Tribal Climate Planning Documents

Tribal Climate Planning Documents

Climate Adaptation Plan for the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)

Mi’kmaq Nation – Thirteen Moons Climate Change Adaptation Plan

Climate Change Adaptation Plan for Akwesasne – Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe

Climate Change Strategic Plan – Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation

GLIFWC Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment Version 2: Aanji-bimaadiziimagak o’ow aki

Pamunkey Indian Reservation Shoreline Management Plan

Shinnecock Indian Nation Climate Vulnerability Assessment and Action Plan

University of Oregon Tribal Climate Change Guide – Adaptation Plans


Peer Reviewed Tribal Climate Resilient Articles (Open Source)

Leonard, K. (2021). WAMPUM Adaptation framework: eastern coastal Tribal Nations and sea level rise impacts on water security. Climate and Development.

Voggesser, G., Lynn, K., Daigle, J., et al. (2013). Cultural impacts to tribes from climate change influences on forests. In: Maldonado, J.K., Colombi, B., Pandya, R. (eds) Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples in the United States. Springer, Cham.

Lynn, K., Daigle, J., Hoffman, J., et al. (2013). The impacts of climate change on tribal traditional foods. In: Maldonado, J.K., Colombi, B., Pandya, R. (eds) Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples in the United States. Springer, Cham.

Maldonado, J.K. (2014). A multiple knowledge approach for adaptation to environmental change: lessons learned from coastal Louisiana’s tribal communities. Journal of Political Ecology 21:1, 62-82.

Rustad, L., Campbell, J., Dukes, J.S., et al. (2012). Changing Climate, Changing Forests: The impacts of climate change on forests of the northeastern United States and Eastern Canada. US Forest Service.

Gaichas, S.K., Link, J.S., & Hare, J.A. (2014). A risk-based approach to evaluating northeast US fish community vulnerability to climate change. ICES Journal of Marine Science 71:8, 2323-2342.

Sun, G., Caldwell, P.V., McNulty, S.G., et al. (2013). Impacts of Climate Change and Variability on Water Resources in the Southeast USA. In: Climate of the Southeast United States: Variability, Change, Impacts, and Vulnerability. Ingram, K.T., Dow, K., Carter, L., et al. (eds).

Mills, K.E., Pershing, A.J., Brown, C.J., et al. (2020). Fisheries Management in a Changing Climate: Lessons from the 2012 Ocean Heat Wave in the Northwest Atlantic. Oceanography 26:2, 191-195.

Norton-Smith, K., Lynn, K., Chief, K., et al. (2016). Climate change and Indigenous peoples: A synthesis of current impacts and experiences. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-944. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 136 p.

Thompson, J.R., Carpenter, D.N., Cogbill, C.V., et al. (2013). Four centuries of change in Northeastern United States Forests. PLOS ONE 8:9.

Lichter, J., & Ames, T. (2012). Reaching into the past for future resilience: recovery efforts in Maine rivers and coastal waters. Maine Policy Review 21:1, 96-102.

Nelson, S., MacKenzie, C.M., Morelli, T.L., et al. (2022). Introduction: Climate change in the mountains of Maine and the Northeast. Northeastern Naturalist 28:11.

Swiersz, S. (2020). Sea-level rise and climate justice for Native Americans and Indigenous People’s: An analysis of the United States’ Response and Responsibilities.

Anderson, W.T., & Gaiser, E.E. (2013). Paleoenvironmental change in wetlands of the Florida Everglades, southeast USA. Journal of Paleolimnology 49.

Smithers, G.D. (2021). Water stories: deep histories of climate change, ecological resilience and the riverine world of the Cherokees. Journal of the British Academy 9:s6, 27-59.

Hatfield, S.C., Marino, E., Whyte, K.P., et al. (2018). Indian time: time, seasonality, and culture in Traditional Ecological Knowledge of climate change. Ecological Processes 7:25.

Baumflek, M., Cabe, T., Schelhas, J., et al. (2022). Managing forests for culturally significant plants in traditional Cherokee homelands: emerging platforms. International Forestry Review 24:3, 298-314.

Schneider, C., Newton, T., Goode, W., et al. (2020). Cherokee Water Resources Project Summary - Mapping Forest Composition and Health in the Southern Appalachians Using NASA Earth Observations to Enhance Drought and Watershed Health-Related Forest Management for the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians. NASA NTRS Report.

Lineberger, E. (2016). An exploratory study of environmental views of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.

Huntington, A., & Jackson, E. (2022). The Electric School Bus Series: How North Carolina’s Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is planning for seven generations of sustainability. World Resources Institute

Golden, J.C. (2017). The Seminole Tribe of Florida: Keeping the Everglades Wet. Arizona Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies 6. The Seminole Tribe of Florida: Keeping the Everglades Wet