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By Noel Dyck, James B. Waldram

The essays in Anthropology, Public coverage, and local Peoples in Canada supply a complete overview of prior, current, and destiny types of anthropological involvement in public coverage matters that impact local peoples in Canada. The contributing authors, who contain social scientists and politicians from either local and non-Native backgrounds, use their event to evaluate the speculation and perform of anthropological participation in and statement of kin among aboriginal peoples and governments in Canada. They hint the strengths and weaknesses of conventional kinds of anthropological fieldwork and writing, in addition to providing leading edge options to a few of the demanding situations confronting anthropologists operating during this area. as well as Noel Dyck and James Waldram, the contributing authors are Peggy Martin Brizinski, Julie Cruikshank, Peter Douglas Elias, Julia D. Harrison, Ron Ignace, Joseph M. Kaufert, Patricia Leyland Kaufert, William W. Koolage, John O'Neil, Joe Sawchuk, Colin H. Scott, Derek G. Smith, George Speck, Renee Taylor, Peter J. Usher, and Sally M. Weaver.

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For the rest of us, it means being willing to help when requested to do so, in a context in which there may be little or no theoretical benefit to the discipline, nor any monetary or other professional benefit to the anthropologist. A purely self-serving anthropology is, in reality, a neocolonial anthropology. If anthropologists believe they do have something to contribute to the policy process, that indeed their ethnographic perspective best informs the other methodologies required, then the time to act is at hand.

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