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Al Jazeera: New Mexico tribe maintains farming amid drought
Al Jazeera: New Mexico tribe maintains farming amid drought (March 20, 2014)

Kewa Pueblo in New Mexico had to give up its traditional irrigation methods in order to continue farming during drought conditions.


Horses fall victim to drought conditions on the Navajo Nation
Horses fall victim to drought conditions on the Navajo Nation (August 20, 2012)

Drought conditions on the Navajo Nation are taking their toll on horses. The tribe doesn't have a count on the number of abandoned and feral horses on the reservation. But...


Kickapoo Tribe to lose main source of water if drought continues
Kickapoo Tribe to lose main source of water if drought continues (August 9, 2012)

The Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas will lose its main source of drinking water within 60 days if drought conditions don't improve. The tribe already ordered mandatory water conservation measures. But...


Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas orders mandatory water conservation
Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas orders mandatory water conservation (August 1, 2012)

The Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas has ordered mandatory water conservation measures. The tribe issued a public notice on Monday. It bars the use of treated water on laws and gardens,...


Opinion: Praying for rain common among Southwestern tribes
Opinion: Praying for rain common among Southwestern tribes (July 27, 2012)

"Last week, such atheist hysteria reached a peak when Tom Flynn, executive director of the Council for Secular Humanism, publicly over-reacted to remarks made at a press conference by Agriculture...


Johnny Flynn: Why a so-called 'rain dance' won't end the drought
Johnny Flynn: Why a so-called 'rain dance' won't end the drought (July 23, 2012)

"As of the middle of July, more than half the country is in the grips of one of the worst droughts in decades. 1300 counties across the United States are...


Oglala Sioux Tribe  declares drought emergency for reservation
Oglala Sioux Tribe declares drought emergency for reservation (July 20, 2012)

The Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota has declared a drought emergency for the Pine Ridge Reservation. President John Yellow Bird Steele cited record heat and a lack of rain,...