This is the sixty-fourth 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.

Young citizens in the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in float during the Discovery Day Parade. Source: Dänojà Zho: Centre Highlights


Here are the top articles amongst environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (May 14 – May 20, 2018):

Monday: “Said, Water, One” by Jessica DeWitt, Historical DeWitticisms 

Tuesday: In the Arctic, the Old Ice Is Disappearing” by Jeremy White and Kendra Pierre-Louis, The New York Times

Wednesday: “Researcher warns China’s program ‘riskiest environmental project in history’,”

Thursday: Historical Mining and Contemporary Conflict: Lessons from the Klondike” by Heather Green, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)

Friday: Comps Notes: Donahue’s The Great Meadow” by Jessica DeWitt, Historical DeWitticisms 

Saturday: Post-doc researcher Rural and Environmental History,” I Am Expat

Sunday: Cook Forest Named Pennsylvania’s 2018 Park of the Year,” Explore Jefferson 

Top Words

1. Hwëch’in

2. Tr’ondëk

3. Klondike

4. Yukon

5. land 

6. ice

7. mining

8. environmental 

9. miners

10. Cook

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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