Cronkite News: Native farmers take advantage of new opportunities (February 15, 2024)According to the Department of Agriculture, 59 percent of farmers in Arizona were Native, more than any other state.
Cronkite News: Senate committee looks at water in Indian Country (September 28, 2023)The Navajo Nation Council is 100 years old this year – and the Navajo Nation’s fight for water access has been going on for at least that long.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation advocates for food sovereignty (February 13, 2023)At the Cherokee Nation, we are especially mindful that without food sovereignty, all other aspects of our sovereignty will be at risk.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation offers relief for farmers and ranchers (August 15, 2022)We have a responsibility to step up for our farmers and ranchers in their time of need.
Native America Calling: Indigenous farmworkers (March 31, 2022)Numbers are hard to come by, but one survey found the number of Indigenous farmworkers in California alone reached 140,000.
Native America Calling: Everything costs more (March 24, 2022)Affording the basics is becoming harder every day as inflation continues to creep higher.
Native America Calling: Aquaculture for profit and the planet (October 7, 2021)Kelp farming is a potentially profitable economic development venture for some coastal tribes.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation addresses food security amid COVID-19 (October 27, 2020)Food security is always an issue for our citizenry and it has only been magnified during the COVID-19 crisis.
Yurok Tribe expands food sovereignty efforts (September 9, 2020)
The Yurok Agricultural Corporation recently purchased 26-acres of land that will be used to develop a culturally relevant food sovereignty program on the Yurok Reservation in northern California.
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