In hopes of countering the ableist, racist, capitalist, and settler-colonial assumptions that shape social norms and governmental policies, Simon(e) van Saarloos and Kim TallBear began a letter exchange between Edmonton, Canada and Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Can non-monogamy serve as a guide to respond to the myriad social justice challenges exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic?
The formative theorists in Kim TallBear’s life are not just humans; they are also the landscapes and waterscapes of the places she inhabits. She writes how this is especially important for Peoples who are formed co-constitutively with place. Read on to see how she relates this to non-monogamy.