Indigenous Shapes of Water

Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, April 1—4, 2020

Your 2020 AIW-Team

Henry Kammler

Henry holds a PhD in anthropology and is assistant professor at the Department of Ethnology (Social and Cultural Anthropology), University of Munich. He has been doing ethnographic fieldwork in Indigenous communities in South Central Mexico and on BC’s west Coast for many years. He researches and teaches several Indigenous languages of the Americas.

Renate Bartl

Renate holds a PhD in American Cultural History and Anthropology. She is an ethnohistorian with special focus on Native American cultures of the eastern USA. She has been doing volunteer work for the AIW (website, mailing lists) since 2009 and was the organizer of the 36th AIW in 2005 in Munich.

Friederike Nusko

Friederike studied North American Studies and Comparative Studies of Cultures and Religions in Munich, Honolulu, and Edmonton. Her PhD project focuses on Indian Boarding/Residential Schools in the Northwest Coast area, where she spent several months doing research in 2019. Additionally, Friederike works as lecturer and museum educator. She has received scholarships by the Max Weber-Programm, Fulbright, and Cusanuswerk.

Saskia Brill

Saskia is a PhD student in anthropology. Her research project is on Indigenous agency and policymaking in the Great Bear Rainforest in central British Columbia, BC.