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• • Tribes face off: Lawsuit filed over Wetumpka casino: Plaintiffs say expansion is on sacred land (Montgomery Advertiser) 12/13/12

• • Yakama Nation: Gas pipeline damages historic site (Fuel Fix) 12/6/12

• • Feds pledge to improve protection of sacred sites (Columbia Missourian) 12/6/12

• • Tribes raise $9 million for sacred South Dakota land (Fort Wayne Journal Gazette) 12/2/12

• • Oklahoma Creek Indians may sue Alabama band to protect site (Tulsa World) 12/1/12

• • Great Sioux nation comes together in historic gesture of unity in the name of sacred Pe'Sla (Indian Country Today) 10/6/12

• • Sioux racing to find millions to buy sacred land in Black Hills (New York Times) 10/3/12

• • Chimney Rock to be monument (Denver Post) 9/19/12

• • TransCanada claims no duty to consult tribes on Keystone (Indianz.com) 9/18/12

• • Keystone XL pipeline raises tribal concerns (Washington Post) 9/17/12

• • San Francisco Peaks lawyer in the clear; Snowbowl fight c ontinues (Indian Country Today) 9/14/12

• • Rosebud Sioux Tribe to pay $9M for sacred site in Black Hills (Indianz.com) 9/11/12

• • Sioux leaders of Pe’ Sla land movement in S.D. announce deal between tribes and land owner and call for unity among reservations; celebration rally planned for Rapid City (PRweb) 9/03/12

• • Creek Indians fight over sacred site where casino located (Montgomery Advertiser) 8/26/12

• • A request to help save Pe’ Sla (Indian Country Today) 8/23/12

• • Sioux tribes seek to buy sacred land in S.D. (USA Today) 8/21/12

• • Sioux tribes worry sale of sacred site in South Dakota's Black Hills could lead to development (AP) 8/18/12

• • NNHRC publicizes DOI's sacred sites listening sessions (Native American Times) 8/01/12 (see regulatory bulletin update)

• • Liberty Quarry closer to fast-track approval (Press-Enterprise) 07/31/12

• • Native Americans speak out to preserve sites (Las Cruces Sun-News) 8/14/12

• • Oklahoma tribe opposes Creek casino in Alabama (Montgomery Advertiser) 8/13/12

• • Winnemem Wintu Tribe wrestles with bureaucracy to perform sacred ritual read (Indian Country Today) 8/09/12

• • Winnemem Wintu band meets with BIA; not all Winnemem invited (redding.com) 7/11/12

• • Tribe leader urges federal status; recognition cited as route to closing area for Lake Shasta ceremony (Redding.com) 6/26/12

• • Attorney rebuts ski area (Arizona Daily Sun) 06/01/12

• • Sacred Spine (Boulder Weekly) 05/31/12

• • California tribes suing to halt construction of wind factory on sacred land (Indian Country Today) 05/29/12

• • Filing a lawsuit in quarry matter a muddled affair (North County Times) 05/26/12

• • City denies requests for Valmont meetings, tours (Boulder Weekly) 05/24/12

• • Native students trekking to Washington to demand preservation of sacred places (Indian Country Today) 05/10/12

• • Tribe seeks injunction to halt California Ocotillo wind project (Recharge News) 05/21/12

• • Securing indigenous rights to sacred places with the UN declaration (Indian Country Today) 05/16/12

• • Interior ignored tribal concerns about wind farm impacts -- lawsuit (E & E Publishing) 05/15/12

• • 'Shocking' twist in quarry hearing (North County Times) 05/15/12

• • Ocotillo wind project advances despite tribal objections (U-T San Diego) 05/12/12

• • Construction begins on San Francisco Peaks; controversy far from over (Indian Country Today) 05/12/12

• • Oak Harbor to pay tribe $600,0000 (Whidvey News Times) 05/11/12

• • Sacred ground? Citing significant views, tribe pushes back against solar plant (Green Valley News) 05/01/12

• • Solar standoff in the Mojave (The Los Angeles Times) 05/01/12

• • A sacred peak with rich ore deposits (The New York Times) 04/19/12

• • Indian tribe worries pipeline will disturb graves (ABC News) 03/27/12

• • Tribes implore President Obama to stop Ocotillo express wind project, save cultural resource sites (East County Magazine) 03/23/12

• • Anschutz decides against drilling on sacred land (Denver Business Journal) 03/19/12

• • Snowmaking from wastewater renews anger (Indian Country Today) 03/11/12

• • Appeals court asked to reconsider Snowbowl case (The Denver Post) 03/10/12

• • Arizona ski resort owners plan for man-made snow (The Arizona Daily Star) 03/08/12

• • Tribes object to earthmoving (The Fallbrook / Bonsall Village News) 03/01/12

• • Tribes stampede Senate hearing (Arizona Silver Belt) 02/29/12

• • San Diego County tribe says sacred site bulldozed (The Sacramento Bee) 02/24/12

• • Tribe files new request to stop work on Indian burial ground (North County Times) 02/17/12

• • USDA's culture war against sacred places (Indian Country Today) 02/15/12

• • Vote on controversial rock quarry near Temecula may come today (L.A. Times) 02/14/12

• • Ski lodge can make controversial snow (Courthouse News) 02/09/12

• • Region: Opponents slam quarry project during 8-hour-plus hearing (North County Times) 02/06/12

• • Liberty Quarry public hearing draws several hundred people - some voice concern; some voice support (My Valley News) 01/31/12

• • Hopi Tribe challenges sale of water for snowmaking (Washington Examiner) 01/27/12

• • Appeals court hears case challenging planned use of treated wastewater at Arizona ski resort (The Washington Post) 01/09/12

• • Sacred places legal battle Rreturns to SF's Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals; January 9th (IndyBay.org) 01/09/12

• • Ski lodge may get to turn sewage into snow (Courthouse News Service) 01/05/12

 

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