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USF Heritage Research Lab team begins Ethnographic Project in the US Virgin Islands Summer 2016

The USF Heritage Research Lab team led by Dr. Antoinette Jackson is working on an Ethnographic Assessment project in the US Virgin Islands funded by the National Park Service. The research is focused on recording the history and experiences of people associated with the US Virgin Islands National Park with a specific emphasis on Hassel […]

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Ethnographic research on St. John, USVI with Jewel Cumberbatch – What I learned!

Greetings. This is Jewel. For two weeks I got the opportunity to work on an Ethnographic Assessment and Overview on St. John and Hassel Islands in the US Virgin Islands in conjunction with the National Park Service and the University of South Florida. While a member of the USF project team I got the chance […]

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USF Heritage REU Summer 2016 participants talk about their fieldwork experiences and share what they learned about Anthropology

Student participants, Jewel Cumberatch and Shermiga Emilcar, interview each other about their Summer 2016 Heritage REU experience on St. John, USVI.          

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Shermiga Emilcar, St. John Island, USVI

My name is Shermiga Emilcar and I am here on St. John, USVI working on an Ethnographic Project on the island. I am connected with this project in that although I am not an anthropologist yet, I am getting hands on experience by working on this project. By talking to the people on the island […]

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Jewel Cumberbatch Ethnographic fieldwork on St. John Island, USVI

Greetings. My name is Jewel and I am currently working on an Ethnographic Assessment and Overview in St. John and Hassel Island in the US Virgin Islands in conjunction with the National Park Service and the University of South Florida. I am very passionate about this project because I am from the Virgin Islands, being […]

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