Talli Nauman

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Opening the Arctic to oil exploration threatens way of life

U.S. Senators join indigenous people in opposing tax bill rider

   WASHINGTON — Leaders of the Gwich’in Nation and Inupiaq Tribe, who traveled here from northern Alaska and the Yukon Territory in Canada, led a “pray-in” on Dec. 6, urging the U.S Congress to drop Arctic oil drilling from the federal tax bill. Full Story


Prayer ride and walk spotlights pipeline oil leak

   AGENCY VILLAGE — Participants in the Dakota Prayer Ride & Water Walk trekked to Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate tribal headquarters here on Dec. Full Story


‘There’s gold in them thar Black Hills’


   RAPID CITY — Great Plains tribal leaders, at a meeting with U.S. Forest Service personnel here Nov. 21, fired a barrage of constitutional arguments against proposed federal permitting of new gold exploration in the Black Hills.  Full Story


Tribes vow ‘people power will stop this pipeline’

   LINCOLN, Neb. — Tribal leaders and allies opposing construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline announced that Nebraska’s Nov. 20 decision to permit a route across Nebraska does not guarantee the project will proceed through unceded 1868 Ft. Full Story


Climate talks blasted: ‘People have a right to know the truth’

   BONN — Indigenous and climate justice groups used the U.N.’s 23rd round of climate talks here Nov. 6-17 to release what they called a “groundbreaking” report criticizing carbon trading, a mechanism often touted as a way to reduce pollution. Full Story


Oil leak angers tribal leaders

   BRITTON — Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Chair Harold Frazier roundly condemned the perpetrators of the largest Keystone 1 Pipeline oil-spill ever in Lakota Territory on Nov. Full Story


Native regard for nature inspires poet Norma C. Wilson

Art of collaboration underpins recent book

   DEADWOOD — In Rivers, Wings & Sky, showcased here at the 2017 South Dakota Festival of Books, poet Norma C. Wilson and artist Nancy Losacker reveal a shared passion for protecting the natural heritage of the Northern Great Plains. Full Story


Blocking the pipeline on Lower Brule

   LOWER BRULE — Launching a $30,000 fundraising drive for a kitchen at Wiconi Un Tipi Camp, the No KXL Dakota Alliance announced a Nov. 21 signing ceremony for the International Treaty to Protect the Sacred Against Tar Sands and the KXL Pipeline. Full Story


Food sovereignty at Kyle

Re-engaging the Pejuta Haka Community

   SPEARFISH — When the garden at Kyle community housing development on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation lost its grant funding, the managers also lost track of the volunteer gardeners. Then they found out that one had committed suicide. Full Story

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