The anthropologist: acknowledging suffering and redressing the loss - EXPeditions

The anthropologist: acknowledging suffering and redressing the loss

by Hugh Brody
  • Key point 1
    After the N|uu language was thought to be extinct, one of the last remaining people to speak it was eager to share her stories and send a message to Nelson Mandela.
  • Key point 2
    Acknowledging the suffering, brutality and trauma of indigenous and minority groups in the imperialist process is one significant goal of anthropology.
  • Key point 3
    Ultimately, industrial societies have a lot to learn from indigenous peoples, and their loss is humanity’s loss.