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Scoping the Amazon: Image, Icon, and Ethnography - Book Review

Since the founding of anthropology as a social science in the late 19th century up through the end of the 20th century, the field has been one of the primary brokers of culture and the industry that surrounds it. Beginning with the founding “fathers” of the field and their desire to define culture and its subsequent particulars, up until recently with struggles over identity and who has the right to define that identity, anthropology has played a major role. This is particularly true in… Continue

Added by Peter N. Jones on April 28, 2009 at 4:51pm — No Comments

Environmental Assessment and First Nations: A Resource Handbook

Environmental Assessment And Saskatchewan's First Nations: A Resource Handbook



Christa Rust, and Brenda McLeod, 2008



i. About the Handbook



This handbook was developed to assist in building capacity and improving the overall… Continue

Added by Peter N. Jones on March 8, 2009 at 8:34am — 1 Comment

Review: The Recovery of Native American Space in the Northeast

The Common Pot: The Recovery of Native Space in the Northeast (Indigenous Americas)



Lisa Brooks



2008



University of Minnesota Press



One of the most contentious issues facing indigenous peoples around the world today is the fight to maintain a… Continue

Added by Peter N. Jones on January 25, 2009 at 12:13pm — No Comments

Cultural Contact and Linguistic Relativity in Northwestern California

Cultural Contact and Linguistic Relativity Among the Indians of Northwestern California



Sean O’Neill



2008



University of Oklahoma Press



One of the most perplexing problems in the field of anthropology over the… Continue

Added by Peter N. Jones on December 4, 2008 at 8:57am — No Comments

Book Review: Reinventing the Lacandon of Mexico

I just did a review of Brian Gollnicks new book "Reinventing the Lacandon" which may be of interest to some people. The short review can be found on the Indigenous Peoples Issues Today site, while the entire review is on the main… Continue

Added by Peter N. Jones on November 19, 2008 at 5:52pm — No Comments

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