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An Ecology of Knowledges: An Interview with Micha Rahder

colinhoag , March 1st, 2022


An Ecology of Knowledges: Fear, Love, and Technoscience in Guatemalan Forest Conservation By Micha Rahder, Independent Scholar 336pp. Durham, NC: Duke University Press § Colin Hoag spoke…


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Don’t let partial views of human nature obscure our innate capacity to address the environmental crisis 

jeromelewis , January 10th, 2022


Arif Jamal During the vortex of climate debate around Glasgow’s COP26, I was struck by a depressing consensus reached by some of the UK’s most prominent environmentalists: humans…


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Juan Luis Rodríguez on his book, Language and Revolutionary Magic in the Orinoco Delta

| , November 23rd, 2021


https://www.bloomsbury.com/us/language-and-revolutionary-magic-in-the-orinoco-delta-9781350115767/ Interview by Rusty Barrett Rusty Barrett: First, for those unfamiliar with Venezuela, coul…


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#Book Symposium: Landscapes of Power

Susannah Crockford , October 6th, 2020


In Landscapes of Power, Dana Powell maps a failure: the proposed Desert Rock power plant which never came into being       beyond paper thin promises made via PowerPoint presentations….


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The Pandemic: Indigenous Perspectives on Survival, Adaptation, Rebuilding, and Preparedness

Maximilian C. Forte , June 17th, 2020


Statement released by Chief Ricardo Bharath Hernandez, Santa Rosa First Peoples Community, Arima, Trinidad & Tobago, June 16, 2020. As Amerindians/Indigenous Peoples in the Caribbean, we are hist…


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Blocking the Pandemic: Regional Boundary Controls in Indonesia’s Far East (#WitnessingCorona)

Karoline Buchner , May 27th, 2020


Hide Press Release (2 Less Words) Jacob Nerenberg   Indonesia, whose population of 267 million inhabits a vast archipelago, has not been spared the challenge of the SARS-CoV-2…


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„The invisible threats and the unhealthy world“ – What might the Mbya (Brazil) teach us about Corona?(#WitnessingCorona)

Karoline Buchner , April 1st, 2020


Hide Press Release (3 Less Words) Maria Paula Prates The first day I realised I was really afraid of being infected and also of the proximity of the…


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Inescapable Temporalities: Chinook Salmon and the Non-Sovereignty of Co-Management in Southwest Alaska

colinhoag , July 25th, 2019


By William Voinot-Baron, University of Wisconsin at Madison § For several weeks after midsummer arrives along the lower Kuskokwim River, even as the days begin to shorten, the…


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Chris Ball on his book, Exchanging Words

| , May 27th, 2019


https://unmpress.com/books/exchanging-words/9780826358530 Meghanne Barker: This book moves, part by part, from within the park to outside of it, until we end up in France. How did you decide to…


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Commentary: Toxic Bodies, Part II

colinhoag , May 8th, 2018


By Kristina Lyons, University of California, Santa Cruz § The president of the communal action committee whom I call Doña Marta ushered me to a more secluded corner behind…


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The Magnificent Indians: Sebastião Salgado’s studio in the Amazon forest

standplaatswereld , May 2nd, 2018


The Javari Valley has always attracted cameras and documentarists. The beauty of the Indians living in this high forest is irresistible. As I learned from Txema Matis, such…


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Daniel Fisher on his book, The Voice and Its Doubles

| , April 23rd, 2018


https://www.dukeupress.edu/the-voice-and-its-doubles Interview by Georgia Ennis Georgia Ennis: Throughout your book, you follow both the imaginations and instantiations of an Aboriginal voice in radi…


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Воспоминания коренных жителей Севера о национальных и вспомогательных школах-интернатах – Testimonies about boarding schools among indigenous people in Russia’s North

lukasallemann , March 25th, 2018


Текст на русском языке см. ниже In this contribution, which will be mainly in Russian, I want to give the floor to the numerous voices about boarding schools…


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Contamination of the Social Fabric: Sápara Leaders’ Resistance to Oil Companies in the Ecuadorian Amazon and the Narrow Vision of Environmental Impact Studies

therezamiller , March 20th, 2018


By Lindsay Ofrias, Princeton University § In the shadow of the world’s worst case of oil contamination, the Sápara, a small group of indigenous people, are desperately protecting their…


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Food Insecurity and Chronic Malnutrition in Rural Indigenous Guatemala

atrubek , February 2nd, 2018


With the title, “Latinx Foodways in North America,” we aim to put the series in a more international perspective, inclusive of the United States, Caribbean, Mexico, Central America,…


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Yellow Water: Rupture and Return One Year after the Gold King Mine Spill

Teresa Montoya , January 21st, 2018


Figure 1. A view of Animas Creek taken one year after the August 2015 Gold King Mine spill that discharged three million gallons of acid mine water toward…


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Anthropology Now and Then in the American Museum of Natural History: An Alternative Museum

Emily Martin & Susan Harding , October 18th, 2017


The action by Decolonize this Place on the steps of the AMNH included veiling the statue of Teddy Roosevelt. Photo courtesy Hrag Vartanian. https://hyperallergic.com/329225/decolonizethisplace-d…


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Commentary: The Environmental Anthropology of Settler Colonialism, Part II

colinhoag , May 16th, 2017


By Clint Carroll, University of Colorado Boulder § Settler colonial studies offers a set of analytical tools that can help make sense of environmental practices and politics—and their resulting effect…


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Wildlife Conservation and Settler Colonialism in the North American West

colinhoag , March 28th, 2017


Paul Berne Burow, Yale University § On May 3, 1933, a common brown buffalo cow gave birth to a snow-white bison calf on the National Bison Range near Moiese,…


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In memory of a shaman: Tëpi Pajé

standplaatswereld , March 21st, 2017


Tëpi Pajé (Photo: Barbara Arisi)     By Barbara Arisi Tëpi Pajé was a powerful shaman of the Matis people. He was called xó’xókit, a word that names the one…


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Reclaiming Nature? Indigenous Homeland and Oil Sands Territory

Chitra , March 7th, 2017


Tara Joly, University of Aberdeen § Settler colonial relations construct the Athabasca region as extractive oil sands territory, yet the region remains homeland for Indigenous peoples, including Méti…


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Making Homeland (Haciendo Patria): Agrarian Change, Nationhood and Inter-Ethnic Relations at the Frontier of Colonial Expansion in Chile

therezamiller , September 27th, 2016


By Piergiorgio Di Giminiani, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile § As are many other valleys in the southern Andean region of Chile, Coilaco was the setting of some of the last…


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‘The soul of the community’: corporate legal personhood in an indigenous settlement #fictions

Agustin Diz , May 4th, 2016


In Argentina, indigenous people have been historically marginalised and rendered invisible (Gordillo & Hirsch 2003). However, over the last couple of decades there has been a timid effort…


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The Khanty Bear Feast revisited

Stephan Dudeck , April 24th, 2016


The honored bear’s head (Photo Antti Tenetz) I have visited the Western Siberian Khanty in the vicinity of the oil towns in the Surgut region for twenty years…


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