reading list
books, essays, poems, legal documents, etc.

Cronon, William. “The Trouble with Wilderness; or, Getting Back to the Wrong Nature.” Uncommon Ground: Rethinking the Human Place in Nature, edited by William Cronon, 1st ed., W. W. Norton and Company, 1996, pp. 69–90.

Wendy Moore. “Sky Islands.” A Natural History of the Sonoran Desert, edited by Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Second, University of California Press, 2015, pp. 20–23.

Bjornerud, Marcia. “Prologue: The Allure of Timelessness” & “Chapter 1: A Call for Timefulness.” Timefulness: How Thinking Like a Geologist Can Help Save the World, Illustrated, Princeton University Press, 2018, pp. 1–20.

“Tohono O’odham Creation Story.” Hanksville.Org,

Solnit, Rebecca. “The Overview: Elements of a New Landscape.” As Eve Said to the Serpent: On Landscape, Gender, and Art, University of Georgia Press, 2003, pp. 45–62.

Hastings, James Rodney, and Raymond Turner. The Changing Mile. First Edition, University of Arizona Press, 1965.

Yetman, David, et al. “A Saguaro Primer” & “The Ecology of the Saguaro.” The Saguaro Cactus: A Natural History, University of Arizona Press, 2020, pp. 3–17, 35–78.

Haraway, Donna. “Tentacular Thinking: Anthropocene, Capitalocene, Chthulucene.” Staying with the Trouble: Making Kin in the Chthulucene, Duke University Press Books, 2016, pp. 30–57.

Sheridan, Thomas. “The Political Ecology of a Desert State.” Arizona: A History, Revised Edition, First, University of Arizona Press, 2012, pp. 399–413.

Shimoda, Brandon. “State of Erasure: Arizona’s Place, and the Place of Arizona, in the Mass Incarceration of Japanese Americans.” The Margins, Asian American Writers’ Workshop, 20 Jan. 2020,

Luis Aldama, Frederick. “Graphic Reclamations: A Foreward.” La Voz De M.A.Y.O.: Tata Rambo Vol. 1, edited by Henry Barajas and Jason Gonzales, Top Cow, 2019, pp. 1–2.

Le Guin, Ursula K. The Carrier Bag Theory of Fiction. Ignota Books, 2020.