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Land, Labour, Power, and Colonial Mythology in Trinidad

Focusing on the history of the Arima Mission in the Island of Trinidad, ostensibly a mission for Indigenous people, the documentary below features what was learned from the baptismal registers of the Mission of Santa Rosa de Arima—in conjunction with historical texts, government documents, and official memoranda and reports of the time. What we encounter are four main “myths,” or working fictions: 1) the myth that the Mission was for Indians alone; 2) the myth of “Christian protection”; 3) the…See More
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What are the implications of indigenous identity?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Anthony Ureña Mar 23, 2019.

"Dead Bird Calling": Birds announcing one's death
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Anita Pagan Oct 7, 2008.

What does "Indigenous" mean to you?
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Max Forte

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About Me:
I am a professor of anthropology in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Concordia University. My research interests have focused on the Carib Community of Arima, Trinidad; ethnohistories and ethnographies of the aboriginal populations of Trinidad and Tobago and Dominica; tradition; globalization; political economy; and, both media ethnography and visual ethnography.
Occupation:
Professor
Education:
Hons. Double Major BA: York University - Latin American & Caribbean Studies, Spanish - 1990 (summa cum laude)
Diploma: University of the West Indies, Trinidad - International Relations - 1991 (Distinction)
MA: State University of New York at Binghamton - Anthropology - 1996
Ph.D.: The University of Adelaide (Australia) - Anthropology - 2002
Contact Information:
Dr. Maximilian C. Forte
Dept. of Sociology and Anthropology
Concordia University
1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W
Montreal, QC, H3G-1M8, Canada
E-mail: maximilian.forte@concordia.ca
Tel: 514 848-2424 ext.5567
Fax: 514-848-4539
Research Interests:
Imperialism, colonialism, nationalism, and Indigenous resistance.
Link:
http://indigenousreview.blogspot.com/
Another link:
http://zeroanthropology.net
Another link:
http://https://www.alertpress.org/arima-born.html
My Website:
http://www.openanthropology.org/

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Land, Labour, Power, and Colonial Mythology in Trinidad

Posted on February 14, 2020 at 9:50pm — 1 Comment

Pearls, Grenada: Histories of Resistance by an Old Runway

Posted on October 13, 2019 at 10:22pm

New Book: ARIMA BORN

Posted on October 1, 2019 at 12:26am

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At 4:24pm on October 1, 2019, Miguel Sague Jr said…

I want to be the first to welcome you back brother!

At 12:20am on October 1, 2019, Maximilian Forte said…

I am finally back, after an absence that lasted years. I am looking forward to posting much more regularly.

At 10:48am on March 3, 2015, NELCIA ROBINSON said…

Dear Max

Greetings

This is Nelcia - a Garifuna Queen from St. Vincent, who is now stationed at Santa Rosa .

As usual,we are well high-lighted by you.

At 9:27am on September 23, 2014, Xochi said…
At 7:42pm on November 28, 2010, Melinda Maxwell-Gibb gave Maximilian Forte a gift
 
 
 

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Created by Miguel Sague Jr Apr 4, 2016 at 12:07am. Last updated by Miguel Sague Jr Apr 4, 2016.

Angel Rodriguez Caguana archeoastronomy

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