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Build skills, gather information, and develop tribal policy needed to address climate change impacts

Vision: Provide guidance in developing and implementing administrative and legislative actions related to Indigenous Peoples and climate change.

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Overview of the ATNI Climate Change Program

Best practices and approaches to address climate change impacts to Tribes and tribal communities
Strategies to protect Tribal treaty rights and trust resources
Need for immediate government-government consultation on climate impacts and programs
Tribes must be consulted with on funding and allocation to better meet tribal needs



DEC 13 – 14, 2017 | Tulalip Resort Casino Tulalip, WA

Traditional Knowledge

Exploring the role of traditional knowledges in respectfully and appropriately addressing contemporary environmental change

Advancing Policy

Identifying effective policy strategies to continue studying our environments and plan for a resilient future

Cultural Resources

Revealing experience on the land by discussing the shifting ranges and calendars of important resources

Becoming Resilient

Assessing vulnerability to environmental change and moving ahead with plans and adaptation actions

ATNI Climate Change Project Goals

ATNI, in partnership with the Institute for Tribal Government, established the ATNI Climate Change Project in June, 2014

  • Ensure ATNI member Tribes are engaged and aware of the federal/state/tribal climate change programs;
  • Serve as a clearing house for and coordinator of tribal and intertribal efforts;
  • Support ATNI’s participation in regional, national, and international climate policy, adaptation, and mitigation efforts
  • Support ATNI member Tribes in identifying and securing Climate Change funding to build tribal capacity

Tribal Climate Change Policy Principles

Vision: Provide guidance to the federal government in developing and implementing administrative and legislative actions related to Indigenous Peoples and climate change.

Climate change academy youth of 2016

2016 Climate Film Academy at Wisdom of the Elders

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