Another Day of Actions as Water Protectors Stand Firm

Another Day of Actions as Water Protectors Stand Firm

Mary Annette Pember, 9/28/16 Benjamin Conrad, 20, only brings out his grandfather’s war bonnet for special occasions. Today was such a day. Conrad of the Northern Arapaho, Choctaw and Creek tribes joined about 300 water protectors in a peaceful direct action opposing continued construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline under the Missouri River near the Standing […]

The Historic Congressional Race That Nobody’s Watching

The 65th annual Indian Days in Montana were almost over, and Denise Juneau commemorated the moment by Snapchatting a pan of sizzling pancreas. Dressed in jeans, her brown bob held back by a pair of sunglasses, she had the relaxed, even voice of your favorite second-grade teacher along with the demeanor and deadpan humor of […]

Ute Tribe continues battle against ‘modern day Indian land grab’

Ute Tribe continues battle against ‘modern day Indian land grab’

Shaun Chapoose, the chairman of the Ute Tribe of Utah, stands outside of the Department of the Interior in Washington, D.C., on September 27, 2016. Photo by Indianz.Com / Available for use under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License The Ute Tribe continues to garner support for efforts to stop a “modern day Indian […]

Apache protesters against mining operations willing to die for their cause, their leader says

Apache protesters against mining operations willing to die for their cause, their leader says

Allison Lee Isley/Journal Wendsler Nosie Sr., a leader of the San Carlos Apache Tribe, speaks to students Tuesday at Wake Forest’s School of Law. Posted: Wednesday, September 28, 2016 8:02 am By John Hinton Winston-Salem Journal Protesters of a planned copper mine in southeastern Arizona are prepared to die for their cause, their leader said […]

Military-Style Raid Ends Native Prayer Against Dakota Pipeline

Military-Style Raid Ends Native Prayer Against Dakota Pipeline

Military-Style Raid Ends Native Prayer Against Dakota Pipeline North Dakota authorities using heavy handed tactics on Water Protectors. North Dakota authorities using heavy handed tactics on Water Up to 21 people were arrested during a peaceful prayer service. North Dakota police with military-style equipment surrounded Native Americans gathered in prayer against the construction of the Dakota Access […]

RPT-Tribal service deals could help Dakota pipeline impasse

RPT-Tribal service deals could help Dakota pipeline impasse

By Ernest Scheyder The chief executive of North Dakota’s largest oil producer, Whiting Petroleum Corp , says the standoff over the $3.7 billion Dakota Access pipeline could be solved by giving economic opportunities, including supply and delivery contracts, to the Standing Rock Sioux and other Native Americans. Thousands of protesters from all over the world […]

Why the US government will pay native Americans nearly half a billion dollars

Why the US government will pay native Americans nearly half a billion dollars

After more than a century of mismanagement, the federal government settled one of the last mismanagement claims against it by native American groups, to the tune of $492 million. By Christina Beck SEPTEMBER 28, 2016 The Department of the Interior and the United States Attorney General announced this week that the federal government will pay […]

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