Juanita Growing Thunder Fogarty (Assiniboine/Sioux) won Best of Show in the 2021 Juried Competition at the Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair and Market. This work is titled "Wakitagka (Strong-Willed) Pandemic Survivalist." (Photo courtesy of Heard Museum social media)

Evening briefs in Indian Country

News from Friday, March 5, 2021

Naelyn Pike

Resilience and patience pay off

Apache Stronghold receives good news on its fight to save Oak Flat. Zack Ducheneaux gets Agriculture Department nod. Russian Museum displays Spirit Lakota Dakota artist’s work. Rhode Island’s Tomaquag Museum is on the move, so is Indian Country Today’s studio

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Rep. Deb Haaland, Laguna and Jemez Pueblos, is poised to be selected by President-elect Joe Biden to lead the Department of Interior. (Photo by Haaland for Congress)

Politics at play in Deb Haaland's confirmation date

The COVID relief bill and a slim House majority are likely to affect Rep. Deb Haaland’s confirmation date, an expert says

Work continues at Enbridge Line 3 construction site in minus 11 degree temperatures in Aitkin County Minnesota. (Photo by Mary Annette Pember)

'Pipe Dream': Enbridge escalates local tensions

Community crackdown on water protectors in Minnesota raises constitutional questions about free speech, assembly