Publications

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 Sort ascending Geography Website
Smith, Y. N. Cathay. Oral Tradition and the Kennewick Man. Yale Law Journal Forum. 2016.

Categories: archaeology, anthropology, NAGPRA, sovereignty, repatriation, social climate change, aDNA

2016 Washignton, Pacific Northwest Coast Link
US Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources.2016. Senators Work to Improve Forest Management and Wildfire Budgeting. Press Release.

Categories: Wildfire, Forest Management, Natural Resource Management

2016 National Link
Thoman, Rick. 2016. At the Edge of the Wide Water: Southeast Alaska climate and Pacific Ocean variability. National Weather Service, Alaska region, Anchorage, Alaska.

Categories: Southeast Alaska, climate change, climate patterns, Pacific ocean, Juneau, winter, snowfall, temperature, oscillation, precipitation, variability, hurricane, El Nino, the Blob, El Oho, Gulf of Alaska 

2016 Alaska Link
UCAR congressional briefing highlights flood, drought prediction: Nation poised to make major advances in "water intelligence". UCAR. 2016.

Categories: traditional knowledge, indigenous, climate science, water health, water rights, protection

2016 National Link
Goschke, Lauren. 2016. Tribes, Treaties, and the Trust Responsibility: A Call for Co-Management of Huckleberries in the Northwest, 27 Colo. Nat. Resources Energy & Envtl. L. Rev. 315, https://www.colorado.edu/law/sites/default/files/CNREELR-V27-I2-Lauren.pdf

Categories: climate change, federal law, Indian law, legislation, mitigation, management, planning, policy, natural resources, conservation, adaptation

2016 Northwest, Oregon Link
Jeff Smith. 2016. Rising Voices melds indigenous, western science perspectives. UCAR AtmosNews.

Categories: Climate Science, Collaboration, Climate Impacts

2016 National, International Link
EPA. Climate Change and the Health of Indigenous Populations. Factsheet. 2016.

Categories: Federally recognized tribes, tribal organizations, Indian communities, Indian territories, biohazards, climate change, vulnerability assessment, adaptation, mitigation, coast, natural resources, food security, culture

2016 United States Link
Saez, Catherine. On Eve Of WIPO Traditional Knowledge Negotiations, Nations Swap Experiences. IPW. 2016.

Categories: traditional knowledge, intellectual property, protection, retention, collaboration, TEK, knowledge sovereignty

2016 International, Global Link
WRSC. 2016. Western Region 2016 Accomplishment Report.

Categories: wildfire, fire, management, climate change, prevention, adaptation, mitigation, planning, policy

2016 Western United States Link
Tania Schoennagel, Penny Morgan, Jennifer Balch, Philip Dennison, Brian Harvey, Richard Hutto, Meg Krawchuk, Max Moritz, Ray Rasker, and Cathy Whitlock. 2016. Insights from wildfire science: a resource for fire policy discussions.

Categories: Wildfire, Climate Adaptation

2016 National Link
V. Savo, D. Lepofsky, J. P. Benner, K. E. Kohfeld, J. Bailey & K. Lertzman. 2016. Observations of climate change among subsistence-oriented communities around the world. Nature Climate Change 6, 462–473.

Categories: Scientific Data, Climate Data, Public Perception, Subsistence-oriented Communities, Meta-study

2016 International Link
Vinyeta, Kirsten and Whyte, Kyle Powys and Lynn, Kathy, Indigenous Masculinities in a Changing Climate: Vulnerability and Resilience in the United States (June 24, 2016). Men, Masculinities and Disaster. 2016. Edited by Elaine Enarson, Bob Pease. Routledge: Chapter 12, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2800469

Categories: Climate change, Indigenous peoples, feminism, gender, vulnerability, climate justice

2016 National Link
Little, Jeremy S., 2016, Climate Models, Climate Projections, and Uncertainty: A Primer for Southeast Alaska. Alaska Climate Science Center and US Geological Survey.

Categories: Southeast Alaska, climate models, climate projections, uncertainty, downscaling, local projections, global projections, climate science, geomorphology, coastline, sea level rise,

2016 Alaska Link
Changing Times, Changing Stories: Climate Change Perspectives Vary Notably Among Generations in Subarctic Alaska. USGS. 2016.

Categories: traditional knowledge, experiential learning, contemporary, modern, youth, elders

2016 Alaska Link
EPA. Climate Change and the Health of Occupational Groups. Factsheet. 2016.

Categories: immigrant workers, climate change, seasonal farmworker, wildfires, education, preparation, safety, occupational risks, biohazard

2016 United States, International Link
Five Tribes Benefit from Hands-On Training in Solar Operations and Maintenance. OIE. 2016.

Categories: climate change, renewable energy, solar power, infrastructure, reduce, carbon, emissions

2016 Midwest, East Coast Link
Terri Hansen. 2016. 'Extreme Heat Week' Combats Climate Change With Resilience Strategies for Tribes. Indian Country Today Media Network.

Categories: Climate Adaptation, Climate Impacts, Indigenous Peoples, Drought

2016 National Link
Little, Jeremy S., 2016, Downscaled climate projections for southeast Alaska and considerations for use in modeling, management, and planning. Alaska Climate Science Center and US Geological Survey.

Categories: Southeast Alaska, coastal, marine, downscaling, climate projections, historical climate, hydrology, snow,

2016 Alaska Link
Native Americans Adapting to Changes in What-Grows-Where. YCC. 2016. 2016 National Link
Whyte, Kyle, Indigenous Peoples, Climate Change Loss and Damage, and the Responsibility of Settler States (April 25, 2016). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2770085 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2770085

Categories: Climate Change, Sovereignty, Colonial States, Responsibility, Philosophy

2016 National, International Link
EPA. Climate Change and the Health of Older Adults. Factsheet. 2016.

Categories: elders, elderly, seniors, disabilities, climate change, biohazard, health risks

2016 United States, International Link
Chief, K., Meadow, A. and Whyte, K., 2016. Engaging Southwestern Tribes in Sustainable Water Resources Topics and Management. Water, 8(8), p.350.

Categories: water resources, management, climate change, mitigation, adaptation, water rights, mining claims

2016 Nationa, Southwest Link
Renee Lewis. 2016. Undamming this major U.S. river is opening a world of possibility for native cultures and wildlife. Fusion.

Categories: Dam Removal, Salmon, Ecological Restoration, Indigenous Peoples, Klamath River

2016 Northwest Link
Rhoades, Hannibal. World Conservation Congress Approves Historic Measure To Protect Indigenous Sacred Lands. IC Magazine. 2016.

Categories: native rights, tribal conservation, protection, sovereignty, invasive

2016 United States, International Link
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

Categories: climate change, Canada, social justice, climate justice, adaptation, mitigation, planning, policy

2016 Canada, United States Link
Johnson, J., Howitt, R., Cajete, G., Berkes, F., Louis, R., Kliskey, A. 2016. Weaving Indigenous sustainability sciences to diversify our methods. Springer 11(1): 1-11.

Categories: Traditional Knowledges, Sustainability Sciences, Research Protocols, Collaboration

2016 International Link
Whyte, Kyle, Indigenous Food Systems, Environmental Justice, and Settler-Industrial States (April 25, 2016). 2015. In Global Food, Global Justice: Essays on Eating under Globalization. Edited by M. Rawlinson & C. Ward, 143-156, Cambridge Scholars Publishing.. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2770094

Categories: Environmental Justice, Injustice, Food Systems, Detroit, Philosophy

2016 National Link
EPA. Climate Change and the Health of People with Disabilities. Factsheet. 2016.

Categories: disability, disabled, health risks, accessibility, biohazards, resources, climate change

2016 United States, International Link
Sequim Gazette. 2016. Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe builds logjams for salmon habitat.

Categories: salmon, migration, habitat, restoration, climate change, spawning, fishing, cultural resources

2016 Washington, Pacific Northwest Link
Coral Davenport and Campbell Robertson. 2016. Resettling the First American ‘Climate Refugees’. New York Times.

Categories: Isle de Jean Charles Band of Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw Indians, Sea Level Rise, Climate Impacts, Relocation

2016 Southeast, Gulf of Mexico Link