Book cover of As Long as Grass Grows: The Indigenous Fight for Environmental Justice, from Colonization to Standing Rock by Dina Gilio Whitakerby Dina Gilio-Whitaker

The story of Native peoples’ resistance to environmental injustice and land incursions, and a call for environmentalists to learn from the Indigenous community’s rich history of activism

Through the unique lens of “Indigenized environmental justice,” Indigenous researcher and activist Dina Gilio-Whitaker explores the fraught history of treaty violations, struggles for food and water security, and protection of sacred sites, while highlighting the important leadership of Indigenous women in this centuries-long struggle. As Long As Grass Grows gives readers an accessible history of Indigenous resistance to government and corporate incursions on their lands and offers new approaches to environmental justice activism and policy.

Interview with the Author

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Dina Gilio – Whitaker, “As Long As Grass Grows: The Indigenous Fight for Environmental Justice from Colonization to Standing Rock” (Beacon Press, 2019)
10/27/27         52 min

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Dina Gilio-Whitaker, “AS LONG AS THE GRASS GROWS”
7/4/19       76 min

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