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Survey of American Indian environmental protection needs on reservation lands, 1986

Survey of American Indian environmental protection needs on reservation lands, 1986

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Federal Activities in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Indian reservations -- United States.,
    • Indians of North America -- Land tenure.,
    • Environmental protection -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementsubmitted to the Environmental Protection Agency by Americans for Indian Opportunity.
      ContributionsUnited States. Environmental Protection Agency., Americans for Indian Opportunity.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE93 .S95 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2494994M
      LC Control Number87602102

      Idaho v. United States, U.S. (), was a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court held that the United States, not the state of Idaho, held title to lands submerged under Lake Coeur d'Alene and the St. Joe River, and that the land was held in trust for the Coeur d'Alene Tribe as part of its reservation, and in recognition (established in the 19th century) of the importance Docket no.:   GIT also offers a summer internship program that enables interns to apply GIT to natural resource issues on Native American lands. During the summer of , GIT's student interns completed research projects that addressed the impacts of climate change on a range of environmental, social and/or economic tribal issues. Overview: The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is a federal agency within the Department of Interior. The BIA is responsible for the administration and management of million acres of land held in trust by the United States for American Indians, Indian tribes, and Alaska Natives.


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Survey of American Indian environmental protection needs on reservation lands, 1986 Download PDF EPUB FB2

Survey of American Indian environmental protection needs on reservation lands, Washington, DC: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Federal Activities, [] (OCoLC) Survey of American Indian environmental protection needs on reservation lands, / By Americans for Indian Opportunity.

and United States. Environmental Protection Agency. all Native American environmental issues in the twentieth century. Land (its loss, location, and resource wealth or poverty), exploitation of land, and changing Indian needs, attitudes, and religious demands define the issues facing modern Indians and their environments.

The literature on Native Americans and the environment in the. Americans for Indian Opportunity, () Survey of American Indian Environmental Protection Needs on Reservation Lands, (Wash., D. C.: Environmental Protection Agency). Terry L. Anderson, () Sovereign Nations or Reservations.

An Economic History of American Indians (SF: Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy).File Size: 2MB. I have used the book as a resource in teaching an undergraduate course in American Indian issues and perspectives.

Reading the book has coordinated well with my experiences in listening to traditional elders, but it is definitely not a redundant evocation of the standard ecological gospel. Good companion to William Cronon's Changes in the by: 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.

Command of the Waters: Iron Triangles, Federal Water Development, and Indian Water by Daniel McCool.

,15 approximately two-thirds of all Indian lands were lost to non-Indian ownership. 16 Although some tribes were unaffected by allotment, many others emerged from the allotment era with checkerboard reservations.

On these reservations, a jumble of tribal trust lands, Indian allotments, and non-Indian fee lands exists in a. Inthe Bureau of ^Indian Affairs Task Force on Economic Development found that the overall reservation unemployment rate was 58 percent, compared to a rate for the entire U.S.

population of 18 percent, sind for off-reservation Indians of 26 percent Similarly, the percent of reservation American Indians living below the poverty level- EPA Policy for the Administration of Environmental Programs on Indian Reservations ( Indian Policy) Direct Implementation in Indian Country.

Tribal Assumption of Federal Laws (TAS) Where You Live - EPA Regional Programs. EPA has 10 regional offices which are responsible for the states, tribes and territories in the Region. Conservation and Protection of Indian Lands Lastly, have the students brainstorm and write about activities they would like to see implemented on Indian reservations in order to conserve and protect tribal lands.

Such ideas United States Environmental Protection Agency—American Indian Environmental Office. CERCLA As enacted, CERCLA did not establish an explicit role for Indian tribes or define the status of Indian lands with respect to Superfund actions SARA provisions — Afford Indian tribes "substantially the same treatment as States" in Superfund program — Require survey of hazardous waste sites on Indian lands in consultation with Indian tribes — Require Report to Congress on.

The plants are located on Native American reservations, and under an earlier proposal, they were required to reduce emissions by less than 5 percent. by the Environmental Protection. The American Indian Environmental Office of the U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency produced this draft for public comment. We wish to thank all the contributing Departments and Agencies for their generous investment of time including the: Corporation for National Service Department of Agriculture Department of Commerce Department of Defense.

the Environmental Protection Agency is to protect human health and the environment. The keynote of this effort will be to give special consideration to Tribal interests in making Agency policy, and to insure the close involvement of Tribal Governments in making decisions and managing environmental programs affecting reservation lands.

The Environment (Protection) Act, No. 29 OF rd May, An Act to Provide for the and of Environment and for Matters Cœmected therewith. WHEREAS decisions Were taken al the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment held at Stockholm in June,in which India participated, to take appropriate Steps for the protectionFile Size: KB.

Environmental protection is the practice of protecting the natural environment by individuals, organizations and governments. Its objectives are to conserve natural resources and the existing natural environment and, where possible, to repair damage and reverse trends.

Due to the pressures of overconsumption, population growth and technology. Survey of American Indian Environmental Protection Needs. Reservation Lands: ; EPA; and Thbal Governance Project, DHHS. Final Report: Evaluation of Author: Er.

Kemper. American Indian History Timeline. The updated American Indian History Timeline illustrates events, policies, legislation and laws relating to Indian land tenure from to the le for hanging on a wall, the timeline was recently redesigned to make it easier to read.

It measures 24″ x 55″ inches and can be purchased at a cost of $5 each, plus shipping. Zoning for Environmental Protection on Indian Reservations. Proceedings of the Second Annual Western Regional Law Symposium: Indian Tribes and the Environment. Seattle: University of Washington. Jorgensen, Joseph G.

Sovereignty and the Structure of Dependency at Northern Ute. American Indian Culture and Research Journal, This data set consists of federally owned or administered lands and Indian Reservations of the United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S.

Virgin Islands. The data set was created by extracting federal and Indian land polygon features from the individual ,scale State boundary Digital Line Graph (DLG) files produced by the U.S.

Geological Survey. AIO, The American Indian Ambassadors Program: Medicine Pathways for the Future, Box 10 Folder 3 ICWA Manuel, undated Box 10 Folder 4 A Proposal Presented to the Administration for Native Americans, Presented by AIO, Box 10 Folder 5 EPA Survey of American Indian Environmental Protection Needs on Reservation Lands, Box 11 Folder 1.

Mediation and facilitation have been used by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and a number of tribes to address Superfund actions on tribal lands. The resolution of Superfund issues on tribal lands can be complicated by the constraints agencies face in adopting strategies that align with the unique cultural needs of tribesFile Size: KB.

Environmental Protection Agency, American Indian Environmental Office. Leads EPA's efforts to protect human health and the environment of federally recognized Tribes by supporting implementation of federal environmental laws consistent with the federal trust responsibility, the government-to-government relationship, and EPA's Indian Policy.

These environmental laws may apply on American Indian reservations in Minnesota under the Public Law analysis applied by the U.S. Supreme Court in Cabazon, because they place an outright ban on certain types of activity and provide criminal penalties.the work of John Collier.

Initially proposed radical change but was modified. Gave Natives religious and cultural freedom. Ended the sale of reservation land to private buyers and any land lost between and was restored. Natives had a voice in the Bureau of Indian. Reservations are sovereign Native American territories within the United States that are managed by a tribal government in cooperation with the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs, a branch of the Department of the Interior, located in Washington, are reservations in the United States today.

Currently, almost a third of American Indians in the United States live on reservations. Although much contemporary American Indian literature examines the relationship between humans and the land, most Native authors do not set their work in the "pristine wilderness" celebrated by mainstream nature writers.

Instead, they focus on settings such as reservations, open Cited by: This made it significantly easier for the federal government to secure lands that were previously owned by Native Americans.

Dawes Act of Adopted by Congress inthis law authorized the President to survey American Indian tribal land and divide it into allotments for individual Indians. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is considering establishing federal baseline water quality standards (WQS) for certain Indian reservation waters to narrow a long-standing gap in coverage of Clean Water Act (CWA) protections.

Currently, fewer than 50 of over tribes with reservations. Loophole Lets Toxic Oil Water Flow Over Indian Land Every month, oil and gas operations dump millions of gallons of wastewater on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming.

Under a long-standing EPA. These questions are meant to: K deepen our understanding of the American Indian experience, and / or K apply lessons we learned from the American Indian experience to other circumstances The American Indian Experience: What are some of the challenges that American Indians have faced with the File Size: KB.

The Navajo Nation encompasses portions of Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah, and their reservation was a key area for uranium mining. More than mines were established by leases in the reservation. From toan estimated 3, to 5, Navajo people worked in the uranium mines on their land.

Other work was scarce on and near the. Native American advocates argue that siting such waste on or near reservations is an “environmental justice” problem, given that twice as many Native families live below the poverty line than.

Integrating Research and Education > Impacts on American Indian Lands > Pine Ridge > Impacts Environmental and Human Health Impacts at Pine Ridge from Gold Mining This case study was written by Ellen Dockery, a lower division undergraduate student who is not an earth science major, as part of the DLESE Community Services Project: Integrating.

Federal statutes (e.g., Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, American Indian Religious Freedom Act, National Environmental Policy Act, National Historic Preservation Act, Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, Alaskan Native Claims Settlement Act, and Archeological Resources Protection Act); and Size: KB.

national desalting and water treatment needs survey 7 author(s) michael b. bessler 9 performing organization name and address bureau of reclamation denver office denver co sponsoring agency name and address same 15 supplementary notes l report standard title page 3.

recipient’s catalog no. report date may 6. performing. Federal Websites For/About Native Americans This is a guide to federal agency websites that feature information for or about Native Americans. Most of these websites focus on tribal matters.

American Indians and used without attribution. Creighton & Creighton, Inc., and the Department of Energy wish to thank these organizations for permission to use these materials.

The Department of Energy would also like to thank the United States Geological Survey for preparation and development of the U.S. Indian Lands Map. Native American, Indian, Environmental Protection Agency, tribes INTRODUCTION Terry Williams (Puyallup tribe), new head of the Office of Indian Affairs at the U.S.

Envi-ronmental Protection Agency (EPA), has established three areas of focus for his of-fice: (1) giving Indian people jurisdiction over their lands; (2) building the capacitiesFile Size: KB.

A tiny community in the Navajo reservation in New Mexico is bearing the brunt of the environmental damage caused by decades of uranium mining, and may have to leave.

Identification of Wetland Restoration Sites on the Potawatomi Indian Reservation. Kansas Biological Survey Open-file Report, No. Kindscher, K., A. Fraser, M.E. Jakubauskas, and D. Debinski. “Identifying Wetland Meadows in Grand Teton National Park Using Remote Sensing and Average Wetland Values.”.This founding text of American nature and environmental writing is in the public domain for aficionados of the free e-book, as is John Muir’s My First Summer in the Sierra (), which I prefer.Kill the Land, Kill the People: There Are Superfund Sites in Indian Country!

Jared Blumenfeld, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 9, via Flickr The beautiful colors in this photo belie the scene's deadliness: It is actually the Sulphur Bank Mine Superfund Site, which is polluting the environs of the Elem Band of Pomo Indians.