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Harvest like Our Ancestors: The Resistance is Fertile

Written by at September 20, 2017

Harvest season is a reminder that every tribe should have seeds, gardens, animals, pantries, and fresh water. Food sovereignty enhances tribal sovereignty.

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Native Sun News Today: Proclamation calls for action on Black Hills land claim

Written by at September 19, 2017

Time expires on Black Hills payment to tribes: Legislation needed Indigenous rights leaders proclaim: U.N. declaration guides sacred land security By Talli Nauman Native Sun News Today Health & Environment Editor nativesunnews.today PIEDMONT ––The Sept 10 signing here of an…

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Chris Feliciano Arnold: Indigenous people again at risk with mining rush in Brazil

Written by at September 19, 2017

Commercial mining threatens decades of progress on environmental protection and indigenous rights in the Amazon, author Chris Feliciano Arnold writes in The New York Times.

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Native Sun News Today: Black Hills Unity Concert honors #NoDAPL participants

Written by at September 18, 2017

The Black Hills Unity Concert honored several invited guests for their various contributions to tribal nations, community leadership and environmental activism.

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6 Things You Should Know About GMOs

Written by at September 14, 2017

Genetically engineered organisms, or “GMOs,” have been around since 1996, but how dangerous are they? And how do they impact tribal food sovereignty?

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Interior Department tries to streamline lengthy environmental review process

Written by at September 8, 2017

The Department of the Interior is attempting to reform the lengthy environmental review process, an initiative that could benefit Indian Country.

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Yerington Paiute Tribe sues owners of abandoned mine for millions of dollars

Written by at September 8, 2017

The Yerington Paiute Tribe is trying to hold the prior owners of an abandoned copper mine in Nevada accountable for polluting the environment.

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The Fight Against Pro Football, Inc.: 25 Years of Reversing Injustice and Raising Awareness

Written by at September 4, 2017

An interview with Suzan Shown Harjo on the eve of the 25th anniversary of start of a legal battle to end the racist nickname of the Washington football team

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The Fight Against Pro Football, Inc.: 25 Years of Reversing Injustice and Raising Awareness

Written by at September 4, 2017

An interview with Suzan Shown Harjo on the eve of the 25th anniversary of start of a legal battle to end the racist nickname of the Washington football team

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Schaghticoke Tribal Nation’s $610 Million Lawsuit Against CT Inches Forward

Written by at September 4, 2017

The Schaghticoke Tribal Nation alleges that the State of Connecticut sold off its land without paying; it’s suing for $610 million.

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Schaghticoke Tribal Nation’s $610 Million Lawsuit Against CT Inches Forward

Written by at September 4, 2017

The Schaghticoke Tribal Nation alleges that the State of Connecticut sold off its land without paying; it’s suing for $610 million.

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Keith Harper on Obama, Trump and Global Human Rights

Written by at September 4, 2017

Attorney and Cherokee citizen Keith Harper, former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Human Rights Council, opens up about global issues.

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Water Protector Legal Update: NoDAPL and Line 3

Written by at September 4, 2017

As of July, a total of 499 cases remain open regarding the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota, according to reports.

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Water Protector Legal Update: NoDAPL and Line 3

Written by at September 4, 2017

As of July, a total of 499 cases remain open regarding the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota, according to reports.

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The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, September 3, 2017

Written by at September 3, 2017

Savannah Greywind, Freedmen and heinous Hurricane Harvey predominated during the Week That Was in Indian country, September 3, 2017.

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Indigenous Leaders Press Peruvian Government for Prior Consultation and Cleanup of Oil Concession

Written by at September 3, 2017

Indigenous leaders in Peru have taken to protests to pressure the government to provide consultation and cleanup of oil concession.

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Agents For Change: Future Belongs to Native American Youth

Written by at September 3, 2017

Native American youth prove they are agents of change with their ideas for social change; some for the environment, others for infrastructure and public health.

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Native American Activist Spotlight: Angela Mooney D’Arcy

Written by at September 1, 2017

Native American activist Angela Mooney D’Arcy chose the path of protecting sacred sites through her organization, the Sacred Places Institute for Indigenous Peoples.

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HDIMT? Dunkirking Through Hurricane Harvey

Written by at September 1, 2017

Hurricane Harvey has grabbed the nation’s attention as everyday citizens rush to the rescue much like the Brits rallied to pull their army out of Dunkirk.

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Government Reservation Mortgages Pass $600 Million in Finance, 5,000 Loans

Written by at September 1, 2017

The most successful Indian mortgages program to date has been the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Section 184 loan.

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Bonnie Raitt Announces Sept. Dates in Indian Country: Co-headlining with Indigo Girls

Written by at August 31, 2017

Right off of a visit to New Zealand and Australia, 10-time Grammy Award winner Bonnie Raitt has announced a late summer run of shows in the U.S. including several stops in Indian country.

On Tuesday September 5th, Bonnie Raitt will be performing in Bismarck, ND at the Bismarck Event Center. Both Bonnie Raitt and the Indigo Girls’ Emily Saliers and Amy Ray will co-headline a benefit concert for the non-profit indigenous environmental justice organization Honor the Earth on Friday September 1st at the Bluestem Amphitheater in Moorhead,

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NFL, NBA, MLB, MMA and More! Eight Native Athlete Storylines to Watch This Fall!

Written by at August 30, 2017

Native athletes promise an exciting 2018 with a treasure trove of collegiate and professional sports storylines!

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NFL, NBA, MLB, MMA and More! Eight Native Athlete Storylines to Watch This Fall!

Written by at August 30, 2017

Native athletes promise an exciting 2018 with a treasure trove of collegiate and professional sports storylines!

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Muscogee, Cherokee and Quapaw Send Teams to Help With Hurricane Harvey

Written by at August 30, 2017

At least three American Indian tribes in Oklahoma have sent representatives to the Houston area to help with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

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IHS Leadership Fails to Explain Budget Needs

Written by at August 30, 2017

If there is a poster child in Indian country for All that can go wrong will go wrong, it is IHS, with the BIE or BIA running a close second.

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