Ethnic NewsWatch is an interdisciplinary and comprehensive full text database of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press from 1990 to present including:Indian Country Today, Navajo Times, and News from Indian Countr
In addition to the most important links listed below, there are a number of ever changing sites set up by environmental groups focusing on native peoples, land and communities.
A division of the United States Environmental Protection Agency and coordinates the Agency-wide effort to strengthen public health and environmental protection in Indian Country, with a special emphasis on building Tribal capacity to administer their own
The website is a comprehensive resource for American Indian & Alaska Native communities, state & federal agencies, and private and non-profit organizations interested in protecting tribal environments.
Located in Washington D.C. the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was established to consolidate in one agency a variety of federal research, monitoring, standard-setting and enforcement activities to ensure environmental protection. EPA's mission is t
A collection of contrasting views of Indian and white attitudes on nature, subsistence techniques, white removal of Indians from their homelands, and the effects of white ecological practices on the Indian population and the American landscape.
The author focuses on fifteen western Indian reservations having the majority of coal, uranium, oil and gas deposits. The book briefly introduces a reader to the history of federal Indian policies, economic development, reservation energy development, and tribal control over its natural resources.
Focuses on attitudes and conflicts of three tribes and state agencies on the fishing rights on rivers near the Southern end of Puget Sound.
The following bibliography lists reference material dealing with American Indian Environmental Issues. These resources include material found in the Labriola National American Indian Data Center in the ASU Library at Arizona State University, and websites.
Explores the debate of Native American tribal officials, spiritual leaders, Forest Service officials and concerned citizens over the proposed expansion of the Snowbowl ski resort and snowmaking using reclaimed water. Snowbowl ski resort is located on the San Francisco Peaks located near Flagstaff, Arizona.
An Indian law student’s lecture on uranium mining on Indian lands.
The following manuscript collections can be found in the Labriola Center. A finding guide is available at the Labriola reference desk. Also at the Arizona Archives online http://aao.lib.asu.edu/index.html
Peterson Zah Collection, 1969-1994. Contains professional papers and correspondence, newspapers articles, photographs, audiovisual materials, and artifacts that range from 1969-1994. Other topics covered include: grazing issues; water rights; toxic waste; uranium workers; environmental issues and Navajo irrigation project.
Peter Iverson Collection, 1898-2002. Contains research materials, which were collected to support Dr. Iverson’s various publications. Other environmental topics consist of: water rights; effects of Uranium on the Navajos; stock reduction and mining leases.
American Indian Oral History Collection, El Paso, TX: Southwest Micropublishing, 1990. Contains transcripts of oral histories and interviews of Navajo and Pueblo Indians held at the University of New Mexico in conjunction with the Center for Southwest Research. Primary sources on the effects of livestock reduction, water rights and land issues. A finding guide is available.
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