Tribal environmental professionals and facility operators can access comprehensive material on environmental stewardship and regulations that may apply to tribal government operations. Find material on building and funding tribal environmental programs and contact information on federal, tribal and other organizations.
Technical assistance through the Tribal Energy Program (TEP) is intended to assist federally recognized Indian tribes, bands, nations, or other organized groups and communities — including Alaska Native villages or regional and village corporations — with renewable energy and energy efficiency projects.
Current college upper-classmen and graduate students, who are familiar with Native American culture and tribal issues, are needed to support Tribal Energy Program efforts with technical project tasks.
Links to Tribal Energy Program peer reviews, program reviews, and other program publications, including “Renewable Energy Development in Indian Country: A Handbook for Tribes” and the “Renewable Energy Development on Tribal Lands” brochure.
This profile features Northern California-based ecologist Dennis Martinez and his thoughts on the roles of Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) and western science. For the past 40 years, Martinez has worked to facilitate dialogue incorporating both approaches to understanding the natural world. He has also been working with the Indigenous Peoples […]
Atta Stevenson, Laytonville Rancheria, President of Inter Tribal Council of California – State Water Planning Process Water is increasingly an issue in many regions, whether it is tribal rights, access, drinking scarcity, or healthy river flows. Atta has been deeply involved in the California state water planning process as a […]
In July 2009, the Tribal P2 Monthly Conference Call featured Atta Stevenson, member of Laytonville Rancheria and President of Inter Tribal Council of California. Atta has been deeply involved in the California state water planning process as a tribal participant. She discussed the importance of tribal involvement, how the state […]
National Pollution Prevention Roundtable Tribal Workgroup Conference Call Tuesday June 16, 2009 at 2 pm EDT, 1 pm CDT, Noon MDT, 11am PDT Guest Speaker: Laura Weber, St. Regis Mohawk Tribe Laura covered one of the priority topics identified in our Spring 2009 survey — solid waste. She provided a […]
Construction and results of Shakopee Mdewakanton’s vegetated roofs on community buildings.
Efforts of the Poarch Band to convert cooking oil to biodiesel for use in tribal government vehicles.Laura Cook, Environmental Director for the Poarch Creek Band of Creek Indians describes the process involved with getting a biodiesel operation up and running on the reservation. Cooking oil from the 3 restaurants at […]
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