Archives For Environment


1. Ten Reasons Why Every Native Should Vote

Tulalip Tribal Board Member Deborah Parker speaking in support of the Violence
Against Women Act in 2012. Reason number six to vote.

2. HUD Reaches Settlement Resolving Native Lending Discrimination Case

3. Vote YES on H.R. 3043, the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act

4. Beware of Ethnic Imposters

5. Cheeseburgers & Wood Pellets in Paradise
: Mohegan Diversification Goes

From Fat to Frying Pan

Mohegan Sun
The Mohegan Tribe will open 15 locations of the award-winning Arooga’s Grille
House & Sports Bar throughout New England over the next five years.

6. Free Passes for G2E Still Available from ICTMN and G2E

7. Dancing Elk Is Top Dog With Double Win in June Jamz Music Contest

8. Judge Dredd Goes Coast Salish! Jeffrey Veregge Gets First Comic Book Cover

IDW Publishing

9. Video: Manoomin and the Importance of Ricing

TheWays.org
Fred Ackley Jr., of the Sokaogon Chippewa Community of Mole Lake, is what’s
called a “ricer.”

10. Video: Scientists Get Into the Nut of Climate Change

The Story Group/Vimeo
Flashing from a time-lapse of Arctic ice melt, to a vehicle-laden highway
interchange, this short video hammers home the truth: Human activity is the
main contributor to climate change.

1. Indian National Rodeo Finals Launches Health Campaign; Declares Diabetes

Awareness Day

INRF
The INFR Diabetes Benefit and Fashion Show is just one of the events that is
part of the campaign to promote diabetes awareness. The model is wearing a
Red Lightning Couture outfit.

2. Are Second-Round Payments for Cobell Coming Soon?

3. Treaties, Ceded Lands, and Recognition

4. Photos: The Akwesasne International Powwow in Cornwall Island, Ontario, Canada

5. Video: People’s Climate March Lays Out the Science, Dovetailing With

Traditional Knowledge

Vimeo/People’s Climate March
Big Blue Marble or Big Doomed Marble? Time is running out to do something
about climate change, and here’s why.

6. Salmon Homecoming Dedicated to Life and Memory of Billy Frank Jr.

AP images/Ted S. Warren
Billy Frank Jr. is seen here in January 2014.

7. EPA Climate Justice Blog: Opening Immigrants’ Eyes to Environmental Health in

American Homes

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
ECOSS Staff member Sophorn Sim at an Indoor Air event.

8. Raza-Blue sky


1. Engineering Mosquitoes to Spread Health

The promise of transforming flying vectors of dengue fever into preventive-medicine tools

2. Anger mounts in Indian Kashmir after worst flood in over century

3. Sun and Wind Alter Global Landscape, Leaving Utilities Behind

4. Monetary hazards… Story of Sapele coal merchants

5. Democrats try to balance environmental and business interests in Virginia

6. When fracking and free speech collide

A defamation case against a man who claimed fracking polluted his water

highlights free-speech issues

fracking Steve Lipsky

7. Heart drug could be cure for Ebola: British researchers

8. Changes in America’s Dairyland foul the waters of Green Bay

Wisconsin cities, mills told to cut even more while farms remain largely free

from regulation

An early summer storm flushes loads of sediment off farmlands southwest of Green Bay. Manure-covered farm fields and big rains have proven to be a bad combination for the bay, because the phosphorus-rich runoff is causing massive algae blooms.

9. Dead zones haunt Green Bay as manure fuels algae blooms

Many gains from Clean Water Act are lost due to overloads of phosphorous

entering waters

Postdoctoral student Dirk Koopmans (right) prepares to haul aboard a piece of equipment used to monitor conditions on the bottom of Green Bay, which is suffering from an oxygen deficiency. UW-Milwaukee faculty member Jerry Kaster (left) watches and Geoff Anderson operates the winch.

10. Toxic algae cocktail brews in Lake Erie

Stew of farm runoff, invasive mussels, big rains poisons Toledo’s water, sends

lake back to its dark ages

A fire tug fights flames on the Cuyahoga River near downtown Cleveland, Ohio, where oil and other industrial wastes caught fire June 25, 1952.

11. Fukushima: Trouble in Mushi Mushi Land

Japan’s beetle kingdom tries to recover from the nuclear disaster

Showing Yoshinori Yoshida at Mushi Mushi Land 2014

12. Crews battle out-of-control wildfire as Southern California bakes

 

13. Assassinations in the Amazon: how will Peru respond?

Indigenous leaders killed near Brazil border following logging and land title battle

Jorge Ríos Pérez, one of four Ashéninka leaders recently assassinated in the Peruvian Amazon.

14. GreenSpace: Carpeting presents complex health issues

Stain repellents, backing materials, and volatile organic compounds in carpeting can have health effects, but the industry has been innovative in dealing with issues.

15. The Central Coast and the legacy of the Mother Lode, part 1

16. Churches combat health disparities in minorities through outreach

Pastor George Gaskin (right), whose mother died of colon cancer, greets parishioners at Bethel Baptist Church in Union City. Photo: Peter Earl McCollough, Special To The Chronicle

17. Crude-by-rail: One federal inspector oversees all California’s railroad bridges,

no state oversight

Michael Upton, 13, of Benicia, fishes from underneath the Benicia-Martinez bridge while the Benicia-Martinez Railroad Drawbridge can be seen in the background in Benicia, Calif., on Friday, Aug. 15, 2014. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group)


1. Portman hopes for fast action on water bill

Senator discusses Great Lakes legislation

2. New coal plant pollution controls eyed

Companies worry about economic impact of new state regulation; advocates

say action needed to protect people sensitive to smog

3. Delaware testing 12 hospitalized children for rare virus

4. W.Va. hospitals send suspected enterovirus cases to CDC

5. Rotten Food ‘Wikipedia’ Fights China’s Fake Meat

6. Ebola in the air? A nightmare that could happen

A child stops to look at a man who is suspected of suffering from the Ebola virus on a main street in Monrovia, Liberia, on Friday, September 12. Health officials say the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the deadliest ever. More than 4,700 cases have been reported since December, with more than 2,400 of them ending in fatalities, according to the World Health Organization.

7. Water agencies are learning pools aren’t a big factor during drought

Backyard swimming pool

8. REGIONS: Lake Tahoe’s clarity improves, but fires, invasive species, erosion remain severe threats

South Lake Tahoe

9. Planting trees could be a weapon in the battle against smog

10. Brazil’s Silva, a lifelong environmentalist, courts big agriculture

11. Cargill sues Syngenta Seed over China shipments

The company said it lost $90 million after corn grown from genetically

modified Syngenta seed was refused by China.

12. Declining Monarch butterflies begin 3,000-mile trek to Mexico, N.J.

legislator’s bills plan to welcome them

Monarch monitoring project

13. Obama’s Mountaintop Coal Mining Legacy Still to Be Determined

14. Scottish kestrel numbers in rapid decline

An RSPB survey showed kestrel numbers have dropped by two thirds in under 20 years. Picture: Getty

15. Ebola Virus Outbreak

Image: Liberia Battles Spreading Ebola Epidemic

16. Not One Drop: How Long Will California Survive Life Without Water?

Image: Gladys Colunga, mother of 6, with her children at her home in Monson, Ca where her well has run dry.

17. Syngenta Stands Firm On Neonicotinoids

Pesticides: Manufacturer seeks to expand uses of thiamethoxam as
pressure against chemical mounts
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18. Environmental Issues of the Philippines


1. UN Indigenous Conference: Big Meeting, Small Outcome?

2. Turning Stone Resort Casino Is New York’s Premiere Poker Destination

3. ‘You Try to Live Like Me’ – Looking to Understand ABQ’s Homeless Natives

Nick Estes
Albuquerque’s Native homeless and poor face constant harassment and
violence from the community and police.

4. Red Lake Officials to Hold Rare Meeting with Bemidji City Council and Mayor

Courtesy Michael Meuers
The Chairman, the Commissioner, and the Mayor meet. Red Lake
Chairman Darrell G. Seki, Sr., invited Bemidji Mayor Rita Albrecht to a
luncheon meeting in July. They were joined by Beltrami County
Commissioner Tim Sumner.

5. Lumbee Could Decide NC Senate Race– Tribe Ignored in Recent Debate

C-SPAN screen capture
Speaker Thom Tillis and incumbent Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC) recently
held their state debate where neither candidate mentioned the Lumbee
Tribe – the Lumbee however could sway the elections enough with
58,000 members.

6. Born Fighter: Lumbee Student and Martial Artist Vincea Locklear

James Locklear
Born three months early, Vincea Locklear was not expected to walk.
Now she is at the top of her division in martial arts.

7. FCC Chairman Rips Redskins’ Name; Broadcasters Discuss Banning It

Associated Press
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler

8. Pow Wow Weekend Planner September 12-14

9. EPA Climate Justice Blog: Restoring a Watershed One Community at a Time

10. Photo: Rescued Golden Eagle Set to Fully Recover

11. Yosemite Wildfire Halfway Contained After Burgeoning From 19 to 2,600 Acres in One Day

Michael Frye/Associated Press
A wildfire burns next to Half Dome in Yosemite National Park.

12. Funny Horoscopes From the Rez: Sagittarius Needs a Sundance and a Valium

Source: thingswelove2.blogspot.com
“Mars and Orion over Monument Valley.” Source: thingswelove2.blogspot.com

13. All-Star Native Cast Begins Filming ‘Te Ata': Greene, Kilcher, Birmingham

Graham Greene, Q’orianka Kilcher and Gil Birmingham.

14. Sherman Alexie: Ban My Book, Please! [Video]


1. Native American, Ugly People?

2. The Inuit Were Right: Shipwreck Find Confirms 168-Year-Old Oral History

Parks Canada/Canadian Press
Sea floor scan image showing one of the missing ships from the Franklin expedition.

 

Read more athttp://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/09/10/inuit-were-right-shipwreck-find-confirms-168-year-old-oral-history-156837

  3. Southwest Flash Floods Inundate Indian Country, 190 Moapa Paiutes Evacuated

John Locher/AP
Construction crews work on a flood damaged area of the Interstate 15 (I-15) washout
Tuesday. Flood damage caused the closure of the interstate which is the main road
between Las Vegas and Salt Lake City.

4. Spirit of ’78: Buffy Sainte-Marie, Arlo Guthrie Headline Black Hills Unity Concert

Buffy Sainte-Marie (second from left) and David Amram (far right) will again seek
to push the U.S. government to honor its treaties when they perform at the
Black Hills Unity Concert this weekend. This famous photo from 1978 captures
notables from The Longest Walk: Muhammad Ali, Sainte-Marie, Floyd ‘Red Crow’
Westerman, Harold Smith, Stevie Wonder, Marlon Brando, Max Gail, Dick Gregory,
Richie Havens, Amram.

5. Salaita Seeks Reinstatement

Courtesy Meda4Salaita
Students flocked to a press conference in the rain, many holding signs similar to
that on the left, in support of Dr. Steven Salaita, right, who waits to speak at a
packed press conference Tuesday near the University of Illinois.

6. 5 ‘Native American’ Quizzes With No Basis in Reality

Playbuzz.com
A graphic from the What Is Your Native American Name quiz.

7. Etsy to Ban Redskins Name and Logo

Redskins products currently being sold on Etsy.com

8. Photos: Monument Valley Organizes Silent Protest Against Redskins

9. Proposed Bill Would Ban Native Mascots in Colorado; Sponsor

Gets Hate Mail

Facebook

10. Nisqually Tribe, State Partnering on Development of Nisqually State Park

WildlifeRecreation.org
Visitors can enjoy views of Mt. Rainier from the WWRP funded Nisqually Mashel
State Park.

11. ICTMN’s Annual Travel Issue Now Available Online

12. Witches and Indians and a Feathered Serpent in Salem, Mass.


1. Sovereign Means Sovereign! U.S. Must Stop Interfering With Tribal Nations

2. Native Vote Counts More in ’14 According to the Math

3. Native and Indigenous Conferences to Be Held in Muscogee (Creek) Nation

4. Kumeyaay Nation Wins Repatriation Case; Appeal Pending

Associated Press
United States district court northern california district

5. Salaita Firing Is ‘Israeli Attack on Palestine Coming to Our Campus’

John Dixon/AP
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign students protest the firing of
Dr. Steven Salaita on August 26.

6. Vibrant Photos From the 68th Annual Labor Day Shinnecock Powwow

7. United Tribes International Powwow Captures Its Theme ‘We Are All Related’

Greg Pollert, United Tribes News
Junior Boy’s Traditional dancers at United Tribes International Powwow

8. Summer Super Moon Trio Finale Brings Harvest Moon’s Bonanza of Light

Thinkstock/Alistair Scott

9. This Artist Will Endure 8 Hours of Abuse, Simply Because He’s Native

10. EPA Climate Justice Blog: Climate Justice through Resiliency and

Renewable Energy in a Post-Industrial City

11. Family Farmer Native American History Museum

12. The Mohawk Tribe