Resources

Table of Contents

General

 

Environmental Justice

  • As Long as Grass Grows: The Indigenous Fight for Environmental Justice, from Colonization to Standing Rock by Dina Gilio-Whitaker, 2020 (click here to find it through the Wellesley Free Library or buy it from Bookshop.org here)
  • Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer, 2014 (click here to it through Wellesley Free Library or buy it from Bookshop.org here, read an excerpt of Robin Wall Kimmerer’s new introduction to the book here)
  • One Year at Standing Rock, 5 mins, 2017, content warning: mention of police brutality 2:25-2:43 (no detailed description)

 

Columbus

 

Indigenous Peoples of this Area

  • Assonet Wampanoag Tribe

 

More Columbus Resources

  • A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies by Bartolome de Las Casas, translated by Nigel Griffin, introduction by Anthony Pagden, 1992 (click here to find it through Wellesley Free Library or buy it from Bookshop.org here)
  • The Life of Admiral Christopher Columbus: by his Son Ferdinand by Ferdinand Columbus, translated and annotated by Benjamin Keen, 1992 (click here to find it through Wellesley Free Library or buy it from Bookshop.org here)
  • Columbus: The Four Voyages 1492-1504 by Laurence Bergreen, 2012 (click here to find it through Wellesley Free Library or buy it from Bookshop.org here)
  • The Four Voyages of Christopher Columbus: The Four Voyages edited by Joseph Cohen, 1992, originally published 1969 (click here to find it through Wellesley Free Library or buy it from Bookshop.org here)
  • The Conquest of America: The Question of the Other by Tzvetan Todorov, translated by Richard Howard, introduction by Anothony Pagden, 2020, originally published 1984 (buy it from Bookshop.org here)