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Monacan Nation Opposes Water Utility Development at Historic Site

The Monacan Indian Nation is speaking out against a proposed water infrastructure development at the confluence of the James and Rivanna rivers in Virginia, the same location as the federally recognized tribe’s historic capital of Rassawek. The James River Water

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North Carolina shows up strong against fracked-gas projects

North Carolinians are turning out strong to stand for environmental justice and water quality and to stop unneeded fracked-gas projects.

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Tribal Governments Dispute Proposed Casino

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians claims that a federal bill allowing the Catawba Indian Nation to build a casino in North Carolina is “a modern day land-grab” of Cherokee aboriginal lands, while the Catawba argue that they have rights to the land.

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New Program Makes Learning Cherokee Easier

Cherokee is “the original language of the Appalachians,” and a new online program is making this difficult language easier to learn.

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Newfound Native American Burial Ground Protected

By Julia Lindsay A largely undisturbed burial mound recently discovered in Greenup County, Ky., could provide a window into early Native American culture. The 20 feet high by 80 feet long mass dates back to the Fort Ancient or Woodland

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