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Land purchased for area's Shoshone tribe

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An international gold mining company has purchased more than 3,600 acres in Northern Nevada to be set aside for the Western Shoshone, who consider the land historic and sacred, the company said. 51 more words

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Navajos seek help for families of uranium miners

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SHIPROCK, N.M. (AP) — Navajo Nation members will travel to the nation’s capital this summer to try to obtain compensation for as many as 15,000 dependents of former uranium mine workers who are suffering from disease and birth defects. 69 more words

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Closing mine part of bigger battle

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This open pit gold mine is part of a complex operated by Newmont Mining Corp. 92 more words

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Native Title Tribunal stops mining lease

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An Aboriginal land corporation has had a historic win in the National Native Title Tribunal by blocking a company’s application for a mining lease. 76 more words

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Mining Law - Advocates say time is right to reform mining law

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When Congress approved the rules governing the nation’s mining operations, Ulysses S. Grant was in the White House, George Armstrong Custer was fighting Native Americans and Congress was looking for ways to encourage greater settlement of the nation’s vast frontier. 88 more words

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