White House to Eliminate Office Tasked With Relocating Native Alaskan Coastal Communities
“We were getting down to the brass tacks of relocation [of towns at risk] and now work has just stopped.”
READ: How Native American Communities Are Faring Under the Trump Administration
From the border wall to land rights, an op-ed from Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez explores the president’s policies for indigenous people.
Weeklong Public Hearings Begin on the Keystone XL Pipeline
A five-member state commission will decide if TransCanada’s permit should get the green light.
READ: How Public Schools Fail Native Students
The Nation explores how underfunding, disproportionate punishment and inferior instruction push Native American students out of classrooms.
EPA Proposes to Remove Protections for Alaskan Watershed That Is Home to 30 Native Villages
The agency wants to re-open the discussion on the Pebble Mine Project, which could jeopardize the region’s wild salmon population.
Activists Launch a Solar Campaign to Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline
If the idea is successful, panels would dot the route instead.
Company Behind DAPL Removes Private Security Firm From Site
Energy Transfer Partners spokesperson: “We continue to have security measures in place in North Dakota, just no longer need boots on the ground.”
READ: In Southern Louisiana, A Question of Whether to Stay or Go
Climate change has hit the region hard, and residents must answer an urgent question.
Why Opening Up the Atlantic and Arctic for Offshore Drilling Matters
A new effort by the Trump administration endangers waterways necessary to livelihoods and ways of life.
New Louisiana Anti-Pipeline Camp Increases Security by Requiring Water Protector Application
The vetting process is intended to keep out infiltrators and protect camp occupiers.
ICYMI: The Montana Tribe Torn Between Coal and Culture
The Northern Cheyenne Reservation sits atop the Powder River Basin, which holds 40 percent of the U.S. coal supply.
ICYMI: Prayer and Resistance Camp Launches in Louisiana to Challenge Pipeline Connected to DAPL
The Bayou Bridge Pipeline would transport North Dakota’s crude oil to refineries and facilities in Louisiana.
UPDATE: Judge Likely to Make Decision on DAPL Operations in September
A U.S. District Court judge will hear arguments from both sides throughout the summer.
REPORT: Bank Investments in Fossil Fuels Threaten Climate Change Goals
A new report finds that with $87 billion going toward the fossil fuel industry last year, banks are funding the possible failure of the Paris Agreement.
This #WorldRefugeeDay, Let's Remember the Victims of Climate Change
By 2050, we could see up to 350 million climate refugees.
SCOTUS Rules That Government Can't Censor Offensive Trademarks
Even if they disparage an ethnicity or race.
LISTEN: Rewire's CHOICE/LESS Podcast Takes on Sterilization Abuse in Native Communities
The episode is a deep dive into the history of sterilization among Native communities at the hands of U.S. government and medical officials.
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Gains Ground in Dakota Access Court Case
The Army Corps of Engineers did not “adequately consider the impacts of an oil spill on fishing rights, hunting rights or environmental justice,” per the court order.
Climate Change Mentions Are Deleted From the Bureau of Indian Affairs' Website
This is the second website to remove all mentions of the manmade catastrophe.
The Trump Administration Suggests Reducing the Size of Bears Ears National Monument
The site, home to ancient cliff dwellings and ancient rock art, currently covers 1.35 million acres.