Winter Storm Causes State of Emergency on Navajo Nation

Published January 25, 2017 WINDOW ROCK — The Navajo Nation has declared a state of emergency in response to the winter storm that lashed the Nation. On January 23, the Navajo Nation Commission on Emergency Management convened to issue a declaration of emergency.  Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye and Vice President Jonathan Nez signed the […]

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How Turkey’s Coup Attempt Spiraled Into A Dangerous Descent Towards Dictatorship

‘What [Turkish President Erdogan] wants is a presidential system where he controls everything and everyone. I mean, you could say that he’s controlling everything and everyone right now — he is, basically,’ Duke University Prof. Bahar Leventoglu tells Michael Nevradakis.

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Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Chairman: Trump Cannot Steamroll Over the Constitution and Our Treaties

Published January 25, 2017 EAGLE BUTTE, SOUTH DAKOTA — Reacting to President Trump’s presidential memorandum pressuring the Secretary of the Army and the Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) to approve an easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Chairman Harold Fraizer on Tuesday said the news president “cannot steamroll over our Constitution […]

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Fond du Lac Tribal Community College to Host Human Trafficking Awareness Panel Discussion

Published January 25, 2017 CLOQUET, MINNESOTA – Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College will be hosting a panel presentation and discussion on human trafficking awareness from noon to 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 25, in the campus commons and amphitheater. The free event is sponsored by several student organizations on campus and is open to […]

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The Indigenous Environmental Network Responds to Presidential Memorandum for Approving KXL & DAPL

Published January 25, 2017 WASHINGTON –  On Tuesday, January 24, 2017, President Trump signed five executive actions, two of which will advance construction of the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines. The other three memorandums will serve to expedite environmental reviews for high priority projects. The following is a statement from Tom BK Goldtooth, […]

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