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Native American tribe is fighting against the Pilgrim Pipeline in New Jersey – BuildingFree.com

Native American tribe is fighting against the Pilgrim Pipeline in New Jersey – BuildingFree.com

Native American tribe is fighting against the Pilgrim Pipeline in New Jersey As oil and gas companies race to plan more pipelines to criss-cross America, conservationists are similarly ramping up their efforts to resist the environmentally destructive projects, and one such controversy in New Jersey is heating up quickly . The planned Pilgrim Pipeline would […]

Shielded Native American Sites Thrust Into Debate Over Dams 

Shielded Native American Sites Thrust Into Debate Over Dams 

Debate Over DamsBy KEITH RIDLER, ASSOCIATED PRESSBOISE, Idaho — Jan 1, 2017, 2:41 PM ET A little-known federal program that avoids publicizing its accomplishments to protect from looters the thousands of Native American sites it’s tasked with managing has been caught up in a big net. The Federal Columbia River System Cultural Resources Program tracks […]

New loan program helps consolidate multi-owner reservation land 

New loan program helps consolidate multi-owner reservation land 

By Jenny Schlecht, Forum News Service on Dec 28, 2016 at 10:01 a.m. CROW CREEK, S.D. — On South Dakota’s Crow Creek Indian Reservation, one 40-acre piece of land has more than 1,600 owners. Rick Clifford, realty officer for the Bureau of Indian Affairs Great Plains Region, says the Crow Creek parcel is one of […]

Barack Obama Names Two New National Monuments Important To Native Americans Before His Term Ends

Barack Obama Names Two New National Monuments Important To Native Americans Before His Term Ends

The White House designated two new national monuments on Wednesday, one in Utah and the other in Nevada, that will protect important Native American cultural sites and continue the president’s legacy of environmental stewardship far beyond the end of his term. The Bears Ears National Monument will cover more than 1.35 million acres in southern […]

Future of expanding Chumash reservation land uncertain

Future of expanding Chumash reservation land uncertain

By BREE ZENDER  Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Tribal Chairman Kenneth Kahn gives a tour of the Camp 4 land. The tribe purchased the land in 2010, but has had several issues with getting the land to become a part of their reservation. Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Tribal Chairman Kenneth Kahn gives […]

US To Buy Back Indian Land From Fractional Owners, Interior Dept. Announces 

US To Buy Back Indian Land From Fractional Owners, Interior Dept. Announces 

December 25, 2016 WASHINGTON – U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Interior Michael L. Connor today announced that the Department has signed agreements with three additional Tribes – the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes in Oklahoma, the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians in Wisconsin, and the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation in California – to guide implementation […]

Indian tribe bids to make big chunk of Up North Michigan a reservation

Indian tribe bids to make big chunk of Up North Michigan a reservation

Keith Matheny , Detroit Free Press 10:06 p.m. EST December 25, 2016 Could the Up North vacation spots downstaters have loved for generations — including Charlevoix, Petoskey, Harbor Springs and Cross Village — become a vast Indian reservation? A Petoskey-based tribe says it already is and has been for more than 160 years. Now the […]

Rep. McCollum comments on Rep. Ryan Zinke for Interior Secretary

Rep. McCollum comments on Rep. Ryan Zinke for Interior Secretary

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Rep. Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), ranking member of the Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, released the following statement after President-elect Donald Trump announced his intention to nominate Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-Mont.) as Secretary of the Interior: Source: Rep. McCollum comments on Rep. Ryan Zinke for Interior Secretary | www.nativesunnews.today | Native Sun News  

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