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
US Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources.2016. Senators Work to Improve Forest Management and Wildfire Budgeting. Press Release.

Categories: Wildfire, Forest Management, Natural Resource Management

2016 National Link
Assessing Cultural Resource Vulnerability To Climate Change with Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park. NPLCC. 2016.

Categories: climate change, klondike, Alaska, State parks, adaptation, mitigation, webinar, presentation

2016 Alaska, United States Link
Jeff Smith. 2016. Rising Voices melds indigenous, western science perspectives. UCAR AtmosNews.

Categories: Climate Science, Collaboration, Climate Impacts

2016 National, International Link
EPA. Climate Change and the Health of Indigenous Populations. Factsheet. 2016.

Categories: Federally recognized tribes, tribal organizations, Indian communities, Indian territories, biohazards, climate change, vulnerability assessment, adaptation, mitigation, coast, natural resources, food security, culture

2016 United States Link
Goode, Erica. A Wrenching Choice for Alaska Towns in the Path of Climate Change. NY Times. 2016.

Categories: climate change, seal level, flood, precipitation, migration, relocation, climate refugee

2016 Arctic, Alaska, United States Link
Vinyeta, Kirsten and Whyte, Kyle Powys and Lynn, Kathy, Indigenous Masculinities in a Changing Climate: Vulnerability and Resilience in the United States (June 24, 2016). Men, Masculinities and Disaster. 2016. Edited by Elaine Enarson, Bob Pease. Routledge: Chapter 12, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2800469

Categories: Climate change, Indigenous peoples, feminism, gender, vulnerability, climate justice

2016 National Link
Tania Schoennagel, Penny Morgan, Jennifer Balch, Philip Dennison, Brian Harvey, Richard Hutto, Meg Krawchuk, Max Moritz, Ray Rasker, and Cathy Whitlock. 2016. Insights from wildfire science: a resource for fire policy discussions.

Categories: Wildfire, Climate Adaptation

2016 National Link
V. Savo, D. Lepofsky, J. P. Benner, K. E. Kohfeld, J. Bailey & K. Lertzman. 2016. Observations of climate change among subsistence-oriented communities around the world. Nature Climate Change 6, 462–473.

Categories: Scientific Data, Climate Data, Public Perception, Subsistence-oriented Communities, Meta-study

2016 International Link
Herman-Mercer, N. M., E. Matkin, M. J. Laituri, R. C. Toohey, M. Massey, K. Elder, P. F. Schuster, and E. A. Mutter. 2016. Changing times, changing stories: generational differences in climate change perspectives from four remote indigenous communities in Subarctic Alaska. Ecology and Society 21(3):28.
http://dx.doi.org/10.5751/ES-08463-210328

Categories: climate adaptation, human health outcomes, youth, contemporary, climate perspectives

2016 Arctic, Subarctic Link
EPA. Climate Change and the Health of Occupational Groups. Factsheet. 2016.

Categories: immigrant workers, climate change, seasonal farmworker, wildfires, education, preparation, safety, occupational risks, biohazard

2016 United States, International Link
Reuters. U.S. native groups promised input on development as pipeline dispute looms. 2016.

Categories: fossil fuels, climate change, carbon emissions, planning, policy, regulations, sovereignty,

2016 United States Link
Terri Hansen. 2016. 'Extreme Heat Week' Combats Climate Change With Resilience Strategies for Tribes. Indian Country Today Media Network.

Categories: Climate Adaptation, Climate Impacts, Indigenous Peoples, Drought

2016 National Link
Funes, Yessenia, STUDY: Climate Change Perceptions Vary Among Generations of Alaska's Yup'ik and Cup'ik People. 2016. Colorlines.

Categories: Arctic, Yukon, Alaska, Climate change, adaptation, traditional knowledge, generation

2016 Arctic, Alaska, United States, Northwest Link
Whyte, Kyle, Indigenous Peoples, Climate Change Loss and Damage, and the Responsibility of Settler States (April 25, 2016). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2770085 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2770085

Categories: Climate Change, Sovereignty, Colonial States, Responsibility, Philosophy

2016 National, International Link
EPA. Climate Change and the Health of Older Adults. Factsheet. 2016.

Categories: elders, elderly, seniors, disabilities, climate change, biohazard, health risks

2016 United States, International Link
UN Denounces Abuse of Free Assembly Rights for Water Protectors Standing Against DAPL. ICTMN. 2016.

Categories: climate change, fossil fuels, carbon emissions, civil rights, self-determination, sovereignty, planning, policy, international law, water, oil, pipeline

2016 North Dakota, Midwest, National Link
Zada, John. Canadian First Nation cleans up latest fuel spill mess. AlJazeera. 2016.

Categories: environmental hazards, risks, oil spill, fossil fuel, traditional foods, pollution

2016 British Columbia, Canada, Pacific Northwest Link
EPA. 2016. Climate Change and the Health of Indigenous Populations.

Categories: TEK, climate change, adaptation, mitigation, planning, policy, climate science, sovereignty, self determination, management

2016 National Link
Renee Lewis. 2016. Undamming this major U.S. river is opening a world of possibility for native cultures and wildlife. Fusion.

Categories: Dam Removal, Salmon, Ecological Restoration, Indigenous Peoples, Klamath River

2016 Northwest Link
Winters, Chris. Tulalips convene summit on adapting to climate change. 2016. HeraldNet.

Categories: Arctic, traditional foods, subsistence, hunting, gathering, climate change, climate patterns

2016 Pacific Northwest, United States, Alaska, Arctic, Yukon Link
Johnson, J., Howitt, R., Cajete, G., Berkes, F., Louis, R., Kliskey, A. 2016. Weaving Indigenous sustainability sciences to diversify our methods. Springer 11(1): 1-11.

Categories: Traditional Knowledges, Sustainability Sciences, Research Protocols, Collaboration

2016 International Link
Whyte, Kyle, Indigenous Food Systems, Environmental Justice, and Settler-Industrial States (April 25, 2016). 2015. In Global Food, Global Justice: Essays on Eating under Globalization. Edited by M. Rawlinson & C. Ward, 143-156, Cambridge Scholars Publishing.. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2770094

Categories: Environmental Justice, Injustice, Food Systems, Detroit, Philosophy

2016 National Link
EPA. Climate Change and the Health of People with Disabilities. Factsheet. 2016.

Categories: disability, disabled, health risks, accessibility, biohazards, resources, climate change

2016 United States, International Link
Swanson, M, Trainor, F. 2016. Current Coastal Change Research/Management Projects and Priority Information Needs in from Cook Inlet through Southeastern Alaska

Categories: Southeast Alaska, climate change, coastal, erosion, marine, management, research

2016 Alaska Link
Mufson, Steve. Obama administration cancels oil and gas leases on Blackfeet tribe’s sacred grounds. Washington Post. 2016.

Categories: oil, fossil fuels, spill, leak, environmental hazard, pollution, sovereignty, self-determination

2016 Montana Link
Coral Davenport and Campbell Robertson. 2016. Resettling the First American ‘Climate Refugees’. New York Times.

Categories: Isle de Jean Charles Band of Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw Indians, Sea Level Rise, Climate Impacts, Relocation

2016 Southeast, Gulf of Mexico Link
Gregg, Rachel, Score, A., Pietri, D., Hansen, L. The State of Climate Adaptation in U.S. Marine Fisheries Management. EcoAdapt. 2016.

Categories: climate change, adaptation, natural resource management, policy, infrastructure, planning, development

2016 United States Link
Whyte, K., Brewer, J., Johnson, J. 2016. Weaving Indigenous science, protocols and sustainability science. Springer 11(1): 25-32.

Categories: Sustainability Sciences, Indigenous Protocols, Collaboration

2016 National Link
Whyte, Kyle, Indigenous Environmental Movements and the Function of Governance Institutions (April 25, 2016). Whyte, K.P. 2016. Indigenous Environmental Movements and the Function of Governance Institutions. Oxford Handbook of Environmental Political Theory. Edited by T. Gabrielson, C. Hall, J. Meyer & D. Schlosberg, 563-580. Oxford University Press.. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2770066

Categories: Governance, Indigenous Environmental Movements, Reciprocal Responsibilities, Philosophy

2016 National, International Link
EPA. Climate Change and the Health of People with Existing Medical Conditions. Factsheet. 2016.

Categories: health risks, medical conditions, climate change, biohazard,

2016 United States, International Link