Mobilizing Indigenous experiences with and narratives about climate change through various media provides important insight for broad global publics about what it means to live with climate change both in the observable present and the predicted future.
Awikhigan is an Abenaki word that originally referred to writing and drawing on birch bark but has evolved to include bound books, letters, and maps, as well as works of art. Now it encompasses digital storytelling and GIS mapping.
Location: Center for Digital Humanities, Firestone Library Floor B
Associate Professor of English and American Studies, Amherst College
The Inuit Petition on human rights and climate change and the #NoDAPL movement against an oil pipeline are among recent Indigenous-led movements connected to climate justice. This seminar seeks to provide an overview of the many different Indigenous-led efforts to achieve climate justice, including engagements with climate science.
Location: Hinds Library in McCosh Hall; McCosh Hall, Room B14