ISHI’S ASHES

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Unformatted text preview: ISHI’S ASHES … modern anthropology was built up in the face of colonial and post-colonial genocides, ethnocides, population die-outs and other forms of mass destruction …( Scheper-Hughes 2001.12) Claude Levi-Strauss • Scheper-Hughes – – Populations were decimated by wage labour, gold prospecting, prostitution and the diseases of cultural contact – smallpox, TB, AIDS, Syphylis •---described that the world he had studied – no longer existed. • …that the world of today leaves these people behind not so much primitive – but stranded. Claude Levi-Strauss(1908- 2009) • Anthropology is the daughter to this era of violence. ISHI the Yahi - The last of his Tribe • Discovered – August 29, 1911 • A resident of The Museum of Anthropology at the University of California – San Francisco • He could not go home – have you ever been lost… •...
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This note was uploaded on 05/07/2011 for the course ANTH 0848 taught by Professor Donaghy during the Spring '11 term at Temple.

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