(RNS) — The president's move on Monday (Dec. 4) would shrink by 85 percent Utah's Bears Ears National Monument, which is considered sacred by a number of Native American tribes.
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(RNS) — The popular 29-year-old worship leader has just published her first book, 'Glory Happening: Finding the Divine in Everyday Places.'
(RNS) In a move many Native American and religious groups have feared, President Trump reportedly will shrink the boundaries of Bears Ears National Monument in southeastern Utah.
(The Conversation) If a suit by an environmental group asking for personhood rights for the Colorado River is successful, it would mean lawsuits can brought on behalf of the river for any harm done to it, as if it were a person.
For the past 100 years, indigenous peoples have been forced to adapt to changes in their environments and modify their religious rituals in the United States. Global warming, however, is different.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — They are suing to block the government from removing Yellowstone grizzlies from the endangered and threatened species list, which would allow Montana, Wyoming and Idaho to hold grizzly bear hunts.
(The Conversation) For many Native Americans, myth and medicine, religion and science, are not viewed as separate, but are interwoven into the fabric of our lives.
WASHINGTON (RNS) American Indian tribes have long argued that the $3.8 billion underground pipeline endangers cultural sites and drinking water that comes from the Missouri River.
(RNS) Could Donald Trump become the first president to rescind a national monument?
(RNS) The last of the three 'Confessions of a Christian Nation' videos apologizes for the church's role in oppressing Native Americans.
(RNS) To many Native Americans and others who have opposed construction of the Dakota Access pipeline, the movement was not primarily about jobs, money or energy. It was about protecting holy sites and water.
People were drawn to go there as a spiritual quest, reflecting on how the experience changed their sense of identity, gave meaning to their lives, provided a sense of community and transformed them forever.
We should be way past the point of blocking oil pipelines.
(RNS) 'With this decision we look forward to being able to return home and spend the winter with our families and loved ones, many of whom have sacrificed as well,' said Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman Dave Archambault II in a statement.
(RNS) Whatever their religious traditions, the people who stood united in prayer as the news of victory came in Sunday witnessed the power of God, writes Shane Claiborne.