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Aaron Denham is an American author and anthropologist. His work has been published in journals such as Social Science and Medicine, Current Anthropology, Transcultural Psychiatry, Ethos, and Ghana Studies. Denham won the 2016 Boyer Prize for Contributions to Psychoanalytic Anthropology. Denham’s first book, "Spirit Children: Illness, Poverty, and Infanticide in Northern Ghana," was published by the University of Wisconsin Press. He is currently writing a book-length selection of essays on fieldwork in Ghana. Denham has been a professor at Northern Arizona University and Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. He lives in San Diego and coordinates and teaches in UC San Diego's Global Health Program. ...more

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Gila Pictograph

Four miles down a creek in the Gila Wilderness, I noticed a dark opening in the mesa above. The crack towered. It was possible a cave stretched behind. Throughout history, people have visited this area for its small caves and rock shelters. Indigenous cultures, like the Mimbres people who lived here around 1,000 CE, used… Continue reading Gila Pictograph → Read more of this blog post »
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