R. Elliott Oakley
- R. Elliott Oakley
- Social Anthropology School of Social and Political Science University of Edinburgh
- Edinburgh UK
- Research Interests
- Environmental anthropology, Amazonia, Guyana, Indigenous Peoples, Conservation and development, Waiwai people, personhood
(Provisional) Opening the Waiwai ewto: Spatial and environmental relations in Masakenyarï
I am completing my PhD in Social Anthropology based on research in southern Guyana on indigenous livelihoods and environmental conservation. My work focuses on how indigenous ideas about land, the village (ewto), and sociality shape engagements with the state, environmental NGOs, and other outsiders.