Reconnecting with Our Food Relatives
Strengthening our Relationship with Food and Community
The Climate Science Alliance's Indigenous Food Sovereignty Project, “Reconnecting with Our Food Relatives: Strengthening our Relationship with Food and Community”, uplifts and supports Tribal partners in creating opportunities to reconnect and share knowledge and skills about specific traditional foods on their terms and in their own ways.
Climate Kids - Tribes
Supporting Tribal Youth and Climate Education
Climate Kids - Tribes is a collaborative partnership with local Tribal Nations across the Southwestern United States. We bring our activities and curriculum to Tribal earth day events, youth field trips, school programs, and community events.
Elder and Knowledge Holder Fellowship
An Initiative with Sacred Places Institute
The Elder and Knowledge Holder Fellowship provides support for a Tribal Elder or Knowledge Holder to participate, advise, and support the Climate Science Alliance team and partners to elevate and incorporate the critical voice, perspective, and deep knowledge from Indigenous communities into projects and programs.
MAATHAW: The Fire Within Us
An Indigenous-led Documentary
“MAATHAAW: The Fire Within Us” is an Indigenous-led research feature-length film documentary from the Condor Visual Media team that documents the cultural, emotional, and scientific relationships of Southern California Tribes with the gift of fire.
Manzanita Tribal Resilience Project
Building Climate Resilience for ‘Snyaaw and the People
The Manzanita Band of the Kumeyaay Nation is moving forward with a vision to protect and conserve the lands under their stewardship. The Climate Science Alliance team is honored to take part and support the Tribe in creating the Manzanita Tribal Resilience Project – one part of a larger effort to address climate impacts and build resilience into the future.
Advancing Ecological, Cultural, and Community Resilience
This collaborative project will work to promote Tribal resilience by developing knowledge and supporting actions that enhance persistence of cultural practices with a focus on preserving the ecosystems and species that are integral to Tribal communities
Southern Montane Forests
A Climate-Informed Conservation Strategy
Southern California’s Montane forests are “sky islands” of mountain habitat that feature conifers and several oak species. The goal of this project is to advance our collective understanding of the vulnerabilities and challenges facing these forests and the opportunities and strategies for increasing forest resilience.
Advancing Tribal Stewardship of All Ancestral Lands
Presented by the Climate Science Alliance Tribal Working Group, the Stewardship Pathways Program invites people from across Southern California who are interested in creating or expanding a career focused on advancing Indigenous climate stewardship.
La Jolla 2019 Climate Adaptation Plan
La Jolla Band of Luiseño Indians
The 2019 Climate Adaptation Plan for the La Jolla Band of Luiseño Indians is a living document that provides a foundation for the Tribe to address climate change impacts to a variety of sectors including natural resources, infrastructure and economy, health and wellness, and community and culture.
2017 Tribal Climate Change Summit
September 19-21, 2017
The inaugural Southwestern Tribal Climate Change Summit provided environmental professionals from regional Tribes and other organizations an opportunity to meet and discuss strategies to respond to current policies, regulatory initiatives, and technical topics.