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Indigenous media research

November 8, 2008

from Liezel via Media Anthropology Network mailing list

Hi all,

For those of you interested to know more about indigenous media research, here are some books you might want to check out:

Recommended by Peter Crawford:

Postma, M. and P. I. Crawford (eds.)(2006), Reflecting Visual Ethnography, Leiden & Hoejbjerg: CNWS Publications & Intervention Press.

Philipsen, H.H. and B. Markussen (eds.), Advocacy and Indigenous Filmmaking, Hoejbjerg: Intervention Press

>From Guven Witteveen:

Aaron Glass’ work about a traditional dance of one of the NW coastal indigenous groups in North America; also with W. Osman about her film in the Tora Bora region of Afghanistan.  PDF version of the Anthropology News (November 2008) should soon be online with a link from (under publications), or at The interviewer/author is Dinah Winnick.

>From Christopher Westgate:

Worth & Adair’s Through Navajo Eyes: An Exploration in Film Communication and Anthropology

>From Amadou Adamou

Hoque, Abdul (2006) Radio and indigenous peoples. The role of radio in the sustainable livelihoods of indigenous peoples: A case study of the Rakhaing and the Garo people in Bangladesh. University of Tromso.


9 November 2008 update:

Hi All,

To this list of books on indigenous media, I think we should add Pamela Wilson and Michelle Stewart (eds) *Global indigenous media: culture, politics and poetics*



2 Comments leave one →
  1. November 8, 2008 9:22 pm

    For more on indigenous media, I would suggest checking out this list of blogs by or about indigenous people. It is pretty extensive and gives you a wide range of indigenous blogs from around the world.

  2. November 8, 2008 10:05 pm

    Thanks for the info, Advocate.

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