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
Redsteer, M. H., R. C. Bogle, and J. M. Vogel, 2011: Monitoring and Analysis of Sand Dune Movement and Growth on the Navajo Nation, Southwestern United States. Fact Sheet Number 3085. U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA. URL↩

Categories: Sand Dunes, Navajo Nation, Southwest, tribe, indigenous

2011 Southwest
Buckley, G.L. and A. Allen. 2011. Stories about mountaintop removal in the Appalachian coalfields. In M. Morrone and G.L. Buckley (eds.) Mountains of injustice: social and environmental justice in Appalachia. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press. Pp. 161-180.

Categories: Appalachia, Mountaintop removal

2011
Redsteer, M. Hiza, Bogle, R.C., and Vogel J.M. (2011a) Monitoring and Analysis of Sand Dune Movement and Growth on the Navajo Nation, Southwestern United States. U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2011-3085, Available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2011/3085/.

Categories: tribe, indigenous

2011 Southwest
Burkett M(2011) The nation ex-situ: on climate change, deterritorialized nationhood, and the post-climate era. Clim Law 2(3):345–374

Categories: Climate-induced displacement, Climate change, climate migration, international law

2011 International
Shearer, C., 2011: Kivalina: A Climate Change Story. Haymarket Books, 198 pp.↩

Categories: Kivalina, Climate change, Alaska, tribe, indigenous

2011 Alaska, Arctic
Couvillion, Brady A., John A. Barras, Gregory D. Steyer, William Sleavin, Michelle Fischer, Holly Beck, Nadine Trahan, Brad Griffin, and David Heckman. 2011 Land Area Change in Coastal Louisiana from 1932 to 2010: U.S. Geological Survey. Scientific Investigations Map 3164. http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/3164/downloads/SIM3164_Pamphlet.pdf

Categories: land area change

2011 Southeast Link
Shonkoff, S.B., Morello-Frosch, R., Pastor, M., and Sadd, J. (2011) The Climate Gap: environmental health and equity implications of climate change and mitigation politics in California- A Review of the Literature: Climatic Change, DOI 10.1007/s10584-011-0310-7, 19p.

Categories: Climate Gap, Environmental Health, California

2011 California
Crate, Susan A. 2011. Climate and Culture: Anthropology in the Era of Contemporary Climate Change. Annual Review of Anthropology 40:173–194.

Categories: Climate change, perceptions, adaptation and resilience, research approaches, anthropological role(s), climate ethnography, tribe, indigenous

2011 Global Link
Therrell, M. D., and M. J. Trotter, 2011: Waniyetu Wówapi: Native American records of weather and climate. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 92, 583-592, doi:10.1175/2011bams3146.1. URL ↩

Categories: weather records, tribe, indigenous

2011 Great Plains
DOE, 2011: Tribal Energy Program: Financial Assistance and Project Management. 49 pp., U.S. Department of Energy. URL ↩

Categories: Tribal energy program, tribe, indigenous

2011 United States
Culotta, Kenneth; Fallon, Denis and Southalan, John. 2011. Indigenous People and Resources Development - A Rapidly Changing Legal Landscape. Oil, Gas & Energy Law 4.

Categories: Energy Development, Indigenous Peoples

2011 National, International Link
University of Oregon, 2011: Climate Change: Realities of Relocation for Alaska Native Villages. Tribal Climate Change Project-Tribal Profiles. 5 pp., The University of Oregon, Eugene, OR. URL ↩

Categories: Relocation, Alaska, tribe, indigenous

2011 Alaska
Donatuto, J., T.A. Satterfield, and R. Gregory. 2011. Poisoning the body to nourish the soul: Prioritizing health risks and impacts in a Native American community. Health, Risk, and Society (13)2: 103–127.

Categories: Native American, risk, Risk Assessment, seafood, Contamination, mental models, community health, cultural health, tribe, indigenous

2011 Northwest Link
University of Oregon, 2011: First Foods and Climate Change Report. Tribal Climate Change Project-Tribal Profiles. 6 pp., The University of Oregon, Eugene, OR. URL ↩

Categories: Climate change, Traditional foods, tribe, indigenous

2011 United States
Tillmann, P. and Siemann, D., 2011. Climate change effects and adaptation approaches in marine and coastal ecosystems of the North Pacific landscape conservation cooperative region: a compilation of scientific literature, phase 1 draft final report. National Wildlife Federation for the US Fish and Wildlife Service Region, 1.

Categories: Southeast Alaska, shellfish, butter clams, cockles, coastal change, precipitation, coastal welling, coastal squeeze, hypoxia, anoxia, runoff timing, glacier/glacial retreat, coastal erosion, coastal change, migratory shorebirds, tidal flats, inundation, new species, TEK, Zostera marina, j. Japonica, eelgrass, climate change, sea level rise, adaptation, geomorphology, streamflow, hydrology, controlled burn, wildfire

2011 Alaska Link
Downing, A., & Cuerrier, A. (2011). A synthesis of the impacts of climate change on the First Nations and Inuit of Canada. Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge, 10(1), 57-70.

Categories: Climate change, Food Security, Cultural activity, Malaysia Borneo, tribe, indigenous

2011 Canada
Whyte, K. Powys, 2011: The recognition dimensions of environmental justice in Indian Country. Environmental Justice, 4, 185-186, doi:10.1089/env.2011.4401.↩

Categories: Environmental Justice, Native American environmental thought, environmental ethics, environmental policy, tribal governance, Indian environmental law, tribe, indigenous

2011 United States
Earle, Lynda, 2011: Traditional Aboriginal Diets and Health. National Collaborating Centre for Aborignal Health.

Categories: Traditional foods, Indigenous health, Canada, tribe, indigenous

2011 Canada Link
Enarson, E. 2011. Does Violence Against Women Increase In Disasters?

Categories: Hurricane Katrina, gender based violence

2011 Southeast
Federal Emergency Management Agency (2011) The National Flood Insurance Program Community Status Book. Retrieved November 18, 2011, from http://www.fema.gov/fema/csb.shtm 2011
Ferguson, D. B., C. Alvord, M. Crimmins, H. M. Redsteer, M. Hayes, C. McNutt, R. Pulwarty, and M. Svoboda, 2011:Drought Preparedness for Tribes in the Four Corners Region. Report from April 2010 Workshop. Tucson, AZ: Climate Assessment for the Southwest. 42 pp., The Climate Assessment for the Southwest (CLIMAS), The Institute of the Environment, The University of Arizona. URL ↩

Categories: assessment, Four Corners Region, Drought, tribe, indigenous

2011 Southwest
Glicksman, R. L., C. O’Neill, Y. Huang, W. L. Andreen, R. K. Craig, V. B. Flatt, W. Funk, D. D. Goble, A. Kaswan, and R. R. M. Verchick, 2011: Climate Change and the Puget Sound: Building the Legal Framework for Adaptation. Lewis & Clark Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-18. Center For Progressive Reform. URL ↩

Categories: Puget Sound, Climate change, adaptationtribe, indigenous

2011 Northwest
Harris, S., and Harper, B., (2011) A Method for Tribal Environmental Justice Analysis. Vol. 4, No.4, Environmental Justice, p. 231-237.

Categories: Environmental Justice, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), traditional lifeways, Risk Assessment, tribe, indigenous

2011 United States Link
Heyes, Scott A. 2011. Cracks in the knowledge: sea ice terms in Kangiqsualujjuaq, Nunavik. The Canadian Geographer/Le Géographe Canadien 55(1): 69–90.

Categories: Keywords:
sea ice, Inuit knowledge, knowledge transmission, generations, Inuktitut, tribe, indigenous

2011 Canada, Arctic Link
Hovelsrud, Grete, Krupnik, Igor, and Jeremy L. White. 2011. Human-based observing systems. In Understanding Earth’s Polar Challenges. International Polar Year, 2007–2008. Krupnik, Igor, Allison, Ian, Bell, Robin, Cutler, Paul, Hik, David, Lopéz-Martinéz, Jeronimo, Rachold, Volker, Summerheyes, Colin, and Eduard Sarukhanian, eds. Edmonton: Canadian Circumpolar Institute, pp. 435-456.

Categories: Antarctic, Arctic, International Polar Year, tribe, indigenous

2011 Arctic Link
Harris, Gary; Lynn, Kathy; MacKendrick, Katie; Satein, Hannah; University of Oregon (UO) Resource Innovation Group; UO Institute for a Sustainable Environment. 2011. Effectiveness of the Federal-Tribal Relationship. Report Submitted as part of Northwest Forest Plan 15 Year Reports. R6-RPM-TP-01-2011.

Categories: Policy, Northwest Forest Plan, Consultation, Co-Management, Natural Resource Management, Forestry

2011 Northwest Link
ITEP, 2011: Tribal Profiles. Alaska - Athabascan Region. Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals. www4.nau.edu/tribalclimatechange/tribes/ak_athabascan.asp↩

Categories: Alaska, Athabascan Region, tribe, indigenous

2011 Alaska, Arctic
Kaufman, L., 2011: Seeing trends, coalition works to help a river adapt. The New York Times. URL ↩

Categories: Adaptation, salmon, fish health, Nisqually River, snowpack, flooding, stream flow

2011 Northwest Link
Klopotek, Brian. 2011. Recognition Odysseys: Indigeneity, Race, and Federal Tribal Recognition Policy in Three Louisiana Indian Communities. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

Categories: Federal Recognition, Louisiana, Tunica-Biloxi, Jena Choctaws, Clifton-Choctaws, tribe, indigenous

2011 Southeast
Krakoff, S. 2011. Radical Adaptation, Justice, and American Indian Nations. Environmental Justice 4(4): 207-212.

Categories: Adaptation, historical removal from homelands, Cherokee Nation, environmental change, tribe, indigenous

2011 Southwest Link