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Big Feet Preferred For Karo Batak Women In Indonesia
2013-05-31 05:01:59

A new study appearing in the journal Human Nature suggests that a group living in rural Indonesia has a bit of a big foot fetish.

2012-08-31 23:01:53

“Introduction to Ethnography” Offered in Popular Virtual Classroom Format in September 2012

2011-02-04 11:49:00

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2010-09-27 14:25:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- During his speech at the United Nations Summit on the Millennium Development Goals on September 22, President Obama echoed the theme of the recently launched documentary Little Town of Bethlehem.

2008-09-26 03:00:00

By Taylor, John P The Power of Perspective: social ontology and agency on Ambrym, Vanuatu. By Knut Rio.

2007-11-18 06:00:12

By Hemment, Julie This article contributes to discussions of a public anthropology by bringing participatory action research (PAR) into dialogue with anthropology. PAR appears uniquely compatible with the goals of critical ethnography.

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2005-07-07 15:15:01

Dutch researcher Anna-Karina Hermkens has produced a description and analysis of the dynamics of gender and identity in the culture of the Maisin, an indigenous group from Papua New Guinea. She made this analysis by following the production and use of an object made by the women, painted barkcloth.


Word of the Day
inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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