"The tribal push for a Bears Ears monument raises thorny questions of homeland and sovereignty."
People & Population
The unprecedented protest over the Dakota Access Pipeline marks a milestone in the movement for Native-American rights.
"The trial for the militants who seized the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon this year is close to wrapping up. The standoff traumatized the rural ranching communities around Burns, Ore."
"Home is both refuge and prison for citizens of Canada’s Chemical Valley."
"A federal court on Sunday rejected the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's request to halt construction of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline, which the tribe says would destroy some of its sacred sites."
"ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- Joan Galasso walked through the empty wreck of the waterfront seafood restaurant she and her husband started a quarter-century ago and was horrified."
"Residents of the West Calumet Housing Complex in East Chicago want the operators of two former lead factories to pay for their relocation."
"CHEYENNE, Wyo. — When President Theodore Roosevelt designated the country’s first national monument 110 years ago, the proclamation inadvertently left out a punctuation mark, and what was supposed to be Devil’s Tower became Devils Tower instead."
"In the latest legal showdown over the Dakota Access pipeline, federal judges seemed skeptical today of American Indian tribes' arguments for extending a work freeze on a contentious stretch of land in North Dakota."
"Inuit hunters downstream from a massive $8 billion 'clean' energy project in Labrador fear it will poison their food supply with methylmercury when flooding begins later this month."