White House Outlines Massive Outreach to Indian Country at Tribal Nations Conference

Indian Country News, News Report, Posted: Sep 27, 2016

In addition to the WHTNC, the second annual White House Tribal Youth Gathering will be held on Tuesday September 27, 2016 as part of the Generation Indigenous (Gen-I) initiative.

Tribes Redraw Land Boundaries-- With GPS and a Small Fleet of Drones

 

Yes! Magazine, News Feature, Posted: Sep 20, 2016

The name of the village is Plantanares, and it’s accessible only by a long boat ride along the Gulf of Panama, up through the brackish, crocodile infested mangrove swamps that push against the coast.

 

Overdue National Debate About Pipelines and ‘Sound Science'

 

Trahant Reports, News Analysis, Posted: Sep 12, 2016

The question of how this nation will address climate change remains. But at least last week the federal government took one small step toward the right answer.

EPA Announces Plans to Begin Next Phase of Navajo Uranium Mine Cleanup

 

New America Media, News Report, Posted: Sep 12, 2016

Federal officials took the first step this week toward a planned copy billion cleanup of abandoned uranium mines in and around the Navajo Nation, seeking bids to assess the problem and begin planning the project.

 

Why the White House Needs to Get Involved in the Standing Rock Dispute

 

Trahant Reports, Commentary, Mark Trahant, Posted: Sep 09, 2016

What should the White House be doing as the stand off at the Standing Rock Reservation intensifies? Ideally propose a solution.

 

DAPL Pipeline Destroys Sacred Grounds

 

Indian Country News, Commentary, Dave Archambault Sr. , Posted: Sep 07, 2016

As word spread in the Spirit Camp that corridor work was coming, demonstrators hurried to the area, in spite of trespassing and the jail time worry.

Judge Temporarily Halts DAPL Construction on Select Land but Not on Desecrated Area

 

Indian Country, News Report, Posted: Sep 07, 2016

Following the destruction of Lakota burial grounds and sacred sites by Dakota Access pipeline workers, more than 500 water protectors gathered to pray. More than 8,000 people representing 180 tribes have converged at the Oceti Sakowin Camp at Standing Rock to protect their water and sacred sites.

 

Why I’m Taking a Stand Against Vote Suppression in Arizona

 

Navajo Times, Commentary, Peterson Zah, Posted: Sep 06, 2016

Two Mohave-Apache, veterans of World War II, fought all the way to the Arizona Supreme Court to secure the right to vote.

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Seeks Temporary Restraining Order Against Dakota Access Pipeline

 

Indian Country News, News Report, Posted: Sep 06, 2016

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe filed an emergency motion Sunday for a temporary restraining order to prevent further destruction of the Tribe’s sacred sites by Dakota Access Pipeline.

Dakota Access: Stars From Hollywood to Washington Support Water Protectors

 

Indian Country News, News Report, Posted: Aug 31, 2016

Most recently, Susan Sarandon attended a rally in Washington D.C. on August 24 outside U.S. District Court. She joined hundreds of others, including Woodley, in support of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Chairman David Archambault II, who was inside with the tribe’s attorneys trying to get a judge to halt construction on the 1,172-mile-long pipeline.

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