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Tribal Partnerships Program

The Latest On: Tribal Partnerships Program

June 4, 2021 | Legal Document

Tonawanda Seneca Nation petitions court to stop proposed manufacturing megasite

Tonawanda Seneca Nation petitioned the New York State Supreme Court to stop the development of a manufacturing megasite adjacent to the Nation’s land in Genesee County. The Nation warns that the development will infringe on the Big Woods, a pristine parcel of land that citizens of the Nation forage and hunt on, as they have for centuries.

April 22, 2021 | Legal Document

Michigan Court Orders Re-Consideration of Back 40 Mine Permit

A Circuit Court judge in Michigan ordered an Administrative Law Judge to re-consider a decision granting a mining permit for Aquila Resources' Back 40 Mine, and to enlarge the record with additional evidence concerning groundwater impacts of the mine.

January 20, 2021 | Feature

One Tribe's Fight to Protect the Great Lakes

The Anishinaabe people are fighting efforts to extend the life of a dangerous oil pipeline that runs through its tribal territory and one of the world’s most sensitive ecosystems.