Dina Gilio-Whitaker

Dina Gilio-Whitaker

Dina Gilio-Whitaker is a lecturer of American Indian studies at California State University San Marcos and a member of the Colville Confederated Tribes. She is the author of As Long as Grass Grows: The Indigenous Fight for Environmental Justice, from Colonization to Standing Rock (Beacon Press, 2019) and coauthor, with Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, of “All the Real Indians Died Off” and 20 Other Myths About Native Americans (Beacon Press, 2016).

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Beacon Press

As Long as Grass Grows
The Indigenous Fight for Environmental Justice from Colonization to Standing Rock
From Beacon Press

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

All the Real Indians Died Off
And 20 Other Myths About Native Americans
From Beacon Press

Unpacks the twenty-one most common myths and misconceptions about Native Americans...

UU World

The problem with wilderness
From UU World Magazine
The American environmental movement is rooted historically in ideas about pristine wilderness, free from human presence, that replicate colonial pattern...

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