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.

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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
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
Aleiss, Angela. “U.S. Forest Service and Tulalip Tribes Partner for Huckleberry Enhancement Project.” USDA Forest Service Tribal Relations News, www.fs.fed.us/spf/tribalrelations/documents/news/Winter2018TribalRelationsNews.pdf. 2018 co-stewardship, restoration, cultural resources, traditional foods Washington state 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
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
Sevigny, Melissa. “The STAR School Wins Science Prize for Low-Cost Cooler Design.” Knau Arizona Public Radio Home, 31 Jan. 2018, knau.org/post/star-school-wins-science-prize-low-cost-cooler-design. 2018 solar power, community wellness, affordable energy, stem Arizona 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
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
“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
Srock, Alan; Charney, Joseph; Potter, Brian; Goodrick, Scott. 2018. The hot-dry-windy index: A new fire weather index. Atmosphere. 9(7): 279-289. 11 p. https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos9070279. 2018 weather predictions, wildland fire, fire management, topography, meteorology, Haines Index Link
Chisholm Hatfield, S., Marino, E., Whyte, K.P. et al. Ecol Process (2018) 7: 25. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13717-018-0136-6 2018 TEK, climate change, environment, observation, seasonality, culture Northwest, Great Basin 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
Hilleary, C. 2017. Native Americans Most At Risk From Impact of Climate Change. 2017 climate change, policy, demonstration, activism, social justice, indigenous rights, native rights, self-determination, sovereignty Global, International, United States Link
Popkin, Gabriel. 2017. How Scientists And Indigenous Groups Can Team Up to Protect Forests and Climate. Smithsonianmag. 2017 climate change, conservation, sustainability, preservation, forest, water, adaptation, mitigation, interagency, South America, Wasington, D.C., United States, Central America, Global Link
Reuters. 2017. Indigenous people best custodians of threatened forests, studies show. 2017 climate change, deforestation, forestry, mitigation, adaptation, jurisdiction, restricted access, technical assistance, planning, policy, conservation, National, Global, International Link
Morrow, Allison. 2017. Nisqually tribe won't fish chum after historic decision. King 5 News. 2017 climate change, conservation, fisheries, salmon, population, habitat, restoration, conservation, sustainability, marine, fisheries, subsistence, commercial, industrial, traditional foods Washignton State, Pacific Northwest, Nisqually Link
Dhillon, C.M., 2017. Using citizen science in environmental justice: participation and decision-making in a Southern California waste facility siting conflict. Local Environment, pp.1-18. 2017 climate change, planning, policy, management, zoning, development, waste programs, community, collaboration National, United States Link
Popovich, N., Schlossberg, T. 2017. 23 Environmental Rules Rolled Back in Trump’s First 100 Days. 2017 climate change, Trump administration, environmentalism, deregulation, emissions, standards, pollution, greenhouse gas regulations, energy, fossil fuels United States, Global, International Link
Lawler, J.H.; Bullock, R.C.L. 2017. A Case for Indigenous Community Forestry. Journal of Forestry. 115(2), 117-125. 2017 case study, community forestry, indigenous forestry, sustainability National Link
Babcock, Hope M. “Here Today, Gone Tomorrow--Is Global Climate Change Another White Man ’s Trick to Get Indian Land? The Role of Treaties in Protecting Tribes as They Adapt to Climate Change.” Michigan State Law Review, 2017, pp. 370–423., scholarship.law.georgetown.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=3029&context=facpub. 2017 climate change impacts, cultural resources, sea level rise, erosion, drought, relocation, treaties, sovereignty Link
Sen, Basav. 2017. Trump's War on the Climate. 2017 climate change, federal court, resistance, social justice, climate justice, climate science, denial United States, National, Global Link
Lee, J.H., 2017. Improving Native American Tribes’ Voice in International Climate Change Negotiations. American Indian Law Journal, 5(2), p.7. 2017 climate change, adaptation, mitigation, Indigenous people, community resilience, food security, TEK, cultural resources, tradition, cultural genocide, environmental racism National, United States Link
Matias, Cliff. 2017. Indigenous Peoples Lead DC Climate March. 2017 climate change, demonstration, activism, Native rights, human health, social justice, youth justice, Trump administration United States Link
Whyte, K. 2017. Indigenous Climate Change & Climate Justice Teaching Materials & Advanced Bibliography. 2017 education, outreach, research, accessibility, planning, outreach International Link
Philippe. 2017. Food forests are helping these Native American reservations eat healthier. 2017 climate change, seasonal migration, food production, food justice, social justice, climate justice, human health, noncommunicable diseases, local, sustainable, diet, nutrition, education, access National Link
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2017. Protecting the Health and Well-Being of Communities in a Changing Climate: Proceedings of a Workshop—in Brief. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/24797. 2017 health and medicine, public health, prevention, environment, environment health and safety, climate change Link

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