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Heather Switzer
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Heather Switzer is an Assistant Professor of Women and Gender Studies in the School for Social Transformation at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona. She is completing a book, School Girls: Gender, Education and Identity in Modern Kenya, based on her research in rural Maasai communities in Kajiado District, Kenya.

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Maasai Speak Out, But Mindy Budgor Doesn't Seem to be Listening

(2) Comments | Posted October 15, 2013 | 5:54 PM

Esinaoi Pashille's response to Mindy Budgor's book and media junket strikes a note in a mounting chorus of voices critical of Budgor's self-aggrandizement based on over-simplification and commodification of Maasai culture.

Critiques are circulating. Just a few include a post by Vanessa at literallydarling , Ibrah Kanet's...

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