After a Heavy Harvest and a Death, Navajo Forestry Realigns with Culture
"Amid allegations of murder and overcutting, logging in the Chuska Mountains comes under fire." (Paul Natonabah, High Country News 26(20), October 31, 1994).
Assessment of Indian Forests and Forest Management
This executive summary from a report by the Intertribal Timber Council reviews the adequacy of forest management on reservation lands in the United States. (Intertribal Timber Council, Indian Forest Management Assessment Team. Portland: Intertribal Timber Council. Archive: NAE, 1993).
Dilemma of Indian Forestry
Discusses political conflict in the Navajo Nation over forestry on Navajo lands, and the need for sustainable forestry on native lands more generally. (Winona LaDuke, Earth Island Journal (Summer). Archive: NAE, 1994).
First Nations' Perspectives Relating to Forest Practices Standards in Clayoquot Sound
This particular review of forestry practices is exceptional because it was specifically mandated to include traditional native knowledge in its review of logging on the west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. (PDF format. Clayoquot Sound Scientific Panel, Report 3. The Scientific Panel for Sustainable Forest Practices in Clayoquot Sound. Archive: British Columbia Forest Service Research Branch, 1994).
Gaia Forest Conservation Archives
This site is packed with recent press releases on forestry in Canada and the United States, including a full discussion of indigenous campaigns and issues. (Ecological Enterprises).
Haida and Non-Native Islanders Demand Control of Natural Resources
"Representatives of non-native and native communities on Haida Gwaii joined forces last month to demand a bigger role for the Haida in forest management on the
Queen Charlotte Islands." (Seth Zuckerman, Ecotrust Circuit Rider Dispatch, July 17. Archive: Tidepool, 1998).
Heiltsuk / Hidden Coast Rainforest Project
The Project is an opportunity to help the Heiltsuk reestablish themselves as stewards of the large temperate rainforests of their traditional territory through a conservation strategy that supports this stewardship role.
Indigenous Perspectives in Forestry Education Workshop
Full papers from the conference. (First Nations Longhouse, University of British Columbia, June 15-18, 1997).
Intertribal Timber Council
The ITC is a nation-wide consortium of tribal governments and others "dedicated to improving the management of natural resources of importance to Native American communities" (particularly forests).
Inventory of Plants and Animals Culturally Significant to the Nuu-Chah-Nulth of Clayoquot Sound / Inventory of Nuu-Chah-Nulth Cultural Areas by Resource and Association
This particular review of forestry practices is exceptional because it was specifically mandated to include traditional native knowledge in its review of logging on the west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. (PDF format. Clayoquot Sound Scientific Panel, Report 3, Appendices V and VI. The Scientific Panel for Sustainable Forest Practices in Clayoquot Sound. Archive: British Columbia Forest Service Research Branch, 1994).
This web site describes the Nuxalk blockades in 1995 and 1997 to stop logging on their lands. (1997).
The Rooted Meet the Transient at Taos Pueblo
A clash of decision-making cultures: Forest Service personnel and Taos Pueblo officials deal with a spruce budworm outbreak. (Henry Carey, High Country News 25(4), March 8, 1993).