Frederiks Vaerk Museo Industrial (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Independent senior researcher, now retired. She holds a Ph.D in anthropology from the University of Copenhagen, specializing in indigenous cultures and the history of colonization of the Americas. She has worked with the Ashéninka of Peru’s Selva Central and published on Ashéninka social and political organization, intercultural relations, material culture, myth, gender relations and indigeneity. She worked intensively with autobiographical stories for her edited volume Historias para nuestro futuro/Yotantsi ahsi otsipaniki: Narraciones autobiográficas de lideres asháninkas e ashéninkasand co-authored a monograph on the Ashéninka of the Gran Pajonal for the Guía Etnográfica de la Alta Amazonía volume 5. She co-edited the volume Creating Dialogue. Indigenous Perceptions and Changing forms of Leadership in Amazonia.Her other publications include special issues of academic journals, book chapters, and articles.