Tribes & Climate Change Conference

Sponsored by

The Evergreen State College Native Cases Initiative and the Center

for Climate Action & Sustainability

November 8-9, 2022 at Squaxin Island Tribe’s Little Creek Resort Hotel

Shelton, Washington

Our November conference will focus on Washington Tribes and Climate Change.  The agenda will include Native cases and panels and presentations on various on tribal actions to combat climate change and promote climate justice. .The conference will also feature a number of new cases on the cutting edge of current climate issues in Indian Country.  

Conference Particulars: The conference is located on the reservation of the Squaxin Island Tribe. The programs will run from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day.   Breakfast is at 8 a. m. with the program starting at 9 a.m. Pre-reading is required for some of the sessions using our cases. Campuses and organizations are invited to bring teams or attend the conference as individuals. Space is limited and registration is first come, first served. The registration fee for the two-day institute is $200 per person which includes materials and breakfast and lunch each day.

Little Creek Resort Hotel Rooms are available at the conference rate of $119.00 per night with a cut-off date of October 10 to make reservations at the conference rate.   Contact Little Creek Resort Hotel directly at 800-667-7711 to reserve rooms and say you are with the Evergreen State College Climate Change Conference.  Conference registration forms and information are on the next pages.

Conference contact Barbara Leigh Smith

360.765.3084 or


More information about Native Cases Project

Photo to the left: Students in Evergreen’s Native Pathways Program are discussing a case in small groups and then reporting out. Native cases are now an essential part of our curriculum. The cases are being used by over 100 other colleges and universities.

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