Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Tag: Native Americans

Winona LaDuke: Deb Haaland’s nomination for Interior Sec. is ‘important step’...

Haaland’s nomination was backed by progressives, as well as more than 120 tribal leaders, who sent a letter to Biden last month urging him to select her for the post.

Minnesota Permits for Line 3 Pipeline approved. Indigenous and Climate Leaders...

Environmental and Indigenous groups say this construction threatens the water where Native Americans harvest wild rice and also would be a factor in increasing climate change.

Native Americans protesting Trump border wall tear gassed, arrested by US...

United States Border Patrol agents and Arizona law enforcement officials violently repressed a peaceful action held Monday morning by roughly 30 land and water protectors.

Tribes and environmental groups sue Trump administration to preserve clean water...

The administration’s latest attempt to undermine the Clean Water Act would jeopardize tribal and state rights to protect their water quality

Federal judge orders Trump admin to give Native Americans their withheld...

“It is unconscionable that it has taken court action to force this administration to distribute relief to Tribal governments as Congress intended and the law requires.”

Drilling on public lands: Native American voices frustrated by virtual public...

“How many North Slope members have access to WiFi? That's what I want to know. How many of them know that this webinar is going on?”

Body bags instead of requested COVID-19 testing kits for Native American...

“Are we going to keep getting body bags or are we going to get what we actually need?”

Native American voters get boost in North Dakota

After a lengthy legal fight, state and tribal officials reach settlement over ID law

Native American burial sites destroyed during Trump’s border wall construction

“There has been no consultation with the nation. This administration is basically trampling on the tribe’s history — and to put it poignantly, it’s ancestry.”

Ceasar: Grief and challenge

The intersection of guns, drugs, poverty, scant education, substandard health care, high unemployment, and corruption are literally producing conditions that invariably redound the hardest and worst on young people of color.

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Biden withdraws from 2024 race, endorses Kamala Harris for historic nomination

In a historic move, President Joe Biden announces his withdrawal from the 2024 presidential race, endorsing Vice President Kamala Harris and reshaping the Democratic primary landscape.

What’s worse than a devouring, criminal president? A deified, raging outlaw excited by violence

Trumpism is not a slippery slope but a mountain avalanche on steroids.

Biden signs ADVANCE Act to boost nuclear power amid controversy over safety and regulation

President Biden’s signing of the ADVANCE Act aims to accelerate nuclear power development for clean energy and jobs, but critics warn of safety and regulatory issues.
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Outrage and calls for justice after Sonya Massey’s fatal shooting by police in Illinois

Campaigners and political leaders across the United States respond with outrage and calls for justice after the release of body camera footage showing the deadly police shooting of Sonya Massey, an unarmed 36-year-old Black woman from Springfield, Illinois.

EPA’s $4.3 billion initiative to combat climate pollution across 30 states

The EPA’s announcement of $4.3 billion in funding for 25 projects aims to address climate pollution and advance environmental justice across 30 states, marking a significant step in the fight against climate change.