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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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Nature, Nurture, and Mexicanidad: Tatiana’s Story II

Sarah Abel , September 8th, 2014


Back in March, I started a DNA experiment with five friends. I invited each of them to take a genetic ‘ancestry’ test – something that most of them had barely heard…


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Five DNA Tests, 100% Me, and Back to Square One

Sarah Abel , September 5th, 2014


Back in March, I started a DNA experiment with five friends. I invited each of them to take a genetic ‘ancestry’ test – something that most of them had barely heard…


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A Mainer’s Portrait of a Melting Pot: Kate’s Story II

Sarah Abel , September 4th, 2014


Back in March, I started a DNA experiment with five friends. I invited each of them to take a genetic ‘ancestry’ test – something that most of them had barely heard…


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Searching for Common Humanity in Dystopia: Evlondo’s Story II

Sarah Abel , September 3rd, 2014


Back in March, I started a DNA experiment with five friends. I invited each of them to take a genetic ‘ancestry’ test – something that most of them had barely heard…


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On the Limits of Curiosity: Rodrigo’s Story II

Sarah Abel , September 2nd, 2014


Back in March, I started a DNA experiment with five friends. I invited each of them to take a genetic ‘ancestry’ test – something that most of them had barely heard…


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