Small-town citizens get creative in Black Hills uranium mine fight
Ballot initiative would declare mining a 'nuisance' — a way to protect treasured springs under seige
This summer, Hot Springs citizens scored a breakthrough: They collected enough signatures to obtain a ballot measure that would declare mining a “nuisance” in Fall River County.
Native observers question 'nefarious' attitude toward Deb Haaland
Laguna Pueblo Interior Department nominee awaits word on her confirmation after gruelling Senate hearing
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Deb Haaland, the first Native American nominated to be a Cabinet secretary, remained characteristically cool under grilling from Republican petroleum industry defenders during Senate committee hearings, ultimately gaining a recommendation March 4 for confirmation to the post at the Interior Department. U.S. President-elect Joe Biden nominated Haaland as Interior secretary to put […]
Keystone XL Cancellation: Honoring the Treaties?
Native pipeline fighters target Line 3, DAPL
Utterances of relief and gratitude rippled through Indian Country on Inaugural Day Jan. 20, as U.S. President Joe Biden announced an executive order revoking the Keystone XL Pipeline’s permit for construction opposed by tribes along its proposed route through unceded 1868 Ft. Laramie Treaty
Democracy Under Siege
Systemic flaws may override record electoral participation
A shorter version of this piece ran in the Houston Chronicle. Here is the full story. Never has there been more at stake in an election than the coming midterms. And whether we see a mandate to step up the Trump agenda or a resistance-led Blue Wave depends on voter turnout – which, in the […]