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    The National Bison Range in Montana.Luke Franzen/Getty Images Let our journalists help you make sense of the noise: Subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter and get a recap of news that matters.This story was originally published by Yale E360 and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. In 1908 the U.S. government seized some 18,000 acres of land from...
    Getty TV personality Jeff Probst speaks onstage during the 'Survivor' panel at Entertainment Weekly's PopFest The tribes for “Survivor” season 41 have been revealed — read on to find out how the cast is being divided, but be warned of spoilers. DON’T KEEP READING IF YOU DON’T WANT TO BE SPOILED ON SURVIVOR’S UPCOMING SEASONThere Are Three Tribes...
    Native American tribes, students, and faculty are pushing colleges to do more for Indigenous communities. When Samantha Maltais steps onto Harvard's campus this fall, she'll become the first member of the Aquinnah Wampanoag tribe to attend its prestigious law school. It's a "full-circle moment" for the university and the Martha's...
    Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont has signed legislation that will legalize online gaming and sports wagering. On Friday, May 27, Lamont made it official a day after the state Senate passed a bill to make gambling legal in Connecticut, signing the bill into law at the State Capitol. The CT Lottery can also have in-person sports betting at up to...
    In the latest reversal of a Trump-era policy, the Environmental Protection Agency is restoring a rule that grants states and Native American tribes authority to block pipelines and other energy projects that can pollute rivers, streams and other waterways. A provision of the federal Clean Water Act gives states and tribes power to block federal projects that could harm lakes,...
    It's the latest reversal of a Trump-era policy. In the latest reversal of a Trump-era policy, the Environmental Protection Agency is restoring a rule that grants states and Native American tribes authority to block pipelines and other energy projects that can pollute rivers, streams, and other waterways. A provision of...
    A county commissioner in Illinois is resisting the renaming of Columbus Day to Indigenous People’s Day because of the documented history of Native Americans owning slaves, the Chicago Sun-Times reported Monday. Stanley Moore, Cook County Commissioner, stated that before any vote could take place on renaming the holiday, Native American tribes should acknowledge their history of owning slaves, according to...
    More On: native americans Montana tribe gifts vaccines to neighbors across the border CNN slammed for Rick Santorum’s ‘racist’ remarks ‘Rutherford Falls’ star: ‘It’s important that we are not the butt of the joke anymore’ Colorado is latest to weigh ban on Native American mascots FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The Navajo Nation has by far the largest land mass of...
    Nearly half of Alaska residents 16 and older are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, while more than half have received at least one dose, state public health officials said. Data from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services shows that 46.9 percent of state residents had received both doses while 52.6 percent had received at least one dose, the Peninsula...
    Violence against Indigenous people on tribal land by outsiders has proved difficult to prosecute. David Goldman/AP Let our journalists help you make sense of the noise: Subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter and get a recap of news that matters.This story was originally published by High Country News and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Two years...
    US key to worldwide vaccine push; India leaders wont be jailed over oxygen shortage; California loosens mask rules: Live COVID-19 updates Firing of Atlanta officer who shot Rayshard Brooks reversed Replay Video SETTINGS OFF HD HQ SD LO Skip Ad © Provided by GamePur We are finally starting to hear more about Biomutant, the long-awaited open-world RPG from Experiment...
    WITH their beautiful sandy beaches and crystal clear seas, these tropical islands may look like the perfect location for a sun-kissed holiday - but appearances can be dangerously deceiving. From cannibal tribes to swarms of deadly snakes, TikTok users have uncovered some of the world’s most dangerous islands - and it’s far from the usual #holidayinspo you’re accustomed to seeing...
    “Hundreds of tribes”The stolen generationAustralia From Australia, these children were evicted in the name of being forcibly removed from their families, attacking the government on Wednesday 28 April and demanding compensation for the damage. Also read:In Australia, the oldest work of tribal art depicts a kangaroo Say “The stolen generationIt refers to the thousands of tribal children forcibly removed from...
    Sao Paulo, Brazil (CNN)Indigenous groups gathered in Brazil's capital on Monday to demonstrate against a bill proposed by the federal government that would legalize mining on their lands. Carrying banners reading "Invaders get out! Miners gets out, Agrobusiness get out! Bolsonaro get out!" about 100 indigenous people from six states across Brazil protested the legislation, which has been backed by...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seemed inclined Monday to say that hundreds of millions of dollars in coronavirus relief money tied up in court should benefit Alaska Natives rather than be spread more broadly among Native American tribes around the U.S. The justices heard arguments in a case involving the massive pandemic relief package passed last year and signed...
    BERLIN — Pharmaceutical company BioNTech and its U.S. partner Pfizer say they will provide 100 million more doses of their coronavirus vaccine to the European Union this year. The two companies said Monday that the 27-nation group’s executive Commission exercised an option to purchase the additional doses, bringing the total number of shots to be delivered to the EU in...
    ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO - The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case that will determine who is eligible to receive more than $530 million in federal virus relief funding set aside for tribes more than a year ago. More than a dozen Native American tribes sued the U.S. Treasury Department to keep the money out of...
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case that will determine who is eligible to receive more than $530 million in federal virus relief funding set aside for tribes more than a year ago. More than a dozen Native American tribes sued the U.S. Treasury Department to keep the money out of the...
    The city and county of Denver, Colorado, donated 14 bison to tribal nations as part of an effort to return the animal to its native lands. Denver Parks and Recreation announced the gift on April 2, and final approval was given by the Denver City Council on Monday. Thirteen of the bison will be donated to the Cheyenne and...
    Distant tribal communities are mourning the death of Prince Philip, who they have long revered as a god-like figure. Two villages on the Vanuatu island of Tanna, which is located in the South Pacific, are preparing a period of mourning as groups of tribespeople gathered on Monday to commemorate the Duke of Edinburgh. BRITISH ROYAL FAMILY DOCUMENTARY MYSTERIOUSLY LEAKED TO...
    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — One of the worst droughts in memory in a massive agricultural region straddling the California-Oregon border could mean steep cuts to irrigation water for hundreds of farmers this summer to sustain endangered fish species critical to local tribes. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, which oversees water allocations in the federally owned Klamath Project, is expected to...
    In the U.K., Prince Philip was the Duke of Edinburgh and the Queen's consort – but did you know he was a god-like figure on a small Island in the South Pacific Ocean? Some villagers on the island of Tanna, which a part of Vanuatu, follow the Prince Philip Movement, and are now mourning the loss of duke, BBC News reports....
    Indigenous Environmental Network activist Dallas Goldtooth said Friday that a U.S. Army official told tribal advocates that the federal government does not plan to announce a shutdown of the Dakota Access oil pipeline. Bloomberg News reports: The controversial project’s ability to continue to operate would be a rare victory for pipeline owners following President Joe Biden’s decision to cancel the permit...
    SEATTLE (AP) — The Biden administration has halted the sale of the federal archives building in Seattle, following months of opposition from people across the Pacific Northwest and a lawsuit. Washington Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell announced Thursday that the federal Office of Management and Budget had withdrawn its approval for the sale, which would have forced the transfer...
    Reuters April 8, 2021 0 Comments U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland will kick off a two-day visit to Utah on Thursday where she will meet with tribes and political officials to discuss the potential restoration of two national monuments that were slashed in size by former President Donald Trump in order to open them to mining and drilling. The...
    Teachers are revealing how middle school and high school cliques have evolved for the current generation of students — and while there are still jocks and band geeks, Gen Z's friend groups also include K-pop superfans, influencer wannabes, and even the stock market-obsessed.  The educators shared their knowledge on Reddit this week, responding to the question: 'What are the new...
    Australia is deemed the most isolated continent on Earth, but DNA from early indigenous groups spread throughout the world and specifically into the ancient bloodline of South American tribes. Previous work from 2015 first uncovered a link between ancient Australians and Amazonian groups, but a new study finds it runs even deeper that previously believed. A genomic analysis of individuals...
    DENVER (CBS4) — More than a dozen wild bison from Denver are being returned to their native homes on tribal lands. On Friday, Denver officials presented 13 American Bison from from Genesee Park and Daniels Park to the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes. The bison are descendants of the last wild bison in North America. (credit: CBS) Denver Parks and Recreation maintains two...
    HELENA, MONT. - Jermain Charlo vanished in June 2018. The member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes has not been seen since. Valenda Morigeau, Charlo's aunt, reported her missing to the Missoula Police Department in the days after her disappearance. But Morigeau said the detective initially assigned to the case failed to take the report seriously and was slow...
    Justice Department is working with tribes to help find missing persons
    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Jermain Charlo vanished in June 2018. The Confederated Salish and Kootenai tribal member hasn’t been seen since. Valenda Morigeau, Charlo’s aunt, reported her missing to the Missoula Police Department in the days after her disappearance. But Morigeau said the detective initially assigned to the case failed to take the report seriously and was slow to act,...
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two Indigenous communities in New Mexico are suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over a revised federal rule that lifts protections for many streams, creeks and wetlands across the nation, saying the federal government is violating its trust responsibility to Native American tribes. The pueblos of Jemez and Laguna are the latest to raise concerns...
    The March full moon, popularly known as the worm moon, takes place this Sunday, the 28th. Starting at 8:48 p.m. – Spanish peninsular time, 7:48 p.m. in the Canary Islands – this first full moon of spring can be seen in the sky, weather conditions permitting. This Sunday, the moon will meet 360,000 kilometers from Earth and can be...
    A nationwide survey from former President Donald Trump’s pollster examined the five different “tribes” within the Republican Party. The survey, conducted by Fabrizio, Lee and Associates, examines the different groups’ opinions on the GOP, prominent Republicans, the Party’s future and Trump himself. The five “tribes” discussed included: “Trump Boosters,” “Diehard Trumpers,” “Post-Trump GOP,” “Never Trump” and “Infowars GOP.” Despite the...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota tribes will be receiving over $13 million in national funding to help carry out affordable housing activities during the pandemic. On Thursday, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia Fudge announced $450 million in Indian Housing Block Grants (IHBG) to tribes across the country; $13.1 million will go to 10 tribes in...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seemed likely Tuesday to allow tribal police officers to stop and search non-Indians on tribal lands over concerns that drunk drivers or even violent criminals might otherwise elude authorities. The justices heard arguments in the Justice Department’s appeal of a lower court ruling that threw out evidence of drug-related crimes from the search of...
    By DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The Biden administration has scrapped a Department of Interior opinion under former President Donald Trump that attempted to strip mineral rights under the original Missouri River riverbed from a North Dakota tribal nation. The memorandum posted Friday by the U.S. Department of Interior withdraws a May 2020 opinion concluding that the...
    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The Biden administration has scrapped a Department of Interior opinion under former President Donald Trump that attempted to strip mineral rights under the original Missouri River riverbed from a North Dakota tribal nation. The memorandum posted Friday by the U.S. Department of Interior withdraws a May 2020 opinion concluding that the state is legal owner of...
    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Chippewa tribal officials in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan have blasted the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources for putting on what they say was a poorly planned wolf season during which state-licensed hunters blew past their quota in a matter of days. The Chippewa consider the wolf sacred. The lead story in the spring issue of Mazina’igan,...
    By TODD RICHMOND, Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Chippewa tribal officials in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan have blasted the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources for putting on what they say was a poorly planned wolf season during which state-licensed hunters blew past their quota in a matter of days. The Chippewa consider the wolf sacred. The lead story in...
    Gov. Ned Lamont and Connecticut’s two federally-recognized Native American tribes have reached an agreement on sports betting and online gambling. Lamont announced on Thursday, March 18 that the Mohegan Tribe, and Mashantucket Pequot Tribe have reached an agreement that “will allow the State of Connecticut to modernize gaming options available to state residents.” The agreement is expected to generate...
    (CNN)Any resident of Oklahoma can now get the Covid-19 vaccine -- but it's not because of the state's health department. Instead, Oklahomans have several Native tribes to thank.Last week, the Chickasaw Nation opened up Covid-19 vaccine appointments to all Oklahoma residents, regardless of whether they are citizens of the tribe.Other tribes headquartered in Oklahoma have expanded vaccinations beyond tribal citizens,...
    WASHINGTON —  On Monday, Rep. Deb Haaland became the first Native American confirmed to serve in the president’s Cabinet — a historic moment celebrated by American Indians throughout the country. In California, which is home to 109 federally recognized tribes and more people of Native ancestry than any other state, expectations are high. Not only will Haaland, a citizen...
    AN exterminated Brazilian tribe’s last surviving man has died from Covid-19 which is ripping through indigenous communities thanks to invading loggers.  Aruká Juma, who was aged between 86 and 90, was the last Juma man left from a tribe that once numbered 15,000.  ???? Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates... 15Amazon tribes are being hit hard by...
    A national survey conducted by former President Donald Trump's 2016 and 2020 pollster suggests that the Republican Party is divided into what it calls five distinct "tribes." The poll by the Republican firm Fabrizio, Lee and Associates highlights that four of the five "tribes" hold very positive attitudes on Trump and strongly approve of the job he did in the White House. MOST...
    LONE PINE, Calif. —  Perched high in the craggy Inyo Mountains, between the dusty Owens Valley floor and Death Valley National Park, looms a rugged, nearly roadless chunk of desert terrain teeming with wildlife and scarred by mining operations. Conglomerate Mesa’s charcoal smelters helped give birth 150 years ago to the nearby rip-roaring silver town of Cerro Gordo, where ingots...
    White House coronavirus task force members in January praised Alaska for being one of the states leading the nation in vaccination rates. As of March 4, 22% of the state population has received at least one vaccine dose and 14.9% has been fully vaccinated, according to the state's vaccine monitoring dashboard. That means more than 268,000 vaccine doses have been...
    UNCONTACTED and isolated Amazon tribes face being “wiped out” by the mutant Brazilian Covid strain as the government has been accused of genocide by campaigners. Activists claim invading loggers, miners and landgrabbers are spreading coronavirus to the sprawling rainforest's indigenous people, who have little immunity to most diseases, with the virus killing ten children recently in one village. ...