Indigenous Climate Change Studies : Indigenizing Futures, Decolonizing the Anthropocene

  title={Indigenous Climate Change Studies : Indigenizing Futures, Decolonizing the Anthropocene},
  author={Kyle Powys Whyte},
  journal={English Language Notes},
  pages={153 - 162}
  • K. Whyte
  • Published 28 February 2017
  • Political Science
  • English Language Notes
Indigenous and allied scholars, knowledge keepers, scientists, learners, change-makers, and leaders are creating a field to support Indigenous peoples’ capacities to address anthropogenic (human-caused) climate change. Provisionally, I call it Indigenous climate change studies (Indigenous studies, for short, in this essay). The studies involve many types of work, including Indigenous climate resiliency plans, such as the Salish-Kootenai Tribe’s Climate Change Strategic Plan that includes… 
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