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In Name of Climate Justice, Louisiana Tribe Rises Up for Rights and Recognition


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In Name of Climate Justice, Louisiana Tribe Rises Up for Rights and Recognition

Allie Yee

On the fifth anniversary of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the United Houma Nation (UHN) of southern Louisiana is taking yet another stand in its 30-year campaign to win recognition, launching a petition this week calling on the Obama administration to support the tribe's fight for federal recognition.