Discussions from the Indigenous Perspective

University of Montana - Missoula, College of Forestry and Conservation

The 2011 symposium was held in conjunction with American Indian Alaska Native Climate Change Working Group on April 28 and 29, 2011. The working group no longer maintains a web site.

Audio and Video will be available at a later date on this site.
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  • Indigenous Knowledge
  • Climate Change Research
  • Cultural Perspective
  • Ecological Knowledge
Climate Change Impacts
  • Current Voices
  • Present and Future
  • Adaptation Strategies

This one-day symposium will introduce and discuss the issues of climate change and the impacts, both potential and real, affecting indigenous peoples in the northern hemisphere including the United States, Canada and Norway. The symposium will explore the issues of adaptation from Native American cultural perspectives.

The CCIPA Symposium is a blend of Indigenous ecological knowledge and the most current voices in climate change research. Native American students studying at tribal colleges and universities from across the country will share their current research in climate-related science.

  • Numerical Terradynamic Simulation Group
  • American Indian Alaska Native Climate Change Working Group
  • University of Montana College of Forestry and Conservation
  • EPSCoR Montana
  • University of Montana
  • NASA

Free and open to the community

Point of contact: Michael Price, Graduate Student, NTSG, College of Forestry & Conservation,
University of Montana. 406-544-9391 or

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