Dr. Zoe S. Todd is an Assistant Professor in Anthropology at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, who self-identifies as an urban Metis scholar. Recently she posted a series of highly resonant questions on social media: what contributions are we making to our local communities, to the lands and
This is a bit of a historical story. In the mid 1990s, the Clinton Administration inaugurated the “American Heritage Rivers” program, which invited communities across the country to describe projects they wanted to pursue that would strengthen their economic, ecological, or historical
It’s “Throwback Thursday” even if the recall only goes back to this summer, right? And yes, I understand the irony of “throwback” discussions of changes coming in the future.
One of the great things about this job is that I get to read all kinds of different things.
Maps are, of course, many-layered documents that often hide as much as they reveal. While maps and mapping is likely to be a recurring theme in this blog, today’s subject concerns just one map: th