Julio de la Fuente an important indigenous anthropologist

Julio de la Fuente (1905-1970) was an important indigenous anthropologist. It developed different themes in his anthropological work, among which we highlight inter-ethnic relations, indigenous education and applied anthropology. His work was produced under the auspices of the National Indigenous Institute, an institution in which he worked most of his life. However, to understand the […]

The war and the implications for human biology

On the surface, it may not be so clear where war, health, and evolution intersect. From the perspective of biological anthropology, many have called for a holistic, transdisciplinary approach to human biology and health which considers the environment as the totality of its evolutionary, ecological, and social components, including social inequality (Little and Haas 1989; […]