My article is soon coming out in the september issue of American Anthropologist. It tells the story of how the article about the Mojave chief Irataba (1814-1874) was written on the online encyclopedia Wikipedia. On Wikipedia articles about Native people’s history are written mostly by non-experts who are also not members of the native groups they write about. This makes for some challenges in representing history fairly, and accurately.

Meanwhile  the Wikipedia article can be read  here.

writing irataba