Tag: Yanomami

The cosmopolitical photographies of the Yanomami by Claudia Andujar

caogris , February 8th, 2022


The purpose of this essay is to analyze Claudia Andujar’s works, built within the struggle of the Yanomami people. This analysis will be based on the “postmodern” turn,…


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A wildcat doesn’t change its spots: Gold mining on Indigenous lands in Bolsonaro’s Brazil

Glenn H. Shepard , June 21st, 2021


A shootout on May 10 between Yanomami Indigenous people and heavily armed illegal miners in Roraima state, Brazil, left three miners and two Yanomami children dead. Since then,…


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Catching up with Glenn Shepard: Interview to launch benefit photography sale with Linda Matney Gallery

Glenn H. Shepard , May 22nd, 2020


This interview launches a new partnership with Linda Matney Gallery. Proceeds from the sale of selected photographs will directly support vital health services including emergency Covid-19 prevention …


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Covid-19: Lessons from the Yanomami [New York Times Op-Ed]

Glenn H. Shepard , May 6th, 2020


This essay, which I translated and edited from an original draft written in French by anthropologist Bruce Albert, was first published by the New York Times on April…


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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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An Ax to Grind: Napoleon Chagnon, the Yanomami and the anthropology tribe

Glenn H. Shepard , March 30th, 2013


I felt like I had walked right into one of the Napoleon Chagnon/Timothy Asch Yanomami films. At one end of the circular village enclosure, a shouting match had…


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