Terri Hansen
6/6/16
Northwest tribes are reaffirming their stand against oil terminals and rail transport of crude, especially extra-flammable bitumen from the Bakken oil region of North Dakota, after...
Konnie LeMay
2/9/16
Lissa Yellowbird-Chase, former tribal attorney for the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Hidatsa-Mandan-Arikara Nation, has seen her share of courtrooms, but January 27, she took an u...
Mark Trahant
1/27/16
Second in a series A few minutes before noon on November 6, 2015, President Barack Obama stepped into the White House briefing room to announce that the Keystone XL Pipeline would ...
ICTMN Staff
11/21/15
Until recently, North Dakota, or “South DeCanada,” has been a low-key state content with its rep as the setting for the 1996 movie Fargo starring Frances McDormand and William H...
Jacqueline Keeler
8/12/15
As hearings wound down last week on whether the South Dakota Public Utility Commission (PUC) should re-certify the application by TransCanada to run the Keystone XL pipeline throug...
Nanette Deetz
7/24/15
A red-tailed hawk circled, clouds parted, and sunshine broke through early-morning fog along the San Francisco Bay, the rays illuminating an altar where a bucket of sacred water fr...
Honor the Earth
5/12/15
On April 21, 2015, a coalition of Native American and women’s organizations filed a submission to the United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, requestin...
ICTMN Staff
1/5/15
The Yankton Sioux, along with the Cheyenne River, Rosebud and Standing Rock tribes, are joining forces against TransCanada on January 6 as they continue to forestall attempts to ru...
ICTMN Staff
11/24/14
It’s no secret that parts of North Dakota are plagued with spills of both briny wastewater and fracked oil from the notorious Bakken shale formation...
ICTMN Staff
11/15/14
After years of complaints by human rights and Native groups about escalating crime in the Bakken oil field region, the Federal Bureau of Investigation announced on November 14 that...

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