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.

Publicationsort ascending Year Category Geography Website
United States, United States Department of Agriculture. (n.d.). E-Connectivity @ USDA Broadband Resources for Rural America. Eugene, OR. 2019 broadband internet, planning, construction, infrastructure, e-connectivity, resources, support Rural Areas Link
United States, United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. (2018). Toward Shared Stewardship Across Landscapes: An Outcome-Based Investment Strategy. 2018 stewardship, wildfire management, forest management, land management, invasive species, drought, natural resources National Link
United States, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Preparing for the Health Effects of Drought; A Resource Guide for Public Health Professionals, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2018. 2018 public health, climate change impacts, drought, vector-borne diseases and infections, air quality, infrastructure, preparedness National Link
United States, Congress, “2016 USDA Resource Guide for American Indians & Alaska Natives .” 2016 USDA Resource Guide for American Indians & Alaska Natives , 2017 2017 resource, USDA, Tribes, Tribal entities National Link
United States, Congress, Natural Resources Conservation Service, et al. “Alaska Snow Survey Report.” Alaska Snow Survey Report, NRCS, 2019. 2019 Alaska, snow pack, sea level, precipitation, temperature Alaska Link
United States, Congress, National Agricultural Statistics Service. “2012 Census of Agriculture; American Indian Reservations.” 2012 Census of Agriculture; American Indian Reservations, vol. 2, ser. 5, USDA, 2014. 5. 2014 agriculture, reservations, farming, ranching, data, research Reservations Link
United States, Congress, Ho, et al. “Climate Risk Management Practices.” Climate Risk Management Practices, USDA Climate Hubs, 2018. 2018 climate change, risk management, adaptation, vulnerability assessments, forest vegetation, non-forest vegetation, water and infrastructure, fisheries, fish habitat, wetlands, riparian areas, wildlife, recreation Link
United States, Congress, Forest Service. “Start a Partnership with the USDA Forest Service or Obtain Federal Financial Assistance; A Guide for Tribal Governments.” Start a Partnership with the USDA Forest Service or Obtain Federal Financial Assistance; A Guide for Tribal Governments, USDA, 2014. 2018 partnership, funding opportunities, forest service, tribal relations, development, implementation, collaboration National Link
United States, Congress, Federal Highway Administration. “Climate Change and Environmental Justice: Considerations for Transportation Decision-Making.” Climate Change and Environmental Justice: Considerations for Transportation Decision-Making, 2016. 2016 highways, transportation, climate change, climate change impacts, environmental justice, equity National Link
United States Forest Service. 2017. Tribal Relations News and Events, Summer 2017. 2017 Tribal relations, collaboration, interagency, federal assistance, trust relationship, Shawnee, Tlingit, Cherokee, Hopi, Apache, huckleberries Washington state, Oklahoma, National, United States Link
United Nations. n.d. Backgrounder: Climate change and indigenous peoples. 2007 Climate Impacts on Indigenous Peoples, Policy, Adaptation, Mitigation International Link
United Nations. 2000. Special Rapporteur on the right to food. 2000 food justice, accessibility, resource allocation, availability, social justice, human rights International, Global Link
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (2014) "Report on the meeting on available tools for the use of indigenous and traditional knowledge and practices for adaptation, needs of local and indigenous communities and the application of gender-sensitive approaches and tools for adaptation" 2014 traditional knowledges, Adaptation, gender, tribe, indigenous Global Link
UNFCCC. 1992. United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. New York: United Nations - http://unfccc.int/resource/docs/convkp/conveng.pdf (accessed April 14, 2015). 1992
UNEP, 2007: Global Outlook for Ice and Snow. United Nations Environment Programme. URL ↩ 2003 Snow, sea ice, Ice Sheets, Glaciers and Ice Caps, Frozen Ground, River and Lake Ice, policy Global Link
Underwater: Rising Seas, Chronic Floods, and the Implications for US Coastal Real Estate. (2018). Union of Concerned Scientists, 1-28. Retrieved July 11, 2018, from https://www.cakex.org/documents/underwater-rising-seas-chronic-floods-and-implications-us-coastal-real-estate 2018 disaster risk management, infrastructure, flooding, sea level rise, capacity building, monitoring, climate change, adaptation US coastlines Link
UN Denounces Abuse of Free Assembly Rights for Water Protectors Standing Against DAPL. ICTMN. 2016. 2016 climate change, fossil fuels, carbon emissions, civil rights, self-determination, sovereignty, planning, policy, international law, water, oil, pipeline North Dakota, Midwest, National Link
UCAR congressional briefing highlights flood, drought prediction: Nation poised to make major advances in "water intelligence". UCAR. 2016. 2016 traditional knowledge, indigenous, climate science, water health, water rights, protection National Link
Ubelaker, Douglas H., ed. 2006. Handbook of North American Indians. Vol. 3. Environment, Origins, and PopulationWashington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, pp. 222–235. 2006 tribe, indigenous
UBC News. 2016. Climate change could cut First Nations fisheries’ catch in half. 2016 Salmon, Herring, Population Decline, Climate Impacts Northwest, International (Canada), British Columbia Link
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency [USEPA] (2013) Drinking Water Infrastructure Needs Survey: American Indian and Alaska Native Village Water Systems Survey. USEPA, Drinking Water Protection Division, Washington, DC. 2013 drinking water, tribe, indigenous United States Link
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (2014) Assessment of American Indian Housing Needs and Programs: Final Report. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Policy Development and Research, Washington DC. 2014 Housing, tribe, indigenous United States Link
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (2013) Assessment of American Indian Housing Needs and Programs: Final Report. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Policy Development and Research, Washington DC. 2013 Housing, tribe, indigenous United States Link
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (1996) Assessment of American Indian Housing Needs and Programs: Final Report. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Policy Development and Research, Washington DC. 1996 American Indian, Housing, tribe, indigenous United States
U.S. Department of Energy Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs. 2016. DOE Office of Indian Energy Strategic Roadmap 2025: Energy.gov/indianenergy. 2016 Energy Development, Energy Deployment, Energy, Infrastructure, Development. National Link
U.S. Congress (1830) Twenty-First Congress. Session I. Chapter 148. Statute I. May 28. In A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation: U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates, 1774-1875, Statutes at Large, 21st Congress, 1st Session, http://memory.loc.gov/ 1830
U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 2003: A Quiet Crisis: Federal Funding and Unmet Needs in Indian Country. 139 pp.URL ↩ 2003 tribe, indigenous, federal funding
U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (2004). Broken Promises: Evaluating the Native American Health Care System, 155 p. https://www.usccr.gov/pubs/docs/nabroken.pdf 2004 Health, civil rights, tribe, indigenous United States Link
U.S. Census Bureau, 1995: Housing of American Indians on Reservations - Plumbing. Bureau of the Census Statistical Brief, Issued April 1995, SB/95-9. 4 pp., U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, D.C. URL ↩ 1995 Housing, Plumbing, Reservation, tribe, indigenous United States
U.S. Census Bureau, 1995: Housing of American Indians on Reservations - Equipment and Fuels. Bureau of the Census Statistical Brief, Issued April 1995, SB/95-11. 4 pp., U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, D.C. URL ↩ 1995 Housing, Equipment and Fuels, Reservation, tribe, indigenous United States

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