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
Kahn, Brian. 2017. The EPA has started to remove Obama-era information.

Categories: climate change, trump administration, Obama Administration, white house, federal, protection,administration, legislation

2017 National, United States Link
Trahant, M. 2017. Saving Budget Fights for Another Day: Congress has a spending plan for this year that includes more money for most Native programs through September.

Categories: Trump Administration, policy, planning, budget, agencies, tribal assistance, short-term

2017 National, United States Link
Morrow, Allison. 2017. Nisqually tribe won't fish chum after historic decision. King 5 News.

Categories: climate change, conservation, fisheries, salmon, population, habitat, restoration, conservation, sustainability, marine, fisheries, subsistence, commercial, industrial, traditional foods

2017 Washignton State, Pacific Northwest, Nisqually Link
Lawler, J.H.; Bullock, R.C.L. 2017. A Case for Indigenous Community Forestry. Journal of Forestry. 115(2), 117-125.

Categories: case study, community forestry, indigenous forestry, sustainability

2017 National Link
Watt-Cloutier, Sheila. 2017. The right to be cold is key to addressing climate change says Nobel nominee.

Categories: climate change, arctic, Inuit, Inupiaq, TEK, Traditional ecological knowledge, weather patterns, polar ice sheets, temperature, adaptation, mitigation

2017 Arctic, Alaska, Canada, United States, Global, International Link
Whyte, K. 2017. Indigenous Climate Change & Climate Justice Teaching Materials & Advanced Bibliography.

Categories: education, outreach, research, accessibility, planning, outreach

2017 International Link
Stephen Pyne. 2017. Recreating forests of the past isn't enough to fix our wildfire problem.

Categories: wildfire, managed fire, prescribed burn, management, prevention, ecosystem, beneficial, fuels, fire science, ecology, resilience

2017 United States, National Link
Clayton, S., Manning, C. M., Krygsman, K., & Speiser, M. (2017). Mental Health and Our Changing Climate: Impacts, Implications, and Guidance. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association, and ecoAmerica.

Categories: climate change, adaptation, mitigation, human health, community, climate science, recommendations, planning, policy

2017 National Link
Banerjee, N. 2017. Trial Date Set for Children’s Climate Lawsuit Against U.S. Government

Categories: climate change, legislation, policy, social justice, youth justice, human health, future generations, federal court,

2017 United Stated, National Link
Hill, D. 2017. Pope says indigenous people must have final say about their land. The Guardian.

Categories: religion, catholicism, sovereignty, self-determination, stewardship, jurisdiction, policy

2017 International, Global Link
Sparling, E., P. Byer, P. Cobb and H. Auld. (2017). Best Practices for Consideration of the Effects of
Climate Change in Project-Level Environmental Assessments. Ontario Centre for Climate Impacts and
Adaptation Resources (OCCIAR) and Risk Sciences International (RSI).

Categories: climate change, climate change impacts, environmental assessment, planning, adaptation

2017 Link
Whyte, K. 2017. Indigenous Climate Change & Climate Justice Teaching Materials & Advanced Bibliography.

Categories: education, outreach, research, accessibility, planning, outreach

2017 International Link
Lundgren, H., Cook, K. 2017. Telling the “Good Fire” Story: Two Communities’ Prescribed Fire Outreach Efforts.

Categories: wildfire, managed burn, prescribed burn, management, planning, policy, adaptation, mitigation, community resilience, air quality, ecosystem, habitat

2017 Washington state, United States, National Link
Melvin, A.M., Murray, J., Boehlert, B. et al. Climatic Change (2017) 141: 783. doi:10.1007/s10584-017-1923-2

Categories: climate change, wildfire, adaptation, mitigation, water quality, biodiversity, expense, cost, alaska

2017 Alaska, United States Link
Nicholson, B. 2017. Dakota Access review to re-examine impact on tribe. WKOW.

Categories: DAPL, Dakota Access pipeline, fossil fuels, oil industry, Standing Rock Sioux, environmental justice, social justice, Native rights, treaty rights, community health, human health, self-determination, self-governance, sovereignty

2017 North Dakota, Illinois, United States Link
n.a. 2017. Climate change drove population decline in New World before Europeans arrived. Phys Org.

Categories: climate change, climate science, ancient climate, colonization, settlement, past projections,

2017 North America, Minnesota, Great Plains, Midwest Link
Sankey, J. B., Kreitler, J., Hawbaker, T. J., McVay, J. L., Miller, M. E., Mueller, E. R., . . . Sankey, T. T. (2017). Climate, wildfire, and erosion ensemble foretells more sediment in western USA watersheds. Geophysical Research Letters. Retrieved October 30, 2018, from https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/2017GL073979.

Categories: climate change, wildfire, erosion, water quality, water supply, watershed health, sedimentation

2017 United States Link
Reo, N.J., Whyte, K.P., McGregor, D., Smith, M.A. and Jenkins, J.F., 2017. Factors that support Indigenous involvement in multi-actor environmental stewardship. AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples, p.1177180117701028.

Categories: climate change, TEK, Indigenous science,intergenerational knowledge, self-determination, collaboration, management, technical assistance, self-determination, soverignty

2017 Naitonal Link
Hipp, Janie Simms, and Duren, Colby D. June 2017. Regaining Our Future: An Assessment of Risks and Opportunities for
Native Communities in the 2018 Farm Bill. Prior Lake, Minnesota: Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community

Categories: climate change, agriculture, Farm bill, White house, Trump Administration, federal budgeting, planning, policy, management, legislation, human health, community justice, social justice, environmental racism

2017 Southwest, Midwes, North Dakota, South Dakota, National, United States Link
Mateo-Vega, J., Potvin, C., Monteza, J., Bacorizo, J., Barrigón, J., Barrigón, R., López, N., Omi, L., Opua, M., Serrano, J., Cushman, K. C., & Meyer, C. (2017). Full and effective participation of indigenous peoples in forest monitoring for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+): trial in Panama’s Darién. Ecosphere, 8(2). doi:10.1002/ecs2.1635

Categories: A recent study found that well-trained Indigenous technicians are just as effective at collecting the necessary data to monitor forest carbon emission viability.

2017 South America Link
Matthews, S. 2017. Grizzly Bears Are Now the Victims of the Trump Administration’s Climate Denialism.

Categories: conservation, climate change, climate denial, endangered species, de-listed, tribal consultation, hunting, grizzly bears

2017 California, Nevada, yellostone National Park, United States Link
Meeker, D., 2017 A Synthesis of Climate Adaptation Planning Needs in Alaska Native Communities.

Categories: Southeast Alaska, climate change, adaptation, policy, planning, management, interagency support, TEK, , oral tradition, climate science, research, 

2017 Alaska Link
Grey, Eva. 2017. Arctic indigenous leaders speak up about the dangers of increased shipping. Ship-Technology.

Categories: climate change, oceans, marine health, shipping, freight, oil freight, oil spills, pollution, fisheries, ecosystem, sustainability, conservation, preservation

2017 Alaska, Russia, Canada Link
McNeeley, S.M., Even, T.L., Gioia, J.B., Knapp, C.N. and Beeton, T.A., 2017. Expanding Vulnerability Assessment for Public Lands: The Social Complement to Ecological Approaches. Climate Risk Management.

Categories: Climate change; Public lands; Land-based livelihoods; Social vulnerability; Vulnerability assessment; Adaptation

2017 National Link
Jason Searle, Exploring Alternatives to the "Consultation or Consent" Paradigm, 6 Mich. J. Envtl. & Admin. L. 485 (2017).

Categories: DAPL, pipeline, North Dakota, Rosebud Sioux, Lakota, legislation, policy, litigation

2017 North Dakota, National Link
United States, Congress, “2016 USDA Resource Guide for American Indians & Alaska Natives .” 2016 USDA Resource Guide for American Indians & Alaska Natives , 2017

Categories: resource, USDA, Tribes, Tribal entities

2017 National Link
n.a. 2017. New Report Reveals Bank Policies Fail to Respond to Climate Risks. Commondreams.

Categories: climate change, financial assistance, insurance, lending, loans, fossil fuels, finance, energy, greenhouse gas, coal

2017 United States, National Link
Marks-Block, Tony. 2017. Karuk Tribe, Forest Service and EcoAdapt Meet to Explore Climate Change Adaptation. North Coast.

Categories: climate change, prescribed burning, controlled burn, fire management, wildfire, risk, assessment, management, conservation, sustainability, planning, policy

2017 California, Oregon, West Coast, Pacific Northwest Coast Link
Trump Administration. 2017. Fiscal Year 2018 The Interior Budget in Brief May 2017.

Categories: Trump administration, budget, resource, allocation, financial assistance, budget cuts, programming

2017 National Link
Living on Earth. 2017. Land on Fire.

Categories: cliamte change, wildfire, forest fire, management, risk, hazard, human health, safety, disaster prevention, disaster relief, planning, policy

2017 National, United States Link