Do native peoples today invent their traditions
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... Native Peoples Today Invent Their Traditions Cultural anthropology is the science of the beliefs, ideas, practices and the history of human settlements, of the peoples of our world. The renowned anthropologist, Roger Keesing describes anthropology as “an exploration, an excavation of the cumulated, embodied symbols, of other peoples, a search for meanings, for hidden connections, for deeper saliences than those presented by the surface evidence of ethnography.” (Keesing, R) A variety of methods are used by anthropologists today, to study in depth, the various cultures of the world. Despite the anthropologists’ best efforts to be unbiased in their attempts to revive pasts, through interviews, myths,...