Metlakatla Indian Community Climate Change Adaptation Plan

Type: 
Tribal Adaptation Plans
Event Date: 
Grant Deadline: 
Organization: 
Metlakatla Indian Community
Description: 

The Metlakatla Indian Community Climate Change Adaptation Plan was composed to provide support to the Metlakatla Indian Community as they are impacted by a changing climate on the Annette Islands Reserve (AIR). Throughout this document the Metlakatla Indian Community will be referred to as “the Tribe”, this term will be used to describe the entire Metlakatla Indian Community. The Tribe acknowledges the changing climate and advocates addressing the potential effects through the integration of Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) and scientific evidence. This document will include the background on the AIR, local interviews on TEK, resource analysis, vulnerability assessment, and potential adaptation strategies to assist the Tribe in preparation for a changing climate.

Category: 
Tribal Adaptation Plan, climate change, TEK, vulnerability assessment, adaptation