Salmon and Acorns Feed Our People

  title={Salmon and Acorns Feed Our People},
  author={Kari Marie Norgaard},

Under the guise of science: how the US Forest Service deployed settler colonial and racist logics to advance an unsubstantiated fire suppression agenda

ABSTRACT Over the last century, the United States Forest Service (USFS) has reversed its stance on the ecological role of fire – from a militant enforcer of forest fire suppression to supporting

Before colonization (BC) and after decolonization (AD): The Early Anthropocene, the Biblical Fall, and relational pasts, presents, and futures

  • Kyle Keeler
  • History
    Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space
  • 2021
Anthropocene debate centers on the start-date and the cause of the geologic Epoch. One argument for the Epoch’s start-date is the “Early Anthropocene,” contending humanity “took control” of Earth

Indigenous companion planting in the great churn: Three sisters in Kalapuya ilihi

This article addresses place, culture, community, and mobility in relation to Indigenous food sovereignty and TEK (traditional ecological knowledge). We start with a reflection on what it means to

The means and ends of nature

‘When you heal the soil…’: Environmental racism and socioecological repair in contemporary urban agriculture

ABSTRACT Drawing on data from an ethnographic study of urban agriculture in Massachusetts, this paper investigates the multiple meanings of soil for contemporary urban farmers and gardeners. I first

Including animals in sociology

How do we include animals in sociology? Although sociology’s initial avoidance of the nonhuman world may have been necessary to the field’s development, recent scholarship – within mainstream

Keepers of the Flame: Supporting the Revitalization of Indigenous Cultural Burning

Abstract The revitalization of cultural burning is a priority for many Native American tribes and for agencies and organizations that recognize the cultural and ecological importance of this

Narrating the Territorial Foundations of Privilege: Racial Discourse and Indigenous Peoples

This article focuses on the cultural narratives underlying U.S. society’s racialized inequalities. Informed by settler colonial theory and Charles Tilly’s work on “durable inequality,” I outline a