Global Connections

While working on my Independent Study Project, I found myself spending many hours helping with social media at the Museo de Arte Indígena. While I had several days when it felt like I was just trying to kill time while fighting intermittent wifi, it created unique connections for me and my project. One of those connections was meeting with…Read more »

Pigs, sugar, and trees! Oh my!

Santa Rita (the rural Amazonian community part of my trip): One of the first observations I made (besides the almost-unbearable heat and humidity) was the sound. I was expecting jungle sounds, like the birds chirping in the background of Glass Animals songs (http://soundcloud.com/glassanimals/pools). It wasn’t, but it was just as soothing: a natural, indistinguishable white…Read more »