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Posted to Religious Diversity News on September 10, 2019
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The U.S. government will allow oil and gas companies to make lease bids Monday on lands considered archaeologically sensitive near a national monument stretching across the Utah-Colorado border that houses sacred tribal sites.
Source: Oil Drilling Plan Near Sacred Utah Monument Draws Tribal Opposition | HuffPost
Posted to Religious Diversity News on September 6, 2019
MAUNA KEA, Hawaii (RNS) — Demonstrators have flocked to this mountain to stop construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope for reasons that are partly environmental and partly religious.
Source: In Hawaii, ‘protectors’ fight telescope project with prayer – Religion News Service
Posted to Religious Diversity News on August 27, 2019
Native American representation in Congress made great strides with the 2018 election of two American women to Congress. Now, the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma says it will send its own delegate to Congress, a move that will test both the tribe’s sovereignty and the willingness of the U.S. to meet its treaty promises.
Source: Will US Congress Admit Delegate From Cherokee Nation? | Alaska Native News
Posted to Religious Diversity News on August 12, 2019
A ritual in May in a field near Salina changed Abbi Han’s life.Han had never been a caretaker for plants. Now, the research resident at the Land Institute is responsible for the survival of a diverse smattering of crops with traditions steeped in American Indian culture.Every day, Han checks on the plants she sowed in May, watering them from a well as needed and pollinating by hand to avoid cross-breeding from an industrial corn operation across the road.Following the advice of Taylor Keen,
Source: ‘Braiding the sacred’: Land Institute studies relationship between people, plants – News – The Kansan – Newton, KS – Newton, KS
Posted to Religious Diversity News on July 29, 2019
SALT LAKE CITY — The U.S. government has decided to allow off-road vehicles access to some archaeologically sensitive land at a Utah national monument that houses sacred tribal sites under
Source: Environmentalists, tribes blast Utah national monument plan | Local News | heraldextra.com
Posted to Religious Diversity News on July 11, 2019
Environmental activists are opposed to a project that would build a sand and gravel mine in Sargent Ranch in southern Santa Clara County that Native Americans say has been sacred ground for healing…
Source: “This is definitely a local Standing Rock”: Sargent Ranch
Posted to Religious Diversity News on June 24, 2019
It’s been two years since the protests of the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota which triggered headlines across the country. Friday morning outside the Native American Rights Fund offices in …
Source: Day of Prayer in Boulder shines light on Native American issues
Posted to Religious Diversity News on June 17, 2019
LUMBERTON — A controversy in Scotland County concerning students who want to wear American Indian cultural and religious items during their high school graduation ceremonies spilled over into the…
Source: Tribe backs feathers at graduations | Laurinburg Exchange