Tag: indigenous arts

Women Have Hair, Men Have Nicknames: Remembering Jay Dautcher

Glenn H. Shepard , November 19th, 2021


When I first created this blog ten years ago, I had trouble deciding on a name for it. So I called Jay Dautcher, my multi-talented polyglot musician-climber-anthropologist friend…


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Fifty Shades of Green: Reflecting back on the Oscar-nominated film Embrace of the Serpent in the age of coronavirus [excerpt]

Glenn H. Shepard , June 5th, 2020


The tragic death from coronavirus of indigenous actor Antonio Bolivar, star of the Oscar-nominated film Embrace of the Serpent, has made me reflect back on all the facts…


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Catching up with Glenn Shepard: Interview to launch benefit photography sale with Linda Matney Gallery

Glenn H. Shepard , May 22nd, 2020


This interview launches a new partnership with Linda Matney Gallery. Proceeds from the sale of selected photographs will directly support vital health services including emergency Covid-19 prevention …


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The Fish Trap: Winning poem featured by Sapiens.org for World Poetry Day

Glenn H. Shepard , March 20th, 2020


The fish trapThe fish trap is sun bleached dry halfburied in squeaking whitesand under an equatorialmoon that wants to walk across the blackmirror but instead is twiceswallowed by…


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Surreal Specters: Martin Gusinde and The Lost Tribes of Tierra del Fuego, reviewed in the New York Review of Books

Glenn H. Shepard , August 11th, 2015


The surrealists’ 1929 Map of the World depicts Tierra del Fuego as larger than Australia: Martin Gusinde’s photographs show us why. When Martin Gusinde was ordained as a…


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Surreal Specters: Martin Gusinde and The Lost Tribes of Tierra del Fuego, reviewed in the New York Review of Books

Glenn H. Shepard , August 11th, 2015


The surrealists’ 1929 Map of the World depicts Tierra del Fuego as larger than Australia: Martin Gusinde’s photographs show us why. When Martin Gusinde was ordained as a…


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Surreal Specters: Martin Gusinde and The Lost Tribes of Tierra del Fuego, reviewed in the New York Review of Books

Glenn H. Shepard , August 11th, 2015


The surrealists’ 1929 Map of the World depicts Tierra del Fuego as larger than Australia: Martin Gusinde’s photographs show us why. When Martin Gusinde was ordained as a…


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Surreal Specters: Martin Gusinde and The Lost Tribes of Tierra del Fuego, reviewed in the New York Review of Books

Glenn H. Shepard , August 11th, 2015


The surrealists’ 1929 Map of the World depicts Tierra del Fuego as larger than Australia: Martin Gusinde’s photographs show us why. When Martin Gusinde was ordained as a…


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A Welcome of Tears, and Farewell to Chief Mro’ô

Glenn H. Shepard , May 30th, 2015


When you cry for someone you’ve lost, you cry for everything you’ve ever lost.Although it is perhaps the most universal human emotion, grief weighs uniquely upon each of…


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A Welcome of Tears, and Farewell to Chief Mro’ô

Glenn H. Shepard , May 30th, 2015


When you cry for someone you’ve lost, you cry for everything you’ve ever lost.Although it is perhaps the most universal human emotion, grief weighs uniquely upon each of…


→Notes from the Ethnoground

A Welcome of Tears, and Farewell to Chief Mro’ô

Glenn H. Shepard , May 30th, 2015


When you cry for someone you’ve lost, you cry for everything you’ve ever lost.Although it is perhaps the most universal human emotion, grief weighs uniquely upon each of…


→Notes from the Ethnoground

A Welcome of Tears, and Farewell to Chief Mro’ô

Glenn H. Shepard , May 30th, 2015


When you cry for someone you’ve lost, you cry for everything you’ve ever lost.Although it is perhaps the most universal human emotion, grief weighs uniquely upon each of…


→Notes from the Ethnoground

Indigenous Engagement with Digital and Electronic Media: InDigital Conference at Vanderbilt University

Glenn H. Shepard , January 21st, 2015


Update Nov. 2016: Call for papers now open for InDigital Latin America II at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, March 16-18, 2017 A cartoon by Gary Larson from 1984…


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Indigenous Engagement with Digital and Electronic Media: InDigital Conference at Vanderbilt University

Glenn H. Shepard , January 21st, 2015


Update Nov. 2016: Call for papers now open for InDigital Latin America II at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, March 16-18, 2017 A cartoon by Gary Larson from 1984…


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Indigenous Engagement with Digital and Electronic Media: InDigital Conference at Vanderbilt University

Glenn H. Shepard , January 21st, 2015


Update Nov. 2016: Call for papers now open for InDigital Latin America II at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, March 16-18, 2017 A cartoon by Gary Larson from 1984…


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Indigenous Engagement with Digital and Electronic Media: InDigital Conference at Vanderbilt University

Glenn H. Shepard , January 21st, 2015


Update Nov. 2016: Call for papers now open for InDigital Latin America II at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, March 16-18, 2017 A cartoon by Gary Larson from 1984…


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Gift of the Spider Woman: Spinning, weaving and womanhood among the Matsigenka of Peru

Glenn H. Shepard , February 24th, 2014


The moon is bright, the night is giddy with festivities and Shanuiva has emerged from her cage. Jaula, literally "cage," is how Spanish-speaking Matsigenka refer to the palm…


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Gift of the Spider Woman: Spinning, weaving and womanhood among the Matsigenka of Peru

Glenn H. Shepard , February 24th, 2014


The moon is bright, the night is giddy with festivities and Shanuiva has emerged from her cage. Jaula, literally "cage," is how Spanish-speaking Matsigenka refer to the palm…


→Notes from the Ethnoground

Gift of the Spider Woman: Spinning, weaving and womanhood among the Matsigenka of Peru

Glenn H. Shepard , February 24th, 2014


The moon is bright, the night is giddy with festivities and Shanuiva has emerged from her cage. Jaula, literally "cage," is how Spanish-speaking Matsigenka refer to the palm…


→Notes from the Ethnoground

Gift of the Spider Woman: Spinning, weaving and womanhood among the Matsigenka of Peru

Glenn H. Shepard , February 24th, 2014


The moon is bright, the night is giddy with festivities and Shanuiva has emerged from her cage. Jaula, literally "cage," is how Spanish-speaking Matsigenka refer to the palm…


→Notes from the Ethnoground