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 Yearsort descending Category Geography Website
Inspiring Resilience: Indigenous Disaster Resilience. in HazNet: The Magazine of the Canadian Risks and Hazards Network. 2016. 2016 climate change, model, adaptation, mitigation, risk, health, planning, policy, current events, news Canada, United States Link
n.a. 2016. Indigenous women in Peru combat climate change and boost economy. UN Women. 2016 climate change, Native women, Indigeneity, adaptation, TEK, ancestral practices, tradition, agriculture, economy, management, planning, social justice, gender equality, food justice Peru Link
The Washington-British Columbia Transboundary Climate-Connectivity Project. University of Washington. 2016. 2016 climate impacts, climate models, climate adaptation, mitigation, case study, climate model Washington state, British Colombia, National, International Link
Jacobs, Jeremy P. WATER RIGHTS: Wash. seeks rehearing of 'terribly unfair' salmon ruling. Greenwire. 2016. 2016 salmon, habitat restoration, water rights, treaty violations, WA, culverts Washignton State, Pacific Northwest, United States Link
Participation of Indigenous Peoples at the United Nations 2016 Indigenous Peoples, United Nations, Governmental Procedure 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 2016 climate change, Canada, social justice, climate justice, adaptation, mitigation, planning, policy Canada, United States Link
Gombay-McGill, Katherine. 2016. Climate and Politics Could Test Arctic People: Futurity. 2016 Climate Resilience, Climate Vulnerability, Environmental Science, Social Stability, Future Generations. Alaska, Arctic, Canada. Link
Michael A. Crimmins, Daniel B. Ferguson, Jeremy L. Weiss, Holly Faulstich. n.d. Hopi Climate Report – An Overview to Support Drought Monitoring & Management. 2016 Climate Adaptation, Drought Monitoring, Assessment Southwest Link
Weatherdon, J.; Ota, Y.; Jones, M.; Close, D.; Cheung, W.2016. Projected Scenarios for Coastal First Nations’ Fisheries Catch Potential under Climate Change: Management Challenges and Opportunities. PLoS ONE. 11: e0145285. 2016 Traditional Knowledges, Site-Specific Mitigation and Adaptation, Joint-Management, Salmon, Species Decline, Species Range Shift Northwest, International (Canada), British Columbia Link
2016 Chugach Regional Resources Commission Climate Change Workshop Outcomes. CRRC. 2016. 2016 Alaska, Climate change, access to resources, seasonal gathering, climate model, vulnerability, tribal planning, Indigenous sciences National, Alaska Link
Assessing Cultural Resource Vulnerability To Climate Change with Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park. NPLCC. 2016. 2016 climate change, klondike, Alaska, State parks, adaptation, mitigation, webinar, presentation Alaska, United States Link
WRSC. 2016. Western Region 2016 Accomplishment Report. 2016 wildfire, fire, management, climate change, prevention, adaptation, mitigation, planning, policy Western United States Link
Torben C. Rick, Leslie A. Reeder-Myers, Courtney A. Hofman, Denise Breitburg, Rowan Lockwood, Gregory Henkes, Lisa Kellogg, Darrin Lowery, Mark W. Luckenbach, Roger Mann, Matthew B. Ogburn, Melissa Southworth, John Wah, James Wesson, and Anson H. Hines. 2016. Millennial-scale sustainability of the Chesapeake Bay Native American oyster fishery. PNAS 113: 6568-6573. 2016 historical baseline data, shellfish, marine fisheries, environmental management, oysters, climate change, archaeology, estuary, conservation, restoration, reefs East, Atlantic, Coastal, Chesapeake Bay Link
Chris Frans, Erkan Istanbulluoglu, Dennis P. Lettenmaier, Garry Clarke, Theodore J. Bohn and Matt Stumbaugh. 2016. Implications of decadal to century scale glacio-hydrological change for water resources of the Hood River Basin, OR U.S.A. Hydrological Processes. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.10872 2016 Climate Change, Glacial Melting, Hood River, Hydrology, Watersheds, Climate Impacts West, Northwest Link
2016 Southeast Alaska, streamflow, hydrology, adaptation, fisheries, management Alaska Link
Goode, Erica. A Wrenching Choice for Alaska Towns in the Path of Climate Change. NY Times. 2016. 2016 climate change, seal level, flood, precipitation, migration, relocation, climate refugee Arctic, Alaska, United States Link
Herman-Mercer, N. M., E. Matkin, M. J. Laituri, R. C. Toohey, M. Massey, K. Elder, P. F. Schuster, and E. A. Mutter. 2016. Changing times, changing stories: generational differences in climate change perspectives from four remote indigenous communities in Subarctic Alaska. Ecology and Society 21(3):28. http://dx.doi.org/10.5751/ES-08463-210328 2016 climate adaptation, human health outcomes, youth, contemporary, climate perspectives Arctic, Subarctic Link
Kastalia Medrano. 2016. Can Native American Oyster Practices Rejuvenate the Chesapeake Bay? Pacific Standard. 2016 shellfish, commercial fishing, industry, productivity, oyster, native species, restoration Chesapeake Bay, North East, Atlantic, East Coast Link
James H. Thorne, Ryan M. Boynton, Andrew J. Holguin, Joseph A.E. Stewart and Jacquelyn Bjorkman. 2016. A Climate Change Vulnerabillity Assessment of California's Terrestrial Vegetation. Information Center for the Environment: UC Davis. Report Prepared for the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. 2016 Assessment, Vegetation, Climate Impacts, Climate Modeling, California California, Northwest, Southwest, West Link
Pitz, Charles. 2016. Predicted Impacts of Climate Change on Groundwater Resources of Washington State. Washington State Department of Ecology. Publication No. 16-03-006 2016 Groundwater Resources, Climate Impacts, Hydrology, Climate Assessment, Sea-level Rise Northwest, Coastal Link
Johnson, A.C. and Kruger, L.E., 2016, February. Geomorphology and Sustainable Subsistence Habitats. In AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts. 2016 Southeast Alaska, geomorphology, climate change, coastal change, salmon, wildlife, marine life Alaska Link
Reuters. U.S. native groups promised input on development as pipeline dispute looms. 2016. 2016 fossil fuels, climate change, carbon emissions, planning, policy, regulations, sovereignty, United States Link
Funes, Yessenia, STUDY: Climate Change Perceptions Vary Among Generations of Alaska's Yup'ik and Cup'ik People. 2016. Colorlines. 2016 Arctic, Yukon, Alaska, Climate change, adaptation, traditional knowledge, generation Arctic, Alaska, United States, Northwest Link
Mistry, J. Berardi, A. Bridging indigenous and scientific knowledge. Science 2016: Vol. 352, Issue 6291, pp. 1274-1275 DOI: 10.1126/science.aaf1160 2016 emissions, deforestation, climate mitigation, adaptation, sustainability, community programs, indigenous knowledge, oral traditions, shared social memory, ecosystem degradation, community initiatives, traditional knowledge, local National, International, United States Link
Abbey Kessler. 2016. Western tribes struggle to adapt as reservoirs shrivel. Greenwire: E&E News. 2016 Drought, Climate Adaptation, Disaster West, 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. 2016 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  Alaska 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
Winters, Chris. Tulalips convene summit on adapting to climate change. 2016. HeraldNet. 2016 Arctic, traditional foods, subsistence, hunting, gathering, climate change, climate patterns Pacific Northwest, United States, Alaska, Arctic, Yukon Link
J. M. Cotton, T.E. Cerling, K.A. Hoppe, T.M. Mosier, C.J. Still. 2016. Climate, CO2, and the history of North American grasses since the Last Glacial Maximum. Science Advances, Vol. 2, no. 3, e1501346. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1501346 2016 Historical Climate Change, Climate Modeling Great Plains, Midwest Link
Little, Jeremy S., 2016, Climate Models, Climate Projections, and Uncertainty: A Primer for Southeast Alaska. Alaska Climate Science Center and US Geological Survey. 2016 Southeast Alaska, climate models, climate projections, uncertainty, downscaling, local projections, global projections, climate science, geomorphology, coastline, sea level rise, Alaska Link

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