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Resurrecting a wolf for conservation?

fstammle , June 22nd, 2022

Many herders, especailly in the Sub-Arctic, are threatened by the increased number of wolves, eating entire reindeer herds. In Australia they go the opposite way now: they try…

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Decolonising indigenous knowledge? Reading circle 12 May 2022 noon Finnish time

fstammle , May 11th, 2022

Indigenous knowledge, or better indigenous ways of knowing, have been key to anthropological debates on human-environment relations in the Arctic, even more so since climate change has increased…

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New expert in knowledge integration: congrats!

fstammle , March 2nd, 2022

A word of congratulations to the freshly baked Doctor Ayonghe Akonwi Nebasifu! He just now defended successfully his PhD dissertation with the title Knowledge Integration in Co-management: A…

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Indigenous People against industry: theatre performance

fstammle , February 18th, 2022

Many of you may have heard about the resistance of Sámi people against the Alta-Kautokeino hydroelectric dam in the 1970s-1980s. Even though the dam was built, the Sámi…

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Nomadic or sedentary life: difficult choice?

fstammle , February 17th, 2022

Most people on our planet make their life choices mostly about in which settlement, country, climate etc they want to live. But the remaining nomads in the Arctic…

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Guidelines for Collaboration: Museums and Communities Seeking Equitable Change

Sarah Soliz , February 11th, 2022

Dolores Lewis Garcia and Claudia Mitchell during a collections review at the Indian Arts Research Center.   Guest post by Emily Santha…

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Ethnographic Refusals, Unruly Latinidades

Sarah Soliz , January 26th, 2022

Buy this volume SERIESAdvanced Seminar » CATEGORIESApplied Anthropology »​Cultural Anthropolog…

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The Clay Always Has Something to Say: 2021 Native Artist Fellow Brandon Adriano Ortiz-Concha

Sarah Soliz , December 9th, 2021

Guest post by Emily Santhanam, 2020–2021 SAR Anne Ray Intern   Walking toward the crowd, I felt a burn of energy in the air. People w…

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SAR Field Trips: A Wonderful Combination

Sarah Soliz , November 16th, 2021

Guest post by Jean and John Berghoff.   New to membership in 2021 and seeking opportunities to better understand the Native American h…

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PhD scholarship Canada community economic development

fstammle , November 12th, 2021

Colleagues from the University of Manitoba have shared this generous scholarship opportunity. If you are interested in economics of Communities in the Canadian North, and would like to…

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Learning from Desert Dwellers: Patty Limerick and C. J. Alvarez on Life in a Desert Nation

Sarah Soliz , November 3rd, 2021

Drought is now a way of life. As a result, argue Patty Limerick and C. J. Alvarez in their recent Washington Post article, people throughou…

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IARC Collections Highlight: Diné History and Adaptation

Sarah Soliz , September 27th, 2021

Guest post by Sháńdíín Brown, 2020–2021 Anne Ray intern   The Diné are resilient people and know how to adapt to hardship. Before Euro…

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SAR Scholar Alumni in the National Press

Sarah Soliz , September 9th, 2021

When selecting resident scholars from the many who apply, SAR places special emphasis on applicants’ demonstrated ability to write in…

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A snapshot of contemporary indigenous life – with emphasis on Sámi perspectives

fstammle , September 8th, 2021

A new publication on Arctic Indigenous Peoples from The Sámi Council and German Arctic Office (at the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research) was…

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Bolo Tie Highlights: An IARC Collection Reflection

Sarah Soliz , August 18th, 2021

Duane Maktima. Bolo tie + buckle, 1974, detail. Silver, turquoise, gold-lip mother-of-pearl, ironwood, coral, leather. SAR.1989-7-177AB. Ph…

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Kapa-Making as a Way of Being: A Conversation with Lehuauakea

Sarah Soliz , August 3rd, 2021

Mele O Nā Kaukani Wai (Song of a Thousand Waters), handmade plant dyes, earth pigments, and printed ‘ohe kāpala (bamboo stamps) on hand-sti…

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Locating Our Hope: Resilience and Compassion in the Indigenous Southwest

Sarah Soliz , July 28th, 2021

Fight the Virus Campaign, Poeh Cultural Center, Pueblo of Pojoaque.   Guest post by Emily Santhanam, SAR Anne Ray intern 2020–2021 &n…

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How to Publish Your First Book: SAR Press Talks to Robert Caldwell

Sarah Soliz , July 9th, 2021

The mission of SAR Press encompasses not only publishing research at the forefront of anthropology and Southwest and Native studies, but al…

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Archaeology and Place at Chaco Canyon

Sarah Soliz , June 24th, 2021

Photograph of Pueblo Bonito, Chaco Canyon, courtesy of Robert Adams.     Archaeology and Place Archaeologists have been paying attent…

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Showing Our Strength: Resilience and Compassion in the Indigenous Southwest

Meredith Davidson , June 11th, 2021

Free virtual event explores resilience and perseverance across…

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SAR Press Top Reads: Place, Environment, and Change

Sarah Soliz , June 11th, 2021

When life seems to be changing day by day, if not hour by hour, we look to sources of information that we have come to know and trust….

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Reindeer nomadism as profession, lifestyle, passion and love: Sergei Serotetto

fstammle , June 3rd, 2021

русский текст ниже One of the world’s most respected reindeer nomads, 1954-2021, mourning for a friend (all photos in this post © by Florian Stammler) Один из самых…

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Rethinking National Parks

Meredith Davidson , May 28th, 2021

Post by SAR president, Michael F. Brown Anthropologist, novelist, and SAR’s Katrin H. Lamon resident scholar of 2015–1…

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Spider Woman’s Knowledge and the Survival of Diné Textile Arts

Sarah Soliz , May 11th, 2021

Detail of weaving by Venancio Aragon (Diné), SAR’s 2020 Rollin and Mary Ella King Native artist fellow. Guest post by Abra Wenzel. &…

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