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How Indigenous Peoples Created Brazilian Biomes

Eduardo Neves, University of São Paulo; Tiffany C. Frye, Society of Fellows

February 11, 2021 · 4:30 pm-6:00 pm · YouTube

Brazil LAB; Humanities Council

Eduardo Góes Neves is Professor of Archaeology at the University of São Paulo. Neves has been studying middle Holocene occupations on fluvial shell mounds, as well as the archaeology of late pre-colonial mound building societies in southwestern Amazonia. He is a past president of the Brazilian Archaeological Society, a former member of the Board of Directors of the Society of American Archaeology, and has been visiting professor in several universities in the Americas and Europe.

Tiffany C. Fryer is Cotsen Postdoctoral Fellow at Princeton’s Society of Fellows and Lecturer in the Council of the Humanities and the Department of Anthropology. She investigates settler colonialism as a form of political violence and focuses especially on how such violence, the things and places it generates, and the memories that result from its experience yield collective notions of heritage and sociopolitical consciousness across time.

Carlos Fausto is Professor of Anthropology at the Graduate Program in Anthropology at Brazil’s Museu Nacional and a Princeton Global Scholar at the Brazil LAB.

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