California Natural Resources Agency Tribal Consultation Policy

California Natural Resources Agency | November 20th, 2012


California Native American Tribes and tribal communities have sovereign authority over their members and territory and a unique relationship with California's resources.

Case Studies in Tribal Water Quality Standards Programs: The Hoopa Valley Tribe

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) | July 24th, 2006


The Hoopa Valley Tribe has lived in its valley for over 10,000 years and has always depended on the migration and spawning runs of steelhead trout, and chinook and coho s

Culture Card: A Guide to Build Cultural Awareness of American Indian and Alaska Native

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) | April 18th, 2009


The purpose of this guide is to provide basic information for Federal disaster responders and other service providers who may be deployed or otherwise assigned to provide

Drowned Memories: The Submerged Places of the Winnemem Wintu

Archaeologies, Journal of the World Archaeological Congress | July 7th, 2009


This article is a brief overview of an instance where landscape inundation has disconnected culture from place. The Winnemem Wintu, a Native American tribe in Northern Ca

Early California Laws and Policies Relating to California Indians

California Research Bureau | September 1st, 2002


Did the State of California enact laws that prohibited California Indians from practicing their religion, speaking their languages or practicing traditional ceremonies an

Federal Reserved Water Rights and Groundwater: Quantity, Quality, and Pore Space

Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress | February 8th, 2018


Tribal rights to groundwater have not been legally established to the same extent as rights to other natural resources (e.g., surface water, timber, minerals). A March 2

Fishes, Hydrology, and Ecology of the Klamath River Basin

National Academies Press | February 11th, 2008


The Klamath River basin in southern Oregon and northern California is the focus of a prominent conflict over competing uses for water in the American West. Management mea

Guidance Document for the Sustainable Management of Groundwater Engagement with Tribal Governments June 2017 (Draft)

California Department of Water Resources (DWR) | June 1st, 2017


The objective of this guidance document is to convey information, as provided by California’s Tribal governments, by which local agencies can engage Tribal gove

Guidelines for Considering Traditional Knowledges in Climate Change Initiatives

California Department of Water Resources (DWR) | September 9th, 2014


This publication is meant to be an informational resource for tribes, agencies, and organizations across the United States with an interest in understanding Traditional K

Hoopa Valley Tribe Water Quality Plan

Hoopa Valley Tribal Environmental Protection Agency | February 14th, 2008


The Hoopa Valley Tribal Council pursuant to Title 37 of the Hoopa Tribal Code has assigned the primary responsibility for the protection and enhancement of water quality

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