Geothermal Land Leases Members of the Pit River Tribe claim the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has allowed Calpine Corporation to occupy their sacred land for decades, even as the company fails to meet lease renewal requirements to produce geothermal power. The Houston-based energy giant won a U.S. government contract in 1982 to explore […]
In 1988 the Alaska Legislature designated February 16 as Elizabeth Peratrovich Day in honor of her advocacy efforts to eliminate discrimination and bring about equal rights to Alaska. Elizabeth Peratrovich is credited with advocating for the passage of Alaska’s Anti-Discrimination Act of 1945, the first anti-discrimination law in the United States. Elizabeth was an Alaskan […]
Several American Indian candidates won important races last year, two of which are headed to Congress.