Efforts to Retrain Control Over Natural Resources

Efforts to Retrain Control Over Natural Resources - Efforts...

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Unformatted text preview: Efforts to Retrain Control Over Natural Resources 08/04/2009 10:03:00 1. Reservation Resources 2. The Ecological Indian: Chief Seattles Speech 3. A Much Complex Picture: Skull Valley Nuclear Waste Storage Chief Seattles Speech, 1854 or 1972 (?) Words exist in translation only with heavy interventions, yet have captured the imagination of millions Decontextualized, reworked appropriated ideas Natives critique the abuse of nature by the larger white society Reservation Resources: one of the highest collections of natural resources Minerals (50% uranium; 20% oil/gas; 33% coal) Timber (extensive resources) Water (45 million acre-feet/year in western states) Land (Ranching/pasturage; solid waste disposal) Changes after 1975 Indian Self-Determination Act Conference of Energy Resource Tribes Success in protecting rights regarding natural resources?...
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