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Voluntary Isolation in the Age of Coronavirus

Glenn H. Shepard , April 8th, 2020


As governments around the world decide on public health measures to contain the spread of coronavirus, indigenous peoples across the Amazon, from the Madre de Dios region in…


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The Decade of Contact: Isolated indigneous people in the 21st century [excerpt]

Glenn H. Shepard , October 11th, 2017


José Carlos Meirelles, a retired field agent from Brazil’s National Indian Foundation, FUNAI, refers to the current moment for isolated indigenous people of the Amazon as “The Decade…


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The Decade of Contact: Isolated indigneous people in the 21st century [excerpt]

Glenn H. Shepard , October 11th, 2017


José Carlos Meirelles, a retired field agent from Brazil’s National Indian Foundation, FUNAI, refers to the current moment for isolated indigenous people of the Amazon as “The Decade…


→Notes from the Ethnoground

Ceci N’est Pas un Contact: the Fetishization of Isolated Indigenous People [Excerpt]

Glenn H. Shepard , May 27th, 2016


Words matter. Peruvian legislation recognizes two categories of indigenous peoples with little or no interaction with outsiders and the state: “peoples in voluntary isolation” and “peoples in initial…


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Ceci N’est Pas un Contact: the Fetishization of Isolated Indigenous People [Excerpt]

Glenn H. Shepard , May 27th, 2016


Words matter. Peruvian legislation recognizes two categories of indigenous peoples with little or no interaction with outsiders and the state: “peoples in voluntary isolation” and “peoples in initial…


→Notes from the Ethnoground

Ceci N’est Pas un Contact: the Fetishization of Isolated Indigenous People [Excerpt]

Glenn H. Shepard , May 27th, 2016


Words matter. Peruvian legislation recognizes two categories of indigenous peoples with little or no interaction with outsiders and the state: “peoples in voluntary isolation” and “peoples in initial…


→Notes from the Ethnoground

Ceci N’est Pas un Contact: the Fetishization of Isolated Indigenous People [Excerpt]

Glenn H. Shepard , May 27th, 2016


Words matter. Peruvian legislation recognizes two categories of indigenous peoples with little or no interaction with outsiders and the state: “peoples in voluntary isolation” and “peoples in initial…


→Notes from the Ethnoground

Water in Yomibato: Guest post by National Geographic writer Emma Marris

Glenn H. Shepard , May 13th, 2016


I traveled last November to Manu Park in the Peruvian Amazon with writer Emma Marris to guide her among the Matsigenka people for a story she published this…


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Water in Yomibato: Guest post by National Geographic writer Emma Marris

Glenn H. Shepard , May 13th, 2016


I traveled last November to Manu Park in the Peruvian Amazon with writer Emma Marris to guide her among the Matsigenka people for a story she published this…


→Notes from the Ethnoground

Water in Yomibato: Guest post by National Geographic writer Emma Marris

Glenn H. Shepard , May 13th, 2016


I traveled last November to Manu Park in the Peruvian Amazon with writer Emma Marris to guide her among the Matsigenka people for a story she published this…


→Notes from the Ethnoground

Water in Yomibato: Guest post by National Geographic writer Emma Marris

Glenn H. Shepard , May 13th, 2016


I traveled last November to Manu Park in the Peruvian Amazon with writer Emma Marris to guide her among the Matsigenka people for a story she published this…


→Notes from the Ethnoground

Mashco-Piros on the Verge: Missionaries, human safaris, head-ball and a tale of two contacts

Glenn H. Shepard , September 19th, 2014


This is the full text, with additional photos, of a three-part series published concurrently by Indian Country Today Versión en castellano   1. Missionaries and ‘human safaris’ initiate contact…


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Mashco-Piros on the Verge: Missionaries, human safaris, head-ball and a tale of two contacts

Glenn H. Shepard , September 19th, 2014


This is the full text, with additional photos, of a three-part series published concurrently by Indian Country Today Versión en castellano   1. Missionaries and ‘human safaris’ initiate contact…


→Notes from the Ethnoground

Mashco-Piros on the Verge: Missionaries, human safaris, head-ball and a tale of two contacts

Glenn H. Shepard , September 19th, 2014


This is the full text, with additional photos, of a three-part series published concurrently by Indian Country Today Versión en castellano   1. Missionaries and ‘human safaris’ initiate contact…


→Notes from the Ethnoground

Mashco-Piros on the Verge: Missionaries, human safaris, head-ball and a tale of two contacts

Glenn H. Shepard , September 19th, 2014


This is the full text, with additional photos, of a three-part series published concurrently by Indian Country Today Versión en castellano   1. Missionaries and ‘human safaris’ initiate contact…


→Notes from the Ethnoground

Los mashco-piro al borde: Misioneros, safaris humanos, el juego de pelota y una historia de dos contactos

Glenn H. Shepard , September 19th, 2014


English version 1. Misioneros y safaris humanos inician contacto en el Perú Se siente como un déjà vu: jóvenes desnudos de un grupo indígena aislado se abren paso…


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Los mashco-piro al borde: Misioneros, safaris humanos, el juego de pelota y una historia de dos contactos

Glenn H. Shepard , September 19th, 2014


English version 1. Misioneros y safaris humanos inician contacto en el Perú Se siente como un déjà vu: jóvenes desnudos de un grupo indígena aislado se abren paso…


→Notes from the Ethnoground

Los mashco-piro al borde: Misioneros, safaris humanos, el juego de pelota y una historia de dos contactos

Glenn H. Shepard , September 19th, 2014


English version 1. Misioneros y safaris humanos inician contacto en el Perú Se siente como un déjà vu: jóvenes desnudos de un grupo indígena aislado se abren paso…


→Notes from the Ethnoground

Los mashco-piro al borde: Misioneros, safaris humanos, el juego de pelota y una historia de dos contactos

Glenn H. Shepard , September 19th, 2014


English version 1. Misioneros y safaris humanos inician contacto en el Perú Se siente como un déjà vu: jóvenes desnudos de un grupo indígena aislado se abren paso…


→Notes from the Ethnoground

Forget Colonial Myths: Xatanawa contact puts an end to a century of resistance

Glenn H. Shepard , August 20th, 2014


They are young and healthy, with strong bodies and carefully trimmed hair, some bearing delicate designs painted on their faces. They carry fine (and sharp) arrows with impeccably…


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Forget Colonial Myths: Xatanawa contact puts an end to a century of resistance

Glenn H. Shepard , August 20th, 2014


They are young and healthy, with strong bodies and carefully trimmed hair, some bearing delicate designs painted on their faces. They carry fine (and sharp) arrows with impeccably…


→Notes from the Ethnoground

Forget Colonial Myths: Xatanawa contact puts an end to a century of resistance

Glenn H. Shepard , August 20th, 2014


They are young and healthy, with strong bodies and carefully trimmed hair, some bearing delicate designs painted on their faces. They carry fine (and sharp) arrows with impeccably…


→Notes from the Ethnoground

Forget Colonial Myths: Xatanawa contact puts an end to a century of resistance

Glenn H. Shepard , August 20th, 2014


They are young and healthy, with strong bodies and carefully trimmed hair, some bearing delicate designs painted on their faces. They carry fine (and sharp) arrows with impeccably…


→Notes from the Ethnoground

Quiet War in the Amazon: "Uncontacted" tribes vs. drug lords and loggers

Glenn H. Shepard , August 16th, 2014


The Txapanawa[1] have never been alone nor “uncontacted” in their century-long history of resistance. Isolation and resistance go hand and hand in this remote borderland region outside the reach…


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