Sand to Snow National Monument Keeps Protected Status
The area is a sacred place for many Native American tribes, and home to various endangered species.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Trump's Latest Environment Nominee Has History With Oil and Gas Industry
The president announced Jeffrey Bossert Clark as his assistant attorney general nominee for the Department of Justice’s Environment and Natural Resources Division.
Navajo Nation Moves Forward on Coal Plant Lease Extension
In order to extend through 2019, the tribe still needs the approval of two-thirds of the full council.
READ: An Alaska Native Village Faces Relocation Due to Climate Change
The town was hoping to receive funds for the move, but the proposed federal budget eliminates all funding earmarked for it.
Report Outlines How Federal Agencies Can Improve Tribal Consultation
But none of it is enforceable.
Company Behind Dakota Access In Spotlight for Numerous Pipeline Incidents
The Dakota Access Pipeline has already had three spills; the Rover Pipeline is facing litigation over incidents, too.
READ: In Nebraska, a Tribe Joins With Landowners to Challenge Keystone XL
The Ponca Tribe may not live on Nebraskan land anymore, but it’s still their home.
Native Activist Richard Oakes Honored with Google Doodle
The Alcatraz occupation leader and Native studies pioneer would have been 75 today.
Tribes Unite Across U.S. and Canada to Oppose Keystone XL in Declaration
It is intended as a message to President Donald Trump and may be sent to the United Nations.
WWII Film Casts White Actor as Native Hawaiian, Critics Accuse Production of Whitewashing
Zachary McGowan will portray Benehakaka “Ben” Kanahele—a Native Hawaiian who earned a Purple Heart for his heroics during World War II—in the upcoming “Niʻihau.”