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Your “Eyesore,” My History?

People and “Dead” Cars in a Remote Aboriginal Community

Kate Senior, Richard Chenhall, and Daphne Daniels

to the intense physicality of automobility in remote communities, where cars are respected for their ability to cross difficult terrain, rather than their capacity to do this with the maximum of comfort and the minimum of noise. They are also

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Imagining Alternative Spaces

Re-searching Sexualized Violence with Indigenous Girls in Canada

Anna Chadwick

, these multiple factors intersect with fatal consequences: Indigenous girls are specifically “targeted for violence” ( Hunt 2011: 21 ). Methods In a remote community in northern BC, where I have been living and working for 14 years, I invited

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El otro lado

Local Ends and Development in a Q'eqchi' Maya Community

Avery Dickins

In the small Q'eqchi' Maya village of Muqb'ilha', locals refer to the newly developed tourism complex as el otro lado (the other side), in contrast to the 'lived side' where the community resides. While the Candelaria River literally divides the homes of the community's families from the visitor center, the reference goes beyond a physical distinction. The tourism center provides a window to the world beyond this remote community as residents who participate in the enterprise gain economic, social, and human capital through their interaction with outsiders. The Chisec region of Guatemala where Muqb'ilha' is located has recently experienced a boom in NGO activity. This article explores the interaction between indigenous communities and international NGOs, highlighting ways in which local actors use development projects and conservation measures toward their own ends.

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Freeing the ‘Aboriginal Individual’

Deconstructing ‘Development as Freedom’ in Remote Indigenous Australia

Hannah Bulloch and William Fogarty

greatest. In policy and colloquial parlance, these small townships are referred to as ‘remote communities’. 3 As the term ‘remote’ suggests, many of these communities are distant from markets, employment opportunities, state services, and infrastructure

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Indigenous Leadership, Anthropology and Intercultural Communication for COVID-19 Response in the Rio Negro Indigenous Territory, Brazilian Amazonia

Danilo Paiva Ramos, Alex Shankland, Domingos Barreto, and Renato Athias

in the Rio Negro In addition to its social assistance role, FOIRN served as an important actor in health communication during the pandemic, maintaining daily contact with remote communities through its two-way radio network. The organisation also

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Climate Justice and Intersectionality in the Arctic

Doris Friedrich

association with the land, in remote communities, and those that already face a variety of health-related challenges. Tahnee Lisa Prior and Leena Heinämäki (2017) also classify marginalized groups in the Arctic as particularly vulnerable, including women

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Pandemic Drones

Promises and Perils

Julia M. Hildebrand and Stephanie Sodero

, drones are being used to deliver vaccines to remote communities, such as by Zipline in Ghana. 36 However, as with some applications of pandemic drones in earlier stages of the pandemic, such initiatives seem as much about proving and promoting the

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Building Rapport

‘Curing’ and ‘Charming’ as Cultural Intimacy in Everyday Bureaucratic Encounters in the Northern Ireland Farming Community

Irene Ketonen-Keating

’ that visited thirteen geographically remote communities (ten Catholic, three Protestant) to assist farmers who might have had a difficult time visiting the FAC's office in Williamsville. In June and July, I conducted participant-observation of twelve

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Girls and Young Women Negotiate Wellbeing during COVID-19 in Quebec

Jennifer A. Thompson, Sarah L. Fraser, Rocio Macabena Perez, Charlotte Paquette, and Katherine L. Frohlich

, participants shared and co-analysed their photos and cellphilms by identifying the themes and areas of concern they saw emerging in the work. The Indigenous participants (from the smallest and most remote community in the study) faced internet restrictions for

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Speaking Back, Striking Back

Calls for Local Agency and Good Fieldwork in Development Encounters

Eugenie Reidy

reiterated. From town we drove to a remote community, raising plumes of dust as we bumped along unsealed yellow tracks and across wide dry riverbeds. We passed skinny adults walking skinny goats the 40 kilometres back to Lodwar market, and children cheerful