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Tribal Representatives Meet With Senators

3/29/2010 // By NWF

On March 22nd and 23rd, more than 30 tribal leaders and representatives from across the country gathered in our nation’s capital to assert the importance of comprehensive climate and clean energy legislation, and to reaffirm that the needs and concerns […] Read more >

Tribal Leaders Address Climate Impacts, Clean Energy Bill

11/9/2009 // By Aileo Weinmann

PHOTO: (from left) Mike Williams, chairman of Alaska Inter-Tribal Council; Senator Tom Udall of New Mexico; Jerry Pardilla, executive director of the National Tribal Environmental Council; and John Echohawk, executive director of the Native American Rights Fund. Sitting in the ballroom […] Read more >

Mining Around a “Grand” American Treasure

10/29/2009 // By Kolleen Kawa

The development of uranium mining around the Grand Canyon has been a tug of war between mining companies, local residents and government agencies. While visitors to the Grand Canyon area see impressive vistas, rock formations and wildlife populations, some of […] Read more >

Navajo Nation Forms Green Jobs Commission

7/22/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

The Navajo Nation Council recognizes they need to diversify their economy and address profound joblessness. Green jobs look promising. High Country News reports: “The Council passed the legislation by a vote of 62 to 1. According to Enei Begaye, who […] Read more >