Creating a Zoom Community: Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Beaders Inspire Each Other to Make Art during the Pandemicby Gwendolyn Saul The pandemic halted conferences and meetings in person, including the annual gathering of Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) beadworkers at the International Iroquois Beadwork Conference. The group began gathering online via zoom to catch up with each other, share completed… Continue reading Check out the wonderful work of Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Beaders featured in the current summer issue of Practicing Anthropology
Keep an eye out for the upcoming issue of Practicing Anthropology!
AYA Walking Characters When have you considered the link of fitness and cultural narrative? In the fitness app AYA, that is exactly what you will find. AYA is an app that utilizes cultural narrative of the Chickasaw Nation with its rich history, language, prayer, and stories of their powerful journey. Each journey will encourage participants… Continue reading AYA – Your Fitness Journey
Are you a professional, practicing, and/or applied anthropologist?! If so, the National Association for the Practice of Anthropology (NAPA) wants to hear from you! We are trying to learn about the general ethics-related issues and questions that come up in PPA anthropologists’ work. What kind of training prepared you for what you experience? What resources… Continue reading Opportunity to Participate in the NAPA Ethics Survey!
Do you have questions about publishing? Would you like to learn more about how to submit your work? Do you have students or colleagues who have questions? Are you an editor with wise words for new authors? Join us in real time tomorrow, April 15th on Twitter. One of our goals at SfAA is to… Continue reading Ask an Editor Twitter Q&A TOMORROW
Hello, everyone. We are excited to bring you the forthcoming spring issue of Practicing Anthropology. To welcome you to this issue we bring you images from Dr. Kerry Thompson and Ryan T. Wilson in Leupp, Arizona with the image pictured here: "Thompson/Wilson Hooghan Under Construction." From the introduction: These images depict a fabulously satisfying symmetry.… Continue reading Spring issue is coming: Illustrating Mechanisms of Practice
Assessing the Dimensions of Faith-Based Activism, Structural Vulnerability, and the Failed Comprehensive Immigration Reform of 2013 By: Ryan I. Logan, PhD, MPH My article entitled “La Fe en Acción: Faith-Based Activism, Immigration Reform, and Structural Vulnerability” explores how the leadership of a grassroots, social justice organization in Indianapolis called the Campaign for Citizenship Indiana (CCI,… Continue reading Take a look at the work of Ryan I. Logan in Practicing Anthropology’s upcoming issue where he analyzes how faith-based activism cultivated relationships among the membership of a grassroots organization and served as a means to provide a foundation to appeal to political leaders!
The Covid-19 pandemic continues to make its way to every corner of the world, into contexts rife with social inequity, wealth disparity, conflict, and human rights violations. As social researchers, we recognize there is much to be learned about the human experience in times of social isolation, viral anxieties, and—oftentimes racialized—biophysical violences. But in the… Continue reading Ethical Uncertainties in Times of Socially-Distanced Social Research By Alexa Dietrich and Joyce Rivera-Gonzalez
The editor of Health Promotion Practice curated a special collection of articles on "Centering Native Voices." Practicing Anthropology editor Lisa Hardy worked with a group of researchers on a health project that is highlighted here. You can download these articles directly open access for this week only. Go here to download to read now or… Continue reading Download today!