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Pamela Klassen on her book, The Story of Radio Mind

| , November 2nd, 2020


Interview by Georgia Ennis https://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/S/bo28179073.html Georgia Ennis: At the center of your account are the travels and work of missionary Frederick Du Vernet,…


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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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Coronavirus Brings Back Memories: Indigenous priest reflects on the global pandemic [excerpt]

Glenn H. Shepard , April 14th, 2020


Justino Sarmento Rezende, a Salesian priest of the Tuyuka indigenous people from the upper Rio Negro in Brazil, reflects on the coronavirus pandemic from the perspective of his…


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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…


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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…


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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

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…


→Notes from the Ethnoground

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…


→Notes from the Ethnoground

Agony and Ecstasy in the Amazon: Excerpt from ‘Broad Street’

Glenn H. Shepard , June 30th, 2015


Never tell a Matsigenka shaman his tobacco snuff is anything but katsi, “extremely painful.” I learned this lesson the way I learned most of my lessons during fieldwork…


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The Kopenawa Galaxy: Review of ‘The Falling Sky’ by Davi Kopenawa and Bruce Albert

Glenn H. Shepard , October 17th, 2014


To look across a Yanomami village on a clear night is like seeing the universe in a mirror. Above, the stars glisten like living eyes, their vision unimpeded…


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The Kopenawa Galaxy: Review of ‘The Falling Sky’ by Davi Kopenawa and Bruce Albert

Glenn H. Shepard , October 17th, 2014


To look across a Yanomami village on a clear night is like seeing the universe in a mirror. Above, the stars glisten like living eyes, their vision unimpeded…


→Notes from the Ethnoground

The Kopenawa Galaxy: Review of ‘The Falling Sky’ by Davi Kopenawa and Bruce Albert

Glenn H. Shepard , October 17th, 2014


To look across a Yanomami village on a clear night is like seeing the universe in a mirror. Above, the stars glisten like living eyes, their vision unimpeded…


→Notes from the Ethnoground

The Kopenawa Galaxy: Review of ‘The Falling Sky’ by Davi Kopenawa and Bruce Albert

Glenn H. Shepard , October 17th, 2014


To look across a Yanomami village on a clear night is like seeing the universe in a mirror. Above, the stars glisten like living eyes, their vision unimpeded…


→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