(unofficial) HISTORY OF THE NATIONAL PARKS

After reflecting and educating during the years since this was made, I’d like to mention that this piece disproportionally elevates Muir as a hero figure, and does not acknowledge the problematic, white supremacist agenda that Muir and his colleagues participated in. The pervasive whiteness of the environmental movement must be acknowledged and counteracted.

More information on Muir and the lack of diversity within the environmental movement, past, and present, HERE

(via Adventure Journal)

 

 

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