Water Rights

“Standing on Sacred Ground” will be on KQED

The rise of the Shasta Dam is currently before Congress, and with critics calling the current drought a result of “misguided environmental policy,” this national public television broadcast (also airing on the World Channel beginning May 17) gives viewers an inside look at the traditional ceremonies of Northern California’s Indigenous Winnemem Wintu tribe and how the rise of the Dam will destroy the...
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Agua Caliente Scores Victory in Water Rights Issue

This post was reblogged from Indian Country Today’s article published on April 1st, 2015. For the full article, along with comments visit the link here. Agua Caliente Scores Victory in Water Rights Issue By Heather Steinberger (Indian Country Today)   On Friday, March 20, a federal judge ruled that the U.S. government impliedly reserved groundwater, as well as surface water, for the Agua Caliente Band of C...
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