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Tribal Engagement Workshop: Extreme Events and Drought Resiliency

Event Date & Time

Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 9:00 am EDT to Thursday, September 18, 2014, 4:00 pm EDT
Rapid City, SD

Opportunities to identify, share, and deploy:

  • Events and drought impacts on Tribal Lands
  • Partnerships to facilitate water management, drought early warning, and responses to extreme events
  • Resources and points of contact for emergency managers and planners

Meeting agenda (pdf)
Report on the workshop (pdf)

 

Presentations from the workshop

Climate/Drought in the Missouri River Basin (pdf) – Dennis Todey, South Dakota State Climatologist

Building Indigenous Sustainability through Energy and Housing (pdf) – Bob Gough, Intertribal COUP

Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas (pdf) – Viswatej Attili

Climate Change and Invasion: Does a Loss of Ecological Integrity Affect the Cultural Expression of an Indigenous Culture? (pdf) – Valerie A. Small, Ph.D., Wolf Mountain Environmental

Usable Research into Usable Information (pdf) – Mark Svoboda, National Drought Mitigation Center (NDMC)

High Plains Regional Climate Center (HPRCC) (pdf) – Martha Shulski

Climate Early Warning Services for the Missouri Basin (pdf) – Doug Kluck, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Rosebud Sioux Tribal Resources and Impact of Keystone XL Pipeline on the Rosebud Rural Water System (pdf) – Syed Huq, Rosebud Sioux Nation

Tribal Colleges and Universities: Working Toward Tribal Resilience (pdf) – Al Kuslikis, American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC)

Stream Health Monitoring: A First Step to Adapting to a Changing Climate: Protecting Unci Maka and Sustainable Economies (pdf) – Charles Jason Tinant, Oglala Lakota College

Lessons Learned from Tribal Drought Planning (pdf) – Cody Knutson, National Drought Mitigation Center (NDMC)

Opportunities with Agencies and Partners (pdf) – Jeff Morisette, North Central Climate Science Center

 

Regions

High Plains Climate Region

States

Colorado
Iowa
Kansas
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
North Dakota
South Dakota
Wyoming

DEWS Regions

Missouri River Basin Drought Early Warning System