Signs of the Fourth World
- Wisconsin Heights, Battle of. // Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia;Sep2009, Issue 9, p38
Information on the Battle of Wisconsin Heights, between the U.S. and native Americans' Black Hawk's band, for possession of Midwestern lands in 1832, is presented.
- Wolf Mountain, Battle of. // Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia;Sep2009, Issue 9, p40
Information on the Battle of Wolf Mountain, fought between the U.S. Army and a force of Lakota and Northern Cheyenne Indians in 1877, is presented.
- Wood Lake, Battle of. // Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia;Sep2009, Issue 9, p42
Information on the Battle of Wood Lake, the final battle of the Sioux Indians uprising in 1862, is presented.
- Wounded Knee Siege. // Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia;Sep2009, Issue 9, p46
Information on the Wounded Knee Siege, a 71-day armed skirmish between the U.S. marshals and Native Americans in 1973, is presented.
- `Traditional Site' label delays Georgia Freeway. Edwards, Sue Snaman // Planning;Nov97, Vol. 63 Issue 11, p27
Reports on the proposed Fall Line Freeway in central Georgia which is on hold due to the Muscogee tribes' claim that Macon which will be affected by the project is sacred to the Muscogee civilization. Actions taken by the United States and Georgia highway officials to satisfy other...
- We All Must Learn to Live Respectfully. Deschenie, Tina // Tribal College Journal;Winter2008, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p12
The article discusses various reports published within the issue including one by Daniel Wildcat about the environment not being solely about humans, one by Larry Emerson emphasizing that Native Americans can use Indigenous knowledge for analyzing, and another by Mary Annette Pember on the...
- EPA Launches Pilot "ecoAmbassador" Program for Tribal Colleges. TIRADO, MICHELLE // American Indian Report;Jul2011, Vol. 26 Issue 7, p5
The article announces that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) launched a pilot year of its Tribal ecoAmbassadors program that will provide funding for research at Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs).
- FALSE IDYLL. MacKinnon, J. B. // Orion Magazine;May/Jun2012, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p42
The article looks at the issue of human interaction towards the natural environment. According to Arizona State University anthropologist Charles Redman, Native Americans had been focused on conserving the environment since the discovery of the Americas in 1492 by the Europeans. The history of...
- Sustainability as a Priority at Major U.S. Department of Energy's Defense Sites: Surrounding Population Views. Greenberg, Michael R.; Weiner, Marc D.; Mayer, Henry; Kosson, David; Powers, Charles W. // Sustainability (2071-1050);Apr2014, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p2013
Sustainability is rapidly becoming a widely accepted and desired attitude, as well as a stimulus for both environmentally-conscious individuals and firm behavior. However, does the public interest in sustainability also extend to large U.S. federal agencies? Does the public care about on-site...
- Tribal Governments Should Be Entitled to Special Solicitude: The Overarching Sentiment of the Parens Patriae Doctrine. Hae-June Ahn // Ecology Law Quarterly;2010, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p625
The parens patriae doctrine provides an alternative route for a state to establish standing when it seeks to protect its quasi-sovereign interests. Parens patriae suits are particularly appropriate for environmental cases where the injury is inflicted on the general population and individuals...