Franz Boas PapersWestern Social Science

David Dinwoodie

David Dinwoodie

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Politics of recognition, dynamics of political subjectivity, anthropological theory and anthropological activism.


Author of, "The Canadian Anthropological Tradition and Land Claims (History of Anthropology Annual 2010), Reserve Memories: The Power of the Past in A Chilcotin Community (Nebraska 2002), and other articles on the dynamics of First Nations and Native American voices and political subjectivities in the contexts of colonization, land claims, and the politics of recognition, Dinwoodie served as an expert witness in Roger William v. British Columbia, "the Tsilhqot'in case."  Dinwoodie grew up in Edmonton, Alberta, and was educated at the University of Montana (BA 1986), and the University of Chicago (PhD 1996).