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UWS 52B: Environmental Justice / Climate Justice

Resources for the study of environmental justice and climate justice at Brandeis. Course guide created for Katrin Fischer by Lisa Zeidenberg, Creative Arts Librarian

Mishkos Kenomagwen: The Teachings of Grass | Bioneers

Robin Kimmerer, professor of Environmental Science and Forestry, of Potawatomi ancestry, explores the question: “If plants are our teachers, what are their lessons, and how might we become better students?”

Kimmerer describes the tenets of the honorable harvest and how it exemplifies the Potawatomi’s relationship with nature (land as a set of relationships and moral responsibilities) and how it differs from Western understandings of what land means (land as rights, properties, ecosystem services, capital).

Indigenous communities: streaming documentaries