About the author

Zoltán Grossman

Zoltán Grossman is a Professor of Geography and Native Studies at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington. He is a longtime community organizer, and was a co-founder of the Midwest Treaty Network in Wisconsin. He earned his Ph.D. in Geography and Graduate Minor in American Indian Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2002. He is a past co-chair of the Indigenous Peoples Specialty Group of the American Association of Geographers. He was co-editor (with Alan Parker) of Asserting Native Resilience: Pacific Rim Indigenous Nations Face the Climate Crisis (Oregon State University Press, 2012). He is author of Unlikely Alliances: Native Nations and White Communities Join to Defend Rural Lands (University of Washington Press Indigenous Confluences series, 2017).

Areas of study in human geography (focused on intersections of ethnic nationhood, natural resources, and militarism): Native American and World Indigenous Peoples Studies, Global ethnic relations and nationalism, U.S. racial relations, Crosscultural alliances, Racist/white supremacist and anti-racist movements, Environmental Justice and climate justice, Social movements, Maps and historical cartography, Geopolitics and globalization, Military interventions and military bases network, Imperial places and geographies of empire.

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Email: grossmaz@evergreen.edu   

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New York Times photo of Black Hills Alliance volunteers, including author, July 13, 1980.