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The Week That Was: August 28, 2016
Dakota Pipeline & 'Law of Christendom’
FCC Commissioner Visits NTU
Native Republicans Make Their Case
Celebrities Support Water Protectors
The Long Arc Is the Real Campaign
Age of Acorns: Sustaining Life for Years
Land Changed Forever By Man
Yurok Fire Emergency: Arson Suspected
Tragic Loss; Maine Squeeze
Chief Looking Horse’s Important Message
'We Treated Germany Better': O'Donnell
Natives Fighting for Voting Equality
Tribe to Develop $1.3M Retail Center
Seeking Food Sovereignty Through Seeds
Spokane Reservation Engulfed In Smoke
CFPB Is Barking Up the Wrong Tree
Turtle Island Tribes Meet Cuba
Confronting Feds: Malheur, Standing Rock
Osage Nation Takes Ted Turner's Ranch
Thing About Skins
Columbia River Tribes Speak Out as Flaming Bakken Train Leaks Oil
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...
Searching for the Murdered and Missing
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...
Could Low Oil Prices Help Usher in a New Era?
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 ...
Bakken Boondoggle: Watch John Oliver Drill Into North Dakota’s Oil Fields
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...
Keystone XL Opponents Quiz TransCanada About Man Camps
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...
Idle No More in San Francisco: Co-Founder Nina Wilson Walks Refinery Route
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...
Fossil Fuel Extraction Dangers: Native American and Women’s Organizations Request UN Help on Sexual Violence
Honor the Earth
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...
Yankton Sioux Lead Fight Against TransCanada and Keystone XL in South Dakota
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...
From Briny Wastewater to Fracked Oil: Bakken Saturated With Spills, NYT Finds
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...
Rising Crime in Bakken Region Leads FBI to Open North Dakota Office
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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