Kyle Whyte has posted “Time and Kinship” on SSRN. Here is the abstract:
Climate change is often discussed in terms of linear units of time. This essay covers the meaning of linear time and its implications for how climate change is narrated. There are concerns about how narrating climate change in this way can eclipse issues of justice in the energy transition. There are of course different ways of telling time. This essay provides a narration of climate change inspired by particular Indigenous scholars and writers. These conceptions of time narrate time through kinship, not linearity. One implication is that issues of justice are inseparable from the experience of climate change.
Treuer’s article is titled, Return the National Parks to the Tribes: The jewels of America’s landscape should belong to America’s original peoples.
Here is “China’s Greenland Ambitions Run Into Local Politics, U.S. Influence” [Wall Street Journal].
Our good friend Kyle Whyte from U of M and the Citizen Potawatomi Nation! Congrats!
Here is the White House announcement.