Leif Castren (Yale FE&S), “Maps of the Blackfeet Reservation and the moral geography of the Dawes Severality Act of 1887” (Religion and Ecology Colloquium)

Event time: 
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Classroom 321, Kroon Hall See map
195 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06510-1714
Event description: 

Leif will give a talk on maps of the Blackfeet Reservation (1907-1912), which are held in the Beinecke Library and document the implementation of the Dawes Severalty Act of 1887. This talk will address issues of moral geography, human ecology, settler colonialism, environmental justice, land use law, and epistemology. Leif’s talk builds on his article published in Paprika Magazine which can be found here.

Lunch will be provided!