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100 Years Later: Fort Sill Apache Still Fighting to Return to Homelands

March 7 marked the 100th anniversary of the release from prisoner of war status of the Chiricahua-Warm Springs Apache Tribe, aka the FORT SILL APACHE TRIBE. Now the tribe is hoping to reclaim its ancient homeland in New Mexico....
by David McGee
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‘It’s No Surprise that Mother Earth is What’s Bringing Us Together’

The Cowboy Indian Alliance and Native American tribes (and Neil Young) unite to save sacred lands from the ravages of the Keystone XL pipeline
by David McGee
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Tribes Nix Nugent

Placing principle above profit, two Native American tribes have cancelled concerts by TED NUGENT at Tribally-owned venues over the washed-up extremist rocker's racist, hate-filled remarks.
by David McGee
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The Indian Wars Are Not Over

The new Indian Wars are coming towards Rice Lake, Minnesota, as tribes rise up in protest against fossil fuel and extractive mining proposals. It's not only Keystone XL anymore.
by David McGee
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Unraveling the ‘Redskins’ Lie: Americans Don’t Know Native History

KEVIN GOVER, director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian, on the role of museums in correcting Americans' misperceptions about Native Americans; Honor the Earth protests the Sandpiper Pipeline; review o...
by David McGee
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‘It’s Almost Like We’re Standing Against an Evil Giant’

NAVAJO WOMEN are rising up against unfettered oil and gas development on Native lands; a statue of CHIEF JOSEPH of the Nez Perce is going into Statuary Hall.
by David McGee
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For Sale: Wounded Knee; Johnny Depp, Grandstander; Chief Red Cloud, 93, Walks On

WOUNDED KNEE for sale? JOHNNY DEPP grandstands about buying it and returning it to the Tribe, but it's only noise; remembering CHIEF OLIVER RED CLOUD
by David McGee
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South Dakota PUC to Tribes: Drop Dead

Tribes rebuffed in attempt to air grievances in Keystone XL pipeline hearings; Lower Brule Sioux rejects Keystone XL, demands immediate removal of TransCanada from South Dakota.
by David McGee
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Wounded Knee Update: Auction Set for Oct. 1

An update on the fate of WOUNDED KNEE, plus an unforgettable letter to the editor in response to Jim Czywczysnki's attempt to sell the land. Also: the Yin and Yang of wind farms
by David McGee
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Revitalizing the Lakota Language

A substantial grant for revitalizing the Lakota language in early childhood; deconstruction for Mother Earth; solar panels for the Red Lake Nation
by David McGee
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The Kiowas’ Sacred Longhorn Mountain Under Siege in Oklahoma

In southwest Oklahoma the LONGHORN MOUNTAIN, sacred site to the Kiowa people, is in jeopardy of being turned to rubble by a gravel mining operation. Mining has stalled but the threat remains.
by David McGee
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Why Standing Rock Matters

In this measured but impassioned essay, LIZ PEREZ HALPERIN, Native American and Navy Veteran, explains the issues surrounding the Standing Rock resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline. Must reading.
by David McGee
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