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STANDING ROCK SIOUX TRIBE

Ezra Miller met Chase Iron Eyes’ family in 2012 when Tokata Iron Eyes was 9 and Miller was 19, according to Tokata Iron Eyes' mother Sara Jumping Eagle.
The country's high court has refused to hear an appeal by developers of the Dakota Access Pipeline seeking to overturn a mandated environmental review of their project.
Clean energy groups on the Standing Rock reservation in North Dakota and Red Lake reservation in Minnesota were awarded $6.7 million in federal funding to build out electric vehicle infrastructure in the tribal communities.
As plans to ramp up the Dakota Access to more than double its original capacity press forward, researchers at the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis argued that the decline of premium tier oil wells in the Bakken could drive production slides that would quickly render the pipeline "superfluous." Backers of the oil industry in North Dakota argue that advancing drilling technology have wells outside the Bakken's sweet spots significantly more economic.

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The tribe's request comes just days after operators of the pipeline turned to the Supreme Court in a bid to nix the court-ordered environmental review of Dakota Access.
While imminent threats to the oil pipeline's operations have largely dissipated over the last few months, the completion of the Army Corp's ongoing environmental review, scheduled for September of 2022, could reignite litigation.
Subdividing legislative districts might empower our Native American friends, but at what cost to their neighbors?
Judge James Boasberg dismissed all outstanding counts in the case and said the Army Corps would not have to file status updates to the court on the progress of their environmental review. The move marks the end of a winding, years-long chapter in the DAPL dispute, though future legal challenges are likely.
North Dakota has previously filed briefs as a supporter of Dakota Access in the years-long court dispute, but the state's request to intervene as a defendant marks an escalation of its involvement in the case.
Allard was known as a wellspring of the tribe's history with an unyielding commitment to protecting it. In the summer of 2016, she donated her family's land at the confluence of the Cannonball and Missouri rivers to be the site of the Sacred Stone Camp, the first opposition encampment of Dakota Access protests.

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In a much-anticipated federal court hearing on Friday, April 9, attorneys from the Department of Justice and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said they have not made up their minds on what to do about the embattled North Dakota pipeline, likely leaving its fate in the hands of a federal judge.
Kylen Running Hawk said he hopes to be an inspiration to other children growing up on Native American reservations to show them their dreams are achievable.
FBI agents responded to a late-night shooting March 14 involving a Bureau of Indian Affairs police officer that left boxer Ryan White Mountain-Soft dead in McLaughlin, S.D.

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