Publications:  Books, chapters, reviews, student collaborations
Selected Articles: Indigenous, environmental, U.S. racism
Selected Articles: Peace, antiwar, global


2022-23  “Olympia’s Hidden Histories” self-guided walking tours of downtown Olympia, by students in the Evergreen programs  “American Frontiers” and “Taking Back Empire.” The ArcGIS StoryMaps walking tours tell the stories of how Indigenous (Squaxin), Chinese immigrant, and working-class communities (and salmon and oysters) were historically displaced, as well as Port of Olympia connections to global shipping and trade, militarization, and fossil fuels.  Presentation.

2021 Removing Barriers: Restoring Salmon Watersheds through Tribal Alliances (132-page online book on dam, dike, and culvert removal in Northwest watersheds, with original artwork and maps by Evergreen students in Conceptualizing Place class. Edited by faculty Zoltán Grossman and Alexander McCarty).

2021  The Resilience Doctrine: A Primer on Disaster Collectivism in the Climate and Pandemic Crises (Counterpunch 4-part series, Feb. 2021).

2019 “Basewatch” website, by students in the Evergreen program “A People’s Geography of American Empire”,  on the military bases of western Washington, including Joint Base Lewis-McChord (largest base on the West Coast), Naval Base Kitsap (largest concentration of nuclear weapons on the planet), and Naval Air Station Whidbey Island.

2017 Unlikely Alliances: Native Nations and White Communities Join to Defend Rural Lands, by Zoltán Grossman; Foreword by Winona LaDuke (Seattle: University of Washington Press / Indigenous Confluences series). Awarded Finalist Status for the 2017-2018 Malott Prize for Recording Community Activism of the Langum Charitable Trust, 2018.

2017 Fossil Fuel Connections website, on halting coal and oil terminals along the Pacific Northwest shipping chokepoint, by students in “Resource Rebels: Environmental Justice Movements Building Hope.”

2017  Economic Options for Grays Harbor report (by “Resource Rebels” students, in partnership with the Quinault Indian Nation), including interviews of Aberdeen / Hoquiam residents on economic alternatives to Bakken crude oil terminals.

2012 Asserting Native Resilience: Pacific Rim Indigenous Nations Face the Climate Crisis, edited by Zoltán Grossman & Alan Parker; Foreword by Billy Frank Jr. (Corvallis, Ore.: Oregon State University Press). Contents. The anthology is an initiative of First Peoples: New Directions in Native Studies collaboration of four university presses. Book Review

2012 Guidelines for Working with Native Communities, used for Evergreen interns for Tribal Canoe Journey preparations

2010 Declaration of Key Questions about Research Ethics with Indigenous Communities. Co-authored with the Indigenous Peoples Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers (AAG).

2009  Nisqually Watershed Podcasts, by students in “Conceptualizing Native Place,”  on the Nisqually Tribe’s natural and cultural resource programs.

2007 Possible Climate Change Responses for the United League of Indigenous Nations report on the Indigenous Nations Treaty website.

2007 Report of the Citizens’ Hearing on the Legality of U.S. Actions in Iraq: The Case of Lt. Ehren Watada, The Evergreen State College, Tacoma, Wash. Report (64 pages; 32 MB pdf)

2006 Climate Change and Pacific Rim Indigenous Peoples report published by the Northwest Indian Applied Research Institute, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, Wash. Report (81 pages; 2 MB pdf)

2006. “A Century of U.S. Military Interventions: From Wounded Knee to Iraq,” in U.S. History Uncensored: What Your High School Textbook Didn’t Tell You by Carolyn Baker

2002 University of Wisconsin Geography doctoral dissertation on Unlikely Alliances: Treaty Conflicts and Environmental Cooperation Between Native American and Rural White Communities, studied alliances of tribes and local farmers, ranchers, and fishers in the western and midwestern United States since the 1970s.Graduate advisor: Dr. William Cronon.

2000 Mapping Wisconsin History teacher’s guide accompanying Wisconsin’s Past and Present, with color and B&W transparencies. Co-authored by Wisconsin Cartographers’ Guild and State Historical Society Wisconsin Office of School Services. Wrote all text first drafts, and edited all maps.

1998 (Reprinted 2002) Wisconsin’s Past and Present: A Historical Atlas by the Wisconsin Cartographers’ Guild. Introduction by William Cronon. Three printings of 5,000 each by the University of Wisconsin. Served on the project as chief editor and one of six authors/cartographers. Number one bestseller in U.S. academic libraries, February 1999 (per Baker & Taylor). Winner of the 1999 State Historical Society Book Award of Merit. Master’s Thesis on development of the Atlas (1998). Samples: Wisconsin Labor & Progressive histories, African American history & 1960s

1991 Wisconsin Treaties: What’s the Problem? by the Midwest Treaty Network, Madison, Booklet co-authored with Cathy Debevec.

1990-96 The Mapping Specialist, national newsletter of Mapping Specialists, Ltd., Madison, Served as Chief Editor, wrote regular “Geowatch” news column.

1987-90 Wisconsin Commonwealth, Madison. Newspaper of the Labor-Farm Party of Wisconsin. Chief Editor; wrote reports on racism and environmental issues.

1986-87 World Newsmap of the Week and Newsmap of U.S. History, with accompanying teachers’ guides. Served as assistant editor of Newsmap project at General Learning Corporation, Northbrook, Illinois.

1983 Relations Between the Left and Indigenous Peoples (unpublished manuscript, from Directed Studies with University of Wisconsin-Madison History Professor Steve Stern).

1981 Threats to Wisconsin Communities, by PURE/WAGER. Co-edited booklet and authored articles.


2021 Book review of Nick Estes and Jaskiran Dhillion’s edited collection Standing with Standing Rock: Voices from the #NoDAPL Movement, in Monthly Review.

2021 Chapter on “Indigenous Methods” (with Renee Pualani Louis) in Research Ethics for Human Geography: A Handbook for Students, Eds., Helen F. Wilson & Jonathan Darling (SAGE Publishing).

2019  “Native/Non-Native Alliances: Challenging Fossil Fuel Industry Shipping at Pacific Northwest Ports,” In Environmental Activism on the Ground: Small Green and Indigenous Organizing, Eds., Jonathan Clapperton & Liza Piper (University of Calgary Press).

2018  “Māori Opposition to Fossil Fuel Extraction in Aotearoa New Zealand” in Racial Ecologies, Nishime, Leilani, and Kim D. Hester Williams, eds. (University of Washington Press). Anthology given the Tarla Rai Peterson Book award by the National Communication Association’s Environmental Communication Division, 2019.

2017 Book review of Nicholas Zaferatos’s Planning the American Indian Reservation: From Theory to Empowerment, in Geographical Review

2016 Book review of David Vine’s Base Nation, in Monthly Review

2014 “The Fish Helped to Bring People Together: An Interview with Zoltán Grossman,” in Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States & American Indian Nations, Harjo, Suzan, ed. (Smithsonian Books).

2009 Book review of The Bases of Empire: The Global Struggle against U.S. Military Posts (Catherine Lutz, ed.), in Global Dialogue (11), Centre for Global Dialogue, Cyprus (Winter/Spring).

2008 Book review of Paradigm Wars: Indigenous Peoples’ Resistance to Globalization (J. Mander and V. Tauli-Corpuz, eds.), in Environmental Practice (June).

2007  “Native Americans,” chapter with Kate A. Berry and HoMana Pawiki, in Contemporary Ethnic Geographies in America, Ines M. Miyares and Christopher A. Airriess, eds. (Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield).

2007 “Anti-Indian Movements,” entry in Encyclopedia of Race and Racism, (Farmington Hills, Mich.: Thomson Gale / Macmillan Reference USA).

2007 “Somali Immigrant Settlement in Small Midwestern U.S. Communities: The Case of Barron, Wis.,” chapter with Jessica Schaid in From Mogadishu to Dixon: The Somali Diaspora in a Global Context, Abdi Kusow and Stephanie Bjørk, eds. (Lawrenceville, N.J.: Africa World Press/The Red Sea Press).

2005 “Many Gaming Opponents are Biased” chapter with Debra McNutt in Indian Gaming: At Issue social issues series (Farmington Hills, Mich.: Greenhaven Press).

2004 “Defending a Common Home: Native/non-Native Alliances Against Mining Companies in Wisconsin,” chapter with Dr. Al Gedicks in In the Way of Development: Indigenous Peoples, Civil Society, & the Environment. (London: Zed Press).

2003 “From Enemies to Allies,” with Debra McNutt, in Multiracial Formations: New Instruments for Social Change Gary Delgado, ed. (Oakland, Calif: Applied Research Center).

2002 “What to Watch for in Afghanistan,” chapter in September 11 and the U.S. War: Beyond the Curtain of Smoke. Roger Burbach and Ben Clarke, eds. (San Francisco: City Lights Publishers). Translations: Japanese Turkish

2001 “Let’s Not Create Evilness for This River: Interethnic Environmental Alliances of Native Americans and Rural Whites in Northern Wisconsin.” chapter in Forging Radical Alliances Across Difference: Coalition Politics for the New Millennium. Jill M. Bystydzienski & Steven P. Schacht, eds. (Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield).

2001 Book review of Concise Historical Atlas of Canada in Annals of the Association of American Geographers (March).

2000 Book review of Sustaining the Forest, the People, and the Spirit, on Menominee forestry. Wisconsin Magazine of History.

1994 “The Breakup Signals the End of America’s World Leadership.” chapter in The Breakup of the Soviet Union: Opposing Viewpoints. David Bender and Bruno Leone, eds. San Diego: Greenhaven Press.

1992 “Indian Issues and Anti-Indian Organizing,” chapter in When Hate Groups Come to Town: A Handbook of Effective Community Responses.(Atlanta: Center for Democratic Renewal). Also reprinted in Hate and Bias: A Reader, Barbara Perry, ed. (London: Routledge, 2003), and Defending Justice: An Activist Resource Kit, Palak Shah, ed. (Somerville, Mass.: Political Research Associates, 2005).

1990 Place name changes list in The New York Times (December 31). Subject of 1991 Calvin Trillin column, published in his book Too Soon to Tell

1980 “Introduction: Survival in the ’80s,” in Black Hills International Survival Gathering booklet. (Rapid City, S.D.: Black Hills Alliance).