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Table of Contents
 
Lists of Figures and Tables
Tribute to Renée Klosterman
 
Part 1
Looking Ahead: Northwest Tribes’ Responses to Climate Change
Billy Frank, Jr. (Nisqually), Chair, Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission
 
Part 2
A. Cultural Perspectives

B. Indigenous Declarations on the Climate Crisis
Anchorage Declaration of Indigenous Peoples Global Summit on Climate Change;
International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change Policy Paper;
Mystic Lake Declaration of Native Peoples/Native Homelands II Workshop 2009;
Native Peoples/Native Homelands 1998 North American Indigenous Concerns

C. Alaska: Testimony from the Front Lines
Mike Williams (Yupiaq), Co-chair of the Alaska Inter-Tribal Council

D. Sharing One Skin
Jeannette Armstrong (Okanagan Syilx), En’owkin Centre Executive Director, Penticton, British Columbia

E. Where Words Touch the Earth: Tribal Students Produce a Climate Change Video on the Coast Salish Moons
Greg Mahle (Upper Skagit) and Lexie Tom (Lummi), Northwest Indian College, Lummi Nation

F. Watching for the Signs
Chief Willie Charlie, Vice President of the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs; Chehalis (Sts’Ailes), First Nation Chief

G. Different Ways of Looking at Things
Larry Merculieff (Aleut), Seven Generations Consulting, Pribilof Islands, Alaska
 
Part 3
A. Effects of the Climate Crisis

B. Climate Threats to Pacific Northwest Tribes and the Great Ecological Removal: Keeping Traditions Alive
Terry Williams (Tulalip) and Preston Hardison, Tulalip Tribes natural resources staff

C. Climate Change in the Quileute and Hoh Nations of Coastal Washington
Chelsie Papiez, The Evergreen State College; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fellow

D. Maori Perspectives on Climate Change
Ata Brett Stephenson (Maori), Senior Lecturer in Environmental Sciences at the Maori University Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi

E. Impacts of Global Climate Change
Brad Burnham, The Evergreen State College

F. Effects of Climate Change on Women’s and Children’s Health
Debra McNutt, The Evergreen State College, for the Community Alliance and Peacemaking Project
 
Part 4
A. Current Responses

B. Indigenous Responses to the International Climate Change Framework
Zoltán Grossman, The Evergreen State College, NIARI Senior Research Associate

C. On Our Own Adapting to Climate Change
Rudolph C. Rÿser (Cowlitz), Chair, Center for World Indigenous Studies

D. Swinomish Climate Change Initiative

E. Pulling Together: Honorable Community Engagement
Shelly Vendiola (Swinomish/Lummi/Filipina), Swinomish Climate Change Initiative’s Climate Change Education and Awareness Group

F. Native Renewable Energy
 
Part 5
A. Possible Paths

B. Kaua e mangere—Do Not Be Idle: Maori Responses in a Time of Climate Change
Ata Brett Stephenson (Maori), Senior Lecturer in Environmental Sciences at the Maori University Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi

C. Potential Paths for Native Nations
Laural Ballew (Swinomish) and Renée Klosterman, The Evergreen State College

D. No Longer the “Miner’s Canary”: Indigenous Nations’ Responses to Climate Change
Zoltán Grossman, The Evergreen State College, NIARI Senior Research Associate

E. Recommendations to Indigenous Government Leadership
Alan Parker (Chippewa-Cree), The Evergreen State College, NIARI Director
 
Part 6
A. Native Climate Change Resource Directory: Examples of Model Projects and Groups, Organized around NIARI Recommendations
Jamie Bown, The Evergreen State College, NIARI Research Associate, and Zoltán Grossman, NIARI Senior Research Associate

B. Northwest Tribes: Meeting the Challenge of Climate Change
Edited by Debra McNutt, NIARI Research Associate

C. Contributors’ Biographies

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