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• •Eskimos Seek to Recast Global Warming as a Rights Issue (New York Times) 12/15/04

• •Tribes fear fishery changes (SeattleTimes) 12/10/04

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• •A toxic legacy? Many Alaska Natives believe environmental contamination is behind outbreaks of cancer (Fairbanks Daily News-Miner) 12/10/04

• •Dam license renewals turn political (Indian Country Today) 11/29/04

• •Assessment finds Arctic warming more rapidly (Indianz.com) 11/09/04

• •U.S. judge rejects motion to dismiss Teck Cominco polluting lawsuit (CBC) 11/09/04

• •Republicans strategize on ANWR (Anchorage Daily News) 11/5/04

• •Native groups slam Gravina logging (Anchorage Daily News) 10/11/04

• •N-waste protesters rally at Skull Valley (Salt Lake Tribune) 10/11/04

• •Suit over Zortman pollution amended (The Billings Gazette) 10/7/04

• •Umatilla tribes say they'll sue over environment at Hanford (Seattle Post-Intelligencer) 10/7/04

• •2 tribes join firm for wind-energy project (San Diego Union-Tribune) 10/4/04

• •Fight over landfill may boil down to water fears (San Diego Union-Tribune) 9/30/04

• •Tribe, feds try to breathe more life into Hood Canal (The Olympian) 9/17/04

• •Fort Yukon looks to gas for future heat, power (Anchorage Daily News) 9/13/04 *sign on required

• •Before buyouts, trust must resolve questions (The Joplin Globe) 9/9/04

• •Fort Yukon recycling effort a model for other villages (Faibanks Daily News-Miner) 9/8/04

• •Locke and Gregoire join tribal lawsuit against B.C. firm (The Seattle Times) 9/1/04

• •High level of PCBs taints Lake Washington fish (The Seattle Times) 9/1/04

• •Canadian firm counters tribes' suit over pollution (The Seattle Times) 8/27/04

• •Norton announces grants for conservation projects (Aberdeen News) 8/26/04

• •Tribes may expand wild salmon market along Columbia River (Seattle Post-Intelligencer) 8/3 * requires sign on

• •’02 fish-kill estimates may double, The Klamath River (Statesman Journal) 7/31

• •Klamath fish died from dearth of water (Eureka Times-Standard) 7/31

• •Court Ruling Favors Fish over More Electricity from River Dams (Seattle Times) 07/29

• •Navajo Nation Vice President Says Water Settlement Beneficial to Navajo People (Daily Times) 07/29

• •City's big sludge deal hits a snag with the Seminoles (Miami Herald) 07/29 * requires sign

• •Tribes: Dam Removal on the Table (Herald and News) 07/28

• •Scientific Fish and Chips (tribnet.com) 07/28

• •Wording on Water Worries Tribes, State (newsok.com) 07/25 * requires sign

• •US Tribes Dance to Shame Energy Giant (The Hindu) 07/24

• •New Law to Let Tribes Expand Tree-thinning (Seattle Times) 07/24

• •How Drought Just Might Bring Water to the Navajo (NYT) 07/23 * requires sign

• •Colville Tribes File Lawsuit over Sludge in Lake Roosevelt (Post Intelligencer) 07/22

• •Panel Passes Bills Easing Species Law (Billings Gazette) 07/22

• •Landmark Tribal Water Rights Deal Nears Senate Floor (The Missoulian) 07/21

• •EPA Gives $1.1 Million Grant to Pottowatomi Tribe (Detroit Free Press) 07/20

• •Opposing Viewpoints Converge (Herald and News) 07/19

• •Tulalip Wetlands Healthy (heraldnet.com) 07/19

• •Indians Take Fight against Klamath Dams to Scotland (LA Times) 07/17 * requires sign

• •Trinity River Flow to Grow (Record Searchlight) 07/14 * requires sign

• •Die-off of Seabirds Puzzles Villagers (Anchorage Daily News) 07/14 * requires sign

• •Proposal Would Drop Forestland Protections (Post Intelligencer) 07/13

• •Settlement to Help Zuni Tribe Protect its 'Heaven' (Indianz.com) 07/09

• •Salmon Debate Crosses Atlantic (Record-Searchlight) 07/09 * requires sign

• •Divisions over Klamath River Still Run Deep (Record-Searchlight) 07/09 * requires sign

• •Another Attack on the Arctic (NYT) 07/08 * requires sign

• •Regulators Affirm Decision to Allow Coal Mine Expansion (Grand Forks Herald) 07/07

• •Battle Springs Up over Water Rights (LA Times) 07/04 * requires sign

• •Construction Begins Next Week on Sewer System to Protect Lake (St. Cloud Times) 07/02

• •White House Help Sought on N-dump (Salt Lake Tribune) 06/29

• •Bingaman Meets with Navajos on Settlement (Daily Times) 06/29

• •Gregory Canyon Petitions Validated (North County Times) 06/25

• •Pala Band of Mission Indians Sends Letter to Defend Landfill Measure (North County Times) 06/24

• •Crow Seek Investors for Power Plant (Billings Gazette) 06/22

• •Glades Cleanup Defeats Lawsuit (Miami Herald) 06/18 * requires sign

• •Meeting Called to Address Aamodt Lawsuit (Santa Fe New Mexican) 06/15 * requires sign

• •Tribe Sues to Force Release of Young Salmon (ktvb.com) 06/14 * requires sign

• •Plan Puts LNG Site on Maine Tribal Land (Press Herald) 06/09

• •Gathering Clouds (LA Times) 06/06 * requires sign

• •Tribes, Energy Industry Discuss Concerns about Environment (newsok.com) 06/03 * requires sign

• •Ute Tribal Members Suing Agency over Right-of-Way Dispute (Desert News) 06/03

• •Mattaponi Attorney Argues Intervention Case to Court of Appeals (Indian Country Today) 05/28

• •Ponca Tribe Seeks Support in Lawsuit (newsok.com) 05/26 * requires sign

• •Humane Society Questions Tribal Bison Management (Grand Forks Herald) 05/25

• •Watershed Council Wavers on Landfill Question (North County Times) 05/25

• •Attorney: Navajos Trying to Control Water (Daily Times) 05/25

• •Construction of Devils Lake Outlet Will Continue (Grand Forks Herald) 05/21

• •Trout Outfitted with Radio Transmitters (Gazette Journal) 05/21

• •New Wilderness Area Gets Committee's Nod Opposed by Goshutes (Salt Lake Tribune) 05/20

• •State Asks U.S. to Muzzle Tribe's Glades Complaints (Miami Herald) 05/20 * requires sign

• •Northern California Tribes Push for Higher Profile in Water Battles, Salmon Debates (ncmonline.com) 05/19

• •Gas Prices Hit $5 a Gallon in Bush, $2 in Anchorage (Anchorage Daily News) 05/19

• •Feds Delay Copper River Salmon Fishery (News-Miner) 05/19

• •Villages Could Get Break on Low-sulfur Diesel Rules (News-Miner) 05/18

• •Deal Proposed to Resolve Idaho Tribe's Water Rights (Indianz.com) 05/18

• •Kickapoo Tribe Hopes Federal Official Will Help Solve Water Problem (Wichita Eagle) 05/14

• •States, Nez Perce Seek to Join Hanford Mediation Talks (kgw.com) 05/13 * requires sign on

• •Granholm, Indian Leaders Pledge to Protect Michigan Waters (Detroit Free Press) 05/12

• •Xcel Energy Spearheads a High-stakes Plan to Store Nuclear Waste on a Tiny, Dirt-poor Indian Reservation in the Utah Desert (citypages.com) 05/12

• •EPA Issuing Tough New Diesel Rules (Washington Post) 05/11 * requires sign on

• •Kickapoos Seek Help from Bureau of Indian Affairs for Reservoir (kansas.com) 05/07

• •Pollsters Doubt Fish Rules Will Move Votes (Washington Post) 05/07 * requires sign on

• •EPA Faces Environmentalist Lawsuit over Everglades Cleanup (Sun Sentinel) 05/06

• •Tribes Attack BLM for Broken Trust over Mines (Great Falls Tribune) 05/04

• •Pala Band of Mission Indians begin Petition Drive to Stop Landfill (North County Times) 05/04

• •Bill Gives Natives More Say on Fish and Wildlife (Daily News-Miner) 04/30

• •New Lawsuit Expected in SLT Route Dispute (Haskell Highway) (Lawrence Journal World) 04/30

• •Scaled-down CalFed bill passes Senate committee (Hoopa Valley Tribe) (North County Times) 04/29

• •Excerpt: Changing Climate Affects Alaska Natives (Indianz.com) 04/28

• •Disaster Declaration Extended in 11 Montana Counties and 3 American Indian Reservations (Billings Gazette) 04/28

• •District Ordered to Release Water (Hoopa Valley Tribe) (LA Times) 04/27 * requires sign on

• •Coquille Tribe Constructing New Dams, Reservoirs (The World Link) 04/26

• •Tribal Forest Bill Subject of House Hearing (Indianz.com) 04/21

• •Officials Find Paint Sludge at Former Ford Dump in Ringwood, N.J. (Miami Herald) 04/15 * requires sign on

• •Mohawk Tribe Says Alcoa Must Do More about PCB Sediments in New York River (Miami Herald) 04/13

• •Despite Cleanup at Tar Creek Mine, Dust and Fear Linger (NYT) 04/12 * requires sign on

• •Power Plants at Falls Win Ruling; Snoqualmies Have 10 Days to Appeal (Seattle Times) 04/08

• •Federal Lawsuit Planned in Ponca City Pollution Case (newsok.com) 04/06 * requires sign onon

• •The Issues of Aamodt (Santa Fe New Mexican) 04/04

• •New Group Organizes to Oppose Proposed Settlement of the Aamodt Lawsuit (Santa Fe New Mexican) 04/01

• •State to Offer ANWR Coast Leases (Daily News-Miner) 04/01

• •Tribe Seeks to Restore Dwindling Goat Herds (Post Intelligencer) 03/29

• •Hawaii Might Claim Biological Resources (newsday.com) 03/27

• •Pala Tribe rallies against proposed landfill (North County Times) 03/26

• •Klukwan Group Moves Ahead with Herbicide Spraying Plans (Anchorage Daily News) * 03/26

• •Tribe, Watchdog Group Appeals Newmont Gold Mine in Nevada (Reno Gazette-Journal) 03/25

• •Scalia Sides with Tribe but View Carries No Weight (Indianz.com) 03/24

• •High Court Ruling in Everglades Case Pleases Both Sides (Palm Beach Post) 03/24

• •Water Projects Dead? (Daily Times) 03/11

• •Many Unhappy with Aamodt Proposal (Santa Fe New Mexican) 03/10

• •Residents Seek Solution to Black Dust Problem (newsok.com) * 03/07
(Washington Post) * 03/06

• •Trinity River Plan Angers Tribe, Farmers (Record Searchlight) 03/04

• •U.S. Offers California Tribe Water Plan to End Dispute (NYT) * 03/03

• •EPA, Tribe Probe Huge Foam Heap in Big Sioux (Rapid City Journal) * 03/03

• •Tar Creek Buyout Plan Passes Senate (News-star) 03/03

• •Feds Halt U-mining (Gallup Independent) 03/02

• •Daschle: Missouri River Plan Ignores Sacred Sites (Indianz.com) 03/02

• •Bill Introduced to Allow Tribes to Thin Federal Forests (Indianz.com) 02/27

• •BLM Failed to Seek Advice, Cheyenne Charge in Suit (Billings Gazette) 02/26

• •Appeals Court Lets Stand Ruling Taking Oregon Coastal Coho off Threatened Species List
(North County Times) 02/25

• •Senators Ask for Larger Superfund (Washington Post) * 02/20

• •Joint Memorials Move Water Pact Forward (Daily Times) 02/19

• •Federal Contract to Give Alaska Tribes Refuge Jobs (News-Miner) 02/18

• •Valley Residents Question Aamodt Settlement Plan (Santa Fe New Mexican) 02/18

• •Mohegans Host Region's Tribes at Green Center Opening (Norwich Bulletin) 02/18

• •BLM Sued over NPR-A Decision (Anchorage Daily News) * 02/18

• •Boldt Decision 'Very Much Alive' 30 Years Later (Post Intelligencer) 02/12

• •Hesperia Casino Foes Tap into New Tactic (Desert Dispatch) 02/11

• •Conference to Address Environment from Tribal Perspective (North County Times) 02/11

• •How Oneidas Got 123 Gas Leases (Post Standard) * 02/10

• •New EPA Liason to Work with Indian Leaders (Reno Gazette Journal) 02/10

• •Ruling Reshaped Fishing, Tribal Rights (Boldt Decision) (The Olympian) 02/09

• •Memorials to Delay Navajo Water Settlement Introduced (Daily Times) 02/08

• •Secretary of Interior Promotes Fire Prevention in Nevadac (Reno Gazette Journal) 02/07

• •Workshop on Wind Power Draws Big Turnout (Havre Daily News) 02/05

• •Bush Dreams of Alaska's Oil (Post Intelligencer) 02/05

• •Oneida Nation Strikes Gas (Post Standard) * 02/04

• •Fort Belknap Indian Tribe Sues over Gold Mine Pollution (Billings Gazette) 01/30

• •Oil-Dri Lawsuit Back in Court (Reno Gazette Journal) 01/28

• •Navajos Want Legislature to Back Off (Daily Times) 01/28

• •Secretary Norton Announces $14 mil in Grants to Tribes (Federal Wildlife Service) 01/27

• •Tribe, State Agree on Mille Lacs Walleye Harvest (Star Tribune) * 01/28

• •Panel: Include non-Natives (Navajo Water Settlement) (Daily Times) 01/27

• •Hoopa Tribe Blasts Westlands Trinity Plan (Eureka Times-Standard) 01/22

• •Alaska Oil Exploration Approved (Washington Post) 01/22

• •Reservoir Project Sent back to State (Indian Country Today) 01/19

• •Tighter Oil Spill Rules Sought (Post Intelligencer) 01/16

• •Klamath Tribes Closer to Settlement (Indian County Today) 01/16

• •Court Urged to Require EPA Role in Everglades Shift of Polluted Water (Washinton Post) 01/15

• •Oil Spill Damages Marine Estuary at Suquamish (Indian Country Today) 01/15

• •Water Pump Case Tests Federal Law (NYT) * 01/14

• •Everglades Water Case Goes before Supreme Court (Palm Beach Post) 01/11

• •We All Need to Heed Warning from this Magnificent Fish (Post Intelligencer) 01/09

• •Navajos Critical of Water Proposal (Daily Times) 01/07

 

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