This year, a 3-year-old girl will be crowned “Coal Princess” in West Virginia. Seriously.

The tragedy and poignancy of mediating our lifeworld is nowhere better expressed than in the annual crowning of the ‘Coal Princess”, complete with black rhinestones

Author: Makere

A transplanted New Zealand Scots/Maori academic/grandmother/random singer and sometime activist, my life is shaped by a deep conviction of the necessity for active critical engagement in the multi-faceted global and local crises of being and survival of species that confront us in the 21st century, the urgency of re-visioning the meaning of thriving together, and the contribution of Indigenous knowledge systems to a truly sustainable and just global society.

Te Mauri O Te Wai

Whatungarongaro te tangata, toi tu te whenua me te wai.

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Fresh findings from around the world, compiled and edited by Kev Warburton, Institute of Land, Water & Society, Charles Sturt University

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