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Keepers of Knowledge: Indigenous Environmental Governance

Clint Carroll

in Roots of Our Renewal: Ethnobotany and Cherokee Environmental Governance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816690893
eISBN:
9781452950709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690893.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The book opens with a meeting of elders. Roots of Our Renewal analyzes the historical roots of this transformation, examines how Cherokees are currently dealing with its related obstacles, and ... More


Entangled Worlds: Religion, Science, and New Materialisms

Catherine Keller and Mary-Jane Rubenstein (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276219
eISBN:
9780823277049
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276219.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Historically speaking, theology can be said to operate “materiaphobically.” Protestant Christianity in particular has bestowed upon theology a privilege of the soul over the body and belief over ... More


Roots of Our Renewal: Ethnobotany and Cherokee Environmental Governance

Clint Carroll

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816690893
eISBN:
9781452950709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690893.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

In Roots of Our Renewal, Clint Carroll tells how Cherokee people have developed material, spiritual, and political ties with the lands they have inhabited since removal from their homelands in the ... More


Before Removal: The Political Ecology of the Early Cherokee State

Clint Carroll

in Roots of Our Renewal: Ethnobotany and Cherokee Environmental Governance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816690893
eISBN:
9781452950709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690893.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

In chapter 1, “Before Removal,” I explore pre-Removal Cherokee state-building in the late eighteenth century. I highlight how this anticolonial project simultaneously maintained key elements of ... More


Sovereign Landscapes: Spiritual, Material, and Political Relationships to Land

Clint Carroll

in Roots of Our Renewal: Ethnobotany and Cherokee Environmental Governance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816690893
eISBN:
9781452950709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690893.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

I explore the wider implications of this study for global environmental governance and return to a discussion of how political ecology and indigenous studies might be articulated. Throughout the ... More


Politicizing Water, Politicizing Natures: Or … “Water Does Not Exist!”

Erik Swyngedouw

in Liquid Power: Contested Hydro-Modernities in Twentieth-Century Spain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262029032
eISBN:
9780262326957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029032.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The concluding chapter summarizes the wider theoretical and practical implications of the arguments advanced in the book, in particular with an eye towards understanding the relationship between ... More


The Hydro-Social Cycle and the Making of Cyborg Worlds

Erik Swyngedouw

in Liquid Power: Contested Hydro-Modernities in Twentieth-Century Spain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262029032
eISBN:
9780262326957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029032.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter explores the theoretical framework on which the book is based. Four key theoretical pillars provide the foundation for the narrative structure deployed throughout the book. First, a ... More


Mobilizing the Seas: Reassembling Hydro-Modernities

Erik Swyngedouw

in Liquid Power: Contested Hydro-Modernities in Twentieth-Century Spain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262029032
eISBN:
9780262326957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029032.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

First, this chapter explores in greater detail the socio-natural actors that assemble around desalination as the new panacea to deal with Spain’s water conundrum as it enters the new millennium. ... More


“Not a Drop of Water…”: Spain’s Cyborg Water World

Erik Swyngedouw

in Liquid Power: Contested Hydro-Modernities in Twentieth-Century Spain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262029032
eISBN:
9780262326957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029032.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

“Not a drop of water should reach the ocean without paying its obligatory tribute to the earth”, notes a 1912 parliamentary document from the Spanish Cortes. A commentator at the time noted that ... More


Liquid Power: Contested Hydro-Modernities in Twentieth-Century Spain

Erik Swyngedouw

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262029032
eISBN:
9780262326957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029032.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

In this book, Erik Swyngedouw explores how water becomes part of the tumultuous processes of modernization and development. Using the experience of Spain as a lens to view the interplay of modernity ... More


The Spirit of This Land: Terrains of Cherokee Governance

Clint Carroll

in Roots of Our Renewal: Ethnobotany and Cherokee Environmental Governance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816690893
eISBN:
9781452950709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690893.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

In chapter 5, “The Spirit of This Land,” I discuss current attempts by the Cherokee Nation government to deal with the paradoxes of Cherokee state-building. I describe how Principal Chief Chad ... More


Marching Forward to the Past: From Hydro-Deadlock to Water and Modernity Reimagined

Erik Swyngedouw

in Liquid Power: Contested Hydro-Modernities in Twentieth-Century Spain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262029032
eISBN:
9780262326957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029032.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter focuses on the significant socio-political, environmental and cultural-geographical transformations in democratizing Spain after the end of Fascism. The chapter explores the debate over ... More


The “Greening” of Oklahoma: State Power and Cherokee Resurgence after the Dust Bowl

Clint Carroll

in Roots of Our Renewal: Ethnobotany and Cherokee Environmental Governance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816690893
eISBN:
9781452950709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690893.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

In chapter 3, “The ‘Greening’ of Oklahoma,” I discuss how more recent politics have shaped the Cherokee Nation environment, including fire suppression policies in the 1930s and the development of ... More


Shaping New Homelands: Landscapes of Removal and Renewal

Clint Carroll

in Roots of Our Renewal: Ethnobotany and Cherokee Environmental Governance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816690893
eISBN:
9781452950709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690893.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter 2, “Shaping New Homelands,” explains the transference and development of Cherokee environmental knowledge and practices upon forced relocation to lands west of the Mississippi River and thus ... More


Chronicle of a Death Foretold: The Failure of Early Twentieth-Century Hydraulic Modernization

Erik Swyngedouw

in Liquid Power: Contested Hydro-Modernities in Twentieth-Century Spain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262029032
eISBN:
9780262326957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029032.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter focuses on the attempts, during the first decades of the 20th century, to modernize Spain through the planning and implementation of large-scale hydraulic infrastructures. The chapter ... More


Indigenous Ethnobotany: Cherokee Medicine and the Power of Plant Lore

Clint Carroll

in Roots of Our Renewal: Ethnobotany and Cherokee Environmental Governance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816690893
eISBN:
9781452950709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690893.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter 4, “Indigenous Ethnobotany,” describes the significance of ethnobotanical knowledge in Cherokee culture in the present day and the traits of this knowledge in the context of Cherokee ... More


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