Wednesday, November 12, 2008

hobbit-sized human ancestor in Indonesia concludes with the idea that a direct descendant of 'Lucy' (australopithicus) may have lived until as recently 12,000 years ago!

Sunday, November 9, 2008

indigenous visual depictions; self-awareness

about indigenous media research:

Postma, M. and P. I. Crawford (eds.)(2006), Reflecting Visual Ethnography, Leiden & Hoejbjerg: CNWS Publications & Intervention Press.

Philipsen, H.H. and B. Markussen (eds.), Advocacy and Indigenous Filmmaking, Hoejbjerg: Intervention Press

Aaron Glass' work about a traditional dance of one of the NW coastal indigenous groups in North America; also with W. Osman about her film in the Tora Bora region of Afghanistan. PDF version of the Anthropology News (vol.47/no.9 =November 2008) at The interviewer/author is Dinah Winnick.

Worth & Adair's Through Navajo Eyes: An Exploration in Film Communication and Anthropology

Hoque, Abdul (2006) Radio and indigenous peoples. The role of radio in the sustainable livelihoods of indigenous peoples: A case study of the Rakhaing and the Garo people in Bangladesh. University of Tromso.

PamelaWilson and Michelle Stewart (eds) Global indigenous media: culture,politics and poetics