NWAL Publications

This page contains links to peer-reviewed publications, reports, and posters authored by members of the NWAL team.

Authors: Edited by Karletta Chief; Includes published work from NWAL team members Bonnie Colby, Helen M. Fillmore, Loretta Singletary, and John Phillips.

Publication date: April 2018
Source: Journal of Contemporary Water Research and Education. Issue 163.

Faculty-Faculty Research Partnerships (FFRP) Report

Author: Meghan Collins, Desert Research Institute/Native Waters on Arid Lands
Publication date: April 2018
Publication type: Report

This report outlines the results of the pilot Faculty-Faculty Research Partnerships (FFRP), a partnership between NWAL, the Desert Research Institute (DRI), the First American Land Grant Consortium (FALCON), and select Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs). NWAL and FALCON piloted the FFRP with Aaniiih Nakoda College (ANC) in Fort Belknap Agency, Montana, during summer 2017, funding ANC faculty member Brian Grebliunas, Ph.D., and ANC student researcher Joel Doney. ANC partners worked with DRI researcher Richard Jasoni, Ph.D., to jointly develop and carry out a project on agricultural water use and irrigation in ANC’s two-acre demonstration garden.

Authors: Suhina Deol and Bonnie Colby

Publication date: April 2018
Source: Journal of Contemporary Water Research & Education, 163: 45-63.

Authors: Bonnie Colby and Ryan Young

Publication date: 2018
Source: Western Economic Forum. 16(1): 38-46.

Native Waters on Arid Lands: Project Overview

Author: Maureen McCarthy, University of Nevada, Reno and the Desert Research Institute
Publication date: 2018
Publication type: Poster

A poster that provides an overview of the components of the Native Waters on Arid Lands project.

Tribal Summit Report 2017

Author: Kelsey Fitzgerald, Desert Research Institute/Native Waters on Arid Lands
Publication date: February 2018
Publication type: Report

A report on the proceedings of the 3rd annual Native Waters on Arid Lands Tribal Summit, held November 15-16, 2017 in Sparks, Nevada.

Climate Change in Arid Lands: Assessing the Agricultural Vulnerability of Tribal Nations in the American West

Author: Anna Palmer and Derek Kauneckis, Ohio University
Publication date: 2017
Publication type: Poster

A poster presented at the 2017 National Climate Adaptation forum.

Climate Planning with Multiple Knowledge Systems: The Case of Tribal Adaptation Plans

Author: Miles Gordon and Derek Kauneckis, Ohio University
Publication date: 2017
Publication type: Poster

A poster presented at the 2017 National Climate Adaptation forum.

2016 Tribal Summit Report

Author: Kelsey Fitzgerald, University of Nevada, Reno
Publication date: January 2017
Publication type: Report

A report on the proceedings of the second annual Native Waters on Arid Lands Tribal Summit, held November 9-10, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples: A Synthesis of Current Impacts and Experiences

Authors: Kathryn Norton-Smith, Kathy Lynn, Karletta Chief, Karen Cozzetto, Jamie Donatuto, Margaret Hiza Redsteer, Linda E. Kruger, Julie Maldonado, Carson Viles, and Kyle P. Whyte
Publication date: 2016
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-944. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station.

Engaging Southwestern Tribes in Sustainable Water Resources Topics and Management

Authors: Karletta Chief, Alison Meadow and Kyle Whyte
Publication date: 2016
Source: Water 2016, 8(8), 350; doi:10.3390/w8080350

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Tribal Leaders Summit on Climate Change: A Focus on Climate Adaptation Planning and Implementation

Authors: Mary Black, Karletta Chief, Katharine Jacobs, Schuyler Chew, and Lynn Rae.
Publication date: 2015
Source: The University of Arizona’s Native Nations Climate Change Adaptation Program (NNCCAP).