Indigenous Climate Justice links

Embassy Row at Oceti Sakowin Camp next to Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, 2016

Bakken Debate                                 

Bakken Watch                               

Climate Change & Pacific Rim Indigenous Nations Project (Evergreen)      

Campus Climate Challenge                                    

Citizens for a Clean Harbor (Grays Harbor)      

Climate Impacts Group (UW)                       

Climate Solutions                                          

Coast Salish Gathering                              

Columbia River InterTribal Fish Commission  

Columbia Riverkeeper                     

Cowboy Indian Alliance (Nebraska)

Dot-111 Reader on oil trains                       

Earth Justice                

Fossil Fuel Connections (Evergreen students)            

First Stewards                                                    

Fort Berthold Protectors of Water & Earth Rights (POWER)      

Global Climate Change Impacts in the U.S.        

Honor the Earth                                           

Idle No More Canada           

Idle No More Washington             

Indian Country Today                                    

Indigenous Environmental Network                        

IEN-Indigenous Tar Sands Campaign                       

Int’l. Institute for Indigenous Resource Mgt.           

Intertribal Council on Utility Policy     

Lennée Reid Poetry                  

Lummi Nation       

Lummi Youth Canoe Family                                       

Lummi Totem Pole Journey                        

Native Peoples/Native Homelands report             

No Coal Trains through South Sound           

No Oil Fracking Sands at Port of Olympia

Northern Plains Resource Council                       

Northwest Energy Coalition                        

Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission     

Not for Any Price (Lummi vs. coal video)

Oceti Sakowin Camp (Standing Rock)     

Oil Change International                                   

Oil Train Blast Zone                                   

Olympia Confronting the Climate Crisis       

PacificNW Tribal Climate Change Network            

Power Past Coal                                                

Protect Whatcom                                    

Quinault Indian Nation                                   

Quinault Nation Environmental Defense           

Resources for Sustainable Communities            

Rising Tide                                                

Rising Voices        

Sacred Stone Camp (Standing Rock)   

Shallow Waters (Ta’Kaiya Blaney music video)

Shell No!                                                

Sightline Institute reports    

StandEarth: Stop Oil Pipelines                                  

Stand Up to Oil          

Stand with Standing Rock                                     

Sustainable Northwest                                    

Swinomish Climate Change Initiative            

Tar Sands Action                                               

Tar Sands Action Seattle                                   

350 global climate movement                        

Tribes and Climate Change (NAU)                        

Voices of Coal                                               

Washington Backbone Campaign          

Where Words Touch the Earth (tribal college student videos)             

Wildlife Promise: Northern Cheyenne            

Project links

Project Report: Climate Change and Pacific Rim Indigenous Nations, October 2006 (2 MB)

Powerpoint presentation on Climate Change and Indigenous Nations (14 MB)

Community Organizing Booklet: Northwest Tribes: Meeting the Challenge of Climate Change, 2010 (1.5 MB)

Northwest Indian Applied Research Institute (NIARI), The Evergreen State College (1999-2008)

United League of Indigenous Nations Treaty

Indigenous Nations’ Responses to Climate Change (Zoltan Grossman, American Indian Culture & Research Journal, Oct. 2008)

Indigenous Nations Include Climate Change in Historic Treaty (by Char Simons, Evergreen magazine)

United League of Indigenous Nations Formed (Indian Country Today, 8/9/07)

Lummi to Host Historic Meeting of the Nations (Indian Country Today, 7/12/07)

Proposed treaty could protect nations (Indian Country Today, 3/21/05) (U. Washington)

VIDEO on Indigenous Nations Treaty (6:30)

Indigenous Nations Treaty (Powerpoint & notes presented by Dr. Alan Parker at NCAI conference)

Global climate change–implications for indigenous practices (Lecture notes by Maori environmental scientist Dr. Brett Stephenson)

Climate change–some insights for indigenous peoples (Powerpoint by Maori environmental scientist Dr. Brett Stephenson)

Global Warming (Powerpoint by Dr. Zoltan Grossman with charts, photos, maps, etc.)

PacificGlobeGlobal links

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII)

UNPFII 7th Session (2008):  Climate change, bio-cultural diversity and livelihoods: the stewardship role of indigenous peoples and new challenges

Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples book (Tebtebba Foundation)

Indigenous Peoples Climate Change Assessment (U.N. University Traditional Knowledge Initiative)

The Missing Delegate at Cancún: Indigenous Peoples (Dennis Martinez, National Geographic NewsWatch, 12/8/10)

Indigenous Peoples Global Summit on Climate Change (Anchorage, April 2009) Release and Declaration

World Peoples’ Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth (Cochabamba, Bolivia, April 2010)

Climate Rage: The only way to stop global warming is for rich nations to pay for the damage they’ve done (Naomi Klein, 11/14/09)

The Most Inconvenient Truth of All: Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples (Survival International report 2009)

Indigenous Leaders at the Front of the Historic Climate March in Copenhagen (Democracy Now video, 12/14/09)

Center for World Indigenous Studies, Forum for Global Exchange

Could Just One Degree Change the World? Two Three Four Five Six (National Geographic videos on You Tube)

Demystifying Climate Change Negotiations (by Raymond de Chavez)

Statement Regarding Water, Climate Change/Global Warming and…POPs (U.N. Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, 2005)

Be Worried, Very Worried (Time special report, 4/3/06)

Dialogue Paper by Indigenous Peoples to World Summit on Sustainable Development (Johannesburg 2002)

Indigenous peoples voice urgency on global warming (Indian Country Today, 1/5/06)

Climate Alliance of European cities and rainforest indigenous peoples

It’s Getting Hot in Here: Dispatches from the Global Youth Climate Movement

The Canary Project (photos of changing landscapes)

Globalization: Affects on Indigenous Peoples (world map pdf)

Melting of Nisqually Glacier on Mount Rainier.

Pacific Northwest links

Climate Change Impacts on Tribal Resources (Tulalip)

Native Climate Commons (United Nations and Tulalip Tribes)

Ethnoclimate bibliography (Excel spreadsheet compiled by Preston Hardison, Tulalip Tribes)

Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission (NWIFC)

NWIFC Spirit of the Salmon video and resource guide

Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (CRITFC)

First Stewards: Coastal Peoples Address Climate Change (NMAI, Washington DC, 7/17-20/12)

Swinomish Climate Change Initiative (Adaptation Strategy Toolbox and Draft Impact Assessment Technical Report)

Nisqually-Olympia McAllister Wellfield Partnership (moving water source from Medicine Creek to wells on higher ground)

Tribal Climate Change Forum (Sustainable Northwest, 2009)

Teacher’s Domain: Where Words Touch the Earth (climate change online videos produced by tribal college filmmakers at Northwest Indian College)

Pacific Northwest coastal tribes facing climate change disruptions (Mother Earth Journal, 11/13/09)

Global Climate Change Impacts on the Coasts (U.S. Global Change Research Program/NOAA, 6/09)

Quinault President Fawn Sharp testimony on climate change effects, incentives and funding (Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, 10/28/09)

Tribal Sovereignty is jeopardized by climate crisis (Shelly Vendiola, Race-Talk 4/22/10)

Energy Planning: A Guide for Northwest Indian Tribes

Pacific Northwest Research Station (U.S. Forest Service)

First Nations Summit (B.C.)

Coast Salish Gathering (B.C./Washington)

Community Alliance & Peacemaking Project (CAPP), Seattle

Climate Impacts Group (U. Washington)

State of the Salmon (maps)

Sea-level rise on Pacific Northwest coast (NWF)

Climate Change Implications for Quileute and Hoh Tribes of Washington (Chelsie R. Papiez Master’s Thesis, 2009)

Other North America links

National Congress of American Indians (NCAI)

National Tribal Environmental Council (NTEC)

NWF Tribal Lands Climate Conference (Cocopah Nation AZ, 2006)

Assembly of First Nations (AFN)

Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN) Climate Justice Campaign

Circles of Wisdom: Native Peoples – Native Homelands Climate Change Workshop (U.S. Global Change Program, 1998)

Native Peoples/Native Homelands Climate Change Workshop II (Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, MN, Nov. 18-21, 2009)

Mystic Lake Declaration (of Native Peoples/Native Homelands Workshop II, 11/21/09)

Impacts of Climate Change on Tribes in the United States (National Tribal Air Association, 12/11/09)

Native Communities and Climate Change: Protecting Tribal Resources as Part of National Climate Policy (University of Colorado Natural Resources Law Center, 2007)

American Indian & Alaska Native Climate Change Working Group

Planning for Seven Generations: Indigenous & Scientific Approaches to Climate Change (Boulder, 3/08)

Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States (U.S. Global Change Research Program/NOAA, 6/09)

Tribes and Climate Change (N. Arizona Univ.)

Red Alert!: Saving the Planet with Indigenous Knowledge (by Dr. Daniel Wildcat, 2009)

Managing the Risks of Climate Change: Interactive Guide for Arctic & Northern Communities

Mother Earth: Confronting the Challenge of Climate Change Symposium (NMAI Smithsonian, 6/09)

Addressing the Impacts of Climate Change on America’s Water, Land, and Other Natural and Cultural Resources (Interior Dept Secretarial Order No. 3289)

Power Paths (PBS Independent Lens documentary on Native energy issues, 10/09)

Native Americans Move to Forefront on Climate (John C. Topping, Jr., President, Climate Institute)

Bridging divides at climate change symposium (Indian Country Today, 3/31/08)

Lakota Chief Arvol Looking Horse on global warming (10/06)

Arctic Indigenous Peoples Unveil Statement on Climate Change (6/12/05)

Inuit Circumpolar Conference (ICC) climate change petition to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (12/7/05) (Description, Summary, Full text)

Climate Change and Inuit Human Rights (ICC resolution, 2003)

Intertribal Council on Utility Power (COUP) (fighting climate change through Native renewable energy)

Native Wind (wind energy on reservations)

Bering Sea Climate is Shifting (Los Angeles Times, 3/10/06)

Environmental Justice and Climate Change (EJCC) Initiative

Tribal Campus Climate Challenge

Native Americas Special Issue on Global Warming, Climate Change & Native Lands (Fall/Winter 1999).

Energy Justice Network

Pacific links

Table of Pacific Rim countries

South Pacific Forum (SPF)

Pacific Peoples’ Partnership

Asia-Pacific Network on Climate Change (APNet)

South Pacific Organizations Coordinating Committee (SPOCC)

Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS)

Republic of the Marshall Islands climate change website

Climate Change and the Pacific Islands (Ministerial Conference on Environmental & Development in Asia & the Pacific, 2000)

Sinking Feeling (Time, 8/01)

Climate Convention (1999)

Pacific Worlds (Indigenous regional geographies)

Oceania map