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 descending Geography Website
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.

Categories: climate change, adaptation, mitigation, human health, community, climate science, recommendations, planning, policy

2017 National Link
Banerjee, N. 2017. Trial Date Set for Children’s Climate Lawsuit Against U.S. Government

Categories: climate change, legislation, policy, social justice, youth justice, human health, future generations, federal court,

2017 United Stated, National Link
n.a. 2017. Climate change drove population decline in New World before Europeans arrived. Phys Org.

Categories: climate change, climate science, ancient climate, colonization, settlement, past projections,

2017 North America, Minnesota, Great Plains, Midwest Link
Reo, N.J., Whyte, K.P., McGregor, D., Smith, M.A. and Jenkins, J.F., 2017. Factors that support Indigenous involvement in multi-actor environmental stewardship. AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples, p.1177180117701028.

Categories: climate change, TEK, Indigenous science,intergenerational knowledge, self-determination, collaboration, management, technical assistance, self-determination, soverignty

2017 Naitonal Link
Hipp, Janie Simms, and Duren, Colby D. June 2017. Regaining Our Future: An Assessment of Risks and Opportunities for
Native Communities in the 2018 Farm Bill. Prior Lake, Minnesota: Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community

Categories: climate change, agriculture, Farm bill, White house, Trump Administration, federal budgeting, planning, policy, management, legislation, human health, community justice, social justice, environmental racism

2017 Southwest, Midwes, North Dakota, South Dakota, National, United States Link
Melvin, A.M., Murray, J., Boehlert, B. et al. Climatic Change (2017) 141: 783. doi:10.1007/s10584-017-1923-2

Categories: climate change, wildfire, adaptation, mitigation, water quality, biodiversity, expense, cost, alaska

2017 Alaska, United States Link
Nicholson, B. 2017. Dakota Access review to re-examine impact on tribe. WKOW.

Categories: DAPL, Dakota Access pipeline, fossil fuels, oil industry, Standing Rock Sioux, environmental justice, social justice, Native rights, treaty rights, community health, human health, self-determination, self-governance, sovereignty

2017 North Dakota, Illinois, United States Link
United States, Congress, “2016 USDA Resource Guide for American Indians & Alaska Natives .” 2016 USDA Resource Guide for American Indians & Alaska Natives , 2017

Categories: resource, USDA, Tribes, Tribal entities

2017 National Link
Grey, Eva. 2017. Arctic indigenous leaders speak up about the dangers of increased shipping. Ship-Technology.

Categories: climate change, oceans, marine health, shipping, freight, oil freight, oil spills, pollution, fisheries, ecosystem, sustainability, conservation, preservation

2017 Alaska, Russia, Canada Link
McNeeley, S.M., Even, T.L., Gioia, J.B., Knapp, C.N. and Beeton, T.A., 2017. Expanding Vulnerability Assessment for Public Lands: The Social Complement to Ecological Approaches. Climate Risk Management.

Categories: Climate change; Public lands; Land-based livelihoods; Social vulnerability; Vulnerability assessment; Adaptation

2017 National Link
Jason Searle, Exploring Alternatives to the "Consultation or Consent" Paradigm, 6 Mich. J. Envtl. & Admin. L. 485 (2017).

Categories: DAPL, pipeline, North Dakota, Rosebud Sioux, Lakota, legislation, policy, litigation

2017 North Dakota, National Link
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

Categories: A recent study found that well-trained Indigenous technicians are just as effective at collecting the necessary data to monitor forest carbon emission viability.

2017 South America Link
Matthews, S. 2017. Grizzly Bears Are Now the Victims of the Trump Administration’s Climate Denialism.

Categories: conservation, climate change, climate denial, endangered species, de-listed, tribal consultation, hunting, grizzly bears

2017 California, Nevada, yellostone National Park, United States Link
Meeker, D., 2017 A Synthesis of Climate Adaptation Planning Needs in Alaska Native Communities.

Categories: Southeast Alaska, climate change, adaptation, policy, planning, management, interagency support, TEK, , oral tradition, climate science, research, 

2017 Alaska Link
Marks-Block, Tony. 2017. Karuk Tribe, Forest Service and EcoAdapt Meet to Explore Climate Change Adaptation. North Coast.

Categories: climate change, prescribed burning, controlled burn, fire management, wildfire, risk, assessment, management, conservation, sustainability, planning, policy

2017 California, Oregon, West Coast, Pacific Northwest Coast Link
Trump Administration. 2017. Fiscal Year 2018 The Interior Budget in Brief May 2017.

Categories: Trump administration, budget, resource, allocation, financial assistance, budget cuts, programming

2017 National Link
Living on Earth. 2017. Land on Fire.

Categories: cliamte change, wildfire, forest fire, management, risk, hazard, human health, safety, disaster prevention, disaster relief, planning, policy

2017 National, United States Link
n.a. 2017. New Report Reveals Bank Policies Fail to Respond to Climate Risks. Commondreams.

Categories: climate change, financial assistance, insurance, lending, loans, fossil fuels, finance, energy, greenhouse gas, coal

2017 United States, National Link
Subbaraman, N. 2017. The Trump Administration’s Climate Denial Could Be Catastrophic For Tribes. Buzzfeed.

Categories: climate change, trump administration, climate denial, stall, funding, support, policy, planning, federal support, vulnerability, at-risk communities, traditional foods, subsistence, economy

2017 Alaska, Gulf Coast, Washington, Canada, Oregon, California, Mexico, Texas, Northwest Coast, Pacific Link
Court Refuses to hear culvert case appeal. May 19, 2017. Northwest Treaty Tribes.

Categories: salmon, habitat, restoration, impediments, culvert, block, restoration, legislation, planning, policy, state government

2017 Washington state Link
United States Forest Service. 2017. Tribal Relations News and Events, Summer 2017.

Categories: Tribal relations, collaboration, interagency, federal assistance, trust relationship, Shawnee, Tlingit, Cherokee, Hopi, Apache, huckleberries

2017 Washington state, Oklahoma, National, United States Link
Abatzoglou, J.T. and Rupp, D.E. In press. Evaluating climate model simulations of drought for the northwestern United States. International Journal of Climatology. DOI:10.1002/joc.5046

Categories: climate change, climate science, predictions, indicators, hydrology, planning, management

2017 Northwest, Global Link
Ross, A. 2017. Kilmer: Down the congressional rabbit hole.

Categories: climate change, Trump Administration, shellfish, fisheries, coastal relocation, Native health,community wellness, congress, representation

2017 Washington state Link
Mcdermott, Amy. 2017. Growing change: Homegrown food is one safety net in a less stable world for Native Americans. SALON.

Categories: food security, subsistence, climate change, diabetes, human health, food-borne illness, sustainability, commodities, garden,

2017 California, Smith River, Tolowa, West Coast, United States, Global, International, the Americas Link
A Just Resilience. Lori Peek, Director, Natural Hazards Center. August 20, 2017.

Categories: climate change, Charlottesville, racism, white supremacy, social inequality, Trump Administration, white house

2017 National, United States Link
Banerjee, N., Hirji, Z. 2017.Fighting Climate Change Can Be a Lonely Battle in Oil Country, Especially for a Kid.

Categories: climate change, fossil fuels, Louisiana, environmentalism, social justice, environmental justice, emissions regulations

2017 Louisiana, United States, National Link
Lee, J. 2017. There Are Climate Change Refugees in the U.S. Right Now.

Categories: climate change, refugee, relocation, natural disaster, hazard, victims, human health, community justice, social justice

2017 Untied States Link
McKenna, Phil. 2017. Alaska's Grizzly Bears Drop Salmon for Berries as Climate Changes.

Categories: climate change, alaska, Kodiak, grizzly bear, brown bear, salmon, seasonal diet, elderberries, berries, ecology

2017 Alaska, Pacific Northwest Coast, North Pacific, Northwest Link
Muhlfeld CC, Kovach RP, Al-Chokhachy R, et al. In press. Legacy introductions and climatic variation explain spatiotemporal patterns of invasive hybridization in a native trout. Global Change Biology 00:1–11. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.13681

Categories: climate change, mitigation, adaptation, fisheries, salmon, salmonid, restoration, habitat, hybrid, threatened

2017 Western U.S. Link
Dockter, A. 2017. Native Nations Address Climate Change Challenges with Tools of Collaboration.

Categories: climate change, natural disaster, hazard, human health, community, social justice, conservation, management, policy, adaptation, mitigation

2017 National, United States Link