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First Solar commissions 250 MW-AC project on Native American land
Last Thursday, First Solar commissioned the 250 MW-AC Moapa Southern Paiute Solar Project, marking the commissioning of one of the first utility-scale solar projects completed on tribal land in the United States.

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Local Historians: Native American Story Will Not be Left Out of Tricentennial
Northwest Vista College political science professor Rudy De La Cruz Jr., along with a small band of dedicated historians, is working overtime to ensure that some of San Antonio’s long forgotten voices are represented in the Tricentennial and the canon of history it depicts.

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Native American agriculture continues to sustain pueblos
Long before New Mexico was known for signature crops like green chile, for centuries one of the primary foods came on a cob. Corn not only helped pueblo Indians native to the state sustain their lives, but in some cases determined where they would live.

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Will President Trump rescind this national monument’s status from Native Americans?
At the end of his second term, then-President Obama gratified a coalition of Western Native Americans by creating Bears Ears National Monument in southeastern Utah, 1.35 million acres of high desert punctuated by dramatic rock formations. Now a tribal coalition, which considers many sites within Bears Ears sacred, fears the Trump […]

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Native American groups to protest pipeline projects in march to White House
Native Americans from across the country will march to the White House on Friday to protest President Trump’s approval of the Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines.

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Oklahoma tribe sues oil companies in tribal court over quake
An Oklahoma-based Native American tribe filed a lawsuit in its own tribal court system Friday accusing several oil companies of triggering the state’s largest earthquake that caused extensive damage to some near-century-old tribal buildings.

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Dakota Pipeline Protest Camp Is Cleared, at Least 40 Arrested
While many activists left the site of a months-long protest against the Dakota Access pipeline voluntarily as a deadline passed for them to clear the area on Wednesday, some protesters decided to defy the order to leave. Eventually, at least 40 were arrested at the site, according to law enforcement […]

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North Dakota Arrests 10 as Pipeline Protest Camp Empties
The fires burned for hours on the flat, muddy landscape, their thick smoke rising through snowflakes that tumbled to the ground. Someone rode a snowmobile across the dirt, and others moved their belongings to the side of a rural highway. The police gathered, prepared to follow the governor’s order to […]

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Senate panel passes protest bill over tribes’ objections
Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s bill to make it clear that the governor’s emergency response powers apply to potentially destructive protests passed its first legislative test Wednesday over the objections of Democratic lawmakers and tribal officials.

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Border Wall Would Cleave Tribe, and Its Connection to Ancestral Land
The phone calls started almost as soon as President Trump signed his executive order, making official his pledge to build a wall to separate the United States from Mexico.

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