Dr. Daniel Wildcat (Yuchi Member of the Muscogee Nation) is a professor at Haskell Indian Nations University (http://www.haskell.edu/climate/dwildcat.html) in Lawrence, Kansas, and an accomplished scholar who writes on indigenous knowledge, technology, environment, and education. He is also co-director of the Haskell Environmental Research Studies Center, which he founded with colleagues from the Center for Hazardous Substance Research at Kansas State University. Dr. Wildcat is the co-author with Vine Deloria, Jr., of Power and Place: Indian Education in America (Fulcrum, 2001), and co-editor, with Steve Pavlik, of Destroying Dogma: Vine Deloria, Jr., and His Influence on American Society (Fulcrum, 2006), and is the author of Red Alert! Saving the Planet with Indigenous Knowledge. Dr. Wildcat joins us for an exclusive one-hour interview to discuss the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 5th Assessment Report -released on 03/31/14 -, the work of the Indigenous Peoples Climate Change Working Group, and the impact global warming is having on Indigenous Peoples and their respective First Nations as Climate Refugees.

ON World Possibilities | April 17, 2014 | 5:00 am

“Red Alert!” on Global Warming Impact for Indigenous Peoples

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Dr. Daniel Wildcat (Yuchi Member of the Muscogee Nation) is a professor at Haskell Indian Nations University (http://www.haskell.edu/climate/dwildcat.html) in Lawrence, Kansas, and an accomplished scholar who writes on indigenous knowledge, technology, environment, and education. He is also co-director of the Haskell Environmental Research Studies Center, which he founded with colleagues from the Center for Hazardous Substance Research at Kansas State University. Dr. Wildcat is the co-author with Vine Deloria, Jr., of Power and Place: Indian Education in America (Fulcrum, 2001), and co-editor, with Steve Pavlik, of Destroying Dogma: Vine Deloria, Jr., and His Influence on American Society (Fulcrum, 2006), and is the author of Red Alert! Saving the Planet with Indigenous Knowledge. Dr. Wildcat joins us for an exclusive one-hour interview to discuss the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 5th Assessment Report -released on 03/31/14 -, the work of the Indigenous Peoples Climate Change Working Group, and the impact global warming is having on Indigenous Peoples and their respective First Nations as Climate Refugees.

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