Native Americans protest over North Dakota oil pipeline 

Native Americans protest over North Dakota oil pipeline 

SNative Americans from reservations across the United States joined Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s protest against 1,100-mile, $3.8 billion four-state oil pipeline.ource: Native Americans protest over North Dakota oil pipeline – UPI.com Related Posts:Native American Protesters Halt Pipeline Construction Near… by Jay Daniels, Roundhouse Talk August 18, 2016 Construction Shut Down of Dakota Access Pipeline for […]

Feds: Jemez Pueblo abandoned claim to Valles Caldera

Feds: Jemez Pueblo abandoned claim to Valles Caldera

Written by Associated Press JEMEZ PUEBLO, N.M. (AP) – The U.S. Justice Department says a Native American community in northern New Mexico doesn’t have any claims to Valles Caldera National Preserve due to a 12-year statute of limitations on tribal land claims. Lawyers for the U.S. Justice Department said in a motion filed this month […]

Northern Cheyenne pledges support to ND tribe fighting

Northern Cheyenne pledges support to ND tribe fighting

By Aja Goare – MTN NewsCONNECT, LAME DEER – The thousands of protesters at the dig site for a new North Dakota oil pipeline may include members of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe. A resolution published Wednesday by the tribe expresses tribe’s dedication to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, who is fighting the pipeline alongside the Cheyenne […]

In legal battle over casino, tribe’s sovereignty could be at risk

By Sean P. Murphy GLOBE STAFF AUGUST 21, 2016 MASHPEE — Eight months ago, the flag of the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe was raised into a wintry blue sky here, a milestone moment that proclaimed the tribe’s sovereignty over the lands below. Now, the hard-won status of those lands as a Native American reservation is in […]

Escaping the silos

Escaping the silos

If the saying is true: “You are what you eat,” then good nutrition is imperative for healthy communities. The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) and American Heart Association (AHA) co-hosted Fertile Ground II: Growing the Seeds of Native Health in Minneapolis, Minn., May 2-4, creating targeted dialogue between tribal representatives, funders and government agencies aimed […]

Hep C reaches epidemic level in Cherokee

Hep C reaches epidemic level in Cherokee

By ROBERT JUMPER, ONE FEATHER EDITOR “She’d always wanted me to marry a white woman and beget half-breed children who would marry white people who would beget quarter-bloods, and so on and so on, until simple mathematics killed the Indian in us.” In the short story “Class” from Sherman Alexie’s book, “The Toughest Indian in the […]

EDITORIAL: The power of the blood (quantum)     

EDITORIAL: The power of the blood (quantum)     

By ROBERT JUMPER, ONE FEATHER EDITOR “She’d always wanted me to marry a white woman and beget half-breed children who would marry white people who would beget quarter-bloods, and so on and so on, until simple mathematics killed the Indian in us.” In the short story “Class” from Sherman Alexie’s book, “The Toughest Indian in the […]

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