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• • Ski resort can make snow from treated wastewater (MSNBC) 12/02/10

• • BLM: Climbing area off-limits for next 2 years (The Idaho Statesman) 11/17/10

• • Native Americans plan to block work in protest at Glen Cove Shellmound area (Times-Herald) 10/15/10

• Spirit of cooperation among Arizona tribes high (News from Indian Country) 09/04/10

• • Sacred site gets respite (Indian Country Today) 08/30/10

• • Flagstaff City Council considers snowmaking source (Associated Press) 08/30/10

• • To mark occupation, Indians gather at Mount Rushmore (Minnesota Public Radio) 08/30/10

• • A refreshing victory for what started as a grassroots effort (The Smokey Mountain News) 08/10/10

• • Snowbowl pipe plan moves ahead (azcentral.com) 08/05/10

• • Chimney Rock's status quest advances (The Durango Herald) 07/22/10

• • Arizona Snowbowl dispute back in federal court (The Arizona Daily Sun) 07/20/10

• • Losing battle to protect sacred lands (Indian Country Today) 07/20/10

• • Navajo group looks to preserve sacred sites (KPHO Phoenix) 07/20/10

• • Navajo Healers call for a day of prayer (Indian Country Today) 07/15/10

• • Viejas ceremonial sanctified burial site to be protected 'in perpetuity' (Indian Country Today) 07/08/10

• • USDA backs snowmaking plan for sacred San Francisco Peaks (Indianz.com) 07/06/10

• • San Diego County tribe says proposed landfill would be too close to sacred site (Los Angeles Times) 07/05/10

• • EPA gives approval of Kennecott discharge pipes (Indian Country Today) 07/02/10

• • Tribe and others fail to stop gold mine on sacred site (Native American Law Blog) 06/24/10

• • Native American group upset with reservoir project (San Diego News) 06/21/10

• • Public outcry pushes Duke to consider new substation site (The Smoky Mountain News) 06/09/10

• • Viejas granted restraining order protecting sacred burial ground (Earth Times) 06/08/10

• • EPA officials weigh in on Eagle Rock (Indian Country Today) 06/07/10

• • Water group seeks more input on snowmaking source (Indian Country Today) 05/28/10

• • New designation would protect an ancient site (Indian Country Today) 05/19/10

• • Company blocks Keweenaw Bay protesters from sacred site (Indianz.com) 05/27/10

• • MLPA initiate violates American Indian Religious Freedom Act, UN declaration (Yuba Net) 05/26/10

• • USDA expected to back snowmaking at San Francisco Peaks (Indianz.com) 05/21/10

• • America's renewed legacy of destroying Indigenous cultures (The Intercontinental Cry) 04/14/10

• • Duke Energy says work near Cherokees must start soon (The Charlotte Observer) 05/12/10

• • Passamaquoddy group defeats LNG project on sacred ground (Indian Country Today) 05/11/10

• • Defending sacred Eagle Rock (Indian Country Today) 05/05/10

• • Bill seeks Chimney Rock upgrade (The Durango Herald) 05/06/10

• • Salazar approves Cape Wind (Indian Country Today) 04/28/10

• • Kirkpatrick supports Snowbowl compromise (Indian Country Today) 04/23/10

• • Ohlone fighting development with politics and prayer (Indian Country Today) 04/22/10

• • Snowy relations on sacred site development (Indian Country Today) 04/07/10

• • State to rule on Duke substation near Cherokee mother town (The Asheville Citizen-Times) 04/06/10

• • Historic council recommends Salazar reject proposed wind farm (The Boston Globe ) 04/03/10

• • Lands, Sacred Spaces part of human rights review (The Huffington Post) 04/03/10

• • Lands, sacred spaces part of US human rights review (Indian Country Today) 04/01/10

• • Group petitions to halt project at sacred tribal site (The Charlotte Observer) 04/01/10

• • Ski resort accuses tribes of hypocrisy in sacred site flap (Indianz.com) 03/19/10

• • Copper mine opposition grows as Senate land swap bill moves forward (Indian Country Today) 03/18/10

• • Montana tribal members push to save sacred Chief Cliff (Indianz.com) 03/17/10

• • 9th Circuit hears Medicine Lake sacred sites case again (Indianz.com) 03/16/10

• • Duke substation near Cherokee sacred site halted (The Asheville Citizen-Times) 03/16/10

• • Salazar sets count down to Cape Wind decision (Indian Country Today) 03/09/10

• • Swain passes moratorium on Duke Construction (Cherokee One Feather) 03/09/10

• • Secret Snowbowl talks break open (Arizona Daily Sun) 03/09/10

• • Salazar set for action on wind farm at Wampanoag site (Indianz.com) 03/02/10

• • Tribes reject wind-fall (The Boston Herald) 02/27/10

• • Lower Brule Sioux Tribe opposes tower at sacred site (Indianz.com) 02/24/10

• • Tribe to KELO: find new tv tower site (The Daily Republic) 02/24/10

• • Tribe explains Cape Wind opposition rooted in history and Indian culture (The Martha's Vinyard Times) 02/11/10

• • Cherokee Tribe opposes Duke's building near sacred site (The Charlotte Observer) 02/11/10

• • Tribes get a hearing on wind farm opposition (The Boston Globe ) 02/03/10

• • Chimney Rock may be in line for promotion (The Denver Post) 01/17/10

• • Salazar wants Chimney Rock to be monument (The Durango Herald) 01/16/10

• • Native American tribal leades and Cape Cod & Island stakeholders propose solution to protect key historic and cultural resources (companiesandmarkets.com) 01/14/10

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