Listed below are some of the knowledge sources that inspired this project about time and humans’ relationship to the non-human world in a changing climate. They come in many different forms – nonfiction (academic and popular), journalism, spirituality, and even short stories and a novel – with emphasis on Indigenous, Buddhist, and Texas Gulf Coast perspectives. – Julia Barbosa Landois
Chiang, Ted. Exhalation: Stories. Knopf, 2019. (fiction)
Cobb, Allison. Plastic: An Autobiography. Nightboat Books, 2021.
Davis, Jack E. The Gulf: Making of an American Sea. W.W. Norton & Company, 2017.
Hernandez, Jessica. Fresh Banana Leaves: Healing Indigenous Landscapes Through Indigenous Science. North Atlantic Books, 2022.
Johnson, Ayana Elizabeth, Katherine K. Wilkinson, editors. All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis. One World, 2021.
Kimmerer, Robin Wall. Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants. Milkweed Editions, 2015.
Morton, Timothy. All Art is Ecological. Penguin Random House Canada, 2021.
Morton, Timothy. Hyperobjects: Philosophy and Ecology After the End of the World. University of Minnesota Press, 2013.
Nhat Hanh, Thich. Zen and the Art of Saving the Planet. HarperCollins, 2021.
Pluecker, John. “Karankawa Carancahua Carancagua Karankaway: Centering Indigenous Presence in Southeast Texas.” Geopoetics in Practice, edited by Eric Magrane, Linda Russo, Sarah de Leeuw, Craig Santos Perez. Routledge, 2019.
Powers, Richard. The Overstory: A Novel. W. W. Norton & Company, 2018. (fiction)
Rush, Elizabeth. Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore. Milkweed Editions, 2018.
Van Horn, Gavin, and Robin Wall Kimmerer, et al., editors. Kinship: Belonging in a World of Relations. 5 vols. Center for Humans and Nature, 2021.
Buffalo Bayou Invasive Plant Eradication Unit Field Guide (Mark Dion, Buffalo Bayou Partnership, Houston Arts Alliance, 2011)
To the Best of Our Knowledge (PRX):
The Way Out is In (Plum Village/Global Optimism):
Outrage + Optimism (Global Optimism):
“The Deep Time Walk with Stephan Harding.” Episode 136.
How to Save a Planet (Gimlet Media):
Douglas, Erin. “The Karankawa were said to be extinct. Now they’re reviving their culture — and fighting to protect their ancestors’ land.” Texas Tribune. 4 Oct. 2021.
Denetclaw, Pauly. “How the Alabama-Coushatta Use Fire to Save the Longleaf Pine.” Texas Observer. 21 May 2021.
Denetclaw, Pauly. “Mapping Indigenous Communities of Texas: Atakapa Ishak.” Texas Observer. 3 Sept. 2021.