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 ascending Category Geography Website
Dhillon, C.M., 2017. Using citizen science in environmental justice: participation and decision-making in a Southern California waste facility siting conflict. Local Environment, pp.1-18. 2017 climate change, planning, policy, management, zoning, development, waste programs, community, collaboration National, United States Link
Lee, J.H., 2017. Improving Native American Tribes’ Voice in International Climate Change Negotiations. American Indian Law Journal, 5(2), p.7. 2017 climate change, adaptation, mitigation, Indigenous people, community resilience, food security, TEK, cultural resources, tradition, cultural genocide, environmental racism National, United States Link
Popovich, N., Schlossberg, T. 2017. 23 Environmental Rules Rolled Back in Trump’s First 100 Days. 2017 climate change, Trump administration, environmentalism, deregulation, emissions, standards, pollution, greenhouse gas regulations, energy, fossil fuels United States, Global, International Link
Geiling, Natasha. 2017. Climate change is already forcing U.S. communities to abandon their homes. Think Progress. 2017 climate change, relocation, natural disaster, hazard, human health, land loss, adaptation, legislation National Link
Siber, Kate. 2017. The Long Way Home: Opening a tribal house and closing a divide in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. 2017 restoration, ancestral lands, restitution, reparations, Tlingit, Alaska, Archaeology, social justice, social climate, reclamation Alaska, Canada Link
WHYTE, K. 2017. Way Beyond the Lifeboat: An Indigenous Allegory of Climate Justice. 2017 climate change, TEK, oral histories, Traditional knowledge, Oral transmission on knowledge, climate justice, social justice, community health, Indigenous science United States, International, Global Link
Matias, Cliff. 2017. Indigenous Peoples Lead DC Climate March. 2017 climate change, demonstration, activism, Native rights, human health, social justice, youth justice, Trump administration United States Link
Light, John. 2017. Kids Suing Trump Hope the Courts Step Up on Climate Change. Bill Moyers. 2017 climate change, litigation, legislation, supreme court, trump administration, supreme court, OCT, Our Children's Trust National Link
Littel, Jeremy. 2017. Practical Notes on Using Climate Predictions in Alaska. Department of the Interior, USGS, Alaska Climate Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska. 2017 Southeast Alaska, climate science, climate change, climate modeling, climate projections, global climate projections, downscaling, regional climate projections, precipitation, temperature, Alaska Link
Webber, T., Brown, M. 2017. Environmentalists, tribe file lawsuit over Trump climate order. 2017 climate change, emissions, carbon, clean air, air quality, human health, youth, children, future, generations, National, International, Washington D.C. Link
Cisneros-Montemayor AM, Pauly D, Weatherdon LV, Ota Y (2016) A Global Estimate of Seafood Consumption by Coastal Indigenous Peoples. PLoS ONE 11(12): e0166681. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0166681 2017 climate change, marine, fisheries, aquaculture, seafood, mitigation, adaptation, food justice, economy, subsistence International 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. 2017 decision-making, policy, planning, management, legislation, collaboration, scientific gaps, climate change, adaptation International, National, Untied States Link
Trahant, M. 2017. Saving Budget Fights for Another Day: Congress has a spending plan for this year that includes more money for most Native programs through September. 2017 Trump Administration, policy, planning, budget, agencies, tribal assistance, short-term National, United States Link
Foytlin, Cherri. 2017. Indigenous Youth Took Center Stage at the People's Climate March. alternet.com 2017 climate change, social justice, racial justice, environmental justice, climate march National Link
Rogers, Nala. 2017. Tapping Traditional Wisdom to Cope with Climate Change. 2017 climate change, adaptation, mitigation, TEK, traditional knowledge, social justice, cross-agency collaboration, communication science, climate science, climate predictions, projections, planning, policy, research, indigenous science Global, International, Indian Country Link
For indigenous communities, fish mean much more than food. The Conversation. 2017. 2017 climate change, adaptation, mitigation, marine, water health, fisheries, aquaculture, commercial, subsistence, self-determination, traditional ecological knowledge, National Link
Kirkland, J., Flitcroft, R., Reeves, G. and Hessburg, P., 2017. Adaptation to wildfire: A fish story. 2017 stream habitat, salmonid, anadromous fish, restoration, population, management, adaptation, managed wildfire, prescribed burn, wildfire, United States, National, Washington state Link
Lockwood, Devi. 2017. Ranchers and Tribes Unite Once Again to Fight the Keystone XL. yesmagazine.com 2017 climate change, pipeline, fossil fuels, pollution, environmental degradation, human health, water quality, legislation, capitalism Nebraska Link
O'rourke, Christian. 2017. With Chance the Rapper By His Side, This 16-Year-Old Activist & Rapper Is Setting Out to Change the Climate Game: Exclusive. 2017 climate change, Earth Guardians, OCT, social justice, outreach, awareness, music, art, rap, hip hop, National, United States Link
Banerjee, N. 2017. Trial Date Set for Children’s Climate Lawsuit Against U.S. Government 2017 climate change, legislation, policy, social justice, youth justice, human health, future generations, federal court, United Stated, National Link
Richler, Jen. 2017. Indigenous beliefs. 2017 climate change, TEK, traditional knowledge, Indigenous science, legislation, policy, planning, management Global Link
Site of Science. 2017. We Are the Ocean: An Indigenous Response to Climate Change. 2017 climate change, pollution, debris, plastics, adaptation, mitigation, natural processes, climate science, community, art, traditions, museum International, Global Link
Hatfield, S. C. 2017. The Importance of Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) When Examining Climate Change. 2017 TEK, traditional ecological knowledge, climate science, climate change, management, Pacific Northwest, United States Link
Stephen Pyne. 2017. Recreating forests of the past isn't enough to fix our wildfire problem. 2017 wildfire, managed fire, prescribed burn, management, prevention, ecosystem, beneficial, fuels, fire science, ecology, resilience United States, National Link
Nicholson, B. 2017. Dakota Access review to re-examine impact on tribe. WKOW. 2017 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 North Dakota, Illinois, United States Link
Popkin, Gabriel. 2017. How Scientists And Indigenous Groups Can Team Up to Protect Forests and Climate. Smithsonianmag. 2017 climate change, conservation, sustainability, preservation, forest, water, adaptation, mitigation, interagency, South America, Wasington, D.C., United States, Central America, Global Link
Reuters. 2017. Indigenous people best custodians of threatened forests, studies show. 2017 climate change, deforestation, forestry, mitigation, adaptation, jurisdiction, restricted access, technical assistance, planning, policy, conservation, National, Global, International Link
Morrow, Allison. 2017. Nisqually tribe won't fish chum after historic decision. King 5 News. 2017 climate change, conservation, fisheries, salmon, population, habitat, restoration, conservation, sustainability, marine, fisheries, subsistence, commercial, industrial, traditional foods Washignton State, Pacific Northwest, Nisqually Link
Lundgren, H., Cook, K. 2017. Telling the “Good Fire” Story: Two Communities’ Prescribed Fire Outreach Efforts. 2017 wildfire, managed burn, prescribed burn, management, planning, policy, adaptation, mitigation, community resilience, air quality, ecosystem, habitat Washington state, United States, National Link
Matthews, S. 2017. Grizzly Bears Are Now the Victims of the Trump Administration’s Climate Denialism. 2017 conservation, climate change, climate denial, endangered species, de-listed, tribal consultation, hunting, grizzly bears California, Nevada, yellostone National Park, United States Link

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