Tag Archive for Native Americans

Setting the Record Straight on the Lewis and Clark Expedition

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The Western pioneer and cowboy myth is huge, but not so much from the Native American perspective. By Glynn Wilson – Editor-in-Chief – There are two kinds of people in the world. Which kind are you? Do you like reading the pretty little patriotic myth? Or would you rather see a real journalist take off…

Trump’s Move to Approve Oil Pipelines Rekindles Battle in North Dakota

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By Emma Niles – While President Donald J. Trump sharply changed the federal government’s approach to the environment this week as he cleared the way for two major oil pipelines that had been blocked by the Obama administration by signing presidential memorandums calling for the continued construction of the Dakota Access pipeline and the Keystone…

People Across the Globe Rally to Protest the Dakota Access Pipeline

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By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — People around the country and across the globe held demonstrations, rallies and marches protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline in Cannon Ball, North Dakota on Tuesday as the Standing Rock Sioux continued their vigil in the Sacred Stone camp at the confluence of the Missouri and Cannon Ball rivers.…

Standing Rock Sioux Pipeline Protest Wins Another Construction Delay

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VIDEO: A day in the life of the Standing Rock Sioux Dakota Access Pipeline protest camp. By Glynn Wilson – CANNON BALL, N.D. – The protest over the Dakota Access Pipeline won another construction delay this week when the Obama administration announced Monday it would put off granting an easement for the pipeline to traverse…

Dakota Access Pipeline Could Be Placed on Hold for 30 Days

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By Wes Enzinnanov – CANNON BALL, N.D. — Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Dave Archambault II and other tribal authorities met with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at the Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Council Building in Fort Yates, North Dakota this week. And according to activists and others in attendance, Colonel John W. Henderson, the…