Tag: music & art

Anthropologists everywhere! Filming heavy metal with Sam Dunn

Rhiannon Mosher , October 2nd, 2017


The first time I met Sam Dunn was in the smoking room (when those still existed) of a dive-y bar that my cohort of Dalhousie MA students used…


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More on racist mascots

Rhiannon Mosher , June 1st, 2017


In my house, we are already two months into baseball season — which also means the resurgence of critical blogs, news articles and discussions about racist mascots. We…


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More on racist mascots

Rhiannon Mosher , June 1st, 2017


In my house, we are already two months into baseball season — which also means the resurgence of critical blogs, news articles and discussions about racist mascots. We…


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Indigenous fire management

Rhiannon Mosher , May 29th, 2017


Indigenous knowledge and practices are increasingly recognized and incorporated by non-Indigenous governments, businesses, and others into their own projects. While these engagements may often take th…


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Indigenous fire management

Rhiannon Mosher , May 29th, 2017


Indigenous knowledge and practices are increasingly recognized and incorporated by non-Indigenous governments, businesses, and others into their own projects. While these engagements may often take th…


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Imaginative Ethnography Syllabi (CIE)

Rhiannon Mosher , February 6th, 2017


The Centre for Imaginative Ethnography has gathered links to a number of syllabi that “attend to some combination of performance, theatre, visual media, writing and ethnography.” This treasure…


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Indigenous cultural appropriation?

Rhiannon Mosher , July 28th, 2016


In June we posted an article from The Atlantic on The do’s and don’ts of Cultural Appropriation. In that post I suggested that the article, with its focus…


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The dos & don’ts of Cultural Appropriation

Rhiannon Mosher , June 13th, 2016


In “The Dos and Don’ts of Cultural Appropriation” (2015, The Atlantic), author Jeni Avins argues that cultural appropriation can actually be a positive thing. Heavily focused on the…


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The state of indigenous language and culture in Canada

Rhiannon Mosher , April 12th, 2016


The Canadian government’s program of cultural genocide in residential schools included the erasure of aboriginal languages. In Undoing Linguicide (an hour long audio documentary for CBC Radio’s Ideas…


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