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For twenty years students have worked with me on collaborative projects within Laxyuup Gitxaała. Some have conducted research as part of ethnographic field schools (2006, 2007), others have worked as research interns with Gitxaała Nation, and others still have been research assistants working directly with me as research assistants and/or collaborators.  Providing student research opportunities […]

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In Defense of Anthropology

As an Indigenous person I have often been asked ‘why are you an anthropologist?’  The question is rooted in an Indiana Jones type image of anthropologist roving around the world stealing cultural objects and knowledge form indigenous peoples or ancient societies.  But it’s not a depiction of the real world practice of anthropology as I […]

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UBC Ethnographic Field School 2006: Student Project Reports

UBC graduate students participated in an ethnographic field school in June of 2006. These are their final reports. Socio-economic impacts of the implementation of fisheries quotas An examination of the introduction of Forest Range Agreements in the industry. The environmental movement in Prince Rupert Overview of services available for aboriginal women in Prince Rupert Selected […]

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