Salomon Nahmad Sitton
2011 Bronislaw Malinowski Award Recipient

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SELECT ACADEMIC AND APPLIED POSITIONS

  • Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropologia-CIESAS, Senior Research Professor.
  • Consejo Nacional de Evaluación en Política Social,  Councilor
  • Universidad de Granada España, Visiting Professor
  • World Bank, Consultant and Social Analyst for NGO´s
  • Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropologia.-CIESAS, Director Regional Pacífico Sur
  • University of Arizona and Texas Tech University, Fulbright Scholar
  • CECODES (Centro de Ecodesarrollo). Project Head
  • INI (Instituto Nacional Indigenista) General Director
  • Secretaria de Educacion Publica, Direccion General de Educacion Indigena, Director General

SELECTED RESEARCH

  • Evaluation of the Intercultural Indigenous Education Program, Chiapas, Veracruz, Oaxaca (2009)
  • Socioeconomic studies of the multi-use watershed study, Paso de la Reina, Oaxaca (2008)
  • Update of the evaluation of the Mapuche of Pulmarí (Neuquén, Argentina) indigenous community development project (World Bank) (2003)
  • Exploratory study of the impact of Mexican government programs in three communities in Oaxaca (World Bank) (2002)
  • Perfiles indígenas de México (Indigenous Profiles, Mexico) (World Bank) (1998) [http://www.ciesaspacificosur.edu.mx/Portada.htm]
  • Popular participation in communities affected by the Zimapan hydroelectric project in Querétaro and Hidalgo (World Bank) (1994)
  • Project to create the regional fund for development of the indigenous peoples and communities of Latin America (IADB) (1991)
  • Indigenous Tecnology. Centro de Ecodesarrollo. Mexico 1984-1985
  • Socio-economic situation of Mixtecos, Nahuas and Tlapaneco Indians. INI, Mexico 1963
  • Study of Tzeltal comunity, Zaragoza de la Montaña, Chis. INI, Mexico
  • Regional study of Mixe Indians in Oaxaca. INI, Mexico 1965.
  • The Otomí of Zitácuaro, Michoacán (INI) (1962)

SELECT PUBLICATIONS

2010 Aproximaciones a la región del Istmo. Diversidad multiétnica y socio-económica en una región estratégica para el país. S. Nahmad, M. Dalton y A. Nahón. CIESAS.

2008 “Mexico: anthropology and the nation-state” In,  Deborah Poole, A companion to Latin American anthropology, Ed. Blackwell Publishing, USA.

2003 Fronteras étnicas análisis y diagnostico de dos sistemas de desarrollo: proyecto nacional vs. Proyecto étnico. El caso de los ayuuk (mixes) de Oaxaca. S. Nahmad. CIESAS.

2003 “The role of anthropology in the social analysis and in the efforts to eliminate exploitation” In,  Exploitation and overexploitation in societies past and present, Brigitta Benzing y Bernd Herrmnn (Eds) Ed. LIT-Publising House, Germany.

2001 Indigenous peoples, ethnic identity and poverty in Mexico urban profile: an exploratory study, Salomon Nahmad, Tania Carrasco, et al. Ed. The World Bank. USA

2001 “Impact of  hydroelectric dams on indigenous people, chinantecos, otomíes and huicholes: a case study from México”, In,  Dams knowledge base [http://www.dams.org/kbase/submissions/showsub.php?rec=soc165], serial no: soc165.

1998 “Historical and contemporary policies of indigenous education in Mexico” In,  Cultural survival: quarterly world report on the rights of indigenous peoples and ethnic minorities, vol. 22, Issue 1. USA.

1997 “The holy week days among the coras of Jesus Maria” Salomón Nahmad y Thomas B. Hinton In,  Performing the renewal of community: indigenous Easter rituals in north Mexico and southwest united states, Rosamond B. Spicer (Edit.) Ed. University Press of America. USA.

1997 “Mexican applied anthropology: from founder Manuel Gamio to contemporary movements” In,  The global practice of anthropology, Marietta L. Baba y Carole E. Hill (Eds.), Ed. College of William and Mary, USA

1996 “Huichol religion and the Mexican state: reflections on ethnocide and cultural survival, In,  People of the peyote: huichol indian history, religion and survival, Stacy B. Schaefer y Peter T. Furst (Ed.), Ed. University of New Mexico Press Alburqueque. USA

1988 Tecnologías indígenas y medio ambiente: análisis critico en cinco regiones étnicas, S. Nahmad, A. González, M. Rees. CECODES. México, D.F.

1986 Peace and autonomy on the Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua, Martin Diskin, Thomas Bossert, Salomón Nahmad S. y Stéfano Varese, Ed. Latin American Studies Association

1981 “Some considerations of the indirect and controlled acculturation in the cora-huichol area”, In,  Themes of indigenous acculturation in northwest Mexico, Thomas B. Hinton and Phil C. Weigand, (eds.), Ed. University of Arizona Press, USA.

1975 “Educational policy in the intercultural regions of Mexico” In, Proceedings of the first inter-American conference on bilingual education, Rudolph C. Troike y Nancy Modiano (Eds.) Ed. Center for Applied Linguistics Virginia, USA

1974 “Indians of Latin América” In, Encyclopedia of indians of the Americas, Vol. 1, Keith Irvine (Ed.) Ed. Scholarly Press, Michigan, USA.

1974 “Remarks of The rights of indigenous people: A comparative analysis” In,68th. Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law, Washington, USA, 1974

1965 Los mixes: estudio social y cultural de la región del Zempoaltepetl y del Istmo de Tehuantepec. S. Nahmad. INI, México D.F.

1963 La mixteca nahua tlapaneca. Memoria No. 9, I.N.I. M. Muñoz; A. Fabila, C. Tejeda y S. Nahmad

SELECT HONORS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Organization of American States Diploma
  • Interamerican Indian Institute (III), President of the Council
  • Colegio de Etnólogos y Antropólogos Sociales de México, President
  • Academia Mexicana de Derechos Humanos, Founding member
  • 2000 Distinguished Career Award, CIESAS
  • Gonzalo Aguirre Beltrán Professorship,  University of Veracruz-CIESAS.