First Lady on Challenges Facing Native Youth: ‘We Own This'

Indian Country, News Report, Posted: Apr 14, 2015

First Lady Michelle Obama recalled her and her husband’s historic trip to Indian country in 2014 before making bold statements in regards to the current state of Indian country at the Generation Indigenous Native Youth Challenge (Gen-I) convening.

 

Nicaragua's Grand Canal: No Indigenous Consent, and Probable Environmental Catastrophe

 

Indian Country Today, News Report, Rick Kearns, Posted: Apr 06, 2015

Scientists are warning against the construction of a massive canal in Nicaragua, and an indigenous community is suing the government.

 

Did the Deaths of 50 Million Indians Cause Climate Change?

 

Indian Country, News Report, Steve Russell, Posted: Mar 23, 2015

What if it was enough millions to change the carbon dioxide (CO2) content in the atmosphere and therefore the climate and ultimately the geology of the Earth?

 

Long Beach Native Americans Enraged by Junipero Serra Sainthood

 

Long Beach VoiceWaves, News Report, Michael Lozano, Posted: Feb 28, 2015

After Pope Francis announced his plan to canonize Serra in mid-January, many local Native Americans have voiced opposition to naming the Spanish Franciscan as a saint.

President Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Bill, Invoking Integrity of Review Process

 

Indian Country, News Report, Posted: Feb 24, 2015

President Barack Obama on February 24 vetoed legislation that would have forced the Keystone XL pipeline through by eliminating the need for State Department approval for the project, which crosses the international border with Canada.

 

Why Immigrant Rights Advocates Aren’t Worried About Texas Judge’s Ruling

 

New America Media, News Report, Elena Shore, Posted: Feb 17, 2015

A federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked Obama’s executive actions on immigration from going into effect.

More Than 400 Yellowstone Bison Slaughtered So Far This Year in Montana

 

Indian Country, News Report, Posted: Feb 10, 2015

More than 400 bison have been slaughtered outside the northern boundary of Yellowstone National Park in Montana as they left the protected area in their customary winter search for food at lower altitudes.

 

Obama’s Arctic Decisions May be the Climate’s Turning Point

 

New America Media, Commentary, Mark Trahant, Posted: Jan 28, 2015

The Obama administration stepped up to preserve the environment by limiting future oil and gas development in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

Obama’s State of the Union to Call for Investing In Young People; Will Congress Listen?

 

Indian Country, News Report, Mark Trahant, Posted: Jan 20, 2015

Indian country is rarely mentioned during a presidential State of the Union. That’s too bad. There is so much a president could do to improve the administration of federal Indian policy.

 

Four Reasons Why Keystone XL Pipeline Is a Goner

 

New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jan 06, 2015

Here are four reasons why the pipeline might never be built: Climate change, politics, and of course, the price of oil.

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