Environment

December 15, 2013
By:
Wahleah Johns

Part of the debate about how to approach pollution cleanup at the big Navajo Generating Station coal-fired power plant near the Grand Canyon has always revolved around jobs and revenues for the Navajo Nation. Federal regulators heard more on this in recent public hearings.

December 05, 2013
By:
Mike Williams

Two weeks ago at the 2013 White House Tribal Leaders Conference, tribal leaders stood side-by-side with President Obama and 13 of his cabinet leaders, and raised climate change as a top priority of Native Nations. Tribes are on the front lines of climate change reality.

December 04, 2013
By:
Peter d'Errico

Native Nations are asserting land and resource rights in an increasingly vigorous and unambiguous way.

November 29, 2013
By:
Chili Yazzie

The bottom line is survival: Survival of our Diné people, mankind and our planet.

November 27, 2013
By:
Steven Newcomb

In 1947, former U.S.

November 25, 2013
By:
Dina Gilio-Whitaker

Not a lot of good news has been coming out of Japan lately.

November 12, 2013
By:
Harry Smiskin & Virgil Lewis

Chairman of the Tribal Council and Virgil Lewis, Chairman of the Fish and Wildlife Committee of the Yakama Nation, Toppenish, Washington, have issued the following statement:

November 09, 2013
By:
Al Gedicks & Dave Blouin

October 28 was the 10th anniversary of the historic victory over the controversial Crandon mine project adjacent to the Mole Lake Sokaogon Chippewa Reservation.

October 01, 2013
By:
Peter d'Errico
September 18, 2013
By:
Anne Castle and T. Darryl Vigil

The Colorado River has supported Native people in the West since time immemorial. Over the past century, more people and more demands have been placed on this vital—but limited—resource.

September 16, 2013
By:
Danielle Vigil-Masten

The Hoopa Valley Tribe applauds a recent decision by a federal judge to allow the federal Bureau of Reclamation to open the Lewiston dam and release Trinity River water needed to avoid a replay of the 2002 fish kill in the Klamath River.

August 21, 2013
By:
Dina Gilio-Whitaker

 

August 15, 2013
By:
Eric Hansen

Whether you see Lake Superior and other Wisconsin waters as poetry or commodity, proposals for a massive expansion of Tar Sands crude oil shipments on and around the Great Lakes do not make sense.

August 08, 2013
By:
Sharon M. Day

My culture teaches that as an Ojibwe I have an inherent obligation to not only protect myself, my family, and my tribe but ultimately all humanity, including the environment that sustains us. We are spirit beings who came into this world to live the human experience.

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