International Institute for
Indigenous Resource Management


Title:Identifying the Burdens and Opportunities for Tribes and Communities in Federal Facility Cleanup Activities: Environmental Remediation Technology Assessment Matrix For Tribal and Community Decision-Makers; Supported by a grant from the Citizen's Monitoring and Technical Assessment Fund.
Authors:  Mervyn L. Tano, Jeanne M. Rubin, and Kacey C. Denham

Title:  Environmental Remediation Technology Matrix for Tribal Decision Makers
Authors:  Kristie L. Baptiste,  Kimberly Tallbear,  Mervyn L. Tano
Abstract:  Tribal decision-makers can use the matrix to guide their assessment of how technologies will require Tribes to build their regulatory and environmental protection capacity, their capacity to respond to emergencies, defend treaty rights and protect Tribal resources.

Title:  Handbook for Conducting Oral History Interviews Related to Tribal and Indian Participation in the Construction, Operation, and Cleanup of the Nuclear Weapons Complex
Authors:  Cristann Gibson and Mervyn L. Tano
Date: March 1999

Title:  The Historical Roots of Tribal Involvement in the Development, Operation and Cleanup of DOE's Weapons Complex
Authors:  Brandt Petrasek, Albert Wing, Milton Bluehouse, Mervyn L. Tano
Date: March 1999

Title:  Developing the Taxonomy of Community Risk Variables Under the "No Net Risk Gain Model" to Satisfy Quality of Life Objectives During Federal Facility Environmental Cleanup Efforts
Authors:  Larry Lapachin,  Mervyn L. Tano
Title: Taking Control: Opportunities and Impediments to the Use of Socio-Cultural Controls for Long-Term Stewardship of U.S. Department of Energy Legacy Waste Sites; Supported by a grant from the Citizen's Monitoring and Technical Assessment Fund.
Author:  Mervyn L. Tano
Date: December 2006
Title:  Superfund in Indian Country, The Role of the Federal-Indian Trust Relationship in Prioritizing Cleanup
Author:  Mervyn L. Tano
Date:  March 10, 1998
Abstract:  Presented at the Compliance and Beyond: Partners in Meeting the Challenge.  The First Annual Civilian Federal Agency Environmental Symposium.  Denver, Colorado.