Environment

February 22, 2012
By:
Kootenai Tribe of Idaho

Indian Country Today Media Network covered the draft critical habitat designation proposed by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) ("

February 17, 2012
By:
John Maniscalco

The natural gas industry has spent tens of millions of dollars trying to convince consumers that their product is the proverbial “silver bullet” that will save them thousands of dollars in home heating costs for years to come, if only they would switch fuels.

February 15, 2012
By:
Suzan Shown Harjo

Amid the top-volume crossfire these days about whose religion and whose health could be threatened by federal actions, it’s noteworthy that debaters and bloviators alike don’t notice or don’t care about ongoing violations of Native American Peoples’ religious freedom and well being.

February 09, 2012
By:
Jennifer S. Baker

In an open executive session of the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday, Sen.

February 09, 2012
By:
Billy Frank Jr.

We are losing the battle for salmon recovery in western Washington because salmon habitat is being destroyed faster than it can be restored.

February 01, 2012
By:
Tina Hagedorn

This is the second in a three-part series that explores export opportunities for tribal forest products. Read part one here.

January 26, 2012
By:
Tina Hagedorn

This is the first in a three-part series that discusses the opportunity to brand and market tribal forest products. Historically, tribal forest products have generally been sold as commodities with little branding to distinguish or differentiate them from non-tribal products.

January 23, 2012
By:
Robert Chanate

The plan seemed simple enough: go to the National Park office, pull a permit and be back at the park in two hours. With this in mind, I set out with two friends to find the office in Washington, DC in August of the past year.

January 06, 2012
By:
Benjamin Nuvamsa

As you may know, the Hopi Tribe and Navajo Nation entered into three separate leases with Sentry Royalty Company (predecessor to Peabody Western C

January 05, 2012
By:
Billy Frank Jr.

I’m starting to wonder if Washington state’s budget problems mean it will no longer be able to co-manage natural resources with the treaty tribes. Even President Obama has said recently that the state’s budget crisis is a “huge problem.”

December 05, 2011
By:
William Anderson

I think it’s fair to say that most of the Washington, D.C., politicians attacking clean-air safeguards don’t have the same view out their front wi

December 02, 2011
By:
Mike Taylor

There was another of those talks on campus one Friday afternoon. The original idea* was proposed by Alexander Abian, a mathematics professor from Iowa who was trained at the University of Chicago and later at the University of Cincinnati.

December 02, 2011
By:
Ruth Hopkins

Technology has afforded us many advantages. Over the past few hundred years, breakthroughs in medicine have lead to cures for potentially lethal illnesses like polio, smallpox and bacterial infections, and provided viable modes of treatment for other chronic illnesses.

November 28, 2011
By:
Hawk Rosales

“I hope that if one thing comes out of this process, it's the beginning of long term trust between sovereign [tribal] governments and

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