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Energy Efficiency Powers Economic Opportunities
US Congress Joint Economic Committee, June 2017.

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A tribe that lives in the Grand Canyon faces threat from uranium mining company
Havasupai Native Americans, who live inside the Grand Canyon, are facing a tough road ahead as a uranium mine company threatens the tribe’s only water supply. But “way above, on that plateau of bedrock within the Grand Canyon watershed, sitting on top of the same aquifer, is a uranium mine preparing […]

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A new look at Mashpee’s tribe status
As the federal government considers a route for the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe to retain its sovereign land while sidestepping a landmark 2009 U.S. Supreme Court case, Congress is studying whether the way the government creates reservations for tribes should be overhauled in the wake of that ruling.

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Quapaw tribe continues repatriation efforts of cultural items
Many of these artifacts made their way back to the tribe because of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act of 1990. NAGPRA gave Native American tribes and Native Hawaiian organizations a process for the return of human remains, funerary objects, sacred objects and other cultural artifacts. As of […]

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N.J. Indian tribe gets court’s OK to keep fighting for legal recognition
At the heart of the legal battle is official state recognition, according to attorney Greg Werkheiser, founder of the Washington, D.C.,-based Cultural Heritage Partners who is representing the Cumberland County-based trial nation. New Jersey had “officially” recognized the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape in 1982 “as an American Indian Tribe,” according to the […]

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Arizona Tribe Expands High-Tech IDs to Ease Border Crossing
As the first federally recognized tribe with a high-tech enhanced tribal card (ETC), Yaqui authorities are now assisting other tribes that hope to obtain a certified ID card for border transit and tribal record-keeping.

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Coastal Tribes Garden Clams to Preserve Culture, Improve Health
Coast Salish people did not only harvest shellfish from the wild, but they actively managed beaches into productive clam beds to ensure a dependable food source. Today, the Clam Garden Network, a partnership of tribal members, academics, and resource managers, is reviving this practice to support food security and preserve […]

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‘Something isn’t right’ in Mont. wheat fields
The prospect of shrinking harvests hangs over Montana and other wheat-producing regions as politicians in Washington fight over what role the United States should play in reducing emissions of greenhouse gases. While the political battle plays out, scientists and wheat growers are working together on one aspect of the debate […]

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EPA’S NEW WATER SAFETY OFFICIAL IS A LOBBYIST WITH DEEP TIES TO THE DAKOTA ACCESS PIPELINE
Dennis Lee Forsgren, a former lobbyist recently tapped to lead the Environmental Protection Agency office in charge of water safety, has deep ties to a fossil fuel advocacy group engaged in the promotion of the Dakota Access Pipeline as well as controversial offshore drilling efforts.

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Judge Won’t Allow Trump to be Added to Pipeline Lawsuit
A judge says he’s inclined to let a group of individual members of American Indian tribes join a lawsuit over the Dakota Access oil pipeline, but only if they agree to not add President Donald Trump as a defendant.

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