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Brigette Krieg

of loss of culture and identity and saw this as an important factor in healing (Thura 2000). Literature identifies the devastating effects of cultural loss on Indigenous youth and there is consensus among these young people that they are “suffering

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The Elsewhere beyond Religious Concerns

Annalisa Butticci and Amira Mittermaier

and community power, new visions of social and political possibilities, new ways of healing, and new social and spiritual connections are some of the aftermaths of the Elsewhere that can affect the inner and social worlds of people. As the articles

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Julián Antonio Moraga Riquelme, Leslie E. Sponsel, Katrien Pype, Diana Riboli, Ellen Lewin, Marina Pignatelli, Katherine Swancutt, Alejandra Carreño Calderón, Anastasios Panagiotopoulos, Sergio González Varela, Eugenia Roussou, Juan Javier Rivera Andía, Miho Ishii, Markus Balkenhol, and Marcelo González Gálvez

ethnography on the Tsachila ritual, immerses us in an analysis of the bodies and the healing of their bodies to think about humanity and its limits, following some keys of the Amazonian and Melanesian ethnographic ensemble. Similarly, in Ferrié's work, the

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Amanda J. Reinke

formal law and are ideally envisioned as highly responsive to participant needs, faster and more efficient, less harmful and more inclusive, and capable of providing healing for all parties rather than only punishing one party for harms ( Merry and Milner

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Nirmala Erevelles

, ojhas (exorcist) , tantric priests, and faith healers, as well as miracle cures” (3) in the quest to achieve this fantasy of what McRuer (2009) refers to as compulsory able-bodiedness. Some of these “miracle cures” Ghai remembers as traumatizing, like

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Medical Ethnography over Time

Penetrating “the fog of health” in a Nigerian community, 1970–2017

Murray Last

gradual winding out of the worm from one's shin had to be done with great care, for if the worm was broken, then the site could get infected and turn into a long-term ulcer that would be hard to heal – and that would mean restricted farm work and limited

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War Veterans and the Construction of Citizenship Categories

Nikkie Wiegink, Ralph Sprenkels, and Birgitte Refslund Sørensen

scholarship that goes beyond debates and paradigms that view the reintegration of former fighters as “a return to normality” and a process of societal healing and that instead highlight the veterans’ complex and variegated trajectories ( Christensen 2017

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Circling around the really Real in Iran

Ethnography of Muharram laments among Shi'i volunteer militants in the Middle East

Younes Saramifar

, revelations, and healing as modes “in which the inexplicable helps to convince people [of] the authenticity of their particular convictions” (2005: 164). He shares examples to portray how some of his interviewees authenticated ineffable experiences while

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Amy Binning

tsunamis or storms. Still more are interred at Auschwitz-Birkenau in a project titled “Planting Seeds of Healing.” These tsha-tshas have all been shaped and distributed by one community of Nyingma Tibetan Buddhists based in Berkeley, California. They have

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Experiencing Anticipation. Anthropological Perspectives

Christopher Stephan and Devin Flaherty

. Imaginative Horizons: An Essay in Literary-Philosophical Anthropology . Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press . Csordas , T. 1997 . The Sacred Self: A Cultural Phenomenology of Charismatic Healing . Berkeley, CA : University of California Press