As Long as Grass Grows

ISBN: 9780807073780 Categorii: Diverse. An apariție: 2019 Autor: Dina Gilio-Whitaker Editură: Beacon Press Tip copertă: Hardcover Număr pagini: 224 Stoc: Stoc limitat

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The story of Native peoples' resistance to environmental injustice and land incursions, and a call for environmentalists to learn from the Indigenous community's rich history of activism

Through the unique lens of "Indigenized environmental justice," Indigenous researcher and activist Dina Gilio-Whitaker explores the fraught history of treaty violations, struggles for food and water security, and protection of sacred sites, while highlighting the important leadership of Indigenous women in this centuries-long struggle. As Long As Grass Grows gives readers an accessible history of Indigenous resistance to government and corporate incursions on their lands and offers new approaches to environmental justice activism and policy.

Throughout 2016, the Standing Rock protest put a national spotlight on Indigenous activists, but it also underscored how little Americans know about the longtime historical tensions between Native peoples and the mainstream environmental movement. Ultimately, she argues, modern environmentalists must look to the history of Indigenous resistance for wisdom and inspiration in our common fight for a just and sustainable future.

Limba
Engleza
Autor
Dina Gilio-Whitaker
Data Publicarii
2019
Editura
Beacon Press
Latime
15.2
Inaltime
23
Grosime
2.3
Greutate
453
Tip Coperta
Hardcover
Nr Pag
224
Subtitlu
The Indigenous Fight for Environmental Justice from Colonization to Standing Rock
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