Published January 17, 2017 WINDOW ROCK – The Navajo Nation learned late Friday afternoon that the U.S. EPA is reneging on its promise to accept responsibility for the 2015 Gold King Mine spill, rejecting the Nation’s claim for damages arising out of the catastrophic event. This decision comes after the EPA represented for months that it […]
Published January 17, 2017 FORT YAKES, NORTH DAKOTA — Yesterday, attorneys representing the Dakota Access Pipeline filed a motion for a temporary restraining order (TRO) asking the Court to block the publication of the announcement about the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in the federal register, which the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is anticipating this week. DAPL […]
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Published January 17, 2017 TAHLEQUAH — The Cherokee Nation will begin dispersing its limited supply of heirloom seeds to tribal citizens interested in growing traditional Cherokee crops and plants starting Feb. 1. The Cherokee Nation keeps an inventory of seeds from rare breeds of corn, beans, squash, gourds, Trail of Tears beads, tobacco and several […]
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Published January 17, 2017 BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA — The opposition of the Dakota Access pipeline by water protectors has moved a North Dakota lawmaker to introduce legislation that would allow a motorist who unintentionally causes injury or death to an individual who is obstructing traffic on a public roadway innocent of a crime. Rep. Keith […]
Published January 17, 2017 Teen internships in social enterprise will continue as usual throughout the spring months. EAGLE BUTTE, SOUTH DAKOTA — The Cheyenne River Youth Project® has announced that it will temporarily close its Keya (Turtle) Cafe at the end of this month, with the last day of regular service scheduled for Friday, Jan. […]
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Published January 16, 2017 TAHLEQUAH—After two years and 4,000 hours of studying the Cherokee language, the Cherokee Language Master Apprentice Program graduated its first two students on Saturday. Cody Vann, of the Greasy community near Stilwell, and Don Dugger, of the Sour John community near Gore, each received a gorget, a Pendleton blanket and […]
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