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ATNI Tribes and First Nations Climate Change Summit 2019

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In Person
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 to Wednesday, July 31, 2019
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Airway Heights, WA

This summit will convene leaders from Tribes and First Nations throughout the Pacific Northwest and North America to advance tribal climate change policy and action. The summit will focus on  tribal climate change resiliency, protecting and applying Traditional Knowledges in climate change initiatives, and implementing a unified tribal climate change policy agenda.  The Summit will also include a tour of the Spokane Tribal Housing Program solar project.  

The Summit will be held at the Northern Quest Casino and is co-sponsored by the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians (ATNI), Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) in partnership with the North Pacific Landscape Conservation Cooperative (NPLCC), PNW Tribal Climate Change Network, and the Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center. An Agenda for the conference will be made available soon!  

August 1, 2019: Optional 1/2 Day Tour to the Spokane Tribal Housing Authority Tour of the Solar Project. Transportation wil be provided.  

Call for Posters and "Lightning" Presentations  

If you would like to give a 2-3 minute "lightning" presentation and/or have a poster at the Summit, please complete this online submission form by May 6, 2019. For more information about the Summit and to register, click here.  If you have questions about the poster session, contact Kathy Lynn at or Peggy Harris at






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