Native Americans Fear their Future in the Oil Zone

The Native American Atakapa-Ishak people find their livelihood and legacy endangered by BP's oil spill.

| Thu Jun. 3, 2010 12:41 PM EDT

Check out this Natural Resources Defense Council OnEarth magazine video about the impacts of the oil spill on the Native American Atakapa-Ishak people who call Louisiana's Grand Bayou home. For generations the Philippe family has relied on these lands and waters for fish, shrimp, crabs, and oysters. Now they don't know what they're going to do.