This book provides 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. It highlights the Standing Rock protest of 2016 and draws attention to the historical and ongoing tensions between Indigenous peoples and the mainstream environmental / conservation movement. The author ultimately argues that environmentalists and conservationists must look to Indigenous peoples for wisdom and inspiration in the ongoing fight for sustainability. This book is available online through university e-proxy.

As Long As Grass Grows: The Indigenous Fight for Environmental Justice, From Colonization to Standing Rock

Author: Gilio-Whitaker, D.

Year: 2019

Media Type: Book