tag: climate change
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: The cost of climate change (December 15, 2022)The Native village of Newtok in Alaska is losing its battle with climate change.
Native America Calling: Saving and healing forests (November 14, 2022)Today on Native America Calling, Shawn Spruce speaks with tribal forestry directors about working with government agencies and the threats facing forests.
Native America Calling: Traditions and complications in hunting season (November 7, 2022)Many Native hunters have mastered big game hunting, providing for themselves and their families.
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.
Native America Calling: Assessing the toll from Alaska’s historic storm (September 22, 2022)A major storm battered a 1,000 mile stretch of Alaska’s western coastline. Find out how Native communities are being affected.
Native America Calling: The Dust Bowl and Native displacement (September 21, 2022)Today on Native America Calling, Andi Murphy reflects on the Dust Bowl’s legacy among Native people.
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: How the Inflation Reduction Act helps Earth (August 23, 2022)The newly-signed Inflation Reduction Act brings millions of dollars in new investments for tribal nations.
Native America Calling: Saving the migratory Monarch butterfly (August 12, 2022)Tribes are among those helping to protect the monarch butterfly, for both cultural and environmental reasons.
Native America Calling: Housing security in the Arctic (August 10, 2022)A film crew follows an Inuit and Gwich’in hunter as he builds a traditional Inuvialuit log cabin off the grid.
Fort Belknap landowners see another round of Cobell buy-back offers (August 1, 2022)Landowners from the Fort Belknap Indian Community have until August 12 to accept offers from the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (July 11, 2022)Have news or events to share? Contribute to the 5 Things Newsletter!
Doug George-Kanentiio: Indigenous peoples continue to endure (June 16, 2022)We can see that the Americans are engaged in vicious cycles of self destruction.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (May 31, 2022)Happy Tuesday! Here are the latest opportunities for you and Indian Country.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (May 23, 2022)NAFOA values our community—thank you for being a part of it.
Cronkite News: Navajo Nation works to address climate change (April 12, 2022)Indigenous people across the globe are disproportionately impacted by the effects of climate change.
Native America Calling: The future of the Great Salt Lake (April 5, 2022)Long before it became the inspiration to build what became Utah’s largest city, the Great Salt Lake was an important place for the Ute, Paiute, Goshute, and Shoshone nations.
Howard Center: Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation caught in flaring debate (February 28, 2022)The Fort Berthold Reservation in North Dakota, home to a massive amount of natural gas flaring, is battling for regulatory control over this wasteful practice.
Cronkite News: Tribal leaders lay out priorities for nation-to-nation engagement (February 17, 2022)Tribal governments have “a foot in the door” with the federal government but they don’t yet have a seat at the table, said National Congress of American Indians President Fawn Sharp.
Department of the Interior Press Call (December 21, 2021)Secretary Deb Haaland hosts a press call on December 21, 2021, to discuss the Biden administration’s renewable energy progress.
Tribal consultations announced for infrastructure programs (December 21, 2021)The Department of the Interior will hold tribal consultations to discuss the infrastructure bill that was recently signed into law by President Joe Biden.
Native America Calling: The COP26 Indigenous outlook (November 18, 2021)Indigenous people, youth and women clamored to have their voices included in the climate discussions at COP26.
White House Tribal Nations Summit – Day Two – November 16, 2021 (November 17, 2021)The Joe Biden administration concludes the White House Tribal Nations Summit on November 16, 2021.
Agenda for Day Two of White House Tribal Nations Summit (November 16, 2021)Check out the agenda for the second and final day of the White House Tribal Nations Summit.
White House Fact Sheet: Building A New Era of Nation-to-Nation Engagement (November 15, 2021)From the missing and murdered crisis to sacred sites, the Biden administration is touting its Indian Country agenda as it hosts the White House Tribal Nations Summit.
Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal invests $736 million in Indian Country (November 10, 2021)The Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal provides $736 million for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, including funding for infrastructure projects and climate resiliency initiatives.
Native America Calling: Ready when disaster strikes (September 7, 2021)When disaster strikes, tribes have to be ready to mobilize response teams, work with surrounding jurisdictions, render aid to community members and help the rebuilding process.
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