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Ethnographies 2018

 Published ethnographies of students who attended the Ethnographic Field School (led by Dr. Michelle Grocke, faculty member at Montana State University) in Huanchaco and Julcan, Peru, Summer 2018.



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Ethnographies 2017
Here is where you will find the completed and published ethnographies of students who attended the Ethnographic Field School in Huanchaco Peru, Summer 2017.   Click on the picture below to read the
research of our fabulous student ethnographers

Post Flood Adaptations of a Peruvian Community

a building in peruWritten by Addi Castillo
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"Safer in the Road":
An Assessment of Disability Access
in La Libertad, Peru

people walking down a roadWritten by McKinley K. Benson
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Traded for Another
A Case Study of Two Single Mothers and Their Children's Physical Health in El Milagro, Peru

Peruvians standing behind a wallWritten by Julia Williams
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Life After Disaster: A Visual
Ethnographyof Life, Family, and Homes
After Flooding in Peru

little girl standing after a flood in peruWritten by Alycia Beckstrand
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"The Plants Listen to You":
Gender and Geography in the Knowledge of Medicinal Plants in Northern Peru

medical plants in norther peru

Written by Anders Hart
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Pride or Prejudice?
An ethnographic exploration of
Peruvian LGTB+ Issues

the sunsetWritten by Daniel TB Sykes
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When the Waters Came: A Study of
Differences of Wealth in a
Post-Disaster Community

students sitting around a table playing a gameWritten by Savannah Hill
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Community Farming in Times of Need

pots of plants on a shelfWritten by Joe Montoya
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Do You Have What You Need?
Assessing post-flood needs and assets in El Milagro, Peru

students sitting around a table

Written by Gavin S. Whaley
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The Olla Común: 
A Study of Peruvian Gender Roles

guy crafting an objectWritten by Jack White
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The Therapy Groupie, Tough Guy, and
the Doormat: A Study of Resilience
in Post-Flood Peru

a lady in a tentWritten by Madeline Holland
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Of Priests and Pelicans: Religion in Northern Peru

Religious Syncretism: San Pedro festival in PeruWritten by Kennedi Bloomquist
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