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Festival brings together tribes to discuss uranium impacts, Bears Ears

Tribal members from around the Colorado Plateau gathered for a day of music, traditional dances and presentations from activists and academics.

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Justice

Navajo imagine a future without coal

Before the arrival of the U.S. Army in the mid-1800s, four mountains marked the boundary of the Navajo's ancestral homeland. Today, the tribe could draw a line around its reservation with coal.
Originals

This is what indigenous resistance to fracking looks like in Pennsylvania

Editor's note: This is a follow-up to yesterday's story, Fracking conference and opposing tribal rally highlight competing visions for Western Pennsylvania's future, which offers an in-depth explanation of the issues discussed below.

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Originals

Feds reject Michigan permit for mine near sensitive tribal waters

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has objected to a wetland permit for the proposed Back Forty Mine in Michigan's western Upper Peninsula near the Wisconsin border.

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