Alaska Native Perspectives

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Cochran, Patricia. “Alaska Natives Left Out in the Cold.” BBC News, January 5, 2007. Article by Inupiaq executive director of the Alaska Native Science Commission and the Inuit Circumpolar Conference arguing that inaction by government agencies is forcing Native communities to adapt to the rapid effects of climate change on their own.

Mustonen, Tero. Stories of the Raven: Snowchange 2005 Conference Report. Anchorage, Northern Forum, June 2006. Report on conference held in Anchorage, Alaska to gather indigenous observations of effects of climate change in Alaska and identify necessary action steps. Published by the Northern Forum, a non-profit, international organization of subnational or regional governments from 10 northern countries.

Native Communities and Climate Change: Protecting Tribal Resources as Part of National Climate Policy, University of Colorado at Boulder Law School report, 2007. Report describing the disproportionate effects of climate change on indigenous communities and the special problems faced by tribes as a result of these changes.

 

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