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Indigenous Studies at Brooklyn College: Resources Recommended by Winona LaDuke

Media, Readings and Bibliography for More Studies

Native Activism:
Trudell (film by Heather Rae)

Warrior Women (film by Christina King and Elizabeth Castle)

Alcatraz Writings:

Alcatraz Occupation Four Decades Ago Led to Many Benefits for American Indians by Dr. Dean Chavers

A Lakota Historian on What Climate Historians Can Learn From Two Centuries of Indigenous Resistance by Nick Estes

Our History is the Future by Nick Estes

Like a Hurricane: The Indian Movement from Alcatraz to Wounded Knee by Paul Chaat Smith

The Winona LaDuke Chronicles by Winona LaDuke

To Be a Water Protector by Winona LaDuke (forthcoming from Ferrnwood Press)

Understanding the Issue of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women by Native Hope Organization

An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz


Environmental Justice:

First Daughter and the Black Snake (film by Keri Pickett)

LN3: Seven Teachings of the Anishinaabe in Resistance (film trailer)

 

Sacred Sites, Worldwide Indigenous Struggles:

In The Light of Reverence (film from Sacred Land Film Project)

Elsipogtog: RCMP Move in on Peaceful Protesters (film footage)

Homeland: Four Portraits of Native Action (film by Roberta Grossman)

Micmac readings by Winona LaDuke (Honor the Earth Organization)

Gitxsan Decision

Mohawks and Toxins by Elizabeth Hoover

https://sacredland.org/broken-treaty-at-battle-mountain-1974-and-to-protect-mother-earth-1991/


Mascots:
https://www.apa.org/pi/oema/resources/indian-mascots


Food Sovereignty:
https://www.bookdepository.com/Indigenous-Food-Systems-Priscilla-Settee/9781773381091

Indigenous Food Sovereignty in the United States by Devon A. Mihesuah and Elizabeth Hoover


Decolonizing Academia:

Priscilla Settee’s work at the University of Saskatchewan
https://settlercolonialstudies.blog/2020/02/15/sovereignty-is-food-sovereignty-too-priscilla-settee-
shailesh-shukla-eds-indigenous-food-systems-concepts-cases-and-conversations-canadian-scholars-
2020/

Beyond-Wiindigo-Infrastructure by Winona LaDuke and Deborah Cowan


Canadian Readings:

NDN Coping Mechanisms: Notes From the Field by Billy-Ray Belcourt

21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act by Bob Joseph

The Inconvenient Indian by Thomas King

Unsettling Canada by Art Manuel

As We Have Always Done: Indigenous Freedom Through Radical Resistance by Leanne Simpson

A Digital Bundle: Protecting and Promoting Indigenous Knowledge Online by Jennifer Wemigwans

One Drum: Stories and Ceremonies for A Planet by Richard Wagamese