2016 Tribal Leaders Summit on Climate Change

2016 Tribal Leaders Summit on Climate Change

(Sept 14-15, 2016) partnered w/ Tulalip Tribe, hosted by Lummi

  • Best practices and approaches to address climate change impacts to Tribes and tribal communities
  • Discuss 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
  • Establish a National Tribal Climate Workgroup (ATNI reps)
  • ATNI Resolution to be presented for approval Thursday

Tribal Climate Camp (TCC)

Tribal Climate Camp (TCC)

July 30 – Aug 4, 2017

University of Washington, Pack Forest Conference Center, Eatonville, Washington

*TCC is organized through a collaboration of Tribal and Non-tribal partners

The Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians (ATNI), Institute for Tribal Government (ITG), United South and Eastern Tribes (USET), and the Department of the Interior’s (USDI) Northwest Climate Science Center (NW CSC) and Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) are collaborating to offer Tribal Climate Camp (TCC) to support teams of tribal leaders, climate change coordinators, planners, and program managers to build skills, gather information, and develop tribal policy needed to address climate change impacts.

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