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
Elizabeth Thomas, Protecting Cultural Rights in the South Pacific Islands: Using UNESCO and Marine Protected Areas to Plan for Climate Change, 29 Fordham Envtl. L. Rev. 413 (2018). Available at: https://ir.lawnet.fordham.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1802&context=elr 2018 cultural rights, climate change, adaptation South Pacific Islands 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 2018 Landscape, Nontimber, Forest, Species, Resources, Laws National/International Link
Blasch K, Hundt S, Wurster P, Sando R, Berthelote A (2018) Streamflow contributions from tribal lands to major river basins of the United States. PLoS ONE 13(9): e0203872. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0203872 2018 stream flow, water, water resources, water management, natural resources, tribal lands Pacific Northwest, Great Lakes, Missouri, Arkansas, California Link
Chamberlain, James L.; Emery, Marla R.; Patel-Weynand, Toral. 2018. Assessment of nontimber forest products in the United States under changing conditions. General Technical Report SRS-GTR-232. USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 268p. https://doi.org/10.2737/SRS-GTR-232 2018 nontimber forest products, forest health, natural resources, forests, rangelands, management, ecosystem services Link
Quaempts, E. J., K. L. Jones, S. J. O'Daniel, T. J. Beechie, and G. C. Poole. 2018. Aligning environmental management with ecosystem resilience: a First Foods example from the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, Oregon, USA. Ecology and Society 23(2):29. https://doi.org/10.5751/ES-10080-230229 2018 reciprocity, creation stories, environmental policy management, first foods, resilience, planning, ecosystems Oregon Link
Riordan, Erin C.; Montalvo, Arlee M.; Beyers, Jan L. 2018. Using species distribution models with climate change scenarios to aid ecological restoration decisionmaking for southern California shrublands. Res. Rep. PSW-RP-270. Albany, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station. 130 p. 2018 Alluvial scrub, chaparral, climate change, coastal sage scrub, ecological restoration, seed transfer, shrubland, southern California, species distri-bution modeling. Southern California, California Link
2018 world hunger, malnutrition, obesity, climate variability, climate change, agriculture International Link
Southern Methodist University, and UA Communications. “Native Bison Hunters Amplified Climate Impacts on Prairie Fires.” UA News, 24 July 2018, uanews.arizona.edu/story/native-bison-hunters-amplified-climate-impacts-prairie-fires. 2018 prescribed burns, fire management Prairie Link
Plumer, B. (2018, May 15). 'Impossible to Ignore': Why Alaska Is Crafting a Plan to Fight Climate Change. Retrieved July 2, 2018, from https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/15/climate/alaska-climate-change.html 2018 climate change, adaptation, greenhouse gas emissions, relocation, renewable energy Alaska Link
Pathways; Progress and Priorities in Landscape Conservation. Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Et Al, Pathways; Progress and Priorities in Landscape Conservation. 2018 landscape conservation, recent innovations, action-oriented, pathways, collaboration National Link
Maguire, Kaitlin C; Shinneman, Douglas J; Potter, Kevin M; Hipkins, Valerie D. 2018. Intraspecific niche models for ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) suggest potential variability in population-level response to climate change. Systematic Biology. : 271-. https://doi.org/10.1093/sysbio/syy017. 2018 Ponderosa Pine, Climate Change, Niche, North America, Intraspecific, Species North America Link
Tegel, S. (2018, September 17). A Native Answer to Climate Change. U.S. News. Retrieved September 18, 2018, from https://www.usnews.com/news/best-countries/articles/2018-09-17/indigenous-peoples-property-rights-may-help-slow-climate-change 2018 indigenous rights, human rights, land management, climate change, Co2 emissions, illegal logging, deforestation South America Link
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2018). Preparedness and safety messaging for hurricanes, flooding, and similar disasters. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 2018 disaster preparedness, public health, food safety, waterborne diseases, hurricanes, flooding, extreme weather National Link
Mooney, C. (2018, June 13). Antarctic ice loss has tripled in a decade. If that continues, we are in serious trouble. Retrieved July 2, 2018, from https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2018/06/13/antarctic-ice-loss-has-tripled-in-a-decade-if-that-continues-we-are-in-serious-trouble/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.18fcfd765b17 2018 climate change, melting ice, rising sea level, ghg emissions Antarctic, Coastal communities Link
Driscoll, Emily V. “Toxic Spill in the Navajo Nation.” Scientific American, 12 Mar. 2018, blogs.scientificamerican.com/voices/toxic-spill-in-the-navajo-nation/. 2018 climate change, disaster, adaptation, evaluation, water health, community health Navajo Nation Link
Leverkus, Alexandro B.; Rey Benayas, José María; Castro, Jorge; Boucher, Dominique; Brewer, Stephen; Collins, Brandon M.; Donato, Daniel; Fraver, Shawn; Kishchuk, Barbara E.; Lee, Eun-Jae; Lindenmayer, David B.; Lingua, Emanuele; Macdonald, Ellen; Marzano, Raffaella; Rhoades, Charles C.; Royo, Alejandro; Thorn, Simon; Wagenbrenner, Joseph W.; Waldron, Kaysandra; Wohlgemuth, Thomas; Gustafsson, Lena. 2018. Salvage logging effects on regulating and supporting ecosystem services — a systematic map. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 48(9): 983-1000. https://doi.org/10.1139/cjfr-2018-0114#.W6VHk2ZReUk. 2018 salvage harvesting, sanitation logging, wildfire, insect outbreak, windthrow, North America, Europe, intervention, disturbance North America and Europe Link
Hanses, Terri. “Breaking a Sacred Trust: On the Exploitation of Traditional Knowledge.” Pacific Standard, 20 Sept. 2018, psmag.com/social-justice/breaking-a-sacred-trust. 2018 traditional knowledge, TEK, restoration, knowledge protection Washington Link
Swain, Dr. Elizabeth, et al. Multisolving at the Intersection of Health and Climate; Lessons from Success Stories. Climate Interactive, 2018, Multisolving at the Intersection of Health and Climate; Lessons from Success Stories, img.climateinteractive.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Multisolving-at-the-Intersection-of-Health-and-Climate-1.pdf. 2018 health, climate change, climate change adaptation, community health International Link
LaPier, R. R. (2018, June 15). How Native American food is tied to important sacred stories. The Conversation. Retrieved July 2, 2018, from https://theconversation.com/how-native-american-food-is-tied-to-important-sacred-stories-97770?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Latest from The Conversation for June 15 2018 first foods, indigenous food systems, salmon migration, salmon health, religion, culture and tradition, TK Washington state Link
Marris, Emma. “Don Gentry: Natural Gas Pipeline Poses Major Threat to Klamath Tribes.” Indianz.com, 8 Mar. 2018, www.indianz.com/News/2018/03/08/don-gentry-natural-gas-pipeline-poses-ma.asp. 2018 energy, water health, community health, natural gas Oregon, California 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 2018 Northwest Forest Plan, science, management, restoration, northern spotted owl, marbled murrelet, climate change, socioeconomic, environmental justice, U.S. Forest Service National Link
“The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation Trap the Sun to Offset Energy Costs.” Department of Energy, Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs, 27 Aug. 2018, www.energy.gov/indianenergy/articles/confederated-tribes-umatilla-indian-reservation-trap-sun-offset-energy-costs. 2018 energy, Office of Indian Energy, Co2 emissions, solar power Oregon Link
Sorensen C, Murray V, Lemery J, Balbus J (2018) Climate change and women's health: Impacts and policy directions. PLoS Med 15(7): e1002603. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1002603 2018 climate change, public health, women's health, climate justice, gender inequality Link
Laidre KL, Northey AD and Ugarte F (2018) Traditional Knowledge About Polar Bears (Ursus maritimus) in East Greenland: Changes in the Catch and Climate Over Two Decades. Front. Mar. Sci. 5:135. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2018.00135 2018 Traditional Ecological Knowledge, climate change, biology, environment, polar bears, traditional food Greenland 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/. 2018 digital stories, place based, climate change, climate change impacts, community building, youth, cultural traditions Oregon, Alaska, Hawaii 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 2018 groundwater, southwest, water table, rainfall patterns, climate change, historic patterns Southwest Link
Suzuki, David. “Reconciling Energy and Indigenous Rights.” David Suzuki Foundation, 2 Aug. 2018, davidsuzuki.org/story/reconciling-energy-and-indigenous-rights/?nabe=5392362493968384:0&utm_campaign=scienceMatters-reconcilingEnergyAndIndigenousRights-en-03aug2018&utm_source=mkto-none-smSubscribers-link-readOnline&utm_medium=email&mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiTWpJeE5ETTROak5tWlRJdyIsInQiOiJBTUE1NHl1Z2Q1U0FaWFh1XC9VSEJ0emhcL2Jhc25uNXNrRGdJVDRDN3p5XC8rSGxHM3VxNDk3UTMxakxpQ1BTTHB1cHJ0ZkVaS25OdWZhcXJjdUgrME43a1hENktvWGpOTitnUk93c3dFQ00zMG1Ra3NiZ0dJOWZUcVFOQnRyYUZBKyJ9&utm_referrer=http://go.davidsuzuki.org/I0t1VVs040Ku0N0n0d0DU00. 2018 UN declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, energy, fossil fuels, natural resources, fracking, offshore drilling, indigenous rights, environmental justice Canada Link
Laursen, S., Puniwai, N., Genz, A.S. et al. Environmental Management (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00267-018-1069-7 2018 Adaptation, climate change, collaboration, knowledge coproduction Hawaii 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 2018 Tribes, tools, fossil fuels, pipelines, environmental law, environmental justice Pacific Northwest 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. 2018 pollution, front-line communities, climate change impacts, community health, environmental justice National Link

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