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Tribal and Indigenous Partnerships

The Latest On: Tribal and Indigenous Partnerships

March 25, 2020 | Explainer

FAQ: Standing Rock Litigation

What’s happening now in the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s lawsuit challenging the Dakota Access Pipeline.

March 16, 2020 | Feature

The Long and Winding Swim

The Pacific Northwest was home to one of the greatest salmon runs in the world — until four massive dams began restricting passage from the ocean to freshwater streams. Now, it’s up to communities in the region to work together, and to local elected leaders to join them.

March 5, 2020 | Feature

Insider Briefing: Lawyers for the Seventh Generation

Gussie Lord, Earthjustice’s first-ever director of tribal partnerships, and Stefanie Tsosie, senior associate attorney, tribal partnerships, discuss the complex legal, cultural, and political issues unique to this vital work.

February 21, 2020 | Feature

Undermined

Australia is pursuing plans to mine millions of tons of climate-polluting coal from the traditional lands of the Wangan and Jagalingou people. Earthjustice is working alongside the Wangan and Jagalingou people to protect their land, water, and culture.

February 6, 2020 | In the News: Washington Post

These southern Utah sites were once off-limits to development. Now, Trump will auction the right to drill and graze there.

Heidi McIntosh, Managing Attorney, Rocky Mountain Office, Earthjustice: “The Trump administration built their plans on an unlawful foundation. This headlong spree to open up monument lands to extractive industries and development is illegitimate, and could only be done by turning a blind eye to the law and flat out ignoring the Native American tribes for whom Bears Ears is sacred.”

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