Recent Articles in the New York Times have focused on Native environmental news as part of the paper’s recognition of Native American Heritage Month. In this post, I offer readers a set of three pieces that caught my eye last week.
Derrick Pottle, a lifelong resident of Labrador, on sea ice near Rigolet. Livia Albeck-Ripka/The New York Times
Livia Albeck-Ripka, “Why Lost Ice Means Lost Hope for an Inuit Village.” November, 25, 2017.
Victor Jay Blue, “The Horses at Standing Rock Get a Checkup” (Nov. 23, 2017)
Kallen Harrison with his mare, Oreo. Behind them are volunteers from the Rural Veterinary Experience Teaching and Service program, which provides free and low-cost care to horses in areas with few veterinarians. Credit Victor J. Blue for The New York Times
Brendan Jones, “A Gold Rush in Salmon Country.”
Sockeye salmon in a river near Bristol Bay in southwestern Alaska, where a company wants to mine gold beneath spawning grounds. Credit Trout Unlimited