Tag: From 1969–2019

Observations on Rastafari Cosmopolitics from the Caribbean

Alexandra Frankel , April 8th, 2019


Rastafari-grounded and Caribbean imaginative reinventions have long influenced the evolution of Caribbean ethnography. They could inspire a decolonial anthropology for this century. “I am Ethiopian j…


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Resisting Indigenous Erasure from Alcatraz Island to Elizabeth Warren

Alexandra Frankel , April 8th, 2019


A critical look at anthropology and 50 years in the fight for Indigenous sovereignty (1969–2019). Indians must be redefined in terms that white men will accept, even if…


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The Way We Were?

Alexandra Frankel , April 8th, 2019


The radicalism of the 1960s transformed anthropology. But ours was not the racist, exoticizing, colonial project it was imagined to be. The 1960s—Vietnam and resistance to the war;…


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Homage to Those Who Hollered before Me/Meditations on Inheritances and Lineages, Anthropological and Otherwise

Alexandra Frankel , April 8th, 2019


Homage to Those Who Hollered before Me Silence chose me I didn’t choose silence silence immobilized me I could not breathe in my own skin without breaking the…


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