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Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation takes the lead in embracing green energy solutions
Environment | Opinion
Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation takes the lead in embracing green energy solutions (December 12, 2017)
We have embraced ideas that look to the future and how we can be better stewards for our children and for the earth.

Osage Nation clears another hurdle in long-running fight with wind farm in Oklahoma
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Osage Nation clears another hurdle in long-running fight with wind farm in Oklahoma (October 24, 2017)
The Osage Nation has cleared another hurdle its long-running dispute with a wind farm in Oklahoma but the battle is far from over.

Osage Nation secures landmark decision in dispute over construction of wind farm
Business | Law | National | Trust
Osage Nation secures landmark decision in dispute over construction of wind farm (September 18, 2017)
A landmark decision from a federal appeals court clears the way for the Osage Nation to recover damages from the operators of a contested wind farm in Oklahoma.

Osage Nation loses attempt to block county's wind development ordinance
Environment | Law
Osage Nation loses attempt to block county's wind development ordinance (August 1, 2017)
The Osage Nation continues to fight wind energy developments in northeastern Oklahoma despite setbacks in the courts.

Senate approves bill to streamline Indian energy development
Business | Environment | National
Senate approves bill to streamline Indian energy development (December 11, 2015)
S.209, the Indian Tribal Energy Development and Self-Determination Act Amendments, aims to reduce red tape at the Bureau of Indian Affairs and give tribes greater control over their own resources.

Lakota Country Times: Wind power comes to Rosebud community
Environment | National
Lakota Country Times: Wind power comes to Rosebud community (October 8, 2015)
Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack awarded nine grants to help reduce energy costs for residents in remote rural areas where the cost of producing electricity is extremely high.

Rosebud Sioux Tribe won't give up on wind energy despite delays
Business | Environment | National
Rosebud Sioux Tribe won't give up on wind energy despite delays (July 3, 2015)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs took so long to make a decision that the tribe's business agreements expired.

Narragansett Tribe works to identify off-shore ancestral sites
Education | Environment
Narragansett Tribe works to identify off-shore ancestral sites (February 10, 2015)
The tribe wants to protect burial grounds and other sites that could be affected by wind energy projects.

NPR: Osage Nation disputes wind development on mineral estate
Environment | Trust
NPR: Osage Nation disputes wind development on mineral estate (August 19, 2014)
Leaders and members of the Osage Nation are questioning wind energy projects in northeastern Oklahoma out of fear it could affect their mineral rights.

Blog: Hopi Tribe and Navajo Nation turns to renewable energy
Environment
Blog: Hopi Tribe and Navajo Nation turns to renewable energy (July 2, 2014)
The Hopi Tribe and the Navajo Nation are harnessing solar and wind power.

JPR: Umatilla Tribes tap wind power for  museum on reservation
Environment
JPR: Umatilla Tribes tap wind power for museum on reservation (June 2, 2014)
The Umatilla Tribes of Oregon installed the first wind turbine on the reservation at the Tamástslikt Cultural Institute.

Campo Band cancels controversial wind plant on reservation
Environment
Campo Band cancels controversial wind plant on reservation (February 25, 2014)
The Campo Band of Kumeyaay Indians in California has put an end to a controversial wind project on the reservation.

Osage Nation criticizes regulation that allows for eagle deaths
Environment
Osage Nation criticizes regulation that allows for eagle deaths (December 11, 2013)
The Osage Nation of Oklahoma is criticizing a new regulation that allows companies to kill or harm eagles without penalty.

Column:   Osage Nation threatens legal action over wind farm
Business | World
Column: Osage Nation threatens legal action over wind farm (September 13, 2013)
The Osage Nation of Oklahoma is threatening legal action against a proposed wind farm.

Native Sun News: Six South Dakota tribes plan largest wind farm
Environment | National
Native Sun News: Six South Dakota tribes plan largest wind farm (July 5, 2013)
The recent announcement of a plan for a model joint public-utility authority in Indian country focused attention on Native Nations’ resolve to 'unleash the powers of the wind' for energy security and tribal gain.

Bill Clinton helps South Dakota tribes with wind energy project
Environment | National
Bill Clinton helps South Dakota tribes with wind energy project (June 20, 2013)
Former president Bill Clinton (D) is helping six South Dakota tribe promote a wind energy project. The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe, the Oglala Sioux Tribe,...

All Voices: Six      South Dakota tribes launch wind energy project
Business | Environment
All Voices: Six South Dakota tribes launch wind energy project (June 19, 2013)
Six South Dakota tribes announce plans for a wind energy project.

Cherokee Nation joins wind farm project at    boarding school
Business | Environment
Cherokee Nation joins wind farm project at boarding school (May 15, 2013)
The Cherokee Nation has joined a wind energy project with four other Oklahoma tribes. The Cherokees will be working with the Kaw Nation, the Pawnee Nation, the Ponca Nation and...

Oklahoma tribes partner on wind farm  at old boarding school
Education | Environment
Oklahoma tribes partner on wind farm at old boarding school (May 1, 2013)
The Kaw Nation, the Pawnee Nation, the Ponca Nation and the Otoe-Missouria Tribe are working together on a wind farm at the site of the former Chilocco Indian School. The...

California commission backs tribes in dispute over sacred site
Environment | Law
California commission backs tribes in dispute over sacred site (April 26, 2013)
The California Native American Heritage Commission is siding with tribes in a dispute over a wind energy project. The commission designated the location of the Ocotillo Wind Energy Facility as...

Law Article: Quechan Nation loses decision against wind farm
Environment | Law
Law Article: Quechan Nation loses decision against wind farm (March 20, 2013)
Attorneys provide update on Quechan Nation lawsuit against a wind farm at a sacred site in California: On February 27, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of...

Umatilla  Tribes awarded $257K grant for wind energy project
Business | Environment
Umatilla Tribes awarded $257K grant for wind energy project (March 19, 2013)
The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation of Oregon has received a $257,372 grant for a wind energy project. The tribe plans to place a 50-kilowatt wind turbine on...

Quechan Nation in court to block wind project at sacred site
Environment | Law
Quechan Nation in court to block wind project at sacred site (January 23, 2013)
The Quechan Nation was in federal court on Friday in hopes of blocking a wind farm at a sacred site in California. The tribe sued the Interior Department and the...

Wind energy push  questioned by Indian communities in Mexico
Environment | World
Wind energy push questioned by Indian communities in Mexico (October 31, 2012)
Wind energy development has increased dramatically in Mexico but Indian communities say they are seeing few benefits. Of the 17 wind farms in Mexico, 17 are located in the Isthmus...

Winnebago Tribe enters deal to host wind farm on reservation
Business | Environment
Winnebago Tribe enters deal to host wind farm on reservation (August 3, 2012)
The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska signed a deal to host a wind farm on the reservation. The tribe is working with Bluestem Energy Solutions. The deal calls for a 10-megawatt...

Tribes battling Interior Department over wind farm in California
Environment | Law
Tribes battling Interior Department over wind farm in California (July 10, 2012)
The Quechan Nation and the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians are among opponents of a wind farm in southern California. The tribes say the Ocotillo Wind Energy Facility, about 80...

Tribes asked to comment on off-shore wind plan for New England
Environment
Tribes asked to comment on off-shore wind plan for New England (July 3, 2012)
The Obama administration is asking tribes to comment on an environmental assessment for wind energy off the shores of Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The assessment identifies 164,000 acres for potential...

Quechan Nation files suit against wind farm project in California
Environment | Law
Quechan Nation files suit against wind farm project in California (May 24, 2012)
The Quechan Nation lost a motion to halt construction of a wind farm in southern California but the tribe said it will continue to fight for a preliminary injunction. The...

Magazine: California tribes fight wind farm near sacred sites
Environment
Magazine: California tribes fight wind farm near sacred sites (March 23, 2012)
"For months, Ocotillo residents and conservationists have been waging a David and Goliath battle seeking to stop Pattern Energy’s proposed Ocotillo Wind Express project. Now Kumeyaay, Cocopah,Quechan and other Native...

Fronteras: Tribes fight wind project on archaeological sites
Environment | Law
Fronteras: Tribes fight wind project on archaeological sites (March 19, 2012)
'Several Native American tribes in the Southwest are fighting a large wind farm planned near the town of Ocotillo, in Imperial County, CA.'

Monique La Chappa: Campo Band seeks to tap wind power
Opinion
Monique La Chappa: Campo Band seeks to tap wind power (March 19, 2012)
"Wind power is making a difference. As a local source of clean energy, it reduces our dependence on foreign oil while also reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Wind power creates American...

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe turns to wind to generate power
Environment
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe turns to wind to generate power (February 1, 2012)
The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan is building a wind turbine on the reservation. The 199-foot tall turbine will generate between 300,000-500,000 KW per year, Central Michigan Life reported. The...

Passamaquoddy Tribe announces plan for $120M wind farm
Business | Environment
Passamaquoddy Tribe announces plan for $120M wind farm (January 27, 2012)
The Passamaquoddy Tribe of Indian Township and Pleasant Point announced plans for a $120 million wind farm in Maine. The tribe will seek 1,000 acres in surplus federal land for...

Hearing scheduled   in Osage Nation's lawsuit against wind farm
Environment | Law
Hearing scheduled in Osage Nation's lawsuit against wind farm (December 5, 2011)
The Osage Nation of Oklahoma is due in federal court on December 14 in its lawsuit against a proposed wind farm. The tribe is trying to block the 8,300-acre Wind...

Osage Nation files lawsuit to block wind farm construction
Environment | Law | Trust
Osage Nation files lawsuit to block wind farm construction (October 19, 2011)
The Osage Nation of Oklahoma filed a lawsuit in federal court in hopes of blocking a wind farm in Osage County. The tribe owns the mineral estate below the county....

BIA warns wind   developers about Osage Nation mineral estate
Environment | Law | Trust
BIA warns wind developers about Osage Nation mineral estate (September 20, 2011)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is warning the developers of a wind farm of potential litigation by the Osage Nation of Oklahoma. The BIA wants to review all proposals and...

Rosebud Sioux Tribe eager to tap   renewable energy resources
Environment
Rosebud Sioux Tribe eager to tap renewable energy resources (September 7, 2011)
The Rosebud Sioux Tribe of South Dakota is eager to tap into wind energy and geothermal energy but has been frustrated by state and federal red tape. The tribe operates...

Passamaquoddy Tribe and Penobscot Nation against wind farm
Environment
Passamaquoddy Tribe and Penobscot Nation against wind farm (July 26, 2011)
Maine tribes say the state has failed to consult them about plans for a wind farm near sacred sites. The Penobscot Nation, the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point and the...

Robert Kennedy: Wind farm a threat to Wampanoag sacred sites
Opinion
Robert Kennedy: Wind farm a threat to Wampanoag sacred sites (July 19, 2011)
"Someone needs to tell the politicians in Boston and Washington that Cape Wind, the long-stalled plan to cover 25 square miles of pristine Nantucket Sound with 130 massive steel windmill-turbine...

Aquinnah Wampanoag  Tribe sues DOI for approval of    wind farm
Environment | Law
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe sues DOI for approval of wind farm (July 8, 2011)
The Aquinnnah Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts is suing the Obama administration for approving a controversial wind farm on Martha's Vineyard. The tribe says Cape Wind will harm Nantucket Sound, where...

Editorial: Osage Nation puts up brick wall to wind farm projects
Opinion
Editorial: Osage Nation puts up brick wall to wind farm projects (June 20, 2011)
"An effort by two out-of-state companies to build wind farms in Osage County has officially run into a brick wall. It comes in the form of a challenge this week...

Editorial: Osage Nation shouldn't oppose wind farm proposals
Opinion
Editorial: Osage Nation shouldn't oppose wind farm proposals (June 17, 2011)
"The Osage Nation has come out against a plan to build wind farms in Osage County. The main concerns are possible harm to the ecosystem — particularly the Nature Conservancy’s...

Editorial: Alaska Native corporation  scales back wind project
Opinion
Editorial: Alaska Native corporation scales back wind project (June 16, 2011)
"If there's a lesson in the Fire Island wind project in progress, it's that renewable energy won't be a snap. Right now it looks like CIRI's showcase project just off...

Osage Nation raising objections about  proposed wind farms
Environment
Osage Nation raising objections about proposed wind farms (June 14, 2011)
The Osage Nation of Oklahoma is opposing wind farm developments in Osage County. Chief John D. Red Eagle said the tribe is worried about the impact on oil and gas...

Editorial: Agua Caliente wind turbines  will have big impact
Opinion
Editorial: Agua Caliente wind turbines will have big impact (June 3, 2011)
"Windmills are icons of the Coachella Valley and its longtime leadership in renewable energy. Visit the website of Assemblyman V. Manuel Pérez and you'll see a photo of windmills stretching...

Agua Caliente Band announces plan  to erect wind turbines
Business | Environment
Agua Caliente Band announces plan to erect wind turbines (May 27, 2011)
The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians of California announced plans for a wind farm. The tribe plans to erect two wind turbines on 83 acres of its land near...

Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes  announce plan  for wind farm
Environment
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes announce plan for wind farm (April 22, 2011)
The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma plan to open a wind farm in early 2012. Plans call for 22 100-kilowatt turbines to be placed on tribal land. Two turbines...

Monique La Chappa: Renewable energy benefits Indian Country
Opinion
Monique La Chappa: Renewable energy benefits Indian Country (February 14, 2011)
"As American Indian people, the Campo Kumeyaay Nation see ourselves as caretakers of the Earth and know we have a responsibility to help protect the environment and our sacred resources....

Blog: Bureaucracy holds back     renewable energy in Indian Country
Environment
Blog: Bureaucracy holds back renewable energy in Indian Country (February 2, 2011)
"Imagine, for a moment, that wind power installations went up on tribal lands all across the U.S. And that those green machines supplied 14-percent of the national energy consumption annually....

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