Commentary: An Abenaki Anthropologist’s Take on the Discipline

Ashley Elizabeth Smith

Recently, a close friend stopped me in the middle of one of my family stories and said, “Wait, just how Indian are you, anyway?” This question has stuck with me and has driven me to explore what the utterance of such a question means for me, as a budding anthropologist, for Native Americans in general and for the discipline of anthropology…..

Student Anthropologist, 1 (1)

Publication date: 2009

Pages: 14 – 15

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