Week 1 Indigenous Peoples Impacted by Climate Change Questions

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Please seek to answer the questions posed as best as possible (answer all the questions). Just Answer each questions in sentence based on the reading.


  • Why might somebody say that climate change is not a new topic for human beings? (Make sure to define what climate change means, what it refers to as a topic)
  • What are 6 examples of, historically, how people lived “seasonally”?
  • What type of knowledge did people have of the climate system historically?
  • How are calendars an example of keeping track of climate change?
  • In what ways, historically, did climate change affect human societies in the Arctic? (including cultural, economic and political changes, among others)