Big Pine Paiute Tribe Pressures LADWP Into Fixing Broken Pipeline

Written by at March 28, 2017

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Los Angeles Department of Water and Power agrees to fix water pipeline on Big Pine Paiute Reservation after tribe makes case for damages.

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Standing Rock Sioux Tribe acknowledges ‘setback’ in Dakota Access Pipeline war

Written by at March 28, 2017

Even though the pipeline is already complete, the tribe is still hoping to convince a federal judge to stop the oil from flowing.

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Donald Trump boasts about approvals for Dakota Access and Keystone XL

Written by at March 28, 2017

The Trump administration continues to chart a new course in energy policy in hopes of spurring jobs and growing the American economy, even if it’s at the expense of Indian Country’s interests.

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Cowlitz Tribe brings Michael Jordan’s Steakhouse to new casino

Written by at March 28, 2017

The ilani Casino Resort in Washington is due to open in late April.

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Seminole Tribe accuses state of breaking gaming compact again

Written by at March 28, 2017

A new court ruling is raising fresh concerns about the spread of gaming devices in non-tribal facilities in Florida.

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Sycuan Band starts work on $226M expansion of gaming facility

Written by at March 28, 2017

The Sycuan Casino in southern California will be seeing a 12-story hotel with 300 rooms, a 12,000-square-foot ballroom, new restaurants and a spa and fitness center.

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Native Sun News Today: Trump prosecutor purge fails to affect South Dakota

Written by at March 28, 2017

The new U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions abruptly ousted 46 remaining U.S. Attorneys appointed by President Barack Obama.

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Victor Swallow: When the Air Force bomber crashed at Pine Ridge

Written by at March 28, 2017

My family lived about three miles from the west side border of the bombing area and eight to ten miles where they were bombing.

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Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe continues to battle Dakota Access Pipeline in court

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Chairman Harold Frazier remains undaunted even after the wealthy backers of the project announced completion of work in North Dakota.

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Charles Kader: Courts close their doors to unrecognized groups

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Do Indian law rulings spell the end of federal recognition?

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Whiteclay liquor licenses under review amid outcry in Nebraska

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Officials in Nebraska finally appear to be taking a stronger stance on liquor issues in the border town.

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Stockbridge-Munsee leader delivers tribal address in Wisconsin

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The annual State of the Tribes address takes place April 6 at the state capital in Madison, Wisconsin.

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Doug George-Kanentiio: Peacemaking in the era of Donald Trump

Written by at March 28, 2017

Over 875 years ago Skennenrahowi, the Peacemaker, brought his instructions to the warring Iroquois in an effort to persuade our ancestors to abandon violence and revenge as a response to disputes.

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Judge orders removal of gas pipeline on Indian land in Oklahoma

Written by at March 28, 2017

The 38 individual Indian owners went to court after an energy company continued to operate the pipeline without their consent.

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Chukchansi Tribe fires back at gaming firm seeking $21M in court

Written by at March 27, 2017

The California tribe called the lawsuit ‘unfounded and baseless’ and an attempt at extortion.

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Oklahoma Democrats hire LaRenda Morgan as first Native liaison

Written by at March 27, 2017

The Cheyenne-Arapaho citizen will be reaching out to tribes in hopes of making the party more friendly to Indian Country.

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Dakota Access confirms pipeline about to go into service with work complete in North Dakota

Written by at March 27, 2017

‘Oil has been placed in the Dakota Access Pipeline underneath Lake Oahe,’ attorneys for the controversial project wrote in the latest and apparently final status report.

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Witness list for hearing on diabetes prevention among Native youth

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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing takes place in Washington, D.C., on March 29.

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Colville Tribes hail ‘historic victory’ on aboriginal hunting rights

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A judge has concluded that a Colville citizen retains hunting rights in British Columbia, Canada, despite living on the other side of the border.

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Senate Committee on Indian Affairs considers new round of bills

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Health care for Native veterans, outdated federal Indian laws, economic development, criminal jurisdiction and Columbia River treaty tribes are on the agenda.

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Native Sun News Today: Oglala Sioux Tribe questions loss of federal funds

Written by at March 27, 2017

The Bureau of Indian Affairs general assistance fund is due to run out of money on March 30.

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James Giago Davies: Troubled times are coming to Lakota country

Written by at March 27, 2017

Back when George Dubya Bush’s popularity had reached an historical low, progressives speculated the impending death of the GOP.

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Brian Lightfoot Brown: One last victory for the Narragansett Tribe

Written by at March 27, 2017

It had been three months since the Narragansett Tribe had been ambushed and decimated at the Great Swamp in modern day Rhode Island.

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Bill John Baker: Woman play important roles in Cherokee Nation

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Historically, the Cherokee Nation has been a matriarchal society and has always looked to strong women for guidance and leadership

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Sarah Van Gelder: Huge bank divests from Dakota Access Pipeline

Written by at March 27, 2017

Last month, bank officials met face to face with leaders of the Standing Rock Sioux, and this week they announced the bank had sold the loan at the request of tribal leaders.

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