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Eva Taylor: A Woman to Admire

I stood in my friend’s living room this morning, doing yoga with three other older women, as I do several times each week—driving over the hill on Ringwood Road, through the brilliant yellows, reds, oranges and browns of autumn leaves, … Continue reading

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Memories of Beading

Relaxing on Boxing Day, I see the snow falling softly outside and hear the sounds of some easy listening music.  I have almost finished a wide peyote stitch beaded bracelet for my future daughter in law.  The design is geometric, … Continue reading

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The Memories Assembled on a Christmas Tree

Until I was 34 years old, I spent every Christmas at my parents’ home.  That year, 1979, I was in rural Borneo, experiencing a Kenyah Dayak Christmas, complete with American carols translated and taught by fundamentalist Christian missionaries and a … Continue reading

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Doing Ethnography in One’s Own Culture

A short article with the peculiar title of “Visibilization of the Anthropologies of the South” (Krotz 2012) reminded me of a minor controversy from my days in grad school at the University of Washington in the late 1960s.  We had  … Continue reading

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