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
Winters, Chris. 2017. After 90 years, salmon are returning to upper Sultan River. HeraldNET.

Categories: climate change, restoration, conservation, management, repopulation, habitat, spawning

2017 Washington, Pacific Northwest Link
Carmen, A., Borrero, R. 2017. IITC (International Indian Treaty Council) Urges US to Rescind Trump’s Recent Actions Due to Human Rights Issues.

Categories: tribal rights, human health, cultural practice, spirituality, religion, sovereignty, self-determination,

2017 National, International, Untied States Link
Levy, Amir. 2017. Facing climate change on the Louisiana bayous – in pictures. The Guardian.

Categories: climate change, seal level, relocation, adaptation, treaty land, reservation

2017 Louisiana Link
Lockwood, Devi. 2017. Ranchers and Tribes Unite Once Again to Fight the Keystone XL. yesmagazine.com

Categories: climate change, pipeline, fossil fuels, pollution, environmental degradation, human health, water quality, legislation, capitalism

2017 Nebraska Link
WHYTE, K. 2017. Way Beyond the Lifeboat: An Indigenous Allegory of Climate Justice.

Categories: climate change, TEK, oral histories, Traditional knowledge, Oral transmission on knowledge, climate justice, social justice, community health, Indigenous science

2017 United States, International, Global Link
Tengö, M., R. Hill, P. Malmer, C. M. Raymond, M. Spierenburg, F. Danielsen, T. Elmqvist, C. Folke. 2017. Weaving knowledge systems in IPBES, CBD and beyond—lessons learned for sustainability. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability. 26–27:17–25

Categories: climate change, TEK, traditional knowledge, knowledge transmission, management, planning, policy

2017 International Link
Javelosa, J., Norman, A. 2017. A River Was Just Granted the Same Legal Rights as a Human Being.

Categories: tribal rights, sovereignty, self-determination, human health, community health, social justice, policy,

2017 New Zealand Link
Richler, Jen. 2017. Indigenous beliefs.

Categories: climate change, TEK, traditional knowledge, Indigenous science, legislation, policy, planning, management

2017 Global Link
Kettle, N.P., Trainor, S.F. and Loring, P.A., 2017. Conceptualizing the Science-practice Interface: Lessons from a Collaborative Network on the Front-line of Climate Change. Frontiers in Environmental Science, 5, p.33.

Categories: decision-making, policy, planning, management, legislation, collaboration, scientific gaps, climate change, adaptation

2017 International, National, Untied States Link
Gregg, R.M. 2017. Incorporating climate change in marine use plans for British Columbia’s First Nations. Summary of a project of the Marine Plan Partnership for the North Pacific Coast.

Categories: climate change, planning, policy, adaptation, mitigation, climate science

2017 Alaska, Pacific Northwest, Canada, British Columbia Link
Popovich, N., Schlossberg, T. 2017. 23 Environmental Rules Rolled Back in Trump’s First 100 Days.

Categories: climate change, Trump administration, environmentalism, deregulation, emissions, standards, pollution, greenhouse gas regulations, energy, fossil fuels

2017 United States, Global, International Link
Popkin, Gabriel. 2017. How Scientists And Indigenous Groups Can Team Up to Protect Forests and Climate. Smithsonianmag.

Categories: climate change, conservation, sustainability, preservation, forest, water, adaptation, mitigation, interagency,

2017 South America, Wasington, D.C., United States, Central America, Global Link
Kirkland, J., Flitcroft, R., Reeves, G. and Hessburg, P., 2017. Adaptation to wildfire: A fish story.

Categories: stream habitat, salmonid, anadromous fish, restoration, population, management, adaptation, managed wildfire, prescribed burn, wildfire,

2017 United States, National, Washington state Link
Matias, Cliff. 2017. Indigenous Peoples Lead DC Climate March.

Categories: climate change, demonstration, activism, Native rights, human health, social justice, youth justice, Trump administration

2017 United States Link
Gilles, Nathan G., Josh Foster, Meghan M. Dalton, Philip W. Mote, David E. Rupp, John Stevenson, Katherine A. Serafin, Janan Evans-Wilent, Peter Ruggiero, John T. Abatzoglou, Timothy J. Sheehan, Katherine C. Hegewisch, Denise H. Lach, Jessica Andrepont, and Kathie D. Dello. Responding to Climate Variability and Change in the Pacific Northwest United States: The Pacific Northwest Climate Impacts Research Consortium, September 2010–August 2017 Phase 1 Final Report. The Pacific Northwest Climate Impacts Research Consortium (CIRC), A NOAA RISA Team. Corvallis, Oregon: College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, 2017.

Categories: Pacific Northwest, Climate impacts, communities, modeling, analysis

2017 Pacific Northwest Link
Darryl Fears. 2016. Scientists say climate change is threatening the lifeblood of Canada’s native people. Washington Post.

Categories: Climate Impacts, Species Decline, Salmon

2016. Alaska, National, International (Canada) Link
Why Native American Tribes Are In McCall To Plan For Climate Change. Boise State. 2016.

Categories: climate change, traditional foods, drought, salmon, water rights, wildfires

2016. United States, Northwest Link
Whitehouse. 2016. Federal Drought Plan.

Categories: Drought, Planning, Climate Impacts, management, planning, policy, legislation, contingency, climate change, Obama archive

2016. National Link
Consortium, NWFire Science. 2016. NWFSC Research Brief #9: Wildfire impacts on spring Chinook Salmon: Habitat quality in the Wenatchee River sub-basin. Northwest Fire Science Consortium Research Briefs.

Categories: Wenatchee River, wildfire, stream habitat, water quality, salmonid, population, Chinook, salmon, fire science

2016 Washington state Link
Schuessler, Ryan. 2016. This Could Explain All Those Strong Happenings in Alaska’s Waters: The Washington Post.

Categories: Toxins and Pollution, Environmental Degradation, Algae, Environmental Science.

2016 Alaska Link
Herman, R.D.K. 2016. Traditional knowledge in a time of crisis: climate change, culture and communication. Springer 11(1): 163-176.

Categories: Western Science, Traditional Knowledges, Indigeneity, Knowledge Co-Production

2016 International Link
Co-producing Science and Tools for Drought Preparedness with the Wind River Reservation's Tribal Water Managers. DOI. 2016.

Categories: tribal water management, drought, climate science, Water rights, water health, climate adaptation

2016 Midwest, Wyoming, Montana, Eastern Oregon Link
2016. Research Ethics: A Source Guide to Conducting Research with Indigenous Peoples. Indigenous Geography.

Categories: indigenous science, research, climate change, cultural resources, sovereignty, self-determination

2016 Global Link
Hallum, Mark. 2016. Climate Change May Have Big Impact on American Indian Tribes Out West: The Inquisitr News

Categories: Climate Resilience, Climate Change Vulnerability, Drought & Agriculture.

2016 Western United States. Link
Bronen, R. 2016. Climate Displacement Preparation and Planning in: Leckie, S.and Huggins, C. (editors) Repairing Domestic Displacement Peninsula Principles Taylor and Francis: New York.

Categories: Climate-induced displacement, tribe, indigenous

2016 International, National, Alaska Link
USFWS. 2016. The Service's: Native American Policy. 510 FW 1.

Categories: Policy, Conservation, Cultural Resources, Federal-Tribal Collaboration

2016 National Link
Blumm, M.C., 2016. Indian Treaty Fishing Rights and the Environment: Affirming the Right to Habitat Protection and Restoration. 92 Washington Law Review 1.

Categories: climate change, environmental protection, fisheries, settler colonialism, habitat restoration, human health, community action, social justice, youth justice, policy

2016 United States, Pacific Northwest, Washington state, Oregon, California Link
Isabelle Groc. 2016. Some Whales Like Global Warming Just Fine. National Geographic.

Categories: Whales, Climate Impacts, Temperature Change

2016 National, International Link
Historical baselines and the future of shell calcification for a foundation species in a changing ocean. University of Chicago. 2016.

Categories: climate science, fisheries, ocean acidification, Pleistocene era, shellfish, shell midden

2016 National, Coastal Ecosystems Link
Federal Treaty and Trust Obligations, and Ocean Acidification. Robert T. Anderson, University of Washington School of Law, June 1, 2016. Washington Journal of Environmental Law & Policy, Vol. 6, No. 2, Pp. 474-95 (2016) University of Washington School of Law Research Paper 2016-17.

Categories: land action, tribal lands, water health, environmental protection, tribal territories, protection of rights, advocacy, trust responsibility

2016 National, International Link