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Tug has curated a selection of readings to accompany its expedition of unlearning. The collective will be highlighting specific readings at its various stops. Follow Tug on Facebook and read along.

Roberta Conner, "Our People Have Always Been Here" [from Lewis and Clark Through Indian Eyes, edited by Alvin M. Josephy, Jr., 2007]

Mary Louise Pratt, "In the neocolony: Modernity, mobility, globality" [excerpts from Imperial Eyes: Travel Writing and Transculturation, 2008]

Gregory Feldman, "Introduction: The Presence of Migrant-hood and the Absence of Politics" [from We Are All Migrants: Political Action and the Ubiquitous Condition of Migrant-hood, 2015]

Carolyn Finney, "This Land is Your Land, This Land is My Land: People and Public Lands Redux" [from National Park Service Centennial Essay Series, 2010]

Daniel Fischlin, "Improvisational Responsibility: Opening Statements" [from The Improvisation Studies Reader, 2014]

David Graeber, "Hope in Common" [from Revolutions in Reverse, 2011]

Renato Rosaldo, "Cultural Citizenship and Educational Democracy" [from Cultural Anthropology, 1994]

Tavis Smiley and Cornel West, "The Poverty Manifesto" [from The Rich and the Rest of Us, 2012]

Rebecca Solnit, "Open Door" [from A Fieldguide to Getting Lost, 2005]

Rebecca Solnit, "Wound" [from The Faraway Nearby, 2013]

Jennifer Jensen Wallach, "The Cuisine of Contact" [excerpts from How America Eats, 2012]

Jeffrey Pilcher, "A Tale of Two Tacos" [from Planet Taco, 2012]

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