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Black Farmer Lobbyist Wants Piece of Indian Deal

posted on July 3, 2014 at 9:24 AM

HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- The president of the National Black Farmers Association says he's being stiffed by the attorneys behind a $3.4 billion government settlement with Native American landowners who asked him to lobby Congress to fund the... Full Story

Market to Market (April 25, 2014)

posted on April 25, 2014 at 7:15 PM

Market to Market (April 25, 2014)
Full Program: Native Americans join the fracas over a proposal to build the Keystone XL pipeline. A pair of private reports praise and pan the outlook for the next generation of ethanol. Savvy entrepreneurs discover a lucrative market for “greens and gills”... Full Story

Keystone Opponents March on Washington, Supporters Speak in the Heartland

posted on April 25, 2014 at 5:50 PM

Keystone Opponents March on Washington, Supporters Speak in the Heartland
The Keystone XL project may appear stalled after a decision by the Obama administration late last week to allow more time for review. But those with strong views aren't taking their foot off the gas pedal and the anti-pipeline movement is... Full Story

Bison transferred to reservation from Yellowstone

posted on August 23, 2013 at 3:11 PM

Bison once helped sustain Native Americans on the plains of Montana. Now, Indians on the Fort Belknap Reservation say it's time they returned the favor. Full Story

Klamath Tribes and Feds Exercise Water Rights

posted on June 14, 2013 at 2:48 PM

The new powers were made possible by a March ruling of an administrative law judge confirming the tribes have the oldest water rights in the upper basin Full Story

Judge Approves USDA, Indian Farmers Settlement

posted on April 29, 2011 at 11:04 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A federal judge has approved a $680 million settlement between the Agriculture Department and American Indian farmers who say they were denied loans because of discrimination. Full Story

Government Offers $680 Million for Native American Farmers

posted on October 22, 2010 at 2:10 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The government is offering American Indian farmers who say they were denied farm loans a $680 million settlement. Full Story

Government Close to a Settlement with American Indian Farmers

posted on October 15, 2010 at 4:10 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The government is close to a settlement with American Indian farmers who have said the Agriculture Department discriminated against them for decades. Full Story

Feds Side With Tribes in Cape Cod Wind Farm Case

posted on January 8, 2010 at 4:01 PM

WASHINGTON(AP)- Federal officials on Monday agreed to a request by two Indian tribes for special protections for Nantucket Sound, a move that could delay construction of a proposed wind farm off Cape Cod. Full Story

Judge confirms South Dakota hog farm not on Indian Country

posted on June 27, 2008 at 8:06 PM

(ap)A new case of mad cow disease was confirmed Monday in Canada, its 13th case since 2003. Full Story

Proposed Coal Plant Pits Economy vs. Navajo Belief

posted on May 23, 2008 at 8:05 PM

BURNHAM, N.M (AP) - In a corner of the Navajo Nation burdened by old and heavily polluting coal-fired power plants, it matters little to many tribal elders that another facility promises to be the most efficient and cleanest of all. Full Story

Suit Filed in Federal Court to Stop Work on Hog Farm

posted on April 25, 2008 at 8:04 PM

PIERRE, S.D (AP) — Three members of the Yankton Sioux Tribe filed a lawsuit Wednesday asking a federal judge to order a halt to construction of a large-scale hog farm west of Wagner. Full Story

Birth of Rare White Buffalo Draws Native Americans

posted on September 15, 2006 at 8:09 PM

For the third time in just over a dozen years, a Wisconsin farm has seen the birth of a white buffalo. Full Story

Native Americans of the Southwest (Part 2)

posted on April 1, 2005 at 8:04 PM

Native Americans of the Southwest (Part 2)
The Navajo Nation is one of the largest reservations in the country. Walter Whitewater is a member of the Navajo Nation and he is working with Lois Ellen Frank, a Santa Fe-based photographer, chef and author, to revive the Native American... Full Story

The Native Americans of the Southwest (Part 1)

posted on March 25, 2005 at 8:03 PM

The Native Americans of the Southwest (Part 1)
The Navajo Nation is one of the largest reservations in the country. Walter Whitewater is a member of the Navajo Nation and he is working with Lois Ellen Frank, a Santa Fe-based photographer, chef and author, to revive the Native American... Full Story

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