The changes in average global temperature will have consequences. How and when these things will happen is not clear. The Environmental Protection Agency predicts reductions in crop yield, increases in flood-causing rain, and an increase in wildfires in the future. Young people will bear a heavier burden of climate change. We’ll speak with young Native Americans about their concerns and what they are doing to prepare for the future.
Quinn Buchwald (Mackinac Bands Of Chippewa And Ottawa Indians and Turtle Mountain Chippewa) – student activist and a Udall Scholar
Isabella Zizi (Northern Cheyenne, Arikara and Muscogee Creek) – Idle No More SF Bay member, youth director of the Earth Guardians Bay Area Crew and Defenders of Mother Earth treaty signer
Lonyx Landry (Nor Rel Muk Wintu) – director of outreach for intertribal student services
Break Music: Encouragement Pipe Song (song) Joseph Shields, Jr. (artist) Wahancanka [Remember Me Grandfather] (album)