Literature

Tribal leaders, scholars and others working with tribes on climate change issues are increasingly engaged in bringing tribal voices to academic literature, agency climate reports, and other publications to demonstrate the impacts of climate change on indigenous communities in the United States, and the measures tribes across the country are taking to address climate change. Abstracts and materials provided by the publications are included in the descriptions.

Publication Year Category Geography Website Post datesort ascending
Mateo-Vega, J., Potvin, C., Monteza, J., Bacorizo, J., Barrigón, J., Barrigón, R., López, N., Omi, L., Opua, M., Serrano, J., Cushman, K. C., & Meyer, C. (2017). Full and effective participation of indigenous peoples in forest monitoring for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+): trial in Panama’s Darién. Ecosphere, 8(2). doi:10.1002/ecs2.1635 2017 A recent study found that well-trained Indigenous technicians are just as effective at collecting the necessary data to monitor forest carbon emission viability. South America Link 04/25/2017 - 11:23
Melvin, A.M., Murray, J., Boehlert, B. et al. Climatic Change (2017) 141: 783. doi:10.1007/s10584-017-1923-2 2017 climate change, wildfire, adaptation, mitigation, water quality, biodiversity, expense, cost, alaska Alaska, United States Link 04/25/2017 - 11:18
Clayton, S., Manning, C. M., Krygsman, K., & Speiser, M. (2017). Mental Health and Our Changing Climate: Impacts, Implications, and Guidance. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association, and ecoAmerica. 2017 climate change, adaptation, mitigation, human health, community, climate science, recommendations, planning, policy National Link 04/25/2017 - 11:12
Hugo, Kristin. 2017. Native Americans brace for impact as EPA undergoes changes. 2017 EPA, climate change, pollution, water quality, management, restoration, funding, mitigation, human health. illness Midwest Link 04/25/2017 - 11:05
Watt-Cloutier, Sheila. 2017. The right to be cold is key to addressing climate change says Nobel nominee. 2017 climate change, arctic, Inuit, Inupiaq, TEK, Traditional ecological knowledge, weather patterns, polar ice sheets, temperature, adaptation, mitigation Arctic, Alaska, Canada, United States, Global, International Link 04/25/2017 - 10:58
Kahn, Brian. 2017. The EPA has started to remove Obama-era information. 2017 climate change, trump administration, Obama Administration, white house, federal, protection,administration, legislation National, United States Link 04/25/2017 - 10:51
hennely, Bob. 2017. Dakota Pipeline protests come to Wall Street: Native American activists hope to pressure big banks to back off. 2017 climate change, trump administration, conspiracy, climate justice, legislation, protest, social justice Washington D.C., United States Link 04/19/2017 - 11:41
Barrera, S. 2017. Cherokee playwright tackles love, climate change at Autry. 2017 playwright, theater, climate justice, climate change, court, law, legislation, planning, policy United States Link 04/19/2017 - 11:38
News Deeply. 2017. Executive Summary for March 10th. 2017 climate chagne, water health, water supply, drought, agriculture, resources, conservation, adaptation, mitigation, water rights California Link 04/19/2017 - 11:35
Philippe. 2017. Food forests are helping these Native American reservations eat healthier. 2017 climate change, seasonal migration, food production, food justice, social justice, climate justice, human health, noncommunicable diseases, local, sustainable, diet, nutrition, education, access National Link 04/19/2017 - 11:33
Sen, Basav. 2017. Trump's War on the Climate. 2017 climate change, federal court, resistance, social justice, climate justice, climate science, denial United States, National, Global Link 04/19/2017 - 11:30
Reuters. 2017. Indigenous people best custodians of threatened forests, studies show. 2017 climate change, deforestation, forestry, mitigation, adaptation, jurisdiction, restricted access, technical assistance, planning, policy, conservation, National, Global, International Link 04/19/2017 - 11:27
Site of Science. 2017. We Are the Ocean: An Indigenous Response to Climate Change. 2017 climate change, pollution, debris, plastics, adaptation, mitigation, natural processes, climate science, community, art, traditions, museum International, Global Link 04/19/2017 - 11:23
O'rourke, Christian. 2017. With Chance the Rapper By His Side, This 16-Year-Old Activist & Rapper Is Setting Out to Change the Climate Game: Exclusive. 2017 climate change, Earth Guardians, OCT, social justice, outreach, awareness, music, art, rap, hip hop, National, United States Link 04/19/2017 - 11:19
Rogers, Nala. 2017. Tapping Traditional Wisdom to Cope with Climate Change. 2017 climate change, adaptation, mitigation, TEK, traditional knowledge, social justice, cross-agency collaboration, communication science, climate science, climate predictions, projections, planning, policy, research, indigenous science Global, International, Indian Country Link 04/19/2017 - 11:14
Webber, T., Brown, M. 2017. Environmentalists, tribe file lawsuit over Trump climate order. 2017 climate change, emissions, carbon, clean air, air quality, human health, youth, children, future, generations, National, International, Washington D.C. Link 04/19/2017 - 11:11
Siber, Kate. 2017. The Long Way Home: Opening a tribal house and closing a divide in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. 2017 restoration, ancestral lands, restitution, reparations, Tlingit, Alaska, Archaeology, social justice, social climate, reclamation Alaska, Canada Link 04/19/2017 - 10:59
CAKE. 2014. Flood and Erosion Hazard Assessment for the Sauk-Suiattle Indian Tribe Phase 1 Report for the Sauk River Climate Impacts Study. 2014 climate change, planning, policy, management, climate science, projections, natural resources, infrastructure Washington state, Pacific Northwest Link 04/06/2017 - 22:32
Gregg, R.M. 2017. Incorporating climate change in marine use plans for British Columbia’s First Nations. Summary of a project of the Marine Plan Partnership for the North Pacific Coast. 2017 climate change, planning, policy, adaptation, mitigation, climate science Alaska, Pacific Northwest, Canada, British Columbia Link 04/06/2017 - 22:18
Tengö, M., R. Hill, P. Malmer, C. M. Raymond, M. Spierenburg, F. Danielsen, T. Elmqvist, C. Folke. 2017. Weaving knowledge systems in IPBES, CBD and beyond—lessons learned for sustainability. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability. 26–27:17–25 2017 climate change, TEK, traditional knowledge, knowledge transmission, management, planning, policy International Link 04/06/2017 - 22:07
Winters, Chris. 2017. After 90 years, salmon are returning to upper Sultan River. HeraldNET. 2017 climate change, restoration, conservation, management, repopulation, habitat, spawning Washington, Pacific Northwest Link 04/06/2017 - 22:02
Harvey, C. 2017. This climate lawsuit could change everything. No wonder the Trump administration doesn’t want it going to trial. The Washington Post. 2017 trump administration, climate change, lawsuit, OCT, federal government, supreme court, mitigation, emissions, standards, legislation National Link 03/23/2017 - 12:46
Pierre-Louis, K. 2017. If the EPA doesn't believe in science, what is it good for? Popular Science. 2017 claimtea change, environmental protection, budget cuts, governemntal agency, funding, climate science, trump administration, white house. legislation, planning, policy National Link 03/23/2017 - 12:43
Flatt, Courtney. 2017. Proposed EPA Cuts Could Pose Big Problems For Tribes. KUOW. 2017 budget cuts, support, climate change, environmental hazard, trump administration, white house, legislation, planning, policy, grants National Link 03/23/2017 - 12:41
Capriccioso, Rob. 2017. Plea to Trump: Protect White House Council on Native American Affairs. Indian Country Media Network. 2017 social justice, sovereignty, tribal protection, treaty, trump administration, budget cuts, planning, policy, legislation National Link 03/23/2017 - 12:38
Weiser, Matt. 2017. A guide to the EPA data under threat by the Trump administration. The Guardian. 2017 trump administration, budget cuts, EPA, environmentalism, unregulated, planning, policy, legislature, white house Natioanl Link 03/23/2017 - 12:36
soffen, K., Lu, D., 2017. All the things Trump cuts in his budget. Washington Post. 2017 trump administration, white house, planning, policy, management, congress, house of representatives, legislature, governmental agencies, budget cuts National Link 03/23/2017 - 12:28
Whitehouse. 2017. "America First A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again" Office of Management and Budget. 2017 planning, policy, management, legislature, congress, president, Trump, Trump Administration National Link 03/23/2017 - 12:24
Kornfeld, Itzchak E., 2016. The Impact of Climate Change on American and Canadian Indigenous Peoples and Their Water Resources: A Climate Justice Perspective (August 31, 2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2832879 2016 climate change, Canada, social justice, climate justice, adaptation, mitigation, planning, policy Canada, United States Link 03/23/2017 - 12:17
Fatorić, S. and Seekamp, E., 2017. Are cultural heritage and resources threatened by climate change? A systematic literature review. Climatic Change, pp.1-28. 2017 climate change, adaptation, marine health, fisheries, coast, habitat Southeast Link 03/23/2017 - 11:56

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