Blackfeet Federation Seeks Permanent Protection For Badger Two Medicine

By Clara Caufield, Native Sun News. -

Recently, the Blackfeet Tribal Council, MT announced its goal of securing permanent Federal government for the Badger Two Medicine area, sacred site to them. Specifically, they are seeking a new [...]

The Supreme Court Ruling On Oklahoma Was Welcome, But…

By Nick Estes, NBC News. -

The U.S. legal system from the Supreme Court on down delivered a suite of rulings over the past week that have reaffirmed Indigenous land rights and environmental protections. From the Virginias [...]

Black Hills Treaty Defender Faces Felony Charges

By Dalton Walker, Indian Country Today. -

The leader of an Indigenous-led advocacy organization, who spent the holiday weekend in jail after defending his people’s unceded territory in the Black Hills, called the serious charges he’s [...]

Native American Protesters Blocked The Road Leading To Mount Rushmore

By Ashley Collman, Business Insider. -

A group of mainly Native American protesters blocked the road leading up to Mount Rushmore for three hours before President Donald Trump gave a speech at the national monument Friday [...]

Tribal Leaders Call Bears Ears Opening An ‘Unlawful Action’

By Joaqlin Estus, Indian Country Today. -

Trump administration opens southern Utah national monument lands to development including grazing, mining, and oil and gas development Thursday the Trump administration announced it was [...]

Former San Carlos Apache Tribe Chair Walking To Traditional Lands To Protest Copper Mine

By Emma Gibson, Arizona Public Media. -

The former chairman of the San Carlos Apache Tribe will walk to his tribe's traditional lands near Superior, where Resolution Copper plans to build a large underground mine. Wendsler Nosie [...]

Activists Camped At Hawaii’s Mauna Kea Face Government Opposition

By  Aída Chávez, The Intercept. -

On July 17, police in riot gear arrested at least 33 Native Hawaiian elders, or kupuna, for peacefully blocking construction of a massive telescope on sacred land on the dormant volcano of Mauna [...]

Housing Board Uses Armed Police To Remove Defenders Of African Cemetery

By Dr. Marsha Coleman Adebayo and Dr. Laurel Hoa, Popular Resistance. -

Bethesda, MD — The Montgomery County Housing Opportunities Commission (HOC) called in armed police to remove peaceful protesters from its monthly board meeting on Wednesday. This was the first [...]

Supreme Court Rules Against Hopi Over Sacred Site

By Alden Woods, Azcentral.com -

Arizona - The Hopi Tribe cannot claim special damage on land controlled by the Arizona Snowbowl ski resort, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Thursday, all but ending an eight-year legal battle and [...]

Holy Ground Desecrated At Site Of Apache Resistance To Mine

By Wendsler Nosie, Sr., Oak Flat Tucson Support. -

On March 17th, a representative of the Apache Stronghold arrived to Oak Flat, Arizona and found that the four crosses of an Apache holy ground had been intentionally destroyed. Two of the crosses [...]

Energy Fuels Completes Drilling Near Grand Canyon

By Klee Benally, www.haulno.org -

By Klee Benally for Haul No! GRAND CANYON, AZ — Energy Fuels Inc. recently reported that it has completed drilling of it’s uranium mine shaft at Canyon Mine, which is located just miles from the [...]

Grand Canyon Uranium Mine Filling With Toxic Water

By Alicyn Gitlin and Leona Morgan, www.sierraclub.org -

By Alicyn Gitlin and Leona Morgan for Sierra Club. TUSAYAN, Ariz. – The controversial Canyon Mine, located just six miles from Grand Canyon’s South Rim, is filling with surplus water after a wet [...]

Maryland: African Cemetery Protests Win Government Response

By Dr. Marsha Coleman-Adebayo, www.blackagendareport.com -

By Dr. Marsha Coleman-Adebayo for Black Agenda Report. Bethesda, Maryland - After months of public pressure and protests, Montgomery County Government has reluctantly suggested to “bring all [...]

Two Sacred Sites Designated National Monuments

By ICMN Staff, www.indiancountrymedianetwork.com -

By Staff of Indian Country Media Network. “Bears Ears has been home to Hopi, Navajo, Ute Indian Tribe, Ute Mountain Ute, and Zuni for countless generations,” the coalition said. “Our ancestors [...]

One Year Anniversary Of Oak Flat Resistance

By George Pauk, www.popularresistance.org -

By George Pauk for Popular Resistance. Oak Flat, Arizona - We are back at the mountain campsite that is the prime example of the persistent greed of our empire. The shame of us “whites” is [...]

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