Basket Weavers Refuse to Cooperate in Pesticide Risk Assessment Study
Basketweavers object to the use of risk assessment procedures to determine their exposure to forestry pesticides as a result of their basket-making. Contr. Joanne Bigcrane. (Louis Martin, Coast News Service, January 17, 1996).
Environmental Review of Nuclear Dump Flawed
Reports on a resolution by the Lower Colorado River Indian Tribes in opposition to a proposed nuclear dump site at Ward Valley, California (Fort Mojave, Colorado River, Chemeheuvi, Fort Yuma-Quechan, and Cocopah Indian Tribes). (Marsha Shaiman, On Indian Land. Seattle: Support for Native Sovereignty. Archive: NAE, 1996).
Images of Native Americans in California and the West with an Environmental Theme
Including photographs of housing, archaeological sites, and contemporary environmental problems.
Indian Natural Resources, Science, and Engineering Program
(Humboldt State University, Department of Natural Resources).
Indigenous Environmental Network: Ward Valley
Reports on the efforts of the Colorado River Native Nations Alliance to stop a nuclear dump in Ward Valley.
Intertribal Sinkyone Wilderness Park Proposed
(Robert J. Paton, Fourth World Bulletin 9(Fall 1994/Winter 1995), 1995).
Northern California Indian Development Council
Mostly an economic development council, but services include fisheries restoration, food and nutrition, and watershed enhancement.
Residues of Forestry Herbicides in Plants of Interest to Native Americans: Phase OneDevelopment of Methodologies and Pilot Sampling
This project is the first phase of a two-phase study to assess exposure of basketweavers to forestry herbicides. Full report of study available on-line. Contr. Joanne Bigcrane. (R. Segawa, A. Bradley, P. Lee, D. Tran, J. White, J. Hsu, and K. Goh, April. California Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Hazards Assessment Program, 1997).
Return of the Sinkyone: Long-Contested California Forestlands Become the First Native American Intertribal Park.
(William Poole, Land & People. The Trust for Public Land, 1998).
Save Ward Valley Coalition
One of the political coalitions fighting to stop a nuclear dump in Ward Valley; others include the Colorado River Native Nations Alliance. (1998).
Save Ward Valley Newsletter
The Colorado River Native Nations Alliance opposes a proposed nuclear dump in Ward Valley. (Earthrunnner, 1996-).
Save Ward Valley Signs Off in Victory
"With the desert tortoise and American Indian sacred running trails now protected from the threat of a nuclear waste dump, the Save Ward Valley
office announced it is closing its doors in triumph." (Indian Country Today, May 8, 2000).
A proposed nuclear dump in Ward Valley, California, is opposed by the Mojave/Mohave and the Chemehuevi peoples. (Bay Area Nuclear Waste Coalition, 1997-).