NiCHE Conversations 1.21: Water and the Infrastructure of Colonialism with Adele Perry

NiCHE Article discussed: “Water and the Infrastructure of Colonialism” by Adele Perry “Map Showing Location of Aqueduct (1918)” by Manitoba Historical Maps is licensed under CC BY 2.0

NiCHE Conversations 1.19: Borders and Boundaries of the Canadian North with Jonathan Luedee

NiCHE Article Discussed: “An Introduction to the Borders and Boundaries of the Canadian North” by Heather Green Jonathan Luedee Feature Image: [Read Island Inuit with caribou caught as far away as Coppermine. Caribou seen strapped to a komatik] S.J. Bailey, 1950. Credit: S. J. Bailey / Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development fonds / …

Environmental, Justice, Communities

This is the 214th post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared among Environmental Historians and Environmental Humanities scholars on Twitter each week.  Here are the top articles among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (April 5, 2021 – April 11, 2021): Monday: “One of India’s largest …

NiCHE Conversations 1.17: The DRAW of Citizen Science | Data Rescue: Archives and Weather at McGill with Rachel Black

NiCHE Article Discussed: “The DRAW of Citizen Science | Data Rescue: Archives and Weather at McGill” by Jazmine Aldrich and Victoria Slonosky

‘Parks Are Not for Profit,’ or Park Mythology and White Denial

By denying the complicated reality of parks, white settler governments and environmental organizations have created a park mythos that privileges their viewpoints, power structures, and profits.

NiCHE Conversations 1.13: Environmental History and the Canada-U.S. Border Through an Outsider’s Eyes with Ramya Swayamprakash

NiCHE Article Discussed: “Twice Removed: Environmental History and the Canada-U.S. Border Through an Outsider’s Eyes” by Ramya Swayamprakash Feature Photograph: Gulls on Detroit River, Mariner Park, Detroit, Michigan, Protopian Pickle Jar, Flickr Commons.

NiCHE Conversations 1.12: HBC Cosplay and Performing History at Lower Fort Garry with Jonathan Weier

NiCHE Article Discussed: “Reminiscences of a (Make-Believe) Mid-19th Century Hudson’s Bay Company Labourer” by Jonathan Weier Feature Image: A park interpreter recreates the 1850s by marshalling his troops at Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site on the Red River in Manitoba, Canada. Lower Fort Garry, by David Stanley, Flickr Commons.

Said, Executions, Also

This is the 200th post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared among Environmental Historians and Environmental Humanities scholars on Twitter each week.  Here are the top articles among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (December 21, 2020 – December 27, 2020): Monday: “Surgeon General: Black Americans’ …