The 2022 National Tribal Leaders Climate Change Summit will convene leaders from Tribes and First Nations to advance tribal climate change policy and action.
When: November 28-30, 2022
What: The Summit will engage Tribal leaders, citizens, staff, youth and collaborators in conversation about navigating the cultural, economic, and social challenges of climate change. Our goals include:
- Hear from Tribal communities on the frontlines of climate change;
- Explore what a just transition looks like for diverse Tribal Nations; and
- Discuss how Tribal sovereignty and co-management can advance climate action.
Who: Audience includes:
- Tribal leaders, staff, and interested citizens;
- Tribal and non-tribal organization staff; and
- Tribal collaborators (including advocacy groups, academics, or governmental staff).
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Summit Partners include Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians, Bureau of Indian Affairs, PNW Tribal Climate Change Network, Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center, Oregon State Univ., First Nations Development Institute, The Nature Conservancy, NRCS, OSU Forestry, Univ. of Washington, Washington Environmental Council, and Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals, Conservation Northwest, and Natural Resource Defense Council
- Chas Jones, Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians
- Amelia Marchand, Affiliated Tribes of NW Indians / NW Climate Adaptation Science Center
- Luhui Whitebear, Oregon State University
- Clarita Lefthand-Begay, Univ. of Washington
- Jody Olney, Washington Environmental Council
- Nikki Cooley, Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals
- John Mankowski, Mankowski Environmental
- Kathy Lynn, Tribal Climate Change Network
- Coral Avery, Bureau of Indian Affairs
To inquire about being a speaker or presenter, the agenda, youth participation, exhibits, or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Chas Jones, ATNI Climate Change Program Director at email@example.com.
Goals and Objectives are based in understanding Native climate sensitivity
Native communities are among the most climate-sensitive groups within the Northwest, Southern and Eastern regions of the United States.
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