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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 >