Land Back: Indigenous Rights and Decolonization
About this event
From Chile to the Arctic Circle, native communities have been partnering with allies to protect sacred places. In this presentation, Dr. Campbell speaks from personal experience collaborating with Indigenous groups in the Brazilian Amazon and in New England as they work towards recognition, restoration, and decolonization of their homelands. Registration is required. A Zoom invitation will be emailed to registrants two hours before the event. Teens and Adults.
Dr. Jeremy M. Campbell is a cultural anthropologist who studies land conflicts and environmental change in the Brazilian Amazon. His research explores how Indigenous practices of ownership and belonging are mobilized to counter socio-ecological devastation in the region. Campbell is the author of the award-winning book Conjuring Property: Speculation and Environmental Futures in Amazonia (Univ. of Washington Press, 2015), and since 2014 has collaborated on land-demarcation efforts with the Munduruku people and other traditional communities in Brazil.