Category Archives: research

Geertz on cultural anthropology

This is one of my favorite quotes. I read it often when I get frustrated with how my research is going: “This backward order of things – first you write and then you figure out what you are writing about … Continue reading

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Wendake

Kwe! I just got back from a conference in Wendake, the Huron-Wendat Reserve in Quebec City.  There’s so much that I want to write about from this trip, but I need to figure out how to organize my thoughts.  So … Continue reading

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Archaeology in Ontario

I’ll be heading to Quebec next week for a conference in Wendake, organized by the Wendat community that lives there. I’m quite excited and nervous about the conference, but I’ll blog about that later. Tonight, I just wanted to post … Continue reading

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My Fantastic Four

Since I’ve been posting so much about Marvel Comics lately, it seems only right to pull this photo out of my archives. If you’ve never worked in the field, you may not realize just how slap-happy people can get. But … Continue reading

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American Society for Ethnohistory Conference

I’m sitting in the Ottawa International Airport with a cup of Tim Horton’s Coffee, waiting for my flight back to Michigan.  I came here to attend my first Conference of the American Society for Ethnohistory. Being a scholar whose work … Continue reading

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