Category Archives: cultural resources

NYTs News Profile of Uranium Mining at Bears Ears

Here is “Uranium Miners Pushed Hard for a Comeback. They Got Their Wish.“

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Michigan Tribal Response to Michigan’s Line 5 Deeply Flawed Report

Here: Tribal Comments on Dynamic Risk Final Alternatives Analysis 12-22-2017 GTB 12-20-17 letter to governor

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Tenth Circuit Dismisses Caddo Sacred Sites Dispute with Wichita for Mootness

Here is the opinion in Caddo Nation of Oklahoma v. Wichita and Affiliated Tribes. Materials here.

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Did This Just Actually Happen? “Dan Snyder honors Native Americans, changes team mascot to Washington Redhawks”

From ESPN here. [Not a real espn website….] New Redhawks website. Old Redskins website, which says nothing about this. Update (11:13 AM) — Nope. Didn’t happen. Ha!

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Ninth Circuit Affirms Existing Uranium Mine in Grand Canyon Protected Area

Here is the opinion in Havasupai Tribe v. Provencio.

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Ninth Circuit Affirms Grand Canyon Lands Withdrawal from Uranium Mining

Here is the opinion in National Mining Association v. Zinke: 9th Cir. Opinion Affirming GC Withdrawal

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Angelo Baca: “Bears Ears is Here to Stay”

In the New York Times, here.

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Utah Diné Bikéyah & Patagonia and Others Sue Trump over Bears Ears, Too

Here is the complaint in Utah Diné Bikéyah v. Trump (D.D.C.): 2017.12.06 – Bears Ears Complaint (filed) Here is the complaint in Natural Resources Defense Council v. Trump (D.D.C.): NRDC Complaint

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Bears Ears National Monument Panel at Michigan Law: Nina Mendelson, Riyaz Kanji, and Wenona Singel

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Nick Reo & Kyle Whyte et al. on Indigenous Principles for Cooperating on Great Lakes Conservation

Nick Reo, Kyle Whyte, and others have posted “Seven Indigenous principles for successful cooperation in Great Lakes conservation initiatives.”

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