Bustle: 15 Books Set In Chilly Climates To Help You Beat The Heat This Summer

By Charlotte Ahlin

The Right to Be Cold (Sheila Watt-Cloutier)Environmentalist hero Sheila Watt-Cloutier has spent her life fighting to preserve the Arctic, both in terms of nature and culture. She recounts her childhood in the far north of Canadian, and how her Inuit culture was stripped away from her by Canada's residential school system. Since then, she has reclaimed her heritage and become a fierce activist against colonization and climate change (she just barely lost the Pulitzer Prize to Al Gore). Her writing is a must read for all North Americans.

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University of Minnesota Press Podcast


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