January 16, 2019, 3:30 p.m.
Building 3, Goett Auditorium
THE COLLEGE OF WILLIAM
Americans and Anthropologists: A New Relationship"
Anthropologists have been studying “non-Western” peoples,
including Native Americans, for more than 150 years. Although
many insights about America’s first inhabitants have been gained
in this endeavor, Anthropologists are also indebted to Native
Americans for insisting that more and better information is to
be had through closer collaboration with them in research that
reflects their own needs and interests. Dr. Bragdon will
illustrate with examples from her own research in the Native
About the Speaker:
Dr. Kathleen Bragdon is an anthropologist and
ethnohistorian with a research focus in the history and culture
of Native peoples of the Northeast. Among her interests are
ritual, ethnolinguistics, gender, and cultural continuity and
change. She has published numerous articles and four books
including Native People of Southern New England 1500-1650, and
Native Writings in Massachusett (co-authored with Ives Goddard).
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