Everything you need to know to successfully navigate the process to change the name of (or establish a new name for) a geographic feature.
An app to help map Indigenous territories, treaties, and languages. Learn where you live!
A growing collection of maps which, in some way, help us to challenge our relationships with the land, people, and state.
Debunking the myth that the great national park was a wilderness untouched by humans.
Jedediah Purdy traces the racist, eugenic roots of the early American environmental movement, and explores the ways in which this legacy persists today.
Ojibwe journalist David Treuer makes the case for returning U.S. national parklands to their original stewards.
In colonial India and the United States, language and naming were important tools of control. Now, they can serve as tools for decolonization.
This book explores how Indigenous communities and individuals sustain and create geographies through place-naming, everyday cultural practices, and artistic activism.
Organizing around language, symbols, and names can help social movements wield a material force as they voice an alternate imagination of the world.
By rechristening streets and spaces for Black Lives Matter, communities are working to capture the momentum of the movement in a concrete way.