Federal Judge: Public Has No Right To Know About Dakota Pipeline Spill Risks

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Energy Transfer Partners previously argued in court that keeping such information private was essential, as it could be “useful to vandals and terrorists” or others “with malicious intent to damage the pipeline.” Continue reading Federal Judge: Public Has No Right To Know About Dakota Pipeline Spill Risks

Police violence against Native Americans in Arizona

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We explore systemic violence in Arizona where the highest number of Native Americans were killed by police in 2016.

On a cool evening in March, a group of Navajo gathered in front of the police department in Winslow, Arizona, holding signs, carrying candles, and demanding justice. Continue reading Police violence against Native Americans in Arizona

Native Americans Most at Risk From Impact of Climate Change

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Pueblo tribal members watch the Encebado Fire on Taos Pueblo land in New Mexico, July, 2003. The fire, sparked by lightening, burned 5,000 acres near the Pueblo, leading to subsequent flooding and erosion when rain finally fell. Photo by Ignacio Peralta.

Climate change is real; it’s here, and we are on the frontlines of the battle to save America’s land, water and air—that’s the message Native American nations will bring to Washington April 29, the eve of President Donald Trump’s 100th day in office, when they will march against federal policies they say are putting them in danger. Continue reading Native Americans Most at Risk From Impact of Climate Change