Cherokee Hobbit and academic Daniel Heath Justice returns to talk about his book Badger, now available in the Reaktion Book series Animals, and his upcoming book Raccoon. The discussion meanders through the cultural history of raccoons, our shared history, and the etymology of the word "coon" with it's connection with minstrel traditions, klansmen, and Pocahontas. Listen to this discussion about our fascinating relative and what we can learn from them.

The human history of badgers and raccoons with Daniel Heath Justice