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  • The Colorado River’s sleeping giant stirs

    The Navajo Nation wants to start receiving its long-withheld share of the Colorado River’s water

  • New Mexico’s new governor must reckon with history

    Probably no other Western state is as deeply fractured as New Mexico, with its complex mix of Indian, Hispanic and Anglo cultures and their long, turbulent history

  • Indian Power

    Fueled by money from casino gambling, New Mexico’s Indian pueblos and reservations are throwing their political weight into the state’s water tug-of-war

  • Jet Ski riders circle the wagons

    In November, personal watercraft will be banned from Lake Powell and seven other Western reservoirs while the Park Service completes an environmental review of the machines' impacts.

  • Native Waters

    In Native Waters: Contemporary Indian Water Settlements and the Second Treaty Era, scholar Daniel McCool explores the current struggle by tribes to finally get the water they have long been promised by treaty.

  • 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.

  • Floating past ghosts on the Green River

    The writer describes a river-rafting trip through the Cataract Canyon on the Green River in Utah.

  • Lake Coeur d'Alene at stake

    The Coeur d'Alene Tribe and the State of Idaho are fighting in the Supreme Court over Lake Coeur d'Alene, with the tribe claiming partial ownership of the lake under a 19th century treaty.

  • 'They wasted a lot of money'

    Mary Belardo, chair of the Torres-Martinez Band of Desert Cahuilla Indians, talks about the Indian perspective on the Salton Sea.

  • A tiny tribe wins big on clean water

    The Supreme Court rules that the Isleta Pueblo tribe in New Mexico has the right to order the city of Albuquerque to end its dumping in the Rio Grande River.

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