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  • Study examines effects of climate change, land loss on Louisiana’s Houma tribe

    Photo of U. of I. social work professor Shanondora Billiot

    Social work professor Shanondora Billiot studies the United Houma Nation’s experiences with climate change and the impact it is having on tribal culture and members’ health and well-being.

    Photo by Fred Zwicky


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  • Editor’s notes: To reach Shanondora Billiot, call 217-300-6145; email


    The study “Repeated disasters and chronic environmental changes impede generational transmission of indigenous knowledge” is available online or from the News Bureau