Department of Sociology and Anthropology

University of Mississippi

Kate Centellas featured on National Geographic’s The Story of Us with Morgan Freeman

October 17, 2017

Kate M. Centellas, Croft Associate Professor of Anthropology & International Studies, is featured on the newest episode of National Geographic’s The Story of Us With Morgan Freeman. Kate Centellas travelled to Bolivia with a film crew for National Geographic to document and understand tinku, a ritualized form of inter-communal violence practiced in some Bolivian rural highland communities, from a symbolic ritual perspective using an ethnographic approach. The episode, “The Fight for Peace” includes footage of tinku and airs Wednesday, October 18, on the National Geographic Channel.