Author Archives: Patrick

Cutting Throats: Silencing the people of the Amazon

The people of the Amazon provide an insight into its history and ecology. Utilizing this knowledge can be extremely productive and valuable to external societies. Efforts to preserve the natives requires a multilateral strategy to retain the Amazonian forest.  However, the concern is preservation undercuts the voices of the indigenous. Current methods of dealing with […]

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Artifact Analysis: Sounds of Amman

The city of Amman speaks. Only hearing the sounds of Jordan’s capital gave a new perspective  to the city and demonstrated the importance of sound. The recording began with subtle gusts and the chirps of birds. Slowly the city came into perspective as cars filled the soundscape. Finally, the Muslim call to prayer, the adhan, […]

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