The Avarna video presented some case studies of decolonization and reimagination, but there are countless other examples.
Research one organization, community, or movement in your sector and maybe even your region that is working toward more equitable and just conservation, environmentalism and outdoor recreation fields. Be prepared to share what you learned in the discussion.
Below are some resources to help you in your research.
- Relevant to land trusts: Resource Generation Resources for Land Justice and First Light Learning Journeys Tools for Indigenous Land Access
- Relevant to federal policy and advocacy work: Bridges to a New Era: A report on the past, present, and potential future of Tribal co-management on federal public lands, Monte Mills & Martin Nie
- Relevant to science and research or internal administration: Indigenous led CLEAR Lab (https://civiclaboratory.nl/) (they have resources to support anti-colonial organizational handbooks and more)
- For learning about different connections to land visit the Center for Humans and Nature Stories & Ideas page.
- For case studies specific to Native peoples, see Evergreen College’s Native Case Studies page.
- For outdoor education: Dechı̨ta Nezǫ Gots’udı́ (Living on the Land in a Good Way): Supporting Indigenous Resurgence through Anti-Colonial Approaches to Risk Management and Planning
- For current issues: