2008 Sacred Places News Stories

• • Native American artifacts should stay sacred (Argus Leader) 12/29/08

• • Burial mounds suspected in Wisconsin (Archaeo News) 12/27/08

• • Shoshone tribe files suit to stop gold mine (Reno Gazette-Journal) 11/23/08

• • Sacred mound returned to Choctaw tribe (Neshoba Democrat) 11/19/08

• • Sill plans warehouse location off sacred land (Army Times) 11/14/08

• • Snowbowl case might reach Supreme Court (JackCentral) 10/23/08

• • Tribes get more time to appeal snowmaking case (Arizona Republic) 10/9/08

• • Will state come to Shiprock's rescue? (Albuquerque Journal) 10/9/08

• • State should stay away from easement (Rapid City Journal) 10/2/08

• • Lawmakers oppose easement at Bear Butte (Rapid City Journal) 9/25/08

• • Ruling on Comanche-Sill dispute coming soon (Army Times) 9/19/08

• • Turning this landmark into a state park bodes well for many (Daily Times) 9/12/08

• • Navajo Nation seeks control of national monument (Associated Press) 9/11/08

• • Saving Shiprock: Community hopes to make sacred monument a state or national park (Daily Times) 9/9/08

• • Natives opposed to trails through sacred sites (Indian Country Today) 9/1/08

• • Mohegans' ancient burial ground reclaimed and blessed (Indian Country Today) 8/25/08

• • Comanche Nation battles Army over sacred site (Indianz.com) 8/20/08

• • Court OKs use of sewage water on sacred mountain (Indian Country Today) 8/18/08

• • Custer County woman brings up Bear Butte issues (Meade County Times-Tribune) 8/13/08

• • Tribes object to fighting fire in sacred places (KGW) 8/12/08

• • Appeals court reverses course on sacred site in Arizona (Indianz.com) 8/11/08

• • Indian tribe loses fight to stop UK firm building mine on sacred land (Independent) 8/9/08

• • Suit a twist in dispute over suspected tribal site (Star-Telegram) 7/27/08

• • Lawsuit latest twist in dispute over suspected R.I. tribal site (Baltimore Sun) 7/15/08

• • Preservation of sacred space (Indian Country Today) 7/14/08

• • Tribal runners brave weather in recognition of sacred sites (Union Democrat) 7/10/08

• • Shinnecocks are pushing to protect sacred sites (Southampton Press) 7/2/08

• • Steps in the right direction: NARF, University of Colorado join National Days of Prayer events (Indian Country Today) 6/27/08

• • Native groups unhappy with butte talk (Boulder Daily Camera) 6/27/08

• • County needs to deal with Bear Butte area development (Rapid City Journal) 6/26/08

• • National prayer days for sacred sites on June 20-21 (Indianz.com) 6/20/08

• • National prayer days for sacred sites on June 20-21 (Indianz.com) 6/17/08

• • Mount Taylor designated as cultural property (KOAT) 6/14/08

• • Five tribes seek to protect Mount Taylor from development (Santa Fe New Mexican) 6/12/08

• • Lawsuit latest twist in dispute over suspected tribal site (The Boston Globe) 6/7/08

• • Arizona Snowbowl seeks approval to add conveyor belt for new skiers (The Arizona Daily Star) 6/5/08

• • Planned border wall blocks Tiguas from sacred grounds (El Paso Times) 5/14/08

• • Tribes want land, not money (Rapid City Journal) 5/7/08

• • Cibola County opposes Mount Taylor cultural listing (Las Cruces Sun-News) 4/30/08

• • Lease applications for geothermal development denied (Mt. Shasta News) 4/30/08

• • Gila resolution calls freeway path 'sacred land' (The Arizona Republic) 4/29/08

• • Namb? Tribe to get privacy (The Albuquerque Journal) 4/24/08

• • Sacred Indian mound caught in red tape (Indian Country Today) 4/21/08

• • Federal climbing ban protects Cave Rock (Reno Gazette-Journal) 2/29/08

• • Will Huntington Beach homes sit on ancient burial ground? (Orange County Register) 2/26/08

• • Walkers seek protection of sacred sites, native rights (Lahontan Valley News) 2/23/08

• • Developer must repair, protect Indian mounds (Journal Sentinel) 1/16/08

• • Indian purchase to shrink project (The Sacramento Bee) 1/11/08

Articles are arranged from most recent (December) to least recent (January) for this particular year and topic.

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