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An Open Letter to the Heartland: Let’s Protect the Sacred Together

A few weeks ago, a Gathering to Protect the Sacred from the Keystone XL Pipeline took place between Natives and non-Natives from across the continent on the Ihanktonwan (Yankton) homelands near Wagner, SD. Our friend Phyllis Cole-Dai from Fast for … Continue reading

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Kristi Noem: Dilbit, baby, Dilbit!

Kristi Noem’s most recent column of the week displays the typical good policy sense and concern for the health of our nation and our planet that South Dakota has come to expect from its lone U.S. Representative: After almost four … Continue reading

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Heineman for KXL, Gathering to Protect the Sacred against; now for Mister Obama…

A big (although far from final) hurdle to the Keystone XL Pipeline was removed a few days ago when Nebraska’s Governor Dave Heineman gave the green light to TransCanada’s pipeline plans through his state: Gov. Dave Heineman of Nebraska approved … Continue reading

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Let’s be Idle No More

Canada’s First Nations are idle no more. On December 10, 2012, four Native women called for a national day of action to oppose Bill C-45, which granted the Canadian government increased control over natural resources on Canada’s reservations. In the … Continue reading

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Kerry nomination gives environmentalists hope – but will it be enough?

As John Kerry looks to become the new Secretary of State, there are hopes that he will be a force for good and nix the Keystone XL Pipeline: President Barack Obama nominated Senator John Kerry as his secretary of state … Continue reading

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