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Interior Department Announces Plans to Partner with Crow Tribe on Yellowtail Afterbay Hydropower

MONTANA – The Department of the Interior, in partnership with the Crow Tribe, will enter into an agreement for hydropower development on the Yellowtail Afterbay Dam, downstream of Yellowtail Dam and Powerplant, on the Bighorn River near Fort Smith, Montana. 92 more words


New Obama administration fracking regs especially hurt Native Americans

U.S. – Last summer, as President Barack Obama visited the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in Cannon Ball, he called the economic and educational hardships faced by Native Americans “a moral call to action.” The president has claimed he will write a “new chapter” by keeping promises to Native Americans, but sadly, his administration’s recent regulations deny Native Americans economic opportunities they sorely need. 196 more words


Land Buy back program, what does it mean?

ARIZONA – How this will help develop rural areas on the Nation still needs to be researched. However, officials are moving in the right direction to help consolidate those activities. 130 more words


BIA superintendent who was stabbed now in stable condition

SOUTH DAKOTA – The Bureau of Indian Affairs superintendent who was stabbed Wednesday is in stable condition.

Department of the Interior spokeswoman Nedra Darling says Patrick F. 77 more words


Victory lap

The Department of the Interior’s much ballyhooed decision about whether or not to let Shell Oil try drilling (again) in the Arctic is expected any day now. 702 more words


Federal government begins second round of land buyback program on Rosebud Reservation

SOUTH DAKOTA – The federal Department of the Interior announced Tuesday that it’s sending out another round of offers to more than 11,000 people who own land on the Rosebud Indian Reservation as part of the effort by tribal governments to consolidate reservation parcels owned by multiple people. 118 more words


Judge rules against Wappo tribal recognition lawsuit

CALIFORNIA – A federal judge has ruled against an Indian tribe seeking federal recognition in a case that Napa County officials feared might have opened the door for a local casino. 111 more words