|From this opening page one may click to all other sections of
the web site.
of memories and photographs, this section is a personal account of our
stay among the Maring. The chapters unfold chronologically and may also
be explored in any order or by using the links provided from the
sections on ethnography and visual research.
|The concept and practice of ethnography are introduced, with particular reference to the 1962-1964 fieldwork among the Maring. Providing a broader context for “Our Stories,” the text is illustrated with maps, diagrams, and photographs. A list of references is provided.|
|Selected photographs and series of photographs are examined in detail, using some of the visual methods of description, research and analysis which have developed within the field of visual anthropology during the past forty years.|
you from the Maring area? What is life like now in the Simbai and Jimi
Valleys? Do you come from a similar or very different area in Papua New
Guinea? Have you visited or worked in New Guinea? Has your own
immediate world changed in ways similar to the ways the Maring world
We invite you to ask and answer questions raised in your mind by our photographs and stories.We hope you will contribute stories and photographs inspired by the material here. We look forward to sharing thoughts on the multiple stories which surround each photograph, on the historical changes that have taken place in all of our lives in the past thirty years, and on the development of cultural and ecological awareness in different parts of the world.
About the Authors
|Brief bios of Allison Jablonko, Marek Jablonko and Takashi Sakurai are presented.|
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Guinea, Oceania, Anthropology,
Ecological Anthropology, Visual Anthropology, Visual Sociology, and Sustainable Development.
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