Native Americans

March 28, 2017 - 10:12 am
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Oil has begun flowing through the Dakota Access pipeline, but that doesn't put an end to the saga that began nearly a year ago. Four Sioux tribes in North Dakota and South Dakota have a lawsuit pending in federal court and hope to persuade a judge to shut down the pipeline...
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FILE- This Feb. 13, 2017, file aerial photo shows a site where the final phase of the Dakota Access Pipeline will take place with boring equipment routing the pipeline underground and across Lake Oahe to connect with the existing pipeline in Emmons County in Cannon Ball, N.D. The Dakota Access pipeline developer said Monday, March 27, that it has placed oil in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota and that it's preparing to put the pipeline into service. (Tom Stromme/The Bismarck Tribune via AP, File)
March 27, 2017 - 11:58 pm
The Dakota Access pipeline developer said Monday that it has placed oil in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota and that it's preparing to put the pipeline into service. Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners made the announcement in a brief court filing with the U.S...
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FILE- This Feb. 13, 2017, file aerial photo shows a site where the final phase of the Dakota Access Pipeline will take place with boring equipment routing the pipeline underground and across Lake Oahe to connect with the existing pipeline in Emmons County in Cannon Ball, N.D. The Dakota Access pipeline developer said Monday, March 27, that it has placed oil in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota and that it's preparing to put the pipeline into service. (Tom Stromme/The Bismarck Tribune via AP, File)
March 27, 2017 - 8:06 pm
The Dakota Access pipeline developer said Monday that it has placed oil in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota and that it's preparing to put the pipeline into service. Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners made the announcement in a brief court filing with the U.S...
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March 27, 2017 - 7:55 pm
The Dakota Access pipeline developer said Monday that it has placed oil in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota and that it's preparing to put the pipeline into service. Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners made the announcement in a brief court filing with an appeals...
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March 27, 2017 - 7:53 pm
The Dakota Access pipeline developer said Monday that it has placed oil in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota and that it's preparing to put the pipeline into service. Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners made the announcement in a brief court filing with an appeals...
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March 27, 2017 - 7:20 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Dakota Access pipeline developer says it has placed oil in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir and that the full pipeline will be in service soon. Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners made the announcement in a court filing Monday. The move comes despite months...
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March 27, 2017 - 7:18 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Dakota Access pipeline developer says it has oil place in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir and that the full pipeline will be in service soon. Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners made the announcement in a court filing Monday. The move comes despite months of...
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The Banks High School mascot is visible on track hurdles at the school in Banks, Ore., Thursday, March 23, 2017. In Oregon, school districts with Native American mascots must abandon them by July or risk punishment that could include the withholding of state funds. But with the approval of the state, a handful of districts are working with tribes to keep some version of their mascots in exchange for concessions, including better classroom lessons on the history and culture of the state's many tribes. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)
March 23, 2017 - 6:11 pm
BANKS, Ore. (AP) — This fall, the football team in the tiny Oregon logging town of Banks will once again take the field as the Braves. But this time, they have the approval of the tribe that originally inhabited the area. It's one of many changes in the works this spring across Oregon prompted by...
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March 11, 2017 - 10:43 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Tribal leaders in a tiny Native village in western Alaska are expanding their commercial reindeer subsidiary to soon include sales of the lean meat to larger urban markets. The venture by Mekoryuk's (ma-KOR'-ee-yuck) tribal government includes plans to build a new...
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March 03, 2017 - 12:52 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma-based Native American tribe filed a lawsuit in its own tribal court system Friday accusing several oil companies of triggering the state's largest earthquake that caused extensive damage to some near-century-old tribal buildings. The Pawnee Nation alleges in the...
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