Book 2014

Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples in the United States

Impacts, Experiences and Actions

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ISBN: 978-3-319-05265-6 (Print) 978-3-319-05266-3 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

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    Pages 1-7

    Introduction: climate change and indigenous peoples of the USA

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    Pages 9-22

    Justice forward: Tribes, climate adaptation and responsibility

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    Pages 23-36

    Culture, law, risk and governance: contexts of traditional knowledge in climate change adaptation

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    Pages 37-48

    The impacts of climate change on tribal traditional foods

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    Pages 49-59

    Indigenous frameworks for observing and responding to climate change in Alaska

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    Pages 61-76

    Climate change impacts on the water resources of American Indians and Alaska Natives in the U.S.

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    Pages 77-91

    Climate change in arid lands and Native American socioeconomic vulnerability: The case of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe

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    Pages 93-106

    The impact of climate change on tribal communities in the US: displacement, relocation, and human rights

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    Pages 107-118

    Cultural impacts to tribes from climate change influences on forests

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    Pages 119-133

    Changing streamflow on Columbia basin tribal lands—climate change and salmon

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    Pages 135-147

    Exploring effects of climate change on Northern Plains American Indian health

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    Pages 149-162

    The effect of climate change on glacier ablation and baseflow support in the Nooksack River basin and implications on Pacific salmonid species protection and recovery

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    Pages 163-174

    Re-thinking colonialism to prepare for the impacts of rapid environmental change