James R. Welch

James R. Welch is a senior researcher at the National School of Public Health, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is former co-editor of Ethnobiology Letters, and his primary research focuses on Indigenous peoples’ social organization, health and well-being, fire ecology, environmental knowledge, territorial rights, and digital sovereignty. He works closely with the A’uwẽ (Xavante) on land disputes and multimedia cultural documentation.
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Persistence of Good Living

Persistence of Good Living

A'uwe Life Cycles and Well-Being in the Central Brazilian Cerrados

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