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Final Report for "Assessing Climate Change Effects on Natural and Cultural Resources of Significance to Northwest Tribes"

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2015-02-04, Final Report for "Assessing Climate Change Effects on Natural and Cultural Resources of Significance to Northwest Tribes": .

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This research project sought to understand the ways in which aspects of Native American culture have been affected by climate change in the Northwest region of the U.S. There are aspects of tribal culture, such as songs, stories, prayers, and dances that include Mish, wildlife, or plants as central images or main symbolic Migures, and therefore may be affected by environmentally driven changes. The intimate connections that tribes have maintained with the natural environment are more spiritually rich and complex than non-Native consumptive views of natural resources. After careful consideration of tribe size, level of cultural activity, strength of ties to the environment, and connection to culturally significant and aboriginal geographic [...]

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Principal Investigator :
Philip W Mote
Funding Agency :
Northwest CSC

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NWCSC_G13AC00264_OSU_Mote_FinalReport_03Feb15.pdf 1.47 MB application/pdf

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  • National and Regional Climate Adaptation Science Centers
  • Northwest CASC

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