‘There has never been an ethnographer-activist the likes of James Teit’
Wendy Wickwire talks about her compelling and historically important book, At The Bridge: James Teit and an Anthropology of Belonging.
Chief John Tetlanetza, left, (Pekaist Band, Nlaka’pamux), James Teit, Chief Paul David (Tobacco Plains Band, Ktunaxa), and Chief Thomas Adoph (Fountain Band, St’at’imc). 'Every once in a while, an important figure makes an appearance, makes a difference, and then disappears from the public record. James Teit (1864-1922) was such a figure,' says Wendy Wickwire. Photographs courtesy of Sigurd Teit