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Renewable Energy Case Studies: Tribal and Developer Perspectives

Event date: 
Wed, 10/30/2013 (All day)
Location: 
Online
Sponsor: 
United States Department of Energy

Hear how two Tribes have successfully implemented renewable energy projects using innovative programs and practices, and how those can be applied to your project. You’ll get perspectives from both the Tribes and the developer, and learn about tribal community engagement, tribal energy goals, project business plans, site and feasibility studies, project organization and management, financing, risk management, environmental studies, and permitting.

Addressing Historical Inequities: Environmental Justice for Native Americans

Event date: 
Wed, 08/21/2013 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Location: 
Online
Sponsor: 
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

Description: Environmental health disparities disproportionately affect the 5.2 million Native Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Alaska Natives in the U.S. This webinar will highlight several ongoing environmental justice (EJ) issues that tribal groups have mobilized around for many years and highlight the environmental health disparities that continue to affect these populations.

Tribal Renewable Energy Webinar: Renewable Energy Market Expectations and Trends

Event date: 
Wed, 08/28/2013 (All day)
Location: 
Online
Sponsor: 
DOE’s Office of Indian Energy Policy and Program, the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Tribal Energy Program, and the Western Area Power Administration

The growth and pace of the renewable energy market is driven by many factors, including awareness and concern over remaining non-renewable resources, the need for imported energy and the security issues surrounding that need, and government support and financial incentives. Attend this webinar to hear how these factors and new technologies and applications may impact the future market.

Teaching Indigenous Solutions to Modern Agricultural Problems

Release Date: 
Thu, 08/01/2013 (All day)

Clayton Brascoupe, director of Traditional Native American Farmers Association, has taught a course called Indigenous Sustainable Communities Design for 18 years, and his lessons have affected his students in powerful ways.
Read the full article by Alex Jacobs at the Indian Country Today Media Network website.

Reclaiming Native Food Systems

This report explores various approaches to reclaiming Native food systems and attempts to address some of the complex factors affecting those systems, with critical insights from more than a dozen Tribes and Native organizations.

Youth Outdoor Programs in California

Funder: 
The Impact Fund

The Impact Fund is designed to support youth-serving organizations with the resources they need to connect underserved youth the outdoors. This round of funding is only open to organizations whose annual operating budgets are more than $250,000. If your organization has an annual operating budget of less than $250,000 you may not apply to the Impact Fund; you may be eligible to apply to the Catalyst Fund. Impact grants provide resources to overcome some of the obstacles and barriers to connecting kids with nature, as identified in the Foundation for Youth Investment’s research.

Award: 
up to $50,000
Eligibility: 
The Impact Fund is designed to support youth-serving organizations with the resources they need to connect underserved youth the outdoors. This round of funding is only open to organizations whose annual operating budgets are more than $250,000.
Deadline: 
Mon, 08/26/2013 (All day)

2013 Tribal Energy Program Review

Event date: 
Mon, 11/18/2013 (All day) - Fri, 11/22/2013 (All day)
Location: 
Golden, Colorado
Sponsor: 
Tribal Energy Program and the DOE Office of Indian Energy

Recognizing tribes' increasing interest in energy efficiency and renewable energy, our annual Program Review is a gathering that enables tribes to meet and learn from other tribes that are pursuing energy sufficiency through efficiency and/or renewable energy projects, and to share in each other's successes.

Alaska Native Village Energy Development Workshop

Event date: 
Mon, 10/21/2013 (All day) - Wed, 10/23/2013 (All day)
Location: 
Fairbanks, Alaska
Sponsor: 
Tribal Energy Program and the DOE Office of Indian Energy

Presented by the Tribal Energy Program and the DOE Office of Indian Energy, this workshop is designed to help Alaska Native villages and corporations understand the range of energy efficiency and renewable energy opportunities that exist in their remote communities.
Part of an overall effort to further support and encourage accelerated clean energy resource development in Alaska Native villages, the workshop will cover topics such as:

Community- and Facility-Scale Renewable Energy Project Development and Finance Workshop

Event date: 
Wed, 09/18/2013 (All day) - Fri, 09/20/2013 (All day)
Location: 
Golden, Colorado
Sponsor: 
Tribal Energy Program and the DOE Office of Indian Energy with support from DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Presented by the Tribal Energy Program and the DOE Office of Indian Energy with support from DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory, this interactive workshop will walk participants through five steps to help tribes understand the process for and potential pitfalls of developing community- and facility-scale renewable energy projects. For details, see the agenda (attached).