UBC Anth Colloquia: Dr. Margaret Bruchac

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2019 | 11:30 am-1:00 pm

Room 134    |  Anthropology & Sociology Building, 6303 NW Marine Drive

Reverse Ethnography: Strategies for Recovering from Anthropological Search and Rescue

Abstract:

Seemingly routine practices of collection and display have created artificial separations among Indigenous peoples, objects, and stories; restorative decolonizing research is, therefore, crucial in any efforts toward recovery and reconciliation.

Bio:

Dr. Margaret M. Bruchac, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Coordinator of Native American and Indigenous Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, is the director of “The Wampum Trail” research project and author of “Savage Kin: Indigenous Informants and America “Anthropologists” (University of Arizona Press 2018).