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
Green, Carla. “Apocalyptic Threat': Dire Climate Report Raises Fears for California's Future.” The Guardian, 27 Aug. 2018, www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/aug/27/california-climate-change-report-wildfires-jerry-brown.

Categories: extreme wildfires, climate change impacts, coastal erosion, rising temperatures, assessment

2018 California Link
“Voices From the Land; Digital Storytelling and Exchange Project.” Arts in Education of the Gorge, Friends of Pomaika'i School, KYUK, Maui Arts and Cultural Center, Makana Aloha Foundation, Mills Davis Foundation, www.voicesfromtheland.org/about/.

Categories: digital stories, place based, climate change, climate change impacts, community building, youth, cultural traditions

2018 Oregon, Alaska, Hawaii Link
United States, Congress, Forest Service. “Start a Partnership with the USDA Forest Service or Obtain Federal Financial Assistance; A Guide for Tribal Governments.” Start a Partnership with the USDA Forest Service or Obtain Federal Financial Assistance; A Guide for Tribal Governments, USDA, 2014.

Categories: partnership, funding opportunities, forest service, tribal relations, development, implementation, collaboration

2018 National Link
Lake, Frank K.; Emery, Marla R.; Baumflek, Michelle J.; Friday, Kathleen S.; Kamelamela, Katie; Kruger, Linda; Grewe, Nicole; Gilbert, Jonathan; Reo, Nicholas J. 2018. Chapter 4 - Cultural dimensions of nontimber products. In: Chamberlain, James L.; Emery, Marla R.; Patel-Weynand, Toral, eds. 2018. Assessment of nontimber forest products in the United States under changing conditions. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS–232. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. (pages 84-99) 16 p.

Categories: Culture, Cultural dimensions, ecosystems, social groups, indigenous communities, minority, nontimber, forest

2018 National Link
Jones, Chas. “The Power Paddle to Puyallup: From the Perspective of a CASC Tribal Liaison.” Lack of Connected Habitat in the Southeast Has Consequences for Wildlife | Climate Adaptation Science Centers, USGS Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center, 26 Aug. 2018, casc.usgs.gov/content/power-paddle-puyallup-perspective-casc-tribal-liaison.

Categories: canoe journey, cultural revitalization, relationship building, over fishing, climate change impacts

2018 Washington Link
Wood, Mary Christina (2018) "Tribal Tools & Legal Levers for Halting Fossil Fuel Transport & Exports Through the Pacific Northwest," American Indian Law Journal: Vol. 7 : Iss. 1 , Article 5.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.law.seattleu.edu/ailj/vol7/iss1/5

Categories: Tribes, tools, fossil fuels, pipelines, environmental law, environmental justice

2018 Pacific Northwest Link
Lake, Frank K.; Parrotta, John; Giardina, Christian P.; Davidson-Hunt, Iain; Uprety, Yadav. 2018. Integration of Traditional and Western knowledge in forest landscape restoration. In: Mansourian, S., Parrotta, J., eds. Forest Landscape Restoration: Integrated approaches to support effective implementation. New York: Routledge: 198-226. Chapter 12.

Categories: Traditional Knowledge, Forests, Landscapes, Restoration, Social, Economic

2018 National Link
United States, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Preparing for the Health Effects of Drought; A Resource Guide for Public Health Professionals, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2018.

Categories: public health, climate change impacts, drought, vector-borne diseases and infections, air quality, infrastructure, preparedness

2018 National Link
De Angelis, Patricia; Nygaard-Scott, Sharon; Chamberlain, James; Crandall, Sharofa; Lake, Frank K.; McLain,Rebecca J.; Mitchell, Christine; Patel, Amit R. 2018. Chapter 7 - Policies and regulations concerning non-timber forest products. In: Assessment of nontimber forest products in the United States under changing conditions. General Technical Report SRS-232, USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station. pages 153-192

Categories: Landscape, Nontimber, Forest, Species, Resources, Laws

2018 National/International Link
Baumflek, M., Greenlaw, S. (2018). United States Department of Agriculture Southern Research Station. Traditional ecological knowledge helps researchers understand the effects of plant harvesting.

Categories: traditional ecological knowledge, sustainability, traditional harvesting and gathering, plant populations

2018 Maine, Northern America Link
Rudolph, L., Harrison, C., Buckley, L. & North, S. (2018). Climate Change, Health, and Equity: A Guide for Local Health Departments. Oakland, CA
and Washington D.C., Public Health Institute and American Public Health Association.

Categories: climate change impacts, public health, equality, community health, transportation, land use, agriculture

2018 National Link
Spies, Thomas A.; Stine, Peter A.; Gravenmier, Rebecca; Long, Jonathan W.; Reilly, Matthew J.; Mazza, Rhonda, tech. coords. 2018. Synthesis of science to inform land management within the Northwest Forest Plan area: executive summary. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-970. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 186 p

Categories: Northwest Forest Plan, science, management, restoration, northern spotted owl, marbled murrelet, climate change, socioeconomic, environmental justice, U.S. Forest Service

2018 National Link
Kathleen A. Wendt, Yuri V. Dublyansky, Gina E. Moseley, R. Lawrence Edwards, Hai Cheng, Christoph Spötl. Moisture availability in the southwest United States over the last three glacial-interglacial cycles. Science Advances, 2018; 4 (10): eaau1375 DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aau1375

Categories: groundwater, southwest, water table, rainfall patterns, climate change, historic patterns

2018 Southwest Link
Urgenson, L. S., Nelson, C. R., Haugo, R. D., Halpern, C. B., Bakker, J. D., Ryan, C. M., Waltz, A. E., Belote, R. T. and Alvarado, E. (2018), Social perspectives on the use of reference conditions in restoration of fire‐adapted forest landscapes. Restor Ecol, 26: 987-996. doi:10.1111/rec.12640

Categories: ecological restoration, land management, stakeholders, fire management, forest management, wildfires

2018 Link
Adhikari, A., & Hansen, A. J. (2018). Land use change and habitat fragmentation of wildland ecosystems of the North Central United States. Landscape and Urban Planning, 177, 196-216. doi:10.1016/j.landurbplan.2018.04.014

Categories: agriculture, conservation, biodiversity, ecosystem services, land use

2018 North Central U.S. Link
Begay, Jade, and Ayşe Gürsöz. “Why Defending Indigenous Rights Is Integral to Fighting Climate Change.” Independent Media Institute and Rainforest Action Network, 5 Sept. 2018, www.ecowatch.com/defending-indigenous-rights-climate-change-2602221014.html.

Categories: pollution, front-line communities, climate change impacts, community health, environmental justice

2018 National Link
Kerry L. Metlen, Carl N. Skinner, Derek R. Olson, Clint Nichols, Darren Borgias, Regional and local controls on historical fire regimes of dry forests and woodlands in the Rogue River Basin, Oregon, USA, Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 430, 2018, Pages 43-58, ISSN 0378-1127, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2018.07.010. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112718303566)

Categories: fire management, wildfire management, forest restoration, plant health

2018 Southern Oregon, Rogue River Basin Link
Voice of the Sea TV. YouTube, YouTube, 13 June 2018, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZW5E_zLzHs&t=245s

Categories: climate change, climate adaptation, research, forest health, fresh water supply, community health, wildlife, El Nino

2018 Hawaii Link
Gregg, R.M., Behan, J., Gaines, L.J., Reynier, W., DeCrappeo, N., and Fiegener, R. 2016. Available Science
Assessment Project: Prescribed Fire and Climate Change in Northwest National Forests. Report to the
Department of the Interior’s Northwest Climate Science Center.

Categories: climate change impacts, natural resource management, conservation, assessment, climate adaptation, wildfire management

2018 Northwest Link
Editorial Board. “Climate Change Is Heating up Los Angeles. We Need a Grid That Can Keep the Power on When It's Sweltering.” Los Angeles Times, 30 July 2018, www.latimes.com/opinion/editorials/la-ed-dwp-heat-storm-20180712-story.html#.

Categories: climate change, climate adaptation, heat waves, utilities, electricity

2018 Southern California Link
PBS. 2017. Broken Treaties: The history of the native people of Oregon and how they went from possessing 100 percent of the state's land to nearly none of it.

Categories: treaties, legislation, policy, management, Federal recognition, traditional lands, treaty lands, sovereignty, self determination

2017 Oregon 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

Categories: climate change impacts, forest and plant health, community health, social vulnerability, adaptation, climate modeling

2017 Pacific Northwest Link
Lee, J. 2017. There Are Climate Change Refugees in the U.S. Right Now.

Categories: climate change, refugee, relocation, natural disaster, hazard, victims, human health, community justice, social justice

2017 Untied States Link
Capriccioso, Rob. 2017. Plea to Trump: Protect White House Council on Native American Affairs. Indian Country Media Network.

Categories: social justice, sovereignty, tribal protection, treaty, trump administration, budget cuts, planning, policy, legislation

2017 National Link
McKenna, Phil. 2017. Alaska's Grizzly Bears Drop Salmon for Berries as Climate Changes.

Categories: climate change, alaska, Kodiak, grizzly bear, brown bear, salmon, seasonal diet, elderberries, berries, ecology

2017 Alaska, Pacific Northwest Coast, North Pacific, Northwest Link
Wilson, Conrad. 2017. Northwest Tribes Call For End To Moving Fossil Fuels Through Gorge. PBS.

Categories: fossil fuels, oil, pollution, spill, environmental degradation, sacred places, tribes, sovereignty, self determination

2017 Oregon Link
Dockter, A. 2017. Native Nations Address Climate Change Challenges with Tools of Collaboration.

Categories: climate change, natural disaster, hazard, human health, community, social justice, conservation, management, policy, adaptation, mitigation

2017 National, United States Link
Flatt, Courtney. 2017. Proposed EPA Cuts Could Pose Big Problems For Tribes. KUOW.

Categories: budget cuts, support, climate change, environmental hazard, trump administration, white house, legislation, planning, policy, grants

2017 National Link
Mjoseth, J. 2017. The Importance of Research Ethics to Native Communities. HHS.

Categories: TEK, intellectual property, protection, preservation, conservation, legislation, research, ethics

2017 National Link
Marsh, Rene. 2017. Trump administration dismisses climate change advisory panel.

Categories: climate change, Trump administration, white house, advisory panel, climate science, politics, legislation

2017 National, United States Link