Herring the hot topic of upcoming UAF lecture

The University of Alaska Fairbanks will host a Fisheries Seminar from 3:30- 4:30 p.m., April 11, in the Lena Point Building, room 101. The seminar will feature Charles Menzies, an associate professor of social anthropology at the University of British Columbia and his lecture, “Tskah, xs’waanx-herring, herring roe: colonialism and the narrowing of Indigenous resource utilization.”

Menzies’ primary research interests are natural resource management (primarily fisheries related), production of anthropological films, maritime anthropology of north coast British Columbia, political economy and contemporary First Nations’ issues. He has conducted research in north coastal BC, Canada; Brittany, France; and Donegal, Ireland.

For more information, contact Gabrielle Hazelton at 907-796-5443.

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