Indigenous People Online - an MA thesis

The Thesis



Social Anthropology

University of Basel
Building Bridges Online: Anthropology, Native Americans and the Digital Divide

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Update September 2011: In 2007, my thesis was accepted (grade 5, 'summa cum laude'), and it can now be purchased on as ebook or printed book:

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Interested Native Americans (as well as anyone who helped me write it) can contact me for a free .pdf version.

The title image represents the (working) title of my Masters thesis in Social Anthropology at the University of Basel, Switzerland, which is due July 9, 2006 (with the possibility of extending one month). I will use this website to publish a questionnaire geared towards webmasters of native-run websites and as the public window for my work.

Methodical focus: Anthropology online
Theoretical focus: The Digital Divide
Regional focus: Native Americans

Thesis advisors: Prof. Dr. Till Förster (Social Anthropology); lic. phil. Mario Kaiser (Science Studies)

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