THE SMITHSONIAN NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN
July 17-20, 2012
Provided below is a compilation of media coverage of the First Stewards climate symposium so far. Some links may be redundant. The First Stewards Media Team continues to monitor media coverage and will provide updates as the symposium continues.
The First Stewards climate symposium is now being webcast from the National Museum of the American Indian. To view the proceedings for each day, please either use this link or go to http://FirstStewards.org and click on the VIDEOS link in the top right portion of the web page.
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FYI — great story released today on PBS Newshour
Northwest ‘Salmon People’ Face Future Without Fish
For Northwest tribes, salmon fishing is a way of life. But changes in the climate may be pushing the fish toward extinction. Together with KCTS9 and EarthFix, NewsHour visited the Swinomish Indian reservation to see how they are coping.
First Stewards Media Roundup
Peninsula Daily News – Peninsula Tribes host national climate change conference
NOAA press release:
KPLU (NPR affiliate in Seattle/Tacoma) Climate change is real for Northwest tribes in DC this week
Saipan Tribune–Fitial to represent native NMI culture at climate change talks
Seattle Times – Northwest tribes examine climate change as threat to Native Americans
ABC Online (Australia) – Coastal Communities Tackle Climate Change
Intertribal Buffalo Council –First Stewards Climate Symposium
Indianz.com – Inaugural First Stewards Conference
National Congress of American Indians –
Dept of Energy:
Association of State Wetlands Managers
NOAA – 19 hours ago
How climate change affects US indigenous coastal cultures is the focus of the First Stewardssymposium starting today at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, DC The coastal treaty tribes of Washington state – the Hoh, .
ABC Online – 1 day ago
The inaugural First Stewards Symposium is taking place in the United States, with the aim of bringing coastal Indigenous people together to …
Bloomberg BNA – 1 day ago
Federal agencies, tribal organizations, and other groups will hold the “First Stewards Symposium” in Washington D.C. July 17-19 to examine.…
Radio Australia – 1 day ago
The inaugural First Stewards Symposium is taking place in the United States, with the aim of bringing coastal Indigenous people together to tackle climate change.
New York Daily News – Jul 17, 2012
By Theodoric Meyer Tuesday, July 17th 2012, 07:21 AM July 17–Members of four Washington coastal Indian tribes will host a conference in Washington, DC, this week on how climate change is threatening coastal Native-American populations from Maine to …
The Seattle Times – 1 day ago
NW tribes examine climate change as threat to Native Americans. Four Washington coastal Indian tribes are hosting a climate-change conference in Washington …
Discovery News – Jul 17, 2012
Northwestern tribes are seeing firsthand what warmer climates have done to their way of life and their home. By Eric Niiler In the Northwest, coastal tribes are noticing melting glaciers and rising sea levels. Native tribes are working with climate …
Peninsula Daily – Jul 16, 2012
The inaugural First Stewards symposium, which will continue through Friday at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, DC, is expected to be attended by some 300 coastal indigenous tribal elders, leaders, scientists, …
KPLU News for Seattle and the Northwest – Jul 16, 2012
Many are headed to Washington DC this week for what’s being billed as an inaugural First Stewardssymposium on climate change. The idea comes from coastal tribal leaders in this Washington. Micah McCarty, chairman of the Makah tribe, says it’s not …
For the Quinault Indian Nation. the climate condition known as “glacier retreat” can be traced to rising temperatures using data from weather balloons collected over the past 50 years or documented in photos that show the shrinking size of the Olympic Mountain glaciers that feed the Queets and Quinault Rivers. But the real impact can be found in dwindling salmon runs and eroding fish habitat …
The Daily World – Jul 13 11:52am
Saipan Tribune – Jul 10, 2012
The event, dubbed “First Stewards: Coastal Peoples Address Climate Change,” is set for July 17 to 20 at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of ..
Saipan Tribune – Jul 5, 2012
The “First Stewards: Coastal Peoples Address Climate Change” is slated for July 17 to 20 at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the …
Saipan Tribune – Jul 4, 2012
… and Quileute Tribes and the Quinault Indian Nation tribes located in Washington state, will host the inaugural First Stewards symposium, …