Task: Design a slide presentation that summarizes research on the politics of an indigenous group of your choosing. The group does not have to be in Latin America – it can be from anywhere in the world. The focus of your presentation should be the politics of the group – its goals, its plans/efforts to achieve those goals, its governance or relationship to government, etc.
Research: Unlike Harvey, you will not be able to conduct original field research on your group. Therefore, the primary purpose of your presentation is to summarize existing research on your group of choice. In addition, you should conclude your presentation by asking a research question about the group – something that has not yet been answered, and that would necessitate further field research to answer.
Objectives and Execution: Successful presentations will do the following: