Images

ECUADOR

The Highlands

The Cloud Forest, Ecuador

The Cloud Forest, Ecuador

A mural at the ecotourism and conservation center in Nangulvi, the Intag Valley

A mural at the ecotourism and conservation center in Nangulvi, the Intag Valley, Imbabura Province

History of Junin, Ecuador.  Junin is the site of la lucha antiminera--resistance against copper mining in the Intag Valley

History of Junin, the site of mobilization and resistance against copper mining in the Intag Valley

Apuela.  Office of DECOIN (Defensa y conservación ecológica de Intag)

Apuela. Office of DECOIN (Defensa y conservación ecológica de Intag)

On the slopes of the Pichincha volcano

On the slopes of the Pichincha volcano

The Lowlands

La selva

La selva

Sangre de Drago (Dragon's Blood) tree

Sangre de Drago (Dragon’s Blood) tree

A Kichwa village in the Napo Province

A Kichwa village in the Napo Province

Rio Napo.  This tree will be a canoe.

Rio Napo. This tree will be a canoe.

A Napo Kichwa shaman with his granddaughter

A Napo Kichwa shaman with his granddaughter

The Coast

Estero de Platano, a village in the Esmeraldas Province

Estero de Platano, Esmeraldas Province

Estuary at the Estero de Platano

Estuary in Estero de Platano, low tide

Elsa, a Napo Kichwa woman who married a coastal man and settled in Estero de Platano

Elsa, a Napo Kichwa woman who married a coastal man and settled in Estero de Platano

Leiden University College students on the way to class during the LUC-in-Ecuador summer ethnographic field school I organized in the village of Estero de Platano in 2012.

Leiden University College students on the way to class during the LUC-in-Ecuador Ethnographic Field School I organized in the village of Estero de Platano in the summer of 2012.

EVERYWHERE ELSE

Cameroon

roadside, Yaounde, Cameroon

Roadside, Yaounde, Cameroon

Oil pipe indicator in a Bagyeli village in Cameroon

Oil pipe indicator in a Bagyeli village in Cameroon

Jeanne Noah, Bagyeli anti-oil activist below a photo-collage of the places she has traveled as a Bagyeli spokesperson

Jeanne Noah, Bagyeli anti-oil activist below a photo-collage of the places she has traveled as a Bagyeli spokesperson

Canada

mining camp, Northern Alberta, Canada

Mining camp, Northern Alberta, Canada

"sticker tree" outside the Oil Sands Discovery Center in Fort McMurray, Canada

“Sticker tree” outside the Oil Sands Discovery Center in Fort McMurray, Canada

the anthropomorphic oil drop--a digital "tour guide" at the Oil Sands Discovery Center in Fort McMurray

The anthropomorphic oil drop–a digital “tour guide” at the Oil Sands Discovery Center in Fort McMurray

A cinnamon bear by the roadside between Lac La Biche and Fort McMurray, Canada

A cinnamon bear by the roadside between Lac La Biche and Fort McMurray, Canada

2010 Pow-wow in Heart Lake, a First Nations community in Alberta, Canada

2010 Pow-wow in Heart Lake, a First Nations community in Alberta, Canada

Crystal Lameman, Beaver Lake Cree Nation anti-tar sands activist

Crystal Lameman, Beaver Lake Cree Nation anti-tar sands activist

Statoil concession, Alberta, Canada

Statoil concession, Alberta, Canada

Russia

old house in a Vepsian village, Karelia, Russia

An old house in a Vepsian village, Karelia, Russia

A wall devoted to the local raspberry quartzite stoneworkers at the Veps Ethongraphic Museum in Sheltozero

A wall devoted to the local raspberry quartzite stoneworkers at the Veps Ethongraphic Museum in Sheltozero

Statue of the spirit Master of the forest in front of the Veps Ethnographic Museum, Sheltozero

Statue of the spirit Master of the forest in front of the Veps Ethnographic Museum, Sheltozero

The Vepsian Choir, Sheltozero

The Vepsian Choir, Sheltozero

A gabbro-diabase quarry on the shore of Lake Onezhskoe, Karelia, Russia

A gabbro-diabase quarry on the shore of Lake Onega, Karelia, Russia

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