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Monacan Nation Opposes Water Utility Development at Historic Site

Update: July 20, 2020 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers extended the comment period for the water infrastructure permit at the historic Rassawek site until June 7, 2020. More than 12,000 comments were filed against the James River Water Authority’s

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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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