For this episode, Esty is in conversation with historian Nick Estes about the tradition of Indigenous resistance through the lens of his book Our History is the Future.
Nick Estes is a citizen of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe and an assistant professor of American Studies at the University of New Mexico. In 2014, he co-founded The Red Nation, an organization dedicated to Native liberation. He is the author of Our History Is the Future: Standing Rock Versus the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the Long Tradition of Indigenous Resistance (Verso, 2019).
Update: The following campus events with Nick Estes have been cancelled due to travel guidelines related to COVID-19.
Nick Estes is giving a series of talks on the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus next week. All events are free and open to the public.
“Climate Change, US Imperialism, and Indigenous Resistance,” Tuesday, March 10, 2:15pm, 1111 Biotechnology Building, 425 Henry Mall
“Tragedy and Revolutionary Hope: Climate Justice and Decolonization,” Wednesday, March 11, 4:00pm, 6191 Helen C. White
Open Seminar for Students, Faculty, and Public, Thursday, March 12, 12:20pm, 8108 Social Science
More information available here.