The growing work of anthropologists with the military parallels the evolution of design anthropology – 15 years later…

Lord knows I would welcome much stronger examination of the credentials of people that claim to be social scientists / anthropologists that are working in the military. There is the potential for the development of an excellent sub-discipline of anthropologists doing direct applied work for various forms of the federal government and the military (which … Continue reading The growing work of anthropologists with the military parallels the evolution of design anthropology – 15 years later…

Ordinary People Project – Roger from Yukon Territory

I met Roger, a master carver, while staying at Nugget City, Yukon. Enjoy! httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YRS2gfXd9MI

Go Barney Go!

I am a registered independent, I always have been. I have voted all over the political map because I don't think I should have to vote for a party but the person. With the health care debates its hard NOT to see the republican party as the greed supporting evil empire. There have been death … Continue reading Go Barney Go!

Patience 101: Just Wait Until You Hear This

CNN has reported that Trina Thompson, age 27, is suing her alma mater, Monroe College (New York), for not being sufficiently helpful in supporting her efforts to find a job since her graduation this past April.  Headlines describing the suit sum it up as follows: "Alumna Sues College Because She Can't Find a Job." Recently, … Continue reading Patience 101: Just Wait Until You Hear This

A Rejuvenating and Inspiring Experience.

I had the opportunity to attend a youth summer camp that the company I work for (http://www.uaii.org) holds every year in Big Pine, CA. The camp is for American Indian children (ages 5 to 17 years) residing in the Los Angeles, Bakersfield, and Fresno areas and it is a week long. This is the second … Continue reading A Rejuvenating and Inspiring Experience.