October 29, 2015

Tribal climate change plan moves forward with federal grant funds

In July 2014, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn announced that the Obama Administration would dedicate almost […]
November 3, 2015

Q&A with Robin Wall Kimmerer, Ph.D.

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry professor Robin Wall Kimmerer, Ph.D. is a leading indigenous environmental scientist and writer in indigenous studies and environmental science […]
November 3, 2015

Potawatomi and Indigenous peoples take the lead in addressing climate change

Climate change is the idea that the gradual warming in the average temperature of the earth will motivate impacts such as sea level rise, severe droughts, […]
January 16, 2019

Adaptation is key for Tribe’s future in a warmer Great Plains

Citizen Potawatomi Nation Office of Environmental Health created a list of actions to address climate change risks in the Great Plains and decrease the Tribe’s environmental impact.
November 25, 2020

CPN member seeks to increase accessibility to culturally-important plants through graduate research

In the fall of 2019, Citizen Potawatomi Nation tribal member Susannah Howard enrolled in the environmental science master’s program at SUNY-ESF and rushed to learn botany basics as well as brushing up on climate science and natural resources management and law.