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The River Is In Us: Fighting Toxics in a Mohawk Community

 By Elizabeth Hoover ’01. University of Minnesota Press, 2017.

Elizabeth Hoover takes us deep into Akwesasne—an indigenous community in upstate New York—the remarkable community that partnered with scientists and developed grassroots programs to fight the contamination of its lands and reclaim its health and culture. This moving book is essential reading for anyone interested in Native Americans, social justice, and the pollutants contaminating our food, water, and bodies.

 

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