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Katie Nelson, PhD is a professor of anthropology at Inver Hills Community

College. Her current research focuses on identity, belonging and citizenship(s)

amongmigrantandundocumentedpopulationsintheU.S.,MexicoandMorocco.

Sheisparticularlyinterestedinexamininghowmigrantsforgeasenseofidentity

and belonging in the contexts of national discourses that problematize their

presence. She serves as the incoming Chair-elect of the Teaching Anthropology

Interest Group, a part of the General Anthropology Division of the American

AnthropologicalAssociation.SheisfluentintheSpanishandPortugueselanguages

and is currently learning French and Arabic. Katie received her BA in

Anthropology and Latin American Studies from Macalester College, her MA in

Anthropology from the University of California, Santa Barbara, an MA in

EducationandInstructionalTechnologyfromtheUniversityofSaintThomasand

herPhDfromCIESASOccidente(CentrodeInvestigacionesyEstudiosSuperiores

en Antropología Social – Center for Research and Higher Education in Social

Anthropology),basedinGuadalajara,Mexico.

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NOTES

1. FranzBoas, “Foreward,” inComing ofAge in Samoaby Margaret Mead (New York: William Morrow,

1928).

2. Examples of Curtis’ photography can be found in Edward Curtis, The North American Indian: The

PhotographicImages(NewYork:Aperture,2005).

3.BenjaminLeeWhorf,“ScienceandLinguistics,”MITTechnologyReview42(1940):229–248.

4.PeterGordon,“NumericalCognitionWithoutWords:EvidencefromAmazonia,”Science306no.5695

(2004):496–499.

5. JaniceBodd,Civilizing Women: British CrusadesinColonial Sudan (Princeton NJ: PrincetonUniversity

Press,2007).

6.BronislawMalinowski,ArgonautsoftheWesternPacific:AnAccountofNativeEnterpriseandAdventureinthe

ArchipelagoesofMelanesianNewGuinea(London:KeganPaul,1922),25.

7. Renato Rosaldo, “Grief and a Headhunter’s Rage,” in Violence in War and Peace, ed. Nancy Scheper-

HughesandPhilippeI.Bourgois(Malden,MA:Blackwell,2004),171.