Research

Education and Curriculum

Publications

  • Newberry, T. and Trujillo, O. (2017) “Decolonizing Education through Transdisciplinary Approaches to Climate Change Education”, Chapter 13 in Indigenous and Decolonization Studies in Education. Eds. Linda Tuhiwai Smith, Eve Tuck and K. Wayne Yang.
  • Newberry, T., Quijada, A., Guarin, J., and C. Lopez (2016) “The Man In the Maze: An Indigenous Education Model. Tribal College and University Research Journal. Volume 1– Issue 1, November 2016.
  • Newberry, T. (2014). Climate Change, Water and Traditional Ecological Knowledge in the Southwest.
    http://www.camelclimatechange.org/resources/view/174754/?topic=71692

Presentations

  • 5th Annual AIHEC Chief Academic Officers Meeting, Salish-Kootenai College, August 2016. “The Man in the Maze: An Indigenous Education Model”. Invited Talk.
  • 27th International Conference on Conservation Biology, Montpellier, France, 2015. “The Role of Tribal Colleges in Preserving Biocultural Diversity and Traditional Ecological Knowledge.”
  • 99th Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Sacramento, CA. 2014. “Enhancing Climate Change Curriculum at Tribal Community Colleges through Partnership and Collaboration” with David Blockstein.
  • Arizona Higher Education Sustainability Conference, Tucson, AZ. 2014. “Climate Change, Water, and Traditional Knowledge: Culturally-relevant, trans-disciplinary science curriculum”.
  • Revisiting the State of Indigenous Language National Conference, Tucson, AZ. 2013. “Teaching Indigenous Language through Traditional Ecological Knowledge”.
  • Native Language Revitalization and Traditional Ecological Knowledge Symposium, Tucson, AZ 2013. “Integrating Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Language into Science Curricula”.
  • 97th Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon. 2012. “TOCC Plant Atlas: A Tool for Integrating Traditional Ecological Knowledge in Science Curricula”.
  • American Indian/Alaskan Native Climate Change Working Group Conference. Tucson, Arizona. 2012. “A Climate Change and Traditional Ecological Knowledge Curriculum”.
  • Native American Student Advocacy Institute, Tucson, Arizona. 2009. “Culturally relevant science curricula: Improving Science Education for Native American Students”, with J. Antonellis, J. Daniels, and A. Juan.

Biocultural Diversity & Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK)

Publications

  • Newberry, T. “TOCC Plant Atlas: A Tool for Integrating Traditional Ecological Knowledge in Science Curricula and Preserving Biocultural Diversity”, In prep.
  • Newberry, T. (2018) Indigenous Peoples’ and Local Communities’ contribution to National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans in Indigenous Peoples’ and Local Communities’ contribution to Aichi Biodiversity Targets of the Convention on Biological Diversity: A Global Assessment by the Intergovernmental Panel on Biodiversity and Environmental Sustainability (IPBES). In press.
  • Newberry, M.V., T.L. Newberry, and R. Geronimo (2016) “TOCC Plant Atlas” Web/HTML
    http://toccatlas.plantpress.net/.

Presentations

  • Food and Water in in Arid Lands: Dialogues Across Contemporary and Traditional Knowledge. ITKI-UNESCO City of Gastronomy Conference. University of Arizona. November 2016. “The Role of Tribal Colleges in Preserving Traditional Ecological Knowledge”. Invited Talk.
  • 27th International Conference on Conservation Biology, Montpellier, France, 2015. “The Role of Tribal Colleges in Preserving Biocultural Diversity and Traditional Ecological Knowledge.”
  • 98th Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. 2013. “Climate change, water and traditional ecological knowledge of the Tohono O’odham: A case study”.

Environmental Sustainability and Community-based Participatory Research

Overview NIFA Research Grant/NASA AIHEC

Publications

  • Quijada, A., Cassadore, E., Bumsted Perry, G., Geronimo, R., Lund, K., Miguel, P., Montes-Helu, M., Newberry, T., Robertson, P., & Thornbrugh, C. (2015, Spring). For a Sustainable Future: Indigenous Transborder Higher Education. Tribal College: Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 26(3), 32–35.

Presentations

  • 97th Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon. 2012. Chair and Organizer for the “Welcome to the Climate Change, Adaptation, Mitigation and e-Learning Community” workshop.
  • 97th Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon. 2012. “Climate Change, Water and Traditional Ecological Knowledge in the Southwest” with Octaviana Trujillo.
  • American Indian Research Association. October 2018. “Developing a Community-based Participatory Research Plan at Tohono O’odham Community College”.
  • 77th Annual Association of Pacific Coast Geography Conference, Tucson, AZ, 2014. Discussant for “Indigenous Research and Sustainability Practices” session.
  • American Indian/Alaskan Native Climate Change Working Group Conference. Tucson, Arizona. 2012. “A Community-based Model for Appropriate Renewable Energy Development for Pisinemo Community”.
  • First Americans Land Grant Conference. Denver, Colorado. 2011. “A Community-based Model for Appropriate Renewable Energy Development for a Remote Community”.

Ecology & Natural Resources

Overview Paleo and Plant Physiological Ecology

Publications

  • Newberry, T.L. 2010. Effect of climatic variability on δ13C and tree-ring growth in piñon pine (Pinus edulis). Trees: Structure and Function Vol. 24, No. 3 pp. 551-559 DOI: 10.1007/s00468-010-0426-9.
  • Newberry, T.L., 1999. Effect of Spatial and Temporal Variability on Water Relations and Growth in Pinyon Pine: III. Whole Tree Response. In: Finch, Deborah M., et al. 1999. Rio Grande Ecosystems: Linking land, water, and people. Toward a sustainable future of the Middle Rio Grande Basin. Proc. RMRS-P-7.
  • Leavitt, S.W. and T. Newberry. 1992. Systematics of stable-carbon isotopic differences between gymnosperm and angiosperm trees. Plant Physiology (Life Sci. Adv.) 11:257-262.
  • Rea, D.K., N.G. Pisias, and T. Newberry. 1991. Late Pleistocene paleoclimatology of the central Equatorial Pacific: Flux patterns of biogenic sediments. Paleoceanography: 227-244.
  • Newberry, T.L. and C.L. Schelske. 1986. Biogenic silica record in the sediments of Little Round Lake. Hydrobiologia 143: 293-300.
  • Conley, D.J., C.L. Schelske, B.G. Dempsey, C.D. Campbell and T.L. Newberry. 1986. Distribution of biogenic silica in the surficial sediments of Lake Michigan. Can. J. Earth Sci. 23: 1442-1449.
  • Schelske, C.L., D.J. Conley, E.F. Stoermer, T.L. Newberry and C.D. Campbell. 1986. Biogenic accumulation as an index of eutrophication in the Laurentian Great Lakes. Hydrobiologia 143: 79-86.

Presentations:

  • 94th Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, New Mexico. 2009. “The Response of Piñon Pine (Pinus edulis) to Natural Climatic Variability”.
  • Pinyon-Juniper Symposium, Flagstaff, Arizona. 1994. “The Effect of Climatic Variability on the Physiology and Growth of Pinyon Pine”.
  • 15th Annual Symposium in Plant Physiology, UC-Riverside, California. 1992. “Inter-annual variation in water-use efficiency in Pinyon Pine”.
  • 4th International Symposium on Paleolimnology, Ossiach, Austria. 1985. “Biogenic silica in the sediments of Little Round Lake”, with C.L. Schelske
  • 2nd International Conference on Paleoceanography. Woods Hole, MA. 1986. “Late Pleistocene paleoclimatology of the central Equatorial Pacific: flux patterns of biogenic sediments”, with D.K. Rea.
  • Ecological Society of America/American Society for Limnology and Oceanography, Minnesota, 1985. “Biogenic silica in the sediments of Little Round Lake”, with C.L. Schelske.