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  • Saving a sacred lake: Zuni activist Pablo Padilla

    Zuni Tribe member and law student Pablo Padilla helped lead a triumphant fight against a coal strip mine planned near Zuni Salt Lake in New Mexico, a site sacred to Native Americans

  • Tribes gain power through federal environmental laws

    Today, 15 tribes manage their own air-quality programs under the federal Clean Air Act

  • An inspiring, devastating story

    Land, Wind and Hard Words: A Story of Navajo Activism by John W. Sherry tells the story of the Navajo grassroots environmental group Dine CARE and the dedicated small group of people who founded it, 10 years ago.

  • A water tale to set you on fire

    Drury Gunn Carr's new documentary follows the Shoshone Tribe's legal battle to change Wyoming water law and win its water rights.

  • Wildlife management blossoms on the reservations

    The Nez Perce tribe's success in wolf recovery is one of many stories of successful and innovative wildlife management by Indian tribes.

  • Return of the natives

    In Idaho, the Nez Perce have become the first tribe to oversee the statewide recovery of an endangered species, the gray wolf, an experience that is energizing the tribe's own political and spiritual recovery.

  • Native Americans gather to defend homelands

    More than 1,000 Native Americans met at Mount Taylor in New Mexico to celebrate the 10th birthday of the Indigenous Environmental Network.

  • Hunt sparks whale of a controversy

    In Washington, the prospect of the first hunt of gray whales by the Makah Indians in 70 years has environmentalists worried and tribe enthusiastic.

  • Navajo tribe embarks on a long-term cleanup

    The Navajo Nation tries to come to terms with a growing garbage problem that has led to numerous illegal dumps on the reservation.

  • Navajo role model

    Diné CARE, the group monitoring environmental issues on the Navajo Nation, hires Christine Benally as its new director.

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