JPMorgan Chase Announces It Will Stop Funding Arctic Drilling

Fairbanks, Alaska—The Gwich’in Nation of Alaska and Canada applaud the decision by JPMorgan Chase, the largest bank in the United States, to rule out financing new oil and gas drilling on sacred lands of the Gwich’in that is in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Continue reading

Washington State Moves Towards Banning Bottled Water Extraction

Washington State Senate approves legislation to stop all new permits for bottled water withdrawals

Olympia, WA – On February 18th, the Washington State Senate passed a bill that would, “ban water withdrawals for commercial bottled water production.” Continue reading

Navajo Nation mourns the loss of Navajo Code Talker Joe Vandever Sr.

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer offer their heartfelt condolences to the family and loved ones of Navajo Code Talker Joe Vandever, Sr., who passed away on Friday morning at the age of 96 in Haystack, New Mexico. Continue reading