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Legacy

Trauma, Story, and Indigenous Healing

Five hundred years of colonization have taken an incalculable toll on the Indigenous peoples of the Americas: substance use disorders and shockingly high rates of depression, diabetes, and other … 370 View

Overrun

Dispatches from the Asian Carp Crisis

Intelligent investigative writing meets experiential journalism in this important look at one of North America’s most voraciously invasive species. Politicians, ecologists, and government … 387 View
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How Things Work and Why Stories Matter

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In this chapter, the author discusses the history of trauma experienced by indigenous communities as a result of colonialism. This chapter also includes a general overview of indigenous … 30 $3.00 Add
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Introduction

From: Overrun

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In the introduction, the author describes how he first learned about the threat of Asian carp to North American ecosystems. This chapter also provides a brief overview of the introduction of … 16 $1.60 Add
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What it Means to Be Colonized

From: Legacy

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This chapter includes a discussion of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder as it impacts indigenous people. The author also discusses the ways in which trauma affects how individuals and communities … 31 $3.10 Add
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In the Beginning

From: Overrun

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In this chapter, the author explores the history of the Asian carp in North America beginning with its introduction in the mid 20th century. The chapter explores aquaculture in the Mississippi … 33 $3.30 Add
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"Ecology’s Helper"

From: Overrun

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In this chapter, the author explores the spread of the Asian carp through the rivers of the Arkansas delta region. Topics discussed in this chapter also include the Green Revolution of the 1970s … 33 $3.30 Add
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Chapter 3

Becoming Human

From: Legacy

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In this chapter, the author recalls her youth and relationship with her parents and how that shaped her identity as an indigenous person. The chapter concludes with a list of developmental trauma … 26 $2.60 Add
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Chapter 4

The Angry Indian and a Culture of Blame

From: Legacy

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In this chapter, the author explores how trauma can lead to violence within communities and discusses ways in which indigenous philosophies can be applied to end lateral violence. 36 $3.60 Add
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Tragedy of the White Amur

From: Overrun

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This chapter discusses efforts by the United States government to regulate the transport and breeding of non-native species. 26 $2.60 Add
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Chapter 5

Invisible Roots

From: Legacy

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In this chapter, the author provides a brief biography of her mother and her experiences with trauma. 25 $2.50 Add
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Research Backwater

From: Overrun

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In this chapter, the author visits the Louisiana Bayous and meets with researchers studying Asian carp. Topics include the challenges researchers face in collecting usable data to understand the … 31 $3.10 Add
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Chapter 6

Fractured Narratives

From: Legacy

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In this chapter, the author recalls her own experiences of trauma and how it changed the ways in which she thought and behaved. 28 $2.80 Add
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Scientific Salvation

From: Overrun

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In this chapter, the author travels to Minnesota to interview researchers at the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center (MAISRC). Topics discussed include different non-physical … 30 $3.00 Add
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Chapter 7

What the Body Remembers

From: Legacy

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This chapter discusses the physiological and medical impacts of trauma including headaches, insomnia, and learning disabilities. The chapter also discusses indigenous medicinal and healing practices. 38 $3.80 Add
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Trouble with Fishing

From: Overrun

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In this chapter, the author travels to Illinois to meet with commercial fishermen who fish the rivers and lakes of the Midwest. Topics discussed include the methods that fishers use to attempt to … 28 $2.80 Add