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How do you draw a single borderline through three separate, overlapping nations? While that might sound like a Zen koan—the geopolitical version of the sound of one hand clapping—it’s the actual predicament facing the Tohono O’odham Nation, a Native American tribe whose territory includes both the United States and Mexico. […]
Several tribal members estimated that anywhere from 350 to 500 members of the Yakama Nation, a sovereign tribe in Washington state with a vast and beautiful reservation, were displaced from 60 tribal-owned residences last spring.
The standoff at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation brought national attention to the struggle over indigenous lands and resources. This video series examines the ways tribes in North America have dealt with mounting pressures from governments and corporations that take over their land for mega-projects such as dams, freeways and […]
The phone calls started almost as soon as President Trump signed his executive order, making official his pledge to build a wall to separate the United States from Mexico.
The U.S. Army secretary could make a decision on the final permit needed to complete the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline as soon as Friday, the government’s lawyer told a Washington, D.C., court on Monday.
The federal government announced Friday that it was dispatching Bureau of Indian Affairs agents to help clear Dakota Access Pipeline protesters from the Standing Rock Sioux reservation.
Betty Osceola is a member of the Miccosukee tribe and Panther clan. She is part of a growing coalition of Indian tribes, environmental groups, and concerned citizens who are fighting the creation of The River of Grass Greenway (ROGG), a bike path that would connect Naples to Miami. Stopping the bike path is a move to keep […]
Native American groups say that the proposed route of the Sandpiper crude oil pipeline, which crosses grasslands in Minnesota on its way from North Dakota to Wisconsin, violates their treaty rights to fish, hunt and gather crops, in particular, wild rice. The tribes, which include Ojibwe groups, also known as […]
Two prototype green homes have been built, attempting to regenerate the environment, the people and the culture. Modeled loosely on traditional roundhouses, they will provide a blueprint for 15 new healthy, water-and energy-efficient residences the Pinoleville Pomo Nation hopes to construct.
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