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This article discusses the need for better awareness of cultural features and worldviews by agencies working with Yup'ik people in Alaska.
Steve Hillebrand

The cholla cactus buds rested delicately on top of a fresh, green salad placed in front of each of us. We knew this cactus well. Cholla are a shrubby cactus with cylindrical stems that spread across the refuge providing habitat for cactus wrens and adding color to the burnt desert sand. To the Tohono O’Odham tribe, they were Ciolum, a traditional communally-harvested food rich in culture and ancestral practice.

This article suggests integrating traditional phenological knowledge, or TPK, into adaptive management approaches to fire regimes in social-ecological systems.
Belize Village

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This is a user-friendly guide for managers and specialists working in conservation planning in Alaska designed to improve participation for Alaska Natives.
The purpose of this presentation is to better understand and improve public participation on the part of Alaska Natives in conservation planning.
Participation by Alaska Native tribes, communities, and individuals in conservation projects on public lands is often inadequate. Increasing the quantity and effectiveness of Native participation in conservation should be of paramount importance to federal agencies in Alaska.
Examining the future of landscape-scale climate change adaptation on the Kenai Peninsula in response to participant identified barriers to implementation.
This site is a research portal for individuals looking for statistical and demographic data about American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians. All of the data on this site are publically (and digitally) available from their original sources - but this site brings them together in a user-friendly, intuitive manner. It provides a good starting point for research and facilitates access to a large portion of the current data about American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians.
Stakeholder analysis means many things to different people. Various methods and approaches have been developed in different fields for different purposes, leading to confusion over the concept and practice of stakeholder analysis.