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Online resources about the Quechan

Across a Wide Canyon
Author: Philip M. Klasky
Type: tribal
Description: The Fort Mojave, Chemehuevi, Cocopah, Quechan and Colorado River Indian Tribes, unified as the Colorado River Native Nations
Alliance oppose the creation of a national nuclear waste dump site at Ward Valley, an area that these tribesan area consider sacred. Philip M. Klasky writes about the tribes opposition for EnviroLink, an online environmental information resource.

URL: http://www.enviroweb.org/wardvalley/html/across.html

The First People of Imperial Valley
Author: Arrow-weed, Preston J.
Type: tribal
Description: Presents a short article about Native American views of the land as sacred and how that sense of sacredness creates an environmental ethic. Also published in the Sierra Club’s Desert Report, March 2007.

URL: http://www.kumeyaay.com/2007/03/the-first-people-of-imperial-valley/

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