tag: energy

Cherokee Nation Earth Day
Cherokee Nation is leading by example to foster a sustainable future, both locally and globally, for generations to come.
Supercell in Oklahoma
Native people face a six-fold increased risk of flash floods because of climate change in the next two years, according to a new study.
Bad River
Native sisters, a Native artist’s art installation and a tribe’s fight against an oil pipeline are the subject of new films.
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Thacker Pass
Tribal communities are on the frontlines of a push to create new, domestic sources for lithium.
San Pedro Valley
The Biden administration’s renewable energy agenda is being tested in court with a lawsuit from tribes opposed to a $4 billion development that runs through their homelands.
Wind Farm
Tribal cultural resources are being threatened by growing demand for renewable energy projects.
Solar Panels - Moapa Band of Paiute Indians
The federal government is soliciting input on a plan to open public lands to new solar projects.
Tribal Homelands
Tribal leaders and federal officials participate in a panel on tribal homelands and climate change at the White House Tribal Nations Summit on December 6, 2023.
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Eleven days left until appropriations funding runs out for Indian Country programs.
Timothy Nuvangyaoma
Promises of federal funding remain just that – promises – for smaller tribes for whom the money is inaccessible because of bureaucratic and financial hurdles.
Boo — only 18 days until funding for Indian Country programs runs out.
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Every day is Indigenous Peoples’ Day.
It’s #NAFOAFall23 Week! More than 800 tribal leaders, financial professionals, and industry experts are in attendance in Arizona.
The government may be shutting down, but NOT #NAFOAFall23!
Badger-Two Medicine
A settlement agreement with the Blackfeet Nation marks the end of a 40-year energy development fight in a sacred area of Montana.
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
The cancellation of oil leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is renewing political clashes among Native people in Alaska.
Santa Fe Indian Market
The organizer of the Santa Fe Indian Market is once again thanking a sponsor of the popular event amid ongoing controversy over the involvement of one of the world’s largest energy companies.
Santa Fe Indian Market
The organization that puts on the largest juried Indian art market in the world continues to face criticism on social media after thanking a sponsor of the popular event.
Grand Canyon Skywalk
A new season brings new updates for Indian Country.
Summer is ending soon. Have you registered for the Fall Conference?
More than 800 tribal leaders and finance professional in Indian Country are in the nation’s capital for NAFOA’s 41st annual conference.
White Earth Indian Reservation
The White Earth Nation says it is developing an ethics code after hearing a “litany of concerns” about a prominent figure who has benefited from the tribe’s name for more than three decades.
Kuskokwim River
A proposed gold mine in southwest Alaska has been promising riches for investors and Alaska Native workers alike.
White Earth Land Recovery Project
From growing hemp to fighting pipelines, Winona LaDuke has launched a large number of organizations, businesses and initiatives. Here’s a look at some of her environmental efforts.
Winona LaDuke
Disgraced environmental figure Winona LaDuke and her inner circle are striking a defiant tone as the organization she has led for 30 years seeks to recover from a $750,000 verdict in a sexual harassment and retaliation case.
Ivey Camille Manybeads Tso
The highest court in the land is once again taking up a case that will determine whether the United States lives up to its promises to tribal nations.
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Protect Thacker Pass
A lithium mine in Nevada is considered an environmental and cultural affront to tribal nations.
Salt River Project
Salt River Project has partnered with a private renewable energy company to open its largest solar plant in Arizona.
We’re hitting the ground running this new year!
Badger-Two Medicine
An area sacred to the Blackfeet Nation remains under threat from energy development after a federal judge’s ruling.
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Nick Myers
Republican Arizona Corporation Commission candidate Nick Myers claims financial assistance to tribal nations is “foreign aid.” PolitiFact checks the facts.
Mount Adams
An 1855 treaty with the U.S. government ensured one of the Yakama Nation’s most important sites would remain part of its homelands.
Red Lake Nation
Some tribes are already finding economic opportunities with clean energy.