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Contested Memory. The ‘Comfort Women’ Statue in Berlin and Dealing with Sexual Violence in War

Regina Mühlhäuser, Insa Eschebach , October 14th, 2020


The unveiling of a statue in memory of the victims of sexual violence committed by the Japanese Army in World War II has led to diplomatic tension between…


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"The Camera is our Weapon": Kayapó video warriors featured in new exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History in New York

Glenn H. Shepard , July 28th, 2020


The Kayapó (Megengôkrê) people of Brazil are living proof of the resistance and adaptability of Indigenous cultures. A new exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History in New York …


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Amazon under Fire: A letter of protest by Brazilian scientists published by the New York Review of Books

Glenn H. Shepard , November 8th, 2019


As Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro stood before the United Nations in September of 2019 downplaying media reports of increasing forest fires under his administration and denouncing world-renowned i…


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Savage System

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , July 4th, 2018


Often, I address white American attitudes towards native peoples. How historians have ignored whole sections of our history, racism and genocide against native peoples, the lack of education…


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Unearthing Knowledge: Forensic Anthropology and Technologies of Memory

OlarteSierra , April 10th, 2018


What is commonly known as the Colombian conflict refers to more than six decades of enduring violence. During these years, a number of peace agreements have been signed…


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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…


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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…


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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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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…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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Too-Close Encounters: The Mashco-Piro and the dilemmas of isolation and contact

Glenn H. Shepard , November 14th, 2013


In late August a Peruvian indigenous federation circulated remarkable video footage showing about a hundred isolated (so-called “uncontacted”) Mashco-Piro Indians just across the river from a Piro ind…


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