Match-e-be-nash-she-wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians Climage Change Adaptation Plan

Shawn McKenney
Created: 10/16/2019 -

Abstract

The Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians, also known as the Gun Lake Tribe (Tribe), is a federally recognized Indian Tribe located in southwest Michigan. The Gun Lake Tribe currently holds over 838 acres of agricultural, forested, commercial, and residential properties. Many valuable cultural and natural resources exist within these properties. The Gun Lake Tribe realizes that these impacts are not solely within Tribal properties, but that these impacts will affect the entire Great Lakes Region and Mother Earth. The Gun Lake Tribe acknowledges the importance of actions to mitigate the causes of climate change. With this understanding, the Gun Lake Tribe has assessed the vulnerability and effects climate change will have on the following culturally significant natural resources.

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Keywords

Adaptation Phase
Planning
Scale
Tribal / First Nation
Sector Addressed
Rural / Indigenous Livelihoods
Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy
Natural Resource Management / Conservation
Region
North America
United States
Midwest