We at Kwantlen Polytechnic University respectfully acknowledge that we work, live, and study in a region that overlaps with the unceded, traditional and ancestral lands of the xwməθkwəyə̓ m (Musqueam), qi̓ cə̓ y̓ (Katzie), SEMYOME (Semiahmoo), scə̓ waθən (Tsawwassen), qiqéyt (Qayqayt), Kwikwetlem, and the lands of the qw̓ ɑ:nƛ̓ ə̓ n̓ (Kwantlen) First Nation, which gifted its name to this university.
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Ethnography: traditional anthropological fieldwork: observation/interviews, emic [informant's understanding] /etic [researcher's interpretation]
See: Crime and custom in savage society [Malinowski, 1926]
Comparative: cross-cultural, qualitative/quantitative, identification of patterns, generalization [Occam's razor: "entities should not be multiplied beyond necessity"]
See: The golden bough [Frazier, 1890], Coming of age in Samoa [Mead, 1928]
Applied: combination of theory and practice: multicultural human rights, land claims, indigenous knowledge, medical anthropology.