Index
Page numbers followed by f refer to
illustrations.
Aboriginal peoples, 27, 80, 165, 184n47,
214n17, 218n11; languages of, 26,
173n33. See also under names of specific
peoples
abundance: Children of Compost on, 136;
new kinds of, 147; of oddkin, 145; of
futures, 221n17
acacias: Acacia verticulata, 7, 123, 124,
214n13; ants and, 7, 122, 124, 125; Le
Guin’s story of, 121–24; types of, 118,
123
Adam/Adama, 12, 170n3
Advanced Energy for Life, 194n37
Aegis, 54
aerial surveillance vehicles, 22
Africa, 15, 72, 118, 123, 124; South, 177n24,
214n13. See also names of specific countries
African Americans, 24, 205n93, 207n12,
219n11. See also blacks
agential realism, 34
agriculture and agribusiness, 93, 99, 114,
181n42, 213n9, 222n22; Big, 115; in
Camille stories, 152; in Communities of
Compost, 141, 160; des and Premarin
and, 109, 115; shifting cultivation, 82,
196–97n58
air pollution, 20, 21, 74; PigeonBlog and,
20–24
Ako Project, 71, 81–85, 195n56
Alaska: native languages of, 192n29; Never
Alone and, 71, 87
Alberta, Canada, 44; tar sands oil ex-
traction in, 183–84n47, 184n48
alignment: as metaphor, 41–42
altruism, by babblers, 127–28
American Geophysical Union Meetings,
47, 187n63
American Racing Pigeon Union, 24
ancestors, 74, 103; in Communities of
Compost, 154, 156, 157
Anidjar, Gil, 179n35
animal, animals, 65–66, 108, 161f; abuse
of, 23; in art, 23; bacteria and, 67;
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