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Cronkite News: San Carlos Apache Tribe struggles to deal with mountains of trash
Environment | National
Cronkite News: San Carlos Apache Tribe struggles to deal with mountains of trash (November 10, 2017)
Dozens of illegal dumping sites litter the San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation, putting the health of the people and their environment in jeopardy.

Michael Paul Hill: It is up to Native communities to chart our own futures again
Opinion
Michael Paul Hill: It is up to Native communities to chart our own futures again (August 7, 2017)
The People—the Nnee (known today as Western Apache)—need to follow the lead of their great ancestors and fight for life, Michael Paul Hill writes on Indian Country Media Network.

Trump administration set to advance copper mine on sacred Apache site
Environment | National
Trump administration set to advance copper mine on sacred Apache site (July 13, 2017)
Before Indian Country's attention turned to the #NoDAPL movement, there was the fight to save Oak Flat, a sacred Apache site in Arizona, from a huge mine.

Cronkite News: Tribes win decision in water rights dispute in Arizona
Environment | Law | National
Cronkite News: Tribes win decision in water rights dispute in Arizona (June 15, 2017)
A federal appeals court agreed with two tribes who challenged plans to divert water from the Gila River in Arizona.

Cronkite News: Copper mine on sacred Apache land in Arizona complains about delays
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Cronkite News: Copper mine on sacred Apache land in Arizona complains about delays (March 22, 2017)
The Resolution Copper Mine in Arizona would be operating by now in most countries, but is still years away from getting all the permits it needs in the U.S., a company official testified.

Cronkite News: San Carlos Apache Tribe marches for sacred site
National | Politics
Cronkite News: San Carlos Apache Tribe marches for sacred site (March 14, 2017)
It’s a chilly Friday morning on highway AZ-170 on the San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation.

Apache attorney elected as chair of Arizona elections commission
Politics
Apache attorney elected as chair of Arizona elections commission (January 26, 2017)
Steve Titla is the first Native person to lead the Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Commission.

Cronkite News: San Carlos Apache Tribe fights mine at sacred site
Environment | National | Politics
Cronkite News: San Carlos Apache Tribe fights mine at sacred site (January 2, 2017)
Oak Flat, a desert landscape and 90-minute drive outside Phoenix, lies in the midst of an environmental and economic controversy.

Michael Paul Hill: Agent Orange affects San Carlos Apache Tribe
Environment | Health | Opinion
Michael Paul Hill: Agent Orange affects San Carlos Apache Tribe (October 10, 2016)
'We were used as lab rats to test the effects of the chemical on the body of Apaches.'

Native push for Bernie Sanders fails to translate into more votes
National | Politics
Native push for Bernie Sanders fails to translate into more votes (March 24, 2016)
The visit by the Democratic presidential candidate to the Navajo Nation, though, helped focus attention to issues facing Indian Country.

Cronkite News: Democrats court Native voters ahead of primary
National | Politics
Cronkite News: Democrats court Native voters ahead of primary (March 21, 2016)
As thousands of people lined up around the Phoenix Convention Center last Tuesday afternoon to hear presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speak, they could hear the constant beat of drums outside.

San Carlos Apache Tribe welcomes designation at sacred Oak Flat
Environment | National | Politics
San Carlos Apache Tribe welcomes designation at sacred Oak Flat (March 18, 2016)
The ceremonial and gathering site is on the National Register of Historic Places but the tribe says the fight to protect Oak Flat from a copper mine is far from over.

Democrat Bernie Sanders heads to Navajo Nation for town hall
National | Politics
Democrat Bernie Sanders heads to Navajo Nation for town hall (March 17, 2016)
The candidate has been paying a lot of attention to Arizona ahead of the presidential primary on March 22.

Cronkite News: Apache leader welcomes listing at sacred Oak Flat
Environment | National | Politics
Cronkite News: Apache leader welcomes listing at sacred Oak Flat (March 15, 2016)
Opponents of a proposed copper mine at the Oak Flat campground scored a point when it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places this month – but while they won the battle, they haven’t won the war.

Mine on sacred Apache site in Arizona remains a hot political issue
Environment | National | Politics
Mine on sacred Apache site in Arizona remains a hot political issue (March 11, 2016)
What started off as a seemingly obscure battle has resulted in the conviction of a Republican lawmaker, a slew of belittling actions from another Republican, a major lobbying campaign in Indian Country and a cross-country, media-grabbing caravan to the U.S. Capitol.

Wife of Bernie Sanders slated to visit sacred Apache site in Arizona
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Wife of Bernie Sanders slated to visit sacred Apache site in Arizona (March 8, 2016)
Jane Sanders will meet with the Apache Stronghold, a group started by Wendsler Nosie, Sr., a council member for the San Carlos Apache Tribe.

Cronkite News: Lawmakers fight designation for sacred Apache site in Arizona
Environment | National | Politics
Cronkite News: Lawmakers fight designation for sacred Apache site in Arizona (March 2, 2016)
Supporters of a copper mine proposed for Oak Flat have been given until Friday to make the case that the area, deemed sacred by the San Carlos Apache, should not be designated a historic site.

Bureau of Reclamation emphasizes tribal water rights settlements
Environment | National | Politics
Bureau of Reclamation emphasizes tribal water rights settlements (February 9, 2016)
The agency is seeking $131.2 million to implement and maintain settlements for tribes in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota and South Dakota.

Bill in Senate repeals rider for mine at sacred Apache site
Environment | National | Politics
Bill in Senate repeals rider for mine at sacred Apache site (November 6, 2015)
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont), a 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, introduced the Save Oak Flat Act.

Leader of San Carlos Apache Tribe apologizes for costume
National
Leader of San Carlos Apache Tribe apologizes for costume (November 6, 2015)
Terry Rambler took responsibility for dressing up in blackface and for posting a photo of his offensive costume on Facebook.

Tribal leaders to appear at House roundtable on sacred sites
Environment | National | Politics
Tribal leaders to appear at House roundtable on sacred sites (November 3, 2015)
Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona), the top Democrat on the House Natural Resources Committee, is hosting the event on Capitol Hill.

Karen Kitcheyan Jones: Site not sacred to the Apache people
Environment | Opinion
Karen Kitcheyan Jones: Site not sacred to the Apache people (October 15, 2015)
I encourage all tribal members not to fear our Tribal government leaders, as they must remember that the oath they took was to serve their people, and serve with facts, fairness and honesty.

First Nations Development Institute awards $250K for ranching
Environment | Health
First Nations Development Institute awards $250K for ranching (October 8, 2015)
Cattle ranchers in Indian Country are receiving help with their management, development and retail capabilities.

Julian Brave NoiseCat: Sen. John McCain sells out on sacred sites
Environment | National | Politics
Julian Brave NoiseCat: Sen. John McCain sells out on sacred sites (September 28, 2015)
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) has been the subject of intense criticism from Native activists and their supporters over the past year for his role in orchestrating the sale of Oak Flat.

Angela Aleiss: San Carlos Apache Tribe battles for sacred site
Environment | Opinion
Angela Aleiss: San Carlos Apache Tribe battles for sacred site (September 16, 2015)
The debate over the Resolution Copper Mine has created a David vs. Goliath struggle, with the tiny San Carlos Apache Nation up against giants of the corporate and political world.

Dale Miles: Site was never sacred to San Carlos Apache Tribe
Opinion
Dale Miles: Site was never sacred to San Carlos Apache Tribe (August 14, 2015)
Does it not bother anyone that rarely do we hear a voice of someone on the street who doesn’t support tribal government’s view on Oak Flat?

Senate Ad-Hoc Committee on Indian Affairs holds first meeting
Politics
Senate Ad-Hoc Committee on Indian Affairs holds first meeting (July 31, 2015)
Six lawmakers and four tribal leaders largely focused on education for their first meeting at the state capitol in Phoenix.

Tara Houska: DC rally puts focus on threats to sacred Oak Flat
Environment | Opinion
Tara Houska: DC rally puts focus on threats to sacred Oak Flat (July 30, 2015)
The destruction of Oak Flat will signify a continued history of dispossessing lands from Native Americans and disregard for Native religions.

War of words escalates on mine at sacred Apache site in Arizona
Environment | Law | National | Politics
War of words escalates on mine at sacred Apache site in Arizona (July 27, 2015)
Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona), the sponsor of the Save Oak Flat Act, is striking back at Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Arizona).

Dear Colleague: Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona) on Save Oak Flat Act
Politics
Dear Colleague: Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona) on Save Oak Flat Act (July 27, 2015)
The following are the text of two Dear Colleague letters written by Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona) regarding H.R.2811, the Save Oak Flat Act.

Dear Colleague: Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Arizona) on Save Oak Flat Act
Politics
Dear Colleague: Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Arizona) on Save Oak Flat Act (July 27, 2015)
Text of a Dear Colleague letter written by Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Arizona) regarding H.R.2811, the Save Oak Flat Act.

E.J. Montini: Money wins in war to protect sacred Apache site
Environment | Opinion | Politics
E.J. Montini: Money wins in war to protect sacred Apache site (July 24, 2015)
This is more or less what representatives of the United States government say every time they are doing something to land that native people believe to be holy.

San Carlos Apache Tribe clashes with Rep. Gosar after rally
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San Carlos Apache Tribe clashes with Rep. Gosar after rally (July 23, 2015)
Republican Congressman threatens Apache Stronghold with arrest after members attempt to discuss sacred site in Arizona.

Raul Grijalva: Congress must rebuild relationship with tribes
Opinion | Politics
Raul Grijalva: Congress must rebuild relationship with tribes (July 23, 2015)
Ask any Native American tribe for a story about working with Congress and you’ll probably hear a story of frustration.

San Carlos Apache Tribe lands in DC to rally for sacred site
Environment | Law | National | Politics
San Carlos Apache Tribe lands in DC to rally for sacred site (July 22, 2015)
After traveling 2,000 miles across the country, the Apache Stronghold is rally at the U.S. Capitol to save sacred Oak Flat from a mining development.

IHS debuts new facility on San Carlos Apache Reservation
Health
IHS debuts new facility on San Carlos Apache Reservation (July 20, 2015)
The 179,000 square-foot San Carlos Apache Tribe Health Center in Peridot, Arizona, cost $116 million.

Interview: San Carlos Apache Tribe fights mine at sacred site
Environment | Law | National | Politics
Interview: San Carlos Apache Tribe fights mine at sacred site (July 20, 2015)
Indian Country Today interviews Chairman Terry Rambler about the battle to save sacred Oak Flat in Arizona from a mining development.

Ernie Stevens: Support sacred Oak Flat and the Apache Stronghold
Environment | Opinion | Politics
Ernie Stevens: Support sacred Oak Flat and the Apache Stronghold (July 8, 2015)
Members of the San Carlos Apache Tribe and others interested in protecting tribal treaty rights and Native sacred places are traveling to Washington, D.C.

Save Oak Flat caravan leaves Arizona for journey to nation's capital
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Save Oak Flat caravan leaves Arizona for journey to nation's capital (July 7, 2015)
The Apache Stronghold group will be crossing several states as they make their way to Washington, D.C., for events on July 21 and July 22.

Sen. McCain deemed responsible for land swap at sacred Oak Flat
Environment | National | Politics
Sen. McCain deemed responsible for land swap at sacred Oak Flat (July 2, 2015)
The provision was tucked in a 1,648-page bill that was approved in the final days of the last session of Congress.

Save Oak Flat caravan plans journey to DC to protect sacred site
Environment | Law | National | Politics
Save Oak Flat caravan plans journey to DC to protect sacred site (July 1, 2015)
The Apache Stronghold will send two groups across the nation to rally for Oak Flat and for a bill that repeals a mine at the site.

Bill repeals land swap for mine on sacred Apache site in Arizona
Environment | Law | National | Politics
Bill repeals land swap for mine on sacred Apache site in Arizona (June 19, 2015)
The Save Oak Flat Act has bipartisan support, including the Rep. Tom Cole and Rep. Markwayne Mullin, both Republicans from Oklahoma.

March planned in nation's capitol over mine at sacred Apache site
Environment | National | Politics
March planned in nation's capitol over mine at sacred Apache site (June 4, 2015)
Congress authorized the transfer of federal land to a foreign-controlled company that will build a copper mine on sacred Apache lands.

Steve Russell: Take fight over sacred Apache site to higher court
Law | Opinion
Steve Russell: Take fight over sacred Apache site to higher court (June 3, 2015)
Article 20 of the American Convention on Human Rights protects freedom of conscience and religion, a freedom that the Apaches cannot enjoy with their sacred sites destroyed.

Lydia Millet: Selling off sacred Apache land to foreign interests
Environment | Opinion
Lydia Millet: Selling off sacred Apache land to foreign interests (May 29, 2015)
Congress has handed over a sacred Native American site to a foreign-owned company for what may be the first time in our nation’s history.

Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick to challenge Sen. John McCain in 2016 race
Environment | Politics
Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick to challenge Sen. John McCain in 2016 race (May 27, 2015)
Both have favorable records on Indian issues but both support a controversial copper mine on a sacred Apache site.

Michael Paul Hill: Agent Orange sprayed on Arizona reservation
Environment | Health | Opinion
Michael Paul Hill: Agent Orange sprayed on Arizona reservation (March 6, 2015)
In June of 1964, helicopters from the U.S. Geological Survey began spraying an herbicidal chemical along the Gila and San Carlos rivers.

Wendsler Nosie: US government approves theft of sacred land
Opinion
Wendsler Nosie: US government approves theft of sacred land (February 20, 2015)
The taking of property without the laws that apply normally. Isn’t that called stealing?

Peter d'Errico: San Carlos Apache Tribe fights hostile takeover
Opinion
Peter d'Errico: San Carlos Apache Tribe fights hostile takeover (February 20, 2015)
The San Carlos Apache battle cry to prevent the hostile takeover over of Apache lands by the United States and Rio Tinto mining corporation, goes to the core of U.S. neo-colonialism against Native nations.

San Carlos Apache Tribe leads 40-mile march for sacred site
Environment | Law | National
San Carlos Apache Tribe leads 40-mile march for sacred site (February 6, 2015)
Participants will gather at Oak Flat for a prayer ceremony and other events.

San Carlos Apache Tribe to hold spiritual march to sacred site
Environment | Law | National
San Carlos Apache Tribe to hold spiritual march to sacred site (February 3, 2015)
The 40-mile walk and gathering will highlight opposition to a copper mine on sacred lands used for food, medicinal gathering and ceremonies.

Michael Paul Hill: Save sacred Apache lands from exploitation
Environment | Opinion
Michael Paul Hill: Save sacred Apache lands from exploitation (February 3, 2015)
Why do they want to expand mining at a time when global warming is the hot topic of the day? Money is what they want.

White House responds to petition against mine at sacred site
Environment | National | Politics
White House responds to petition against mine at sacred site (January 13, 2015)
More than 104,000 people signed the petition in opposition to the Resolution Copper mine in Arizona.

Apache Messenger: Crowd protests copper mine on sacred lands
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Apache Messenger: Crowd protests copper mine on sacred lands (December 22, 2014)
Protesters lined the streets of Phoenix to show that the fight over Resolution Copper is not over.

Congress passes bill with mine on sacred Apache land in Arizona
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Congress passes bill with mine on sacred Apache land in Arizona (December 15, 2014)
Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Oklahoma) said the package represented the 'worst of Washington.'

Senate heads to final vote on package with mine on sacred land
Environment | Law | National | Politics
Senate heads to final vote on package with mine on sacred land (December 12, 2014)
The controversial defense bill transfers federal land to a private company for a mine on sacred Apache sites in Arizona.

Terry Rambler: Defense measure raids sacred sites for one mine
Opinion
Terry Rambler: Defense measure raids sacred sites for one mine (December 10, 2014)
Chairman of the San Carlos Apache Tribe explains opposition to a copper mine on sacred sites.

Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians join fight against mine deal
Environment | National | Politics
Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians join fight against mine deal (December 9, 2014)
The defense bill that includes the controversial land swap could pass the Senate later today.

Great Plains tribes call for removal of land swap from defense bill
Environment | National | Politics
Great Plains tribes call for removal of land swap from defense bill (December 8, 2014)
The 16 tribes of North Dakota, South Dakota and Nebraska add their voices in opposition to the Resolution Copper mine deal.

Opinion: No sacred Apache lands in swap for copper mine project
Opinion
Opinion: No sacred Apache lands in swap for copper mine project (December 8, 2014)
Writer at conservative publication claims no sacred sites will be transferred for the Resolution Copper mining project in Arizona.

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