About this questionnaire

The Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians (ATNI), Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission (NWIFC), the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (CRITFC), the Upper Snake Rivers Tribes Foundation (USRT), the Upper Columbia United Tribes (UCUT) and the Pacific Northwest Tribal Climate Change Network are working together in response to a request for technical input from Pacific Northwest Tribes for the 4th National Climate Assessment
These organizations are requesting your response to a questionnaire to gain input on tribal priorities for adaptation, and strategies and initiatives tribes are engaged in to address climate change. This questionnaire is intended for tribal leaders and tribal staff that working on climate change issues on behalf of a tribe or tribal organization. Your responses to this questionnaire will help inform the 4th National Climate Assessment. This questionnaire is designed to solicit technical input on sectoral, regional, and response information and cross-cutting topics will serve as part of the foundation for NCA4. Note: this questionnaire is to provide information to the National Climate Assessment about how tribes are addressing climate change in the northwest. ATNI, NWIFC, CRITFC, USRT and UCUT are requesting only information that tribes submit with their free, prior and informed consent. Tribes should not submit publications or information that is culturally sensitive or should not otherwise be shared in the public domain. If you have any questions, please contact Don Sampson (Don@Seventhgenerationllc.com) or Kathy Lynn (kathy@uoregon.edu). Responses are requested by December 2, 2016.

* 1. Please enter your contact information

* 2. What climate change impacts has your tribe identified and/or observed that are affecting your tribal community, land and resources?

* 3. What are the impacts of climate change on tribal culture and sovereignty that your tribe has identified?

* 4. What climate change activities has your tribe completed or in the process of developing? (Select all that apply.)

* 5. Which of the following sectors is your tribe working on in relationship to climate change?

* 6. Is your tribe implementing adaptation strategies?

* 7. Has your tribe participated in the following regional climate organizations and initiatives? (Select all that apply.)

* 8. If your tribe has participated in one of these regional climate organizations, in what capacity?

* 9. Which Inter-Tribal organizations is your tribe a part of? (Select all that apply)

* 10. How has your tribe included traditional knowledges within tribal climate change efforts?

* 11. Please list all of the relevant climate change publications developed by your tribe and include a weblink where the publication can be downloaded.