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
Oregon Public Health Division. 2017. Climate and Health Equity. 2017 climate change, human helth, equity, adaptation, mitigation, planning, policy, management Oregon, Northwest, Pacific Northwest Link
Winters, Chris. 2017. After 90 years, salmon are returning to upper Sultan River. HeraldNET. 2017 climate change, restoration, conservation, management, repopulation, habitat, spawning Washington, Pacific Northwest Link
n.a. 2017. Standing Rock's fight against Dakota pipeline not over as tribe plans for fossil-free future. Green Left Weekly. 2017 Standing rock, pipeline, legislation, lawsuit, climate change, policy, planning, fossil fuels, pollution North Dakota Link
Colorado State University. "Forest resilience declines in face of wildfires, climate change." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 12 December 2017. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/12/171212090545.htm>. 2017 forest resilience, wildfires, climate change Rocky Mountains, Colorado, Wyoming, Washington, Idaho, Montana Link
Champagne, Duane. 2017. Trump’s Policies Threaten Tribal Sovereignty. IndianCountry Today. 2017 Trump Administration, BIA, federal assistance, grants, financial assistance 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 2017 climate change, TEK, traditional knowledge, knowledge transmission, management, planning, policy International Link
LaPier, Rosalyn R. 2017. Climate change could disrupt tribes’ religious practices. High Country News. 2017 climate change, tribes, religion, spirituality, self-determination, cultural expression, freedom, accessibility, National, United States Link
Finn, Symma, et al. “The Value of Traditional Ecological Knowledge for the Environmental Health Sciences and Biomedical Research.” Environmental Health Perspectives, vol. 125, no. 8, Aug. 2017, doi:10.1289/ehp858. 2017 TEK, preservation, oral tradition, culture, tradition, language Link
Alexandra Paige Fischer & Tim G. Frazier (2018) Social Vulnerability to Climate Change in Temperate Forest Areas: New Measures of Exposure, Sensitivity, and Adaptive Capacity, Annals of the American Association of Geographers, 108:3, 658-678, DOI: 10.1080/24694452.2017.1387046 2017 climate change impacts, forest and plant health, community health, social vulnerability, adaptation, climate modeling Pacific Northwest Link
Levy, Amir. 2017. Facing climate change on the Louisiana bayous – in pictures. The Guardian. 2017 climate change, seal level, relocation, adaptation, treaty land, reservation Louisiana Link
Leigh Brown, Patricia. 2017. Traditions Revived at a Tribal Culture Camp. The New York Times 2017 PNW, culture Pacific Northwest, California 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. 2017 climate change, planning, policy, adaptation, mitigation, climate science Alaska, Pacific Northwest, Canada, British Columbia Link
Emanuel, Ryan E. 2017. Flawed environmental justice analyses. 2017 tribes, climate change, pipeline, pollution, emissions, fossil fuels, environmental racism, social justice, human rights United States, National Link
SBS. 2017. US won't budge on climate change despite Indigenous groups and Arctic nations' pleas. 2017 climate change, arctic, Alaska, legislation, Trump Administration, global warming Arctic, Alaska Link
Harrington, Samantha. 2017. A Native American tribe is helping a forest adapt to climate change. Yale Climate Connections 2017 adaptation, forests, climate change Wisconsin, Upper Midwest 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
Gilles, Nathan. 2017. Adaptation Partners. The Climate CIRCulator. 2017 partnership, inter agency collaboration, multiple jurisdiction, climate change, adaptation, Pacific Northwest, Washignton State Link
Harbarger, M. 2017. Bipartisan U.S. Senate committee supports safety bill for Columbia River tribal sites. The Oregonian. 2017 safety, hazard, legislation, policy, tribal welfare, community health, wellness, fisheries, salmon, wildfire, Oregon, Washington 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
L. (2017). Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation awards foundation awards $20 million in environmental grants. 2017 wildlife and landscape conservation, marine life and ocean conservation, indigenous rights National 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
Halofsky, J.E., Peterson, D.L. and Prendeville, H.R., 2017. Assessing vulnerabilities and adapting to climate change in northwestern US forests. Climatic Change, pp.1-14. 2017 climate chagne, adaptation, inter agency collaboration, partnerships, multiple jurisdiction, transboundary, management, Pacific Northwest, Washington state 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
Wong, E. 2017. China Poised to Take Lead on Climate After Trump’s Move to Undo Policies. 2017 climate change, adaptation, mitigation, greenhouse gasses, emissions, standards, limits, climate leader, world power China, United States, International, Global 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
Belfer, E., Ford, J.D. & Maillet, M. Climatic Change (2017) 145: 57. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-017-2076-z 2017 climate change, media coverage, colonialism, marginalization, traditional knowledge, Canada, USA, Australia, New Zealand 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
Friedman, L. 2017. Scientists Fear Trump Will Dismiss Blunt Climate Report. The New York Times. 2017 cliamte chagne, Tru,p Administration, white house, planning, policy, legislation, adaptation, mitigation, coal, emissions, carbon, green house gases, United States, National 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
Fears, D. 2017. Trump promised to bring back coal jobs. That promise ‘will not be kept,’ experts say. 2017 climate change, coal, unrestricted, pollution, emissions, greenhouse gasses, energy, industry, natural gas National Link

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