The motion also makes "Italian Heritage Day" an official holiday on October 12.
Pokanoket Tribe ends encampment to reclaim land on Brown University after coming to an agreement.
The Northern Cheyenne Tribe said the administration lifted the moratorium on coal leases without hearing the tribe's concerns about the impact the coal-leasing program has on the tribe.
Lawyers for the Cheyenne River Sioux and the Standing Rock Sioux wanted Judge Boasberg to block construction with a temporary restraining order.
Legal experts agreed the tribe faces long odds in convincing any court to halt the $3.8 billion project led by Energy Transfer Partners LP, which could now begin operation as soon as June.
Protesters were set to gather in a number of U.S. cities on Wednesday, a day after the U.S. Army said in a legal filing it planned to cancel an environmental study and grant the final easement needed to complete the Dakota pipeline.
Safety is the strongest argument in favor of the Dakota Access Pipeline, as moving oil and gas by pipeline rather than rail is 4.5 times safer, a study shows.
The Crow Tribe war chief was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2009.
Only those trying to force, rush, or illegally procure adoptions would be opposed to the law’s safeguards.
Ray Fryberg was once a respected member of the Tulalip Tribes of Washington. Then his son, Jaylen, perpetrated the deadliest high school shooting in a decade.
Native American children gathered at the White House for the first-ever Tribal Youth Gathering.
Adam Sandler's new movie 'The Ridiculous Six' perpetuates indigenous stereotypes, says a Native American actress who walked off the set.
The leader of the First Nation says he will close the reservation's borders to prevent installation of the pipeline
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