Brian Thom

Primary Field
Cultural Anthropology
Position
Associate Professor and Graduate Student Advisor
http://www.uvic.ca/socialsciences/anthropology
Associate Professor and Graduate Student Advisor, University of Victoria, Department of Anthropology
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Interest/Specialty Areas Sociocultural, indigenous peoples, ethnographic mapping, place, aboriginal rights, title and governance, Coast Salish
Biography

Dr. Thom’s research focus is on the political, social and cultural processes that surround Indigenous people's efforts to resolve Aboriginal title and rights claims and establish self-government. The research is community-driven and politically engaged in matters of contemporary social significance.  His written work explores the interplay of culture, power and colonial discourses in land claims negotiations, and examines the political and ontological challenges for Indigenous people engaged with institutions of the state.

Brian Thom is profiled on Wikipedia, and maintains a website of his writing and other work.

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Geographic Areas of Expertise International
Western Hemisphere
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