[ PUBLICATION/ PUBLICACIÓN ] Defending Indigenous Midwifery: Finding a Common Path Among Researchers, Midwives, and Activists

Un article écrit pour le numéro spécial “Participatory Research and Ethics in Mesoamerican Fieldwork” de la revue Annals of Anthropological Practice.

Résumé en anglais : In this essay, I reflect on six years of collaboration between myself and an organization of indigenous midwives in Mexico. I interrogate the process of finding common grounds between researchers and activists, which includes building a shared political vision of indigenous midwifery and negotiating disagreements on the different ways to impulse change. Building on my experience with Mexican midwives and activists, I share some of the tools we have used, both from within and outside of academia, to contribute to social change. I build on Shannon Speed’s call for a “critically engaged activist research” to raise awareness on the urgency of moving from applied anthropology to activist anthropology.

Disponible sur https://anthrosource.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1111/napa.12150

Traducción al castellano disponible bajo solicitud.

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