Anti-racist book group - The John Muir Way and The Sierra Club Apology

18mar7:00 pm8:00 pmAnti-racist book group - The John Muir Way and The Sierra Club ApologyThis book club explores racism and white supremacy within the environmental movement, we will dissect two texts about John Muir- a founder of the conservation movement.7:00 pm - 8:00 pm OrganiserGreenpeace GlasgowEvent TypeWorkshop & TrainingThemeNature & Biodiversity

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We’re going to be looking at John Muir and his legacy and some of the controversies surrounding him. We’ll be looking at these two articles:
We’re searching for one more article to give a better perspective on how the creation/delineation of national parks affected the lives of the people living in them.
John Muir was a founding member of the Sierra Club and did a lot for the environmental movement. We learn about him as a founder of the conservation movement but this is a controversial and white-washed statement – and so exploring his journey and racism is a great way for us to see some of the white supremacy embedded in our movement. Or not as these questions are open to debate. Form your own opinions and be ready to discuss/debate them!
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Photo is a view of Redwood Grove, John Muir National Monument in the Muir Woods in California. By Christopher Childs for Greenpeace taken in 1991!



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