The 1854 Treaty Authority is an inter-tribal resource management agency governed directly by the federally recognized Bois Forte Band of Chippewa and Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. In 2016, the organization with partners successfully completed the development of a Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation Plan: 1854 Ceded Territory Including the Bois Forte, Fond du Lac, and Grand Portage Reservations (Plan).
The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT) are made up of the Salish, Kootenai, and Pend d'Oreille Tribes. In response to growing concerns about the impacts of climate change on tribal members and on their homelands, the CSKT developed a Climate Change Strategic Plan, which seeks to protect the cultural resources and land upon which the Tribes depend.
The Ute Mountain Ute (or Núchíú) reservation lies in the Four Corners region of the Colorado Plateau and the Tribe had seen many climate related changes in the last thirty-plus years. In response to these growing concerns, the Ute Mountain Ute Climate Change Program conduct a Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment and later developed the Ute Mountain Ute Climate Action Plan through grants from the BIA Tribal Climate Resilience Program.
This page is to showcase tribal and tribal organization success stories including, but not limited to, climate change adaptation plans.