Pirjo Kristiina Virtanen

Indigenous Perceptions and Changing Forms of Leadership in Amazonia

Pirjo Kristiina Virtanen is assistant professor of Indigenous Studies at the University of Helsinki. She is also affiliated with the Centre EREA, Université Paris Ouest, Nanterre La Défense. Her publications include Indigenous Youth in Brazilian Amazonia, as well as several edited books and articles on mobility, shamanism, adolescence, indigenous politics, ethnohistory, and indigenous ontologies and epistemologies and various indigenous school materials.