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 descending Geography Website
Weiser, Matt. 2017. A guide to the EPA data under threat by the Trump administration. The Guardian.

Categories: trump administration, budget cuts, EPA, environmentalism, unregulated, planning, policy, legislature, white house

2017 Natioanl Link
A Just Resilience. Lori Peek, Director, Natural Hazards Center. August 20, 2017.

Categories: climate change, Charlottesville, racism, white supremacy, social inequality, Trump Administration, white house

2017 National, United States Link
The Dakota Access Pipeline, Environmental Injustice, and U.S. Colonialism. 2017. In Red Ink: An International Journal of Indigenous Literature, Arts, & Humanities.

Categories: environmental justice, social change, protest, demonstration, fossil fuel, capitalism, indigenous, sovereignty, self-determination, treaty rights

2017 Midwest, National, North Dakota Link
“Reclaiming Native Truth; Research Findings: Compilation of All Research.” Reclaiming Native Truth, First Nations Development Institute, Echohawk Consulting, June 2018, www.reclaimingnativetruth.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/FullFindingsReport-screen.pdf.

Categories: Native American culture, Native American history, Native American culture, public policy, research, inclusion, equity

2018 Link
Munson, S.M., Bunting, E.L., Bradford, J.B. et al. Ecosystems (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10021-018-0296-3

Categories: drought, climate change, plant production, precipitation, ecosystem health, remote sensing

2018 Southwest Link
Lake, Frank K.; Giardina, Christian P.; Parrotta, John A.; Davidson-Hunt, Iain. 2018. Considering diverse knowledge systems in forest landscape restoration. In: Mansourian, S., Parrotta, J., eds. Forest Landscape Restoration: Integrated approaches to support effective implementation. New York: Routledge: 37-46. Chapter 3.

Categories: Traditional Knowledge, Forests, Landscapes, Restoration

2018 Link
LaPier, Rosalyn R. “Why Native Americans Struggle to Protect Their Sacred Places.” The Conversation, 14 Aug. 2018, theconversation.com/why-native-americans-struggle-to-protect-their-sacred-places-101300?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=facebookbutton.

Categories: traditional lands, cultural resources, national monuments, Native American religion, Bears Ears National monument

2018 Bears Ears National Monument 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
Averyt, Kristen, et al. “Regional Climate Response Collaboratives: Multi-Institutional Support for Climate Resilience.” Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, vol. 99, no. 5, 2018, pp. 891–898., doi:10.1175/bams-d-17-0183.1.

Categories: climate change, public policy, climate variability, climate resilience, stakeholders, climate information

2018 Rocky Mountains, Northern Plaits Link
Miller, I., Morgan, H., Mauger, G., Newton, T., Weldon, R., Schmidt, D., Welch, M., & Grossman, E.(2018). Project sea level rise for Washington state. [Assessment]. WA: NOAA regional coastal resilience grants program. Retrieved from http://www.wacoastalnetwork.com/files/theme/wcrp/SLR-Report-Miller-et-al-2018.pdf

Categories: stormwater management, capacity building, Washington state, sea level rise, risk management, planning

2018 Washignton State 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
Hasan, Mejs. “Native Tribes Are Taking Fire Control Into Their Own Hands.” Wired, Conde Nast, 13 Aug. 2018, https://www.wired.com/story/wildfires-native-tribes-controlled-burns/

Categories: wildfires, traditional knowledge, controlled burns, indigenous stewardship

2018 Oregon, California 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
Underwater: Rising Seas, Chronic Floods, and the Implications for US Coastal Real Estate. (2018). Union of Concerned Scientists, 1-28. Retrieved July 11, 2018, from https://www.cakex.org/documents/underwater-rising-seas-chronic-floods-and-implications-us-coastal-real-estate

Categories: disaster risk management, infrastructure, flooding, sea level rise, capacity building, monitoring, climate change, adaptation

2018 US coastlines Link
Little, Jane Braxton. “Fire and Agroforestry Are Reviving Traditional Native Foods and Communities.” Civil Eats, 11 Oct. 2018.

Categories: traditional foods, community health, prescribed fire, agroforestry, Klamath River watershed, ecosystem health

2018 Northern California 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
Gerretsen, Isabelle. “Fight Fires with Indigenous Knowledge, Researchers Say.” Thomas Reuters Foundation News, 13 Aug. 2018, news.trust.org//item/20180813085232-1lw0o/.

Categories: wildfire, traditional knowledge, controlled burn, indigenous stewardship

2018 International Link
Laursen, S., Puniwai, N., Genz, A. S., Nash, S. A., Canale, L. K., & Ziegler-Chong, S. (2018). Collaboration Across Worldviews: Managers and Scientists on Hawaiʻi Island Utilize Knowledge Coproduction to Facilitate Climate Change Adaptation. Environmental Management. doi:10.1007/s00267-018-1069-7

Categories: adaptation, climate change, collaboration, knowledge co-production, knowledge forms, resilience, worldview

2018 Hawai'i Link
Mooney, Anna. “Community Adaptation in Spokane.” The Climate CIRCulator, 25 Sept. 2018.

Categories: community adaptation, climate change, climate change impacts

2018 Spokane, WA 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
Schiffman, R. (2018, August 20). Lessons Learned from Centuries of Indigenous Forest Management. Retrieved August 27, 2018, from https://e360.yale.edu/features/lessons-learned-from-centuries-of-indigenous-forest-management

Categories: traditional knowledge, TEK, agriculture, forestry, management, forest health

2018 Link
Mapes, Lynda V. “Federal Judge Orders EPA to Protect Salmon from Warm Temps in Columbia River Basin.” The Seattle Times, 17 Oct. 2018.

Categories: salmon, fish health, stream flow, warmer temperatures, climate change, Columbia Basin, Columbia River

2018 Columbia Basin 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
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
Robbins, J. (2018, August 26). Native Knowledge: What Ecologists Are Learning from Indigenous People. Retrieved August 27, 2018, from https://e360.yale.edu/features/native-knowledge-what-ecologists-are-learning-from-indigenous-people

Categories: traditional knowledge, TEK, ecology, wildfires, forestry, management, agriculture

2018 Alaska, Australia Link
United States, Congress, Ho, et al. “Climate Risk Management Practices.” Climate Risk Management Practices, USDA Climate Hubs, 2018.

Categories: climate change, risk management, adaptation, vulnerability assessments, forest vegetation, non-forest vegetation, water and infrastructure, fisheries, fish habitat, wetlands, riparian areas, wildlife, recreation

2018 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
Janousek, C. N., Thorne, K. M., & Takekawa, J. Y. (2018). Vertical Zonation and Niche Breadth of Tidal Marsh Plants Along the Northeast Pacific Coast. Estuaries and Coasts. doi:10.1007/s12237-018-0420-9

Categories: coasts, intertidal habitats, zonation, data, coastal species, management, marshes

2018 Pacific Coast Link
Schick, Tony. “Can 'Moneyball' Fix How The West Manages Wildfire? .” OPB, 16 July 2018, www.opb.org/news/article/fire-wildfire-west-management-science-data-risk-moneyball/?utm_campaign=FirstLook&utm_source=firstlook&utm_medium=email.

Categories: wildfire, controlled burns

2018 National 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