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‘Spiteful and petty’: Maine governor bans signs to Obama-designated monument
Zinke began the review process two weeks ago at Bears Ears in Utah, a site sacred to Native Americans and one of the largest Obama-era monument designations In Maine, US interior de.partment officials will review whether the Katahdin proposal was adequately vetted by stakeholders. The process is due to finish on 24 […]

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Tribal struggles beyond Standing Rock
The standoff at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation brought national attention to the struggle over indigenous lands and resources. This video series examines the ways tribes in North America have dealt with mounting pressures from governments and corporations that take over their land for mega-projects such as dams, freeways and […]

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Battle Over Bears Ears Heats Up as Trump Rethinks Its Monument Status
President Barack Obama established the Bears Ears National Monument in the final days of his presidency, using the Antiquities Act, signed into law by President Theodore Roosevelt, to place special protections on a vast swath of winding canyons and shifting sands imbued with at least 10,000 years of human history. In terms of […]

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Battle Over Bears Ears Heats Up as Trump Rethinks Its Monument Status
President Barack Obama established the Bears Ears National Monument in the final days of his presidency, using the Antiquities Act, signed into law by President Theodore Roosevelt, to place special protections on a vast swath of winding canyons and shifting sands imbued with at least 10,000 years of human history. In terms of […]

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Life on the Keystone XL route: where opponents fear the ‘black snake’
“Our people call it the black snake because it is evil,” says Tressa Welch, as thunder clouds steamroll the blue sky over the plains of Wolf Point. “And like snakes they come out of nowhere; they slither and strike unknown.”

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A RIGHT-WING THINK TANK IS TRYING TO BRING DOWN THE INDIAN CHILD WELFARE ACT. WHY?
Recently, the Goldwater Institute has stepped into an entirely different legal arena: an effort to dismantle a landmark law called the Indian Child Welfare Act. ICWA requires that before private and public agencies place Native American children in foster care or with an adoptive family, they try to keep nuclear […]

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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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