Native America Calling: The trouble finding safe drinking water (November 21, 2023)There is no more basic need than clean drinking water. That’s a need that the Santee Sioux Nation in Nebraska has been lacking since 2019.
Cronkite News: Tohono O’odham Nation criticizes border wall construction (November 2, 2023)The leader of the Tohono O’odham said construction of a border wall on his tribe’s territory has caused irreversible damage.
Cronkite News: Tribes share frustrations with infrastructure funding (October 31, 2023)Promises of federal funding remain just that – promises – for smaller tribes for whom the money is inaccessible because of bureaucratic and financial hurdles.
Cronkite News: Water catchments bring life to wildlife in Arizona (October 16, 2023)At the center of all life is water. But, for wildlife in the hot deserts of Arizona, finding it isn’t so easy.
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.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing on ‘Water as a Trust Resource’ (September 26, 2023)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds an oversight hearing on water in Native communities on September 27, 2023.
Cronkite News: Senate committee takes up water infrastructure in Indian Country (September 21, 2023)The infusion of federal money for infrastructure projects is only a first step toward fixing deep problems with water systems on tribal lands.
DVIDS: Lower Brule Sioux Tribe protects homelands from climate change (August 16, 2023)The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District recently completed an $11.6 million project in partnership with the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe to address erosion of shoreline banks.
Native America Calling: How tribes brought about a historic dam removal (August 15, 2023)The largest dam removal project in U.S. history is taking place in the Klamath River basin. Tribes were instrumental in making it happen.
Native America Calling: Indigenous resistance to deep-sea mining (April 17, 2023)Researchers and environmental advocates don’t know much yet about mining minerals off the bottom of the ocean floor but the race is on for development.
White Earth Nation responds to verdict in sexual harassment case (April 11, 2023)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.
Native America Calling: What do tribal water rights mean if there’s no water? (February 17, 2023)If there’s an epicenter of the more than 20-year drought in the west and Southwest, it’s the Colorado River.
DVIDS: Shoalwater Bay Tribe addresses impacts of climate change (February 13, 2023)The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers partnered with the Shoalwater Bay Tribe to restore the Shoalwater Bay Dune before the first major storm of the season.
Native America Calling: Ensuring a long life for sturgeon (February 6, 2023)As the sturgeon spearfishing season gets underway, Native America Calling looks at the ecological status of sturgeons, traditional harvest methods and tribal efforts to protect them.
U.S. Supreme Court adds more Indian Country cases to docket (January 24, 2023)Indian Country is gearing up for another round of big cases at the nation’s highest court, with water rights and tribal sovereignty on the line.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation addresses needs on reservation (January 23, 2023)Whether it’s new construction, refurbished existing buildings, improved water or better roads, we are investing in what the Cherokee people have asked for.
Cronkite News: Cleanup continues of abandoned mines in national forest (January 17, 2023)About 100,000 mines have been abandoned in Arizona, according to the state inspector, leaving behind huge amounts of toxic waste.
People’s World: Fearless warrior Joye Braun walks on (January 11, 2023)A dauntless advocate of Indigenous justice walked on with the passing of indomitable Water Protector and fearless Warrior Joye Braun.
Native America Calling: Klamath River tribes praise dam removal momentum (November 30, 2022)After decades of fighting, tribes in northern California can celebrate the pending removal of four dams on the Klamath River.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules business meeting and hearing (November 14, 2022)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is getting back to work after a lengthy absence.
Native America Calling: Alaska’s unprecedented snow crab population collapse (October 24, 2022)Alaska’s snow crab season is cancelled for the first time ever after a mass die-off all but wiped out the crustaceans.
Underscore.news: Yakama Nation celebrates return of sacred land (October 18, 2022)An 1855 treaty with the U.S. government ensured one of the Yakama Nation’s most important sites would remain part of its homelands.
Harold Frazier: Honor sacred promises to our Native Sovereign Nations (September 13, 2022)Mni Wiconi means water is life, and no one will silence our Native peoples.
Native America Calling: The inability to provide clean drinking water in America (September 7, 2022)A crisis making the news is a reminder of the dozens of failed drinking water systems for tribes across the country.
Native America Calling: Turning around threats to salmon (August 17, 2022)Join Native America Calling for updates on trouble spots for salmon in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest.
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.
Secretary Haaland returns to work after suffering injury (July 18, 2022)Secretary Deb Haaland is returning to work after suffering a break in her left fibula during a hike in a national park.
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