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
Downing, A., & Cuerrier, A. (2011). A synthesis of the impacts of climate change on the First Nations and Inuit of Canada. Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge, 10(1), 57-70. 2011 Climate change, Food Security, Cultural activity, Malaysia Borneo, tribe, indigenous Canada
Earle, Lynda, 2011: Traditional Aboriginal Diets and Health. National Collaborating Centre for Aborignal Health. 2011 Traditional foods, Indigenous health, Canada, tribe, indigenous Canada Link
Enarson, E. 2011. Does Violence Against Women Increase In Disasters? 2011 Hurricane Katrina, gender based violence Southeast
Teresa G. Jacobs and Santi Alston. Climate Change Impacts on Tribes’ Off-Reservation Resources: Legal Avenues for Protection. 2011. 2011 legal strategies, off-reservation resources, cultural resource protection, traditional subsistence, prevention, ecological removal, treaty-protected, National, United States Link
Federal Emergency Management Agency (2011) The National Flood Insurance Program Community Status Book. Retrieved November 18, 2011, from 2011
Lynn, Kathy; MacKendrick, Katharine; and Donoghue, Ellen M. 2011. Social vulnerability and climate change: synthesis of literature. Gen. Tech. Rep. 2011 social vulnerability, socioeconomic, cultural, political, social, health, climate justice, vulnerable populations, knowledge gaps, social impacts National, United States, International Link
Ferguson, D. B., C. Alvord, M. Crimmins, H. M. Redsteer, M. Hayes, C. McNutt, R. Pulwarty, and M. Svoboda, 2011:Drought Preparedness for Tribes in the Four Corners Region. Report from April 2010 Workshop. Tucson, AZ: Climate Assessment for the Southwest. 42 pp., The Climate Assessment for the Southwest (CLIMAS), The Institute of the Environment, The University of Arizona. URL ↩ 2011 assessment, Four Corners Region, Drought, tribe, indigenous Southwest
Glicksman, R. L., C. O’Neill, Y. Huang, W. L. Andreen, R. K. Craig, V. B. Flatt, W. Funk, D. D. Goble, A. Kaswan, and R. R. M. Verchick, 2011: Climate Change and the Puget Sound: Building the Legal Framework for Adaptation. Lewis & Clark Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-18. Center For Progressive Reform. URL ↩ 2011 Puget Sound, Climate change, adaptationtribe, indigenous Northwest
Harris, S., and Harper, B., (2011) A Method for Tribal Environmental Justice Analysis. Vol. 4, No.4, Environmental Justice, p. 231-237. 2011 Environmental Justice, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), traditional lifeways, Risk Assessment, tribe, indigenous United States Link
Gary Harris (tech ed). 2011. Northwest Forest Plan - The First 15 Years [1994-2008]: Effectiveness of the Federal-Tribal Relationship. Tech. Paper R6-RPM-TP-01-2011. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Region 2011 Northwest, Forest plan, tribal integration, collaboration, monitoring tribal-federal relationships Northwest, Oregon, Northern California, Washington Link
Heyes, Scott A. 2011. Cracks in the knowledge: sea ice terms in Kangiqsualujjuaq, Nunavik. The Canadian Geographer/Le Géographe Canadien 55(1): 69–90. 2011 Keywords: sea ice, Inuit knowledge, knowledge transmission, generations, Inuktitut, tribe, indigenous Canada, Arctic Link
Donaghue, E., MacKendrick, K. & Lynn, K. (2011). Social Vulnerability and Climate Change: Synthesis of Literature . Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-838. Portland, OR: US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 2011 Literature Synthesis, Social Vulnerability, Equity, Climate Justice National Link
Hovelsrud, Grete, Krupnik, Igor, and Jeremy L. White. 2011. Human-based observing systems. In Understanding Earth’s Polar Challenges. International Polar Year, 2007–2008. Krupnik, Igor, Allison, Ian, Bell, Robin, Cutler, Paul, Hik, David, Lopéz-Martinéz, Jeronimo, Rachold, Volker, Summerheyes, Colin, and Eduard Sarukhanian, eds. Edmonton: Canadian Circumpolar Institute, pp. 435-456. 2011 Antarctic, Arctic, International Polar Year, tribe, indigenous Arctic Link
ITEP, 2011: Tribal Profiles. Alaska - Athabascan Region. Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals.↩ 2011 Alaska, Athabascan Region, tribe, indigenous Alaska, Arctic
Kaufman, L., 2011: Seeing trends, coalition works to help a river adapt. The New York Times. URL ↩ 2011 Adaptation, salmon, fish health, Nisqually River, snowpack, flooding, stream flow Northwest Link
Klopotek, Brian. 2011. Recognition Odysseys: Indigeneity, Race, and Federal Tribal Recognition Policy in Three Louisiana Indian Communities. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. 2011 Federal Recognition, Louisiana, Tunica-Biloxi, Jena Choctaws, Clifton-Choctaws, tribe, indigenous Southeast
Lazrus, Heather. 2012. Sea Change: Island Communities and Climate Change. Annual Review of Anthropology 41: 285-301. 2012 vulnerability, resilience, Adaptation, Migration, justice, sea of islands, Climate-induced displacement, Island communities, tribe, indigenous Global Link
Chunxi Zhang, Yuqing Wang, Axel Lauer, and Kevin Hamilton, 2012: Configuration and Evaluation of the WRF Model for the Study of Hawaiian Regional Climate. Mon. Wea. Rev., 140, 3259–3277. 2012 Climate Modeling, Hawaiian Climate Projections Hawaii, Pacific Link
Grossman, Z., A. Parker, and B. Frank, 2012: Asserting Native Resilience: Pacific Rim Indigenous Nations Face the Climate Crisis. Oregon State University Press, 240 pp.↩ 2012 Climate change, Pacific Rim, indigenous peoples, tribe, indigenous Pacific Rim
The Nature Conservancy. 2012. Klawock River, Salmon Passage and Habitat Restoration Project Final Report. Prepared for NOAA Restoration Center. The Working Forest Group. 2013. Consolidated young growth forest land base analysis for all land ownership in Southeast Alaska and recommendations for federal land managers. Prepared at the request of: USDA Forest Service, Alaska Region. 2012 Southeast Alaska, Klawock Community Association, Klawock Heenya Corporation, watershed, hydrology Alaska Link
Willox, A. C. 2012. "Climate Change as the Work of Mourning." Ethics & the Environment 17(2): 137-164. 2012 mourning, vulnerability Link
MacDougall, A. H., C. A. Avis, and A. J. Weaver, 2012: Significant contribution to climate warming from the permafrost carbon feedback. Nature Geoscience, 5, 719-721, doi:10.1038/ngeo1573.↩ 2012 Biogeochemistry Climate science Cryospheric science
Hat, Sr., A. White, 2012: Sicangu Lakota Elder, personal communication.↩ 2012
Yazzie, D. H., Chee, C., Darden, S. A., Gleason, I., Denetdale, J. N. (2012) The Impact Of The Navajo-Hopi Land Settlement Act Of 1974 P.L. 93-531 et al. Public Hearing Report: July 2012. 2012 Navajo-Hopi Land Settlement Act, Forced relocation, Impacts of forced relocation, human rights Southwest
ITEP. 2012. Climate Change and Invasive Species: What it means to tribes and how we can adapt. 2012 Climate adaptation, invasive species, climate mitigation, prevention, United States Link
Maldonado, Julie 2012 A New Path Forward: Researching and Reflecting on Forced Displacement and Resettlement. Journal of Refugee Studies 25(2):193-220. 2012 Development, forced displacement, resettlement, tribe, indigenous Global Link
Hat, Sr., A. White, and Papalii Failautusi Avegalio, 2012: personal communication.↩ 2012
Marino, Elizabeth. 2012. The long history of environmental migration: Assessing vulnerability construction and obstacles to successful relocation in Shishmaref, Alaska. Global Environmental Change 22(2):374–381. 2012 Environmental migration, vulnerability, Adaptation, Governance, Inequity, Alaska, tribe, indigenous Alaska, Arctic Link
Huntington, H. P., E. Goodstein, and E. Euskirchen, 2012: Towards a tipping point in responding to change: Rising costs, fewer options for arctic and global societies. AMBIO, 41, 66-74, doi:10.1007/s13280-011-0226-5.↩ 2012 Climate change costs Prevention Response Politics Economics Village relocation Forest fires Sea level rise Arctic, tribe, indigenous Arctic
Marra, J.J., Keener, V.W., Finucane, M.L., Spooner, D., Smith, M.H. [Editors] (2012). Climate Change and Pacific Islands: Indicators and Impacts. Report for The 2012 Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment (PIRCA). Honolulu, Hawai‘i, USA. 2012 Climate change, climate variability, Pacific islands, freshwater resources, hydrology, Drought, Flooding, coastal inundation, sea-level rise, Adaptation, island ecosystems, Climate Modeling, ENSO, data and monitoring, Fisheries, climate risks, Downscaling, extreme events, climate change indicators, atolls, coral reefs, decision making, Natural Resource Management Link