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Is the US Government taking control of Native American lands?

The US Government is taking control of Native American lands and forcing them to allow oil developers to drill on their land and move oil via pipelines.

From watching what happened with the Tar Sands of Canada, we can get a good glimpse at what the land will look like after they’re done with it.

Landmark cases defining how Canada regulates industrial activity on indigenous lands to be decided this week

Experts say two cases coming before the Supreme Court this week could become landmarks in defining how Canada regulates industrial activity on indigenous lands.

Lenni-Lenape Tribe in Limbo As NJ Does Double Take On State Recognition

Law360, New York (February 16, 2016, 3:13 PM EST) — A suit by a New Jersey tribe claiming the state has reneged on its official acknowledgment of the group illustrates the confusion that can crop up around state recognition as tribes navigate a state’s particular process to achieve and maintain that status for the sake of potentially uncertain benefits.

Obama Administration Exceeds Goal to Restore 500,000 Acres of Tribal Homelands
Potomac water on a prayerful, 400-mile journey
Thousands Nationwide Show Solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux
Three native americans running for office in oil-rich North Dakota