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Guillermo Wilde, U. Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Hunt Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2004, “Guarani Leadership in the Transition from Colony to Independent State (Argentina, Paraguay and Brazil, 1700-1850)”
Dr. Wilde in the Archivo General de la Nación (The National Archives) in Buenos Aires where he is consulting archival records. The photograph is taken in one of the of the reading rooms containing sources from the 18th Century. (May 2005)
Robert Walker, U. New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, Dissertation Fieldwork Grant, 2002, “Skill Investment and Subsistence Activities Among the Maku-Nadeb of Northwest Amazonas, Brazil”
The photograph was taken in the village of Rocado where the Maku-Nadeb live, in the indigenous area of Uneiuxi in northwest Amazonas. The photo is of the grantee Robert Walker (left), the Nadeb chief, Joaquim Batista, and his wife. (January 2003)
Neus Martínez Abadías, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, Dissertation Fieldwork Grant, 2004, "Quantitative Genetics of Craniofacial Traits: a Functional Approach to Heritability"
Neis Martinez Abadias (left) with a colleague Rolando González-José (who is also a research assistant of the project) working in the Anthropology Department in Barcelona, Spain. (July 2004)
Adriana Romano-Athila, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Dissertation Research Grant, 2003, "The Enemy Lives Nearby: Violence, Harmony and Sociality Among the Rikbaktsa Indians of Southwest Amazonia"
Adriana Romano-Athila (left) with Geraldino Matsis in his house at Pe-de-Mutum village, an indigenous community of Rikbaktsa living in the middle of the Juruena river, Brazil. (August 2003)
Mercedes Oralia Cabrera Cortés, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, Dissertation Fieldwork Grant, 2004, "Craft Production and Socioeconomics on the Periphery of Teotihuacan, Mexico"
Grantee Mercedes Oralia Cabrera Cortés exploring a burial at Site 520, a Prehispanic ceramic production site located at the periphery of the ancient city of Teotihuacan, The state of Mexico, Mexico. (November 2004)
Koray Caliskan, New York University, New York, NY, Dissertation Fieldwork Grant, 2001, “Locating the Global Market: An Ethnography of Cotton Trade and Production in Egypt and Turkey"
Grantee Koray Caliskan (left) on top of the tractor with a cotton farmer, in the countryside of Western Turkey. (Summer 2001)
Jerimy Cunningham, McGill U., Montreal, QB, Canada, Dissertation Fieldwork Grant, 2002, "Ceramic Exchange and Consumption in the Inland Niger Delta of Mali: An Ethnoarchaeological Study"
Jerimy Cunningham (left) with his collaborator Lasseiny Kayentao and Kadjia Kwontou sitting in Kadjia's patio in Soa, Central Mali. He is interviewing Kadjia, who is a Somono potter (part of the ironworker or forgeron/numu caste), about the broader social and economic contexts of her ceramic production and marketing. Lasseiny is a local Bozo fisherman who has worked extensively with ethnoarchaeologists in the region and acted as a guide, translator and close friend during the project. (April 2002)
Joanna Davidson, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, Dissertation Research Grant, 2001, "The Salience of Ethnicity in Inter-Group Conflict: Felupe-Fula Tensions in Guinea-Bissau, West Africa"
Joanna Davidson (left) having a rainy season chat with Diola residents Akesuen (foreground) and Kalokangen on the main street of Susana, Guinea-Bissau. (September 2002)
Lisa Frink, U. Nevada, Las Vegas, NV, Hunt Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2004 "A Tale of Three Villages: Gender and the Processes of Colonization in Western Alaska"
Ulroan subsistence fish camp, Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, western Alaska. Dr. Lisa Frink (left) speaks with Chevak elder Mrs. Angelina Ulroan about how she processes fish. (2002)
Martin M. Kowalewski, U. Illinois, Urbana, IL, Dissertation Fieldwork Grant, 2003, "Subgrouping Patterns and Cooperative Strategies in Howler Monkeys in Argentina"
This photograph was taken in Isla Brasilera, in the Chaco Province, in the North of Argentina. The researchers are taking data on a group of Howler monkeys. From left to right Romina Pave (field assistant), Nelson Novo (field assistant) and Martin Kowalewski (grantee and principal investigator). (September 2004)
Oana Teodora Moldovan, Insitutul de Speologie, Romania, Post-Ph.D. Research Grant, 2004, "Paleoanthropological Documentation of the Pestera cu Oase, Romania"
From left to right: Vlad Codrea, Oana T. Moldovan washing the sediments from an Oase Cave collecting micromammals bones in the Minis Valley, Anina, Romania. (July 2004)
Mariana Mora, University of Texas, Austin, TX, Dissertation Fieldwork Grant, 2005, “Contentious Governance- Zapatista Indigenous Autonomy and State Multicultural Reform in Mexico”
Mariana Mora in front of the Zapatista Regional Center, Caracol IV, where the autonomous government offices are held. Altamirano, Chiapas, Mexico. (May 2005)
Anita Nayar, U. of Sussex, Brighton, UK, Dissertation Fieldwork Grantee, 2003, “The Social and Ecological Consequences of the Commercialization of Ayurveda, India's Foremost Indigenous Plant-Based Medicine”
Anita Nayar (left) with Cheriya Kuruman, a herb gatherer in Mandakadavu in the Nilambur forest of Kerala, South India. (May 2003)
Maria Ochoa, Stanford U., Stanford, CA, Dissertation Fieldwork Grant, 2002, “Queen for a Day: Transformistas, Beauty Queens and Mass Media in Venezuela”
This photograph was taken after passing out video cameras to participants in the Miss Venezuala Beauty Pageant's Miss Sucre Casting. The women are preparing for the evening's pageant. Part of this study involves participants documenting their day through the casting. Grantee Marcia Ochao with the clipboard on the left.
Maxine Oland, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, Dissertation Fieldwork Grant, 2003, “Interactions at the Edge of the Spanish Colony: Early Colonial Maya Archaeology at Chanlacan, Belize”
Maxine Oland Standing by Excavation Units of Early Colonial Period Maya Deposits West Shore of Progresso Lagoon, Belize. (August 2002)
Amy Pollick, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, Dissertation Fieldwork Grant, 2003, "The Nature and Function of Manual Gestures in Chimpanzees and Bonobos"
Amy Pollick filming bonobos, with help from Donna Lundy, the Wild Animal Park bonobo keeper at the San Diego Wild Animal Park, where one study group of the animals was located. (April 2004)
Lisa Stefanoff, New York University, New York, NY, Dissertation Research Grant, 2003, “From Voice to Property: The Social Practices of Indigenous Media Production at the Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association”
Lisa Stefanoff on the right, with Tianee, Ben and Bradley on the set of the Gap Youth Centre short film 'The Min Min Light' filmed at Wiggly's Waterhole, near Alice Springs, Australia. (August 2003)
Claudia Valeggia, CONICET, Formosa, Argentina, Post-Ph.D. Research Grant, 2003, "Fertility Patterns and Energy Availability of Foraging Wichí in the Argentine Chaco"
Dr. Claudia Valeggia (left) with Rosa Gonzalez (right), Francisca Gonzalez (middle) in the community of El Mistolar, an indigenous community located in the province of Formosa, Northern Argentina. (June 2004)
Sarah Willen, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, Dissertation Fieldwork Grant, 2002, 'No Person is Illegal? Transnational Migration, Local Advocacy, and Migrant 'llegality' in Tel Aviv, Israel"
Photograph of a church wedding ceremony-cum-"dedication" (christening) and taken during the "dedication" portion of the ceremony which preceded the formal marriage service. Sarah Willen (right) is acting as the "babysitter," which included both the honor of being part of the bridal party and the responsibility of taking care of the child. The photo was taken just before the grantee was about to hand the child over to the pastor (with microphone) to be formally named and blessed. The location of the photo was one of the dozens of small Evangelical churches that sprung up in South Tel Aviv throughout the 1990s to serve the growing population of undocumented West African migrant workers. (December 2002)
Steven Wind, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, Dissertation Fieldwork Grant, 2003, "A Reconsideration of Child Labor in the Contexts of Household Economics and Community Norms"
Steven Wind (back center) in a school room in Mysore, India, next to him on the left is his research assistant D.C. Nanjunda. The women in the photo are all participants in a focus group on child labor. (November 2003)