Guidelines for Considering Traditional Knowledge in Climate Change Initiatives

Organizational Author: The Climate and Traditional Knowledges Workgroup

Date Published: 5/13/22

Resource Type: Publication

There is increasing recognition of the significance of traditional knowledges (TKs) in relation to climate change. And yet there are potential risks to indigenous peoples in sharing TKs in federal and other non-indigenous climate change initiatives. These guidelines are intended to examine the significance of TKs in relation to climate change and the potential risks to indigenous peoples in the U.S. for sharing TKs in federal and other non-indigenous climate change initiatives.