Dakota pipeline spill occurred near Missouri River system (December 14, 2016)
State and federal authorities continue to investigate a pipeline that spilled crude oil into a waterway in North Dakota.

Native Sun News Today: Crow Creek Sioux Tribe files water rights lawsuit
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Native Sun News Today: Crow Creek Sioux Tribe files water rights lawsuit (November 28, 2016)
Crow Creek Sioux Chairman Brandon Sazue says his tribe understands that all area tribes will be impacted a $200 million lawsuit against the federal government for Missouri River water rights.

Michael Lawson: Roots of #NoDAPL movement go back decades
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Michael Lawson: Roots of #NoDAPL movement go back decades (November 9, 2016)
The water and land protectors opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline need to be understood within the historical context of the long-standing negative relationship between the tribes along the Missouri River and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

President Obama hints at delay in Dakota Access Pipeline easement
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President Obama hints at delay in Dakota Access Pipeline easement (November 2, 2016)
In an exclusive interview with NowThis, the president offered his most direct comments to date about the #NoDAPL movement.

Indian Country united in call for full review of Dakota Access Pipeline
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Indian Country united in call for full review of Dakota Access Pipeline (October 13, 2016)
A legal, regulatory and political push continues in support of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.

David Ganje: Tribes can't remain silent about their water rights
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David Ganje: Tribes can't remain silent about their water rights (October 3, 2016)
The Crow Creek Tribe recently started water rights litigation, asking for both money damages as well as a request for a ruling quantifying the tribe’s reserved surface water rights.

Dave Archambault Sr.: The roots of the battle at Standing Rock
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Dave Archambault Sr.: The roots of the battle at Standing Rock (September 29, 2016)
To understand the problem that the Standing Rock Sioux is having with the construction of a pipeline that is being built just 500 feet from their reservation boundary, one has to understand the roots of the disagreement.

Another North Dakota tribe battles pipeline company in court
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Another North Dakota tribe battles pipeline company in court (September 23, 2016)
The Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation is a partner in the Sacagawea Pipeline but did not give consent to the project.

Federal appeals court sets October 5 hearing in #NoDAPL case
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Federal appeals court sets October 5 hearing in #NoDAPL case (September 21, 2016)
Arguments in the high-stakes battle over the Dakota Access Pipeline will take place in Washington, D.C.

Mark Trahant: Telling the next chapter in the #NoDAPL struggle
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Mark Trahant: Telling the next chapter in the #NoDAPL struggle (September 19, 2016)
In four decades of reporting I have never seen a story with as wide a gulf over what is occurring at Standing Rock.

Another rollercoaster week as #NoDAPL fight enters new phase
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Another rollercoaster week as #NoDAPL fight enters new phase (September 19, 2016)
The fate of the $3.8 billion project rests on actions in faraway Washington, D.C.

Sparring continues in #NoDAPL case as tribes seek halt to pipeline work
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Sparring continues in #NoDAPL case as tribes seek halt to pipeline work (September 16, 2016)
A federal judge forced an apology out of the Obama administration for its handling of the #NoDAPL case as attorneys returned to court.

Hundreds rally at White House to block Dakota Access Pipeline
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Hundreds rally at White House to block Dakota Access Pipeline (September 13, 2016)
'This pipeline, it's poison,' Jasilyn Charger, a young member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe said.

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe thanks Obama for #NoDAPL stance
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Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe thanks Obama for #NoDAPL stance (September 9, 2016)
Chairman Harold Frazier remains hopeful that tribal concerns about the Dakota Access Pipeline will finally be heard.

Quinault Nation sends Grandfather Canoe to #NoDAPL encampment
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Quinault Nation sends Grandfather Canoe to #NoDAPL encampment (September 5, 2016)
The Washington tribe and other Pacific Northwest tribes are heading to North Dakota for a historic journey down the Missouri River.

United Nations Forum backs Standing Rock Sioux Tribe on #NoDAPL
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United Nations Forum backs Standing Rock Sioux Tribe on #NoDAPL (September 1, 2016)
The #NoDAPL resistance movement is attracting international attention as the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline remains in limbo.

Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe joins #NoDAPL movement
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Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe joins #NoDAPL movement (September 1, 2016)
President Llevando Fisher: 'We have burial sites there and our primary interest is in protecting the water, very sacred to the Cheyenne.'

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe confirms lack of easement for pipeline
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Standing Rock Sioux Tribe confirms lack of easement for pipeline (August 30, 2016)
The Camp of the Sacred Stones was on edge amid fears that construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline might resume in North Dakota.

Mark Anthony Rolo: Tribes remain at mercy of bad federal policies
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Mark Anthony Rolo: Tribes remain at mercy of bad federal policies (August 30, 2016)
Tired of the federal government’s lack of respect for Indian nationhood, tribes have started drawing a line when it comes to multi-national corporations seeking profits at their expense. Indian Country is fighting back.

Jon Eagle: Land remains sacred to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
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Jon Eagle: Land remains sacred to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe (August 29, 2016)
The entire route of the Dakota Access Pipeline will have an adverse effect on sites of religious and cultural significance to many tribal nations.

Dakota Access Pipeline lacks key approval to build at Lake Oahe site near reservation
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Dakota Access Pipeline lacks key approval to build at Lake Oahe site near reservation (August 26, 2016)
Work on the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline remains on hold in North Dakota amid legal and regulatory hurdles.

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe sees strong support at pipeline hearing
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Standing Rock Sioux Tribe sees strong support at pipeline hearing (August 24, 2016)
Hundreds flocked to the federal courthouse in Washington, D.C., to show support for the tribe in its battle against the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline.

Native Sun News: Resistance grows against Dakota Access Pipeline
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Native Sun News: Resistance grows against Dakota Access Pipeline (August 18, 2016)
Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chair David Archambault II, tribal council member Dana Wasinzi and several other Dakota Access Pipeline resisters got arrested during a direct action to impede startup on the project.

Harold Frazier: Obama must put a stop to Dakota Access Pipeline
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Harold Frazier: Obama must put a stop to Dakota Access Pipeline (August 15, 2016)
The Dakota Access Pipeline threatens the safety and quality of our drinking water, and threatens to destroy the environment of our Sioux reservations along the Missouri River.

Lakota Country Times: New book explores Sioux Nation land claim
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Lakota Country Times: New book explores Sioux Nation land claim (July 8, 2016)
Peter Capossela documents a history of land grabs by the United States that starts with the Fort Laramie Treaties of 1851 and 1868.

Native Sun News: Cleanup addresses sacred sites in South Dakota
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Native Sun News: Cleanup addresses sacred sites in South Dakota (June 13, 2016)
The tributaries draining out of the abandoned mines carry runoff to the Standing Rock, Cheyenne River, Crow Creek, Lower Brule and Yankton Sioux reservations.

Native Sun News: Youth run 500 miles to protest new oil pipeline
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Native Sun News: Youth run 500 miles to protest new oil pipeline (May 11, 2016)
A youth relay run to raise awareness about oil pipeline dangers was one of several key events during the last week of April 2016 generated by the threat of more toxic spills in Nebraska, North and South Dakota.

Omaha Tribe welcomes long overdue assistance for 2011 disaster
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Omaha Tribe welcomes long overdue assistance for 2011 disaster (April 20, 2016)
Flooding along the Missouri River caused extensive damage on the Nebraska and Iowa sides of the reservation.

Former Crow Creek Sioux chairman Vernon Ashley passes on
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Former Crow Creek Sioux chairman Vernon Ashley passes on (November 12, 2015)
Vernon Ashley led the tribe when it adopted its first constitution and when it was forced to give up most of its best lands along the Missouri River.

Column: Michael Jandreau was 'giant' to many in Indian Country
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Column: Michael Jandreau was 'giant' to many in Indian Country (April 13, 2015)
Some of the speakers talked of Michael Jandreau as if he were a giant. In the sense of history, perhaps he was.

Great Plains tribes hold conference to safeguard water rights
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Great Plains tribes hold conference to safeguard water rights (July 30, 2014)
Tribal leaders discussed uranium mining, the Keystone XL Pipeline, federal management of the Missouri River and other threats to their water resources.

Native Sun News: North Dakota tribe contains spill at pipeline
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Native Sun News: North Dakota tribe contains spill at pipeline (July 18, 2014)
The Mandan, Hidatsa & Arikara Nation, working with federal, state, and corporate officials, has contained a pipeline spill that threatened to contaminate Lake Sakakawea.

Roger Birdbear: Return land at lake to individual Indian owners
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Roger Birdbear: Return land at lake to individual Indian owners (July 15, 2014)
Roger Birdbear calls on the Army Corps of Engineers to return land around Lake Sakakawea to its original individual Indian owners.

Native Sun News: Yankton Sioux families eye compensation
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Native Sun News: Yankton Sioux families eye compensation (January 9, 2014)
When Patricia Hopkins-Buechler was 16 years old, she remembers her life being shattered when her mother had to move here from White Swan.

Native Sun News: Cheyenne River landowners sue over flooding
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Native Sun News: Cheyenne River landowners sue over flooding (October 19, 2012)
The following story was written and reported by Talli Nauman, Native Sun News Health & Environment Editor. All content © Native Sun News. Oahe Landowners Association members gathered outside the...

Native Sun News: Indian author a part of  South Dakota book fest
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Native Sun News: Indian author a part of South Dakota book fest (September 28, 2012)
The following story was written and reported by Evelyn Red Lodge, Native Sun News Correspondent. All content © Native Sun News. Elizabeth Cook-Lynn Michael Lawson Cook-Lynn, Lawson featured at this...

USGS to monitor erosion on the Lower Brule Sioux Reservation

USGS to monitor erosion on the Lower Brule Sioux Reservation (August 8, 2012)
The U.S. Geological Survey will send unmanned flights to monitor erosion on the Lower Brule Sioux Reservation in South Dakota. The flights will take place August 21-23. The goal is...

Native Sun News: Foreigner reworking Cheyenne River watershed
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Native Sun News: Foreigner reworking Cheyenne River watershed (July 23, 2012)
The following story was written and reported by Talli Nauman, Native Sun News Health & Environment Editor. All content © Native Sun News. Candace Ducheneaux Michal Kravcik Foreigner reworking Cheyenne...

Native Sun News: Indians be dammed -- Missouri River revisited
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Native Sun News: Indians be dammed -- Missouri River revisited (June 1, 2012)
The following story was written and reported by Talli Nauman, Native Sun News Health & Environment Editor. All content © Native Sun News. The hospital at the former Cheyenne River...

Native Sun News: Indians be dammed -- Missouri River revisited
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Native Sun News: Indians be dammed -- Missouri River revisited (May 25, 2012)
The following story was written and reported by Talli Nauman, Native Sun News Health & Environment Editor. All content © Native Sun News. PART 2 | PART 1 RAPID CITY,...

Native Sun News: Indians be dammed -- Missouri River revisited
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Native Sun News: Indians be dammed -- Missouri River revisited (May 22, 2012)
The following story was written and reported by Talli Nauman, Native Sun News Health & Environment Editor. All content © Native Sun News. Author and historian Michael Lawson PART 1...

Native Sun News: Cheyenne River elder recalls dam flooding
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Native Sun News: Cheyenne River elder recalls dam flooding (March 26, 2012)
The following story was written and reported by Talli Nauman, Native Sun News Health & Environment Editor. All content © Native Sun News. Marvel and Raymond Handboy Part II |...

Native Sun News: Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe taps into fund
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Native Sun News: Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe taps into fund (March 20, 2012)
The following story was written and reported by Talli Nauman, Native Sun News Health & Environment Editor. All content © Native Sun News. Part I CHEYENNE RIVER, SOUTH DAKOTA –...

Omaha Tribe facing  millions of dollars in  damages from flooding
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Omaha Tribe facing millions of dollars in damages from flooding (September 19, 2011)
The Omaha Tribe of Nebraska is facing millions of dollars in damages due to flooding from the Missouri River. Families from about two dozen homes on the reservation evacuated and...

Stew Magnuson: Missouri River floods  reminder of tribal sacrifice
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Stew Magnuson: Missouri River floods reminder of tribal sacrifice (July 1, 2011)
The following column by Stew Magnuson originally appeared in the Native Sun News. I remember as a boy in Omaha standing on the banks of the Missouri River with my...

Omaha Tribe evacuates families in preparation for flooding
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Omaha Tribe evacuates families in preparation for flooding (June 10, 2011)
The Omaha Tribe of Nebraska has evacuated 54 families from their homes on the reservation in preparation for flooding from the Missouri River. The evacuation took place near Macy, a...

Omaha Tribe evacuates   homes due to Missouri River floods
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Omaha Tribe evacuates homes due to Missouri River floods (June 8, 2011)
The Omaha Tribe of Nebraska evacuated 18 homes due to flooding from the Missouri River. Carroll Webster, the tribe's emergency manager, said the homes are located in low-lying areas near...

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