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‘A dream that comes true’: Standing Rock elder hails order to shut down DAPL after years of protest

  • July 7, 2020
Following years of resistance, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and Indigenous organizers across the country scored a massive legal victory…
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Trump to open 18 million acres in Alaska to oil and gas drilling

  • June 26, 2020
The Trump administration is seeking to open a tract of land larger than the state of West Virginia in the…
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‘We are speaking of a culture’: Black, Indigenous will be capitalized in the AP Stylebook

  • June 22, 2020
The Associated Press changed its influential style guide to capitalize “Black” when the word is used as a racial, ethnic,…
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Navajo Nation members forced to drive and haul water after Peabody drained aquifer for coal slurry

  • June 18, 2020
Peabody Energy essentially depleted Navajo Aquifer to operate a coal slurry pipeline, leaving Native Americans in the region with extremely…
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‘They’re gonna kill us for their own greed’: Drilling plans threaten Native American health and sacred sites

  • June 11, 2020
Native American activists in northern New Mexico are fighting to prevent a BLM lease plan that would open millions of…
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Indigenous Peoples and allies unite: This is the virtual town hall you need to attend

  • May 8, 2020
Want to learn how to support Indigenous communities during the coronavirus pandemic? The Lakota People’s Law Project and the Indigenous…
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