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Erosion and sea-level rise are coming for their Louisiana home. They're staying anyway

For members of Louisiana's Pointe-au-Chien Tribe, relocating means a lot more than simply packing up and moving.
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Climate change threatens Pointe-au-Chien Indian Tribe's cultural sites

A coastal Louisiana tribe is creating reefs from discarded oyster shells to help preserve their land and cultural sites, and address sea level rise and erosion caused by climate change.
Fighting rising tides, coastal towns turn to humble oysters to save their land and their culture
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Fighting rising tides, coastal towns turn to humble oysters to save their land and their culture

How restaurants' old oyster shells are helping to save Louisiana's sacred tribal lands.
Louisiana tribes say federal recognition will help to face threat of climate change
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Louisiana tribes say federal recognition will help to face threat of climate change

Louisiana's indigenous communities are among the most vulnerable to storms and sea level rise. Yet most of these coastal tribes lack a key legal instrument to fight for their futures: federal recognition.

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