Spring Tides Bring Buffalo, Birds, & Bears to the Hebgen Basin

Published April 20, 2018 YELLOWSTONE NATONAL PARK – The snow is rapidly melting, exposing south-facing slopes, and the re-greening of the earth will soon commence. More buffalo have arrived from Yellowstone’s interior to their calving grounds on and around Horse Butte. So far, patrols estimate that there are upwards of about 150 buffalo who have made […]

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Revenge Porn Act approved by Navajo Nation Council

Published April 20, 2018 WINDOW ROCK – The 23rdNavajo Nation Council considered Legislation No. 0428-17 on the fourth day of the 2018 Spring Council Session, seeking to enact a Revenge Porn Act while amending other sexual offenses within the Navajo Nation Criminal Code Title 17. Currently, 38 states and the District of Columbia have enacted revenge […]

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Gwich’in Nation resolves to fight Trump’s rush to drill in the Arctic Refuge

Published April 20, 2018 Interior starts process for leasing sacred lands, threatening coastal plain and Porcupine Caribou Herd GWICH’IN NATION – The Gwich’in Nation stands united in denouncing Thursday’s advance publication of the Department of the Interior Notice of Intent to initiate the process for an oil and gas lease sale on the coastal plain of the […]

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Navajo Nation Opposes BIA Reorganization and the Removal of Current Navajo BIA Regional Director

Published April 20, 2018 WINDOW ROCK —The Navajo Nation strongly objects to the U.S. Department of the Interior’s planned reorganization of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and strongly opposes the reassignment of the Bureau of Indian Affairs Navajo Regional director Sharon Pinto. The Navajo Nation issued its official position through the unanimous passage of two […]

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Native Actor Wes Studi Given Lifetime Achievement Award by National Indian Gaming Association

Published April 19, 2018 LAS VEGAS – Wes Studi (Cherokee) was given this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award by the National Indian Gaming Association at its annual tradeshow and convention in Las Vegas on Wednesday. “I accept this award, but I wonder what is in my future by accepting this lifetime achievement award” joked Studi as he […]

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Interior Awards $17.68 Million Contract for Dam Modification in Utah to Tribal Company

Published April 19, 2018 Award Shows Commitment to Infrastructure Improvement, Tribal Economy SALT LAKE CITY – The Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation today awarded a $17.68-million contract to Weeminuche Construction Authority of Towaoc, Colorado, which is 100 percent owned by the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, for modification work at Steinaker Dam near Vernal, Utah. […]

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