Deer cross frozen ground in the background. In the foreground are yellow letters saying "The Ground Between Us"

Scenes from A Country Divided

ACROSS THE COUNTRY a debate is raging over a huge swath of America’s public lands—putting millions of acres at risk. As monuments are rescinded and wildlife refuges opened to oil exploration, Continue reading

Ten photos of signs for various national parks encircle a brown sign from a Florida park that says "Please take nothing but pictures leave nothing but footprints".

Whose Parks Are These?

The narrative about America’s national parks has been dominated by white voices. In this special section from our archive, guest edited by scholar and writer Carolyn Finney, seven writers and an Continue reading

A black and white photo of an impressive stone building.

In Pursuit of the Sacred

For the past forty years, I have traveled the world as a photographer in search of sacred sites and landscapes. In that pursuit, I have always asked myself what sacredness really Continue reading