1. Early anthropologists engaged in salvage ethnography to create a reliable rec
1. Early anthropologists engaged in salvage ethnography to create a reliable record of indigenous cultures once widely expected to vanish. Although many indigenous communities did lose customary practices due to acculturation, descendants of those cultures can now turn to anthropological records to revitalize their ancestral ways of life. Do you think this is a good thing or not?
2. In our globalizing world, a growing number of anthropologists carry out multi-sited ethnography rather than conduct research in a single community. If you were to do a multi-sited research project, what would you focus on and where would you conduct your actual participant observations and interviews?
3. In describing and interpreting human cultures, anthropologists have long relied on ethnographic fieldwork, including participant observation. What makes this research method uniquely challenging and effective?