Arizona and the southwestern U.S. is home to large Native American tribal populations and tribal lands impacted. We focus on developing specific approaches to research translation for Native Americans in Arizona, including tribal watershed hydrology, mining impacts, water management and policy, and climate change assessment and adaptation.


Headshot of Dr. Karletta Chief

Karletta Chief

Full Professor and Specialist

Extension Specialist

Watch the video to learn more about Dr. Chief's project Indigenous Food, Energy and Water Security and Sovereignty that teaches students how to tackle clean water and other environmental challenges while learning about indigenous cultures and traditions on the Navajo Nation.