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Minnesota National Guard sent to help tribe

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - November 17, 2020 - 6:58pm

The help comes as Minnesota and other Midwest states have seen an increase in positive cases

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Canadian company: Keystone XL jobs, support fit Biden agenda

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - November 17, 2020 - 6:57pm

TC Energy says it's forging ahead with construction of the pipeline

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Purdue Pharma Gets Court Approval For $8B Deal With Feds

LAW360 (Native feed) - November 17, 2020 - 6:24pm
A New York bankruptcy Judge on Tuesday approved Purdue Pharma's $8 billion settlement of federal felony charges stemming from its OxyContin sales and said Purdue's former owning family can pay $225 million in fines without violating court orders.

Details emerge from raids on Navajo farms

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - November 17, 2020 - 5:56pm

Authorities say marijuana eradication efforts took place at more than 20 farms in the reservation's Shiprock, New Mexico, area

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Deal revives plan for largest US dam demolition

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - November 17, 2020 - 5:17pm

Tribes hope the dam removal will allow the salmon to come back

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Feds Deny Having Duty To Clean Dump Sites On Tribal Land

LAW360 (Native feed) - November 17, 2020 - 4:32pm
The federal government has urged the U.S. Court of Federal Claims to toss a suit seeking to make it pay for the cleanup of illegal dumping sites on the White Mountain Apache Tribe's land, arguing nothing obligates the government to remedy waste dumped on tribal lands by its own members.

ConocoPhillips Alaska Project Approval Unlawful, Groups Say

LAW360 (Native feed) - November 17, 2020 - 3:52pm
A massive oil and gas project in Alaska's National Petroleum Reserve was approved despite evidence pointing to its dangers to Indigenous communities and endangered polar bears and that approval must be vacated, environmental groups told a federal court on Tuesday.

Keystone Developer Touts President's Power To OK Pipelines

LAW360 (Native feed) - November 17, 2020 - 2:47pm
The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline has told a Montana federal court that over 100 years of precedent supports the president's authority to grant permits for cross-border oil pipelines and that President Donald Trump lawfully issued a permit for the project.

A champion of Indigenous filmmaking

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - November 17, 2020 - 2:09pm

Sundance Institute's N. Bird Runningwater joins the show to talk about what he has been up to lately and national correspondent Dalton Walker talks about service cuts at one Pueblo hospital.

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House Passes Bipartisan Bills To Fight Opioid Crisis

LAW360 (Native feed) - November 17, 2020 - 1:53pm
The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a number of bipartisan health care bills aimed at tackling the opioid crisis, as well as a bill that would update outdated labeling for generic drugs.

Public health programs see surge in students amid pandemic

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - November 17, 2020 - 12:33pm

There was a 20 percent increase in applications to master's in public health programs for the current academic year

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Dakota Pipeline Challenge Undermines Permitting Process

LAW360 (Native feed) - November 17, 2020 - 12:14pm
If Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. Army Corps of Engineers succeeds at challenging the Dakota Access Pipeline's environmental permitting more than three years after it came online, other infrastructure projects might also face legal battles long after they are built, says David Hill at the Columbia University Center on Global Energy Policy.

The Pandemic's Long-Term Impact On Law Firm Operations

LAW360 (Native feed) - November 17, 2020 - 12:08pm
Brian Burlant at Major Lindsey looks at how pandemic-era remote work has changed the way law firms operate — from shifts in secretarial functions to associate professional development — and explains why some alterations may be here to stay.

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

NATIONAL NATIVE NEWS (nativetimes.net) - November 17, 2020 - 12:00pm

Plants found during a recent marijuana raid on Navajo farms. (Photo-U.S. Attorney’s Office for New Mexico)

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Man sues Washington jail over lack of gluten-free food

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - November 17, 2020 - 11:51am

It's not the first case alleging a severe outcome after a Washington jail ignored medical dietary needs

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Native musician, activist Richie Plass dies after battle with cancer

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - November 17, 2020 - 11:00am

Plass traveled across the country as the curator of his highly regarded exhibit, "Bittersweet Winds," a collection of Native stereotypical representations of Native people

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Oil Industry Groups Look To Join Alaska Refuge Drilling Fight

LAW360 (Native feed) - November 17, 2020 - 9:21am
Oil and gas industry groups are seeking to intervene in one of several recent lawsuits challenging the U.S. Department of the Interior's approval of a plan for drilling on 1.56 million acres in the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

Trivia Question #12 – Tuesday, Nov. 17

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - November 17, 2020 - 7:00am

What was the National Tribal Chairman’s Association’s response to Native activists’ takeover of the BIA building in 1972?

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Indian Country headlines for Tuesday

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - November 17, 2020 - 3:01am

Stories we're following on Nov. 17, 2020: Trump administration pushing to drill in Arctic refuge, former Nez Perce tribal police chief named coordinator for Washington response to missing and murdered, Oklahoma business files suit over taxes, and much more

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‘A small step but a giant leap’

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - November 17, 2020 - 1:00am

Rapid City, South Dakota, moves to resolve land dispute

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