RAPID CITY – With an emergency mining moratorium about to expire, the Pennington County Board of Commissioners received oral remarks Feb. 13, for defending Black Hills treaty land and water against new gold prospecting near the sacred site of Pe’ Sla. “I’m hoping that the people here and the people who are pushing this project […]
LINCOLN, Neb. –– The Yankton Sioux Tribe is “outraged and flabbergasted” by restrictions imposed on its sovereign rights in Nebraska Public Service Commission hearings about a permit for construction of TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL tar-sands crude-oil pipeline held here Aug. 7-10. “The review systems have become so complicated and burdened with biased legal interpretations that […]
If treaties are the supreme law of the land, as the U.S. Constitution states, then how is it that treaties can be so easily broken by a government that claims to uphold a respect for the law? An even more unsettling question: how is it that the trail of broken treaties has been able to […]
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