This is the twenty-third post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared amongst Environmental Historians and Environmental Humanities scholars on Twitter each week.

Top Google image result for “Indigenous.” From “12 Marvelous Facts About Indigenous People In The World.”

Here are the top articles amongst environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (July 31 – August 6, 2017):

Monday: “Anthracite Heritage: Landscape, Memory and the Environment” by Paul A. Shackel, Open Waters: Rethinking Water, Place & Community

Tuesday: Edmonton’s darkest day: Thirty years after Black Friday, memories of the deadly tornado are still fresh to some, but are fading with new generations” by Jonny Wakefield, Edmonton Journal

Wednesday: Dunkirk, the War and the Amnesia of the Empire” by Yasmin Khan, The New York Times

Thursday: Colten Boushie’s family welcomes RCMP to feast 1 year after man’s death” by Jason Warick, CBC News, Saskatoon

Friday: 150 Acts of Reconciliation for the Last 150 Days of Canada’s 150” By Crystal Fraser and Sara Komarnisky,

Saturday: BREAKING: Last-minute Charges Laid Against Mount Polley in Private Prosecution” by Carol Linnett, DeSmogCanada 

Sunday: Digitizing Slide Collections: A Transnational Ecologies Project” by Christine Grossutti and Mitch Patterson, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)

Top Words

1. Indigenous

2. coal

3. anthracite

4. region

5. people

6. Pennsylvania

7. mining

8. mine

9. Coal

10. will

Published by Jessica M. DeWitt

Dr. Jessica M. DeWitt is an environmental historian of Canada and the United States. She is passionate about the use of digital technologies to bridge the gap between the public and researchers. In addition to her community and professional work, she offers various editing and social media consultancy services.

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