Tribal Climate Conference Addresses Environmental Issues in Indian Country

“More than 2,400 participants from 30 countries and over 150 Tribal Nations sat in front of their screens to attend the first biennial National Tribal and Indigenous Climate Conference, held online Sept. 14-17.
“The virtual conference examined how climate change affects Indigenous peoples and emphasized the importance of traditional knowledge and Native stewardship of the earth.”

The Seminole Tribune, local news source for USET member Tribal Nation The Seminole Tribe of Florida, highlights some of the major takeaways of this extensive virtual conference.