Trump Memo Causes Chaos for Federal Judge in Dakota Access Pipeline Case

Written by at January 31, 2017

Judge James E. Boasberg presided over a hearing in regards to the Dakota Access Pipeline following Donald Trump’s January 24 memorandum.

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At Standing Rock, a Fight for Basic Survival

Written by at January 31, 2017

The water protector camps wind down as the departing residents ponder how to keep the fight going, with some of them staying to fight DAPL on the ground at Standing Rock.

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Ramapough Tribe Honors Injured Water Protector Sophia Wilansky

Written by at January 31, 2017

After nearly losing her arm at Standing Rock, Ramapough Tribe and Sweet Water Prayer Camp honors injured water protector Sophia Wilansky

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11 Sundance Native Filmmaker Fellowships for 2017

Written by at January 31, 2017

Furthering their commitment to Indigenous artists, The Sundance Institute unveils 11 Sundance Native Filmmaker fellowships for 2017

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America First: Trump’s 100 Days of ‘Shock and Awe’

Written by at January 31, 2017

A history lesson shows the days of this Trump administration can be compared to the America First isolationist party during WWII and the FDR years.

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Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Close to Reaching $2M Capital Campaign Goal for New Pharmacy

Written by at January 31, 2017

The patient base for a major nonprofit clinic in Central Oklahoma serving American Indians has grown tremendously over its 43 years of existence.

“We started out with volunteer doctors and staff, and then we grew into a clinic that has about 165 employees, and we see about 20,000 patients a year,” said David Toahty, Oklahoma City Indian Clinic’s (OKCIC) chief development officer, who oversees community outreach, community development and fundraising for the clinic.

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Mark Zuckerberg Drops Ancestral Land Lawsuit

Written by at January 31, 2017

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has dropped the quiet title and partition lawsuit in Hawaii.

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Moya-Smith: Right Now, Trump Is Acting More Like the Founding Fathers Than Hitler

Written by at January 31, 2017

A discriminatory database, forced evictions, a wall to divide, Trump is a throwback to what the U.S. has already done to Native Americans.

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Beheaded in Peru: Rosa Andrade, Last Female Speaker of Resigaro Language

Written by at January 31, 2017

Rosa Andrade, the last female speaker of an Amazonian indigenous language, resigaro, was murdered on November 25.

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EPA Grant Freeze Cuts Tribes Deeply

Written by at January 31, 2017

EPA Grant Freeze Cuts Tribes Deeply

The freezing of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) grants and the media blackout is severely affecting tribal programs.

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Students Place Third in Walt Disney Design Competition

Written by at January 31, 2017

Two Miami University students placed third in Walt Disney Imagineering’s 26th Imaginations Design Competition with their tribute to the Miami Tribe and culture of the Myaamiaki people.

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Oil Pipelines; A Bright Future in HAZMAT

Written by at January 31, 2017

A cartoon by Marty Two Bulls about POTUS.

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Trump administration quickly approves Dakota Access Pipeline over tribal objections

Written by at January 31, 2017

Barely a week after a White House directive, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has taken action.

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Shawnee Tribe waits for answer on off-reservation casino project

Written by at January 31, 2017

The Bureau of Indian Affairs didn’t make a decision before the end of the Obama administration.

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Trump team gets more time for brief in Supreme Court tribal casino case

Written by at January 31, 2017

The new president once tried to partner with the Cowlitz Tribe for a casino that’s now before the nation’s highest court.

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Yoshitaka Ota and Andrés Cisneros-Montemayor: Indigenous communities and food

Written by at January 31, 2017

Until recently no one had ever quantified how intensively indigenous communities rely on seafood, or its importance for their existence as distinct peoples.

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Senate committee approves President Trump’s Interior and Energy choices

Written by at January 31, 2017

Ryan Zinke for Interior and Rick Perry for Energy saw opposition from Democrats and Independents but both are expected to win final confirmation in the Republican-controlled Senate.

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New York Times runs feature on the Native youth behind the #NoDAPL movement

Written by at January 31, 2017

Young tribal citizens turned the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline into an international cause.

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Democrats force a delay in vote on President Trump’s tribal jurisdiction foe

Written by at January 31, 2017

Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) has refused to say whether he will defend the tribal jurisdiction provisions of the Violence Against Women Act.

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Navajo Nation legal opinions made available online for first time

Written by at January 31, 2017

Attorney General Ethel Branch announced the publication of the tribe’s formal legal opinions.

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Southern Ute Tribe hires one of its own to lead economic efforts

Written by at January 31, 2017

Raymond A. Baker started working for his tribe after a 30-year career in the U.S. Navy.

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Trump administration quickly approves Dakota Access Pipeline

Written by at January 31, 2017

Barely a week after a White House directive, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has taken action.

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Tiffany Midge: The new circus is in town and it’s headed by Donald Trump

Written by at January 31, 2017

Good things are happening in response to the incoming administration.

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Albert Bender: City joins fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline

Written by at January 31, 2017

Nashville City Council passes resolution in support of Standing Rock Sioux opposition to pipeline.

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Victor Swallow: Two Lakota boys recall the Battle of Greasy Grass

Written by at January 31, 2017

I have two short stories about two Lakota men named Jim Comes Again and Joe High Eagle.

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