Carl Sofus Lumholtz
Carl Sofus Lumholtz (1851–1922) was a Norwegian explorer and ethnographer, best known for his meticulous field research and ethnographic publications on indigenous cultures of Australia and Mesoameric...
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Edwin W. Clark
Edwin W. Clark (E. W. Clark) (1830- ) was a 19th-century missionary to Nagaland, India. In 1872, Clark opened their first mission station in the Naga Hills near Ao Naga, after a 40-year gap following ...
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Charles Morris Woodford
Charles Morris Woodford (30 October 1852–4 October 1927) was a British naturalist and government minister active in the Solomon Islands. He became the first Resident Commissioner of the Solomon Island...
I. H. N. Evans
Ivor Hugh Norman Evans (1886–1957) was a British anthropologist, ethnographer and archaeologist who spent most of his working life in peninsular British Malaya (now Malaysia) and in North Borneo (now ...
William Henry Furness III
William Henry Furness III (August 10, 1866 - August 11, 1920) was an American physician, ethnographer and author from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was among the first to study and photograph the Kay...
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Martin and Osa Johnson
Martin Elmer Johnson (October 9, 1884 – January 13, 1937) and his wife Osa Helen Johnson (née Leighty, March 14, 1894 – January 7, 1953) were American adventurers and documentary filmmakers.
In th...
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Pearls and Savages
Pearl and Savages is a 1921 documentary from filmmaker Frank Hurley about the people of Papua New Guinea and Torres Strait.
Hurley left for Papua in December 1920 to record the work of Anglican m...
Caroline Mytinger
Caroline Mytinger (March 6, 1897 – November 3, 1980), was an American portrait painter born in Sacramento, California, and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. She is best known for her paintings of indigenous ...
Elio Modigliani
Elio Modigliani (1860–1932) was an Italian anthropologist, zoologist, explorer, and plant collector.
The son of a Florentine banker, he first made his name in the Italian scientific community at t...
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Cornelis DeWitt Willcox
Cornélis DeWitt Willcox (1861–1938) was an American army officer and scholar, born at Geneva, Switzerland. He graduated from the University of Georgia in 1880, from the United States Military A...
Hubert Murray
Sir John Hubert Plunkett Murray, usually known as Sir Hubert Murray (29 December 1861 – 27 February 1940), was a judge and Lieutenant-Governor of Papua from 1908 until his death at Samarai.
Murray...
Alfred Cort Haddon
Alfred Cort Haddon, Sc.D., FRS, FRGS (24 May 1855 – 20 April 1940, Cambridge) was an influential British anthropologist and ethnologist.Initially a biologist, who achieved his most notable fieldwork, ...
Now the Hell Will Start
Now the Hell Will Start: One Soldier's Flight from the Greatest Manhunt of World War II (2008) is a narrative nonfiction history book by United States author Brendan I. Koerner.It investigates and rec...
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William Jones (anthropologist)
William Jones (1871–1909) was a Native American anthropologist of the Fox nation. Born in Oklahoma on March 28, 1871, after studying at Hampton Institute he graduated from Phillips Academy and went ...
Sky Above and Mud Beneath
Sky Above and Mud Beneath (French: Le Ciel et la boue), also released as The Sky Above –The Mud Below, is a 1961 French documentary film. It won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature and...
Renato Rosaldo
Renato Rosaldo (born 1941) is an American cultural anthropologist. He has done field research among the Ilongots of northern Luzon, Philippines, and he is the author of Ilongot Headhunting: 1883-1974:...
In the Land of the Head Hunters
In the Land of the Head Hunters (1914)In the Land of the Head Hunters (also called In the Land of the War Canoes) is a 1914 silent film fictionalizing the world of the Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl) peop...