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Indigenous Environmental News, November, 2017

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