Category Archives: cultural resources

Supreme Court of Canada Rejects First Nation’s Religious Exercise Claims

Here is the 7-2 opinion in Ktunaxa Nation Council v. Minister of Forests: Ktunaxa_en An excerpt: The Ktunaxa are a First Nation whose traditional territories include an area in British Columbia that they call Qat’muk. Qat’muk is a place of … Continue reading

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Thunderbird Strike!

Here. In the 2D sidescroller Thunderbird Strike, fly from the Tar Sands to the Great Lakes as a thunderbird protecting Turtle Island with searing lightning against the snake that threatens to swallow the lands and waters whole. Congrats to Elizabeth … Continue reading

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“Trump tells Sen. Orrin Hatch that he’ll shrink Utah’s Bears Ears National Monument”

Here from the Salt Lake Tribune.

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Slate: “The Fight for the Right to Eat Seal Blubber”

Here: “In Alaskan nursing homes and hospitals, tight federal regulations have meant that the most comforting foods for natives have been labeled illegal. That’s slowly changing.”

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Ninth Circuit Decides Sturgeon Hovercraft Matter on Remand from SCOTUS

Here is the opinion in Sturgeon v. Masica. An excerpt: John Sturgeon would like to use his hovercraft in a national preserve to reach moose hunting grounds. The State of Alaska is fine with that; the federal government is not. Sturgeon’s case turns … Continue reading

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News Profile on Pebble Mine in Alaska

Here, from Project Earth.

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NYTs: “Statue’s Stolen Foot Reflects Divisions Over Symbols of Conquest”

Here.

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Standing Rock/NoDAPL Motion to File Amicus in Support of Dakota Access and ACOE Brief Regarding Remedy

Here are the briefs(PDF) in the matter of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe et al v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers et al, (D.D.C. 16-cv-01534): 258- United States Army Corps of Engineers’ Brief Regarding Remedy 259- Motion of the American Fuel … Continue reading

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Ethel Branch: “Native tribes deserve respect for work on the Bears Ears Monument”

In The Hill, here.

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Michigan State NALSA Students + Allies Advocate in Favor of Eliminating Indian Mascots from State Schools

Here: Television coverage here.

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