NORTH AMERICA’S FIRST CLIMATE REFUGEES

Isledejeancharles / IMAGE: GERALD HERBERT/AP

CLIMATE CRISES

“People can you hear your momma crying feel the warning taste what she’s saying
People the hour is near do you know the game your playing
Will this be our fate”
Is It Too Late

Residing on the Louisiana Bayou about 50 miles south of New Orleans, the Isle de Jean Charles Band of Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw Indians have seen 98% of their traditional lands disappear since 1955 due to the combination of sea level rise, land sinking, oil and gas development, and the related decline in sediment deposition from the Mississippi River.

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