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Plains Indian Studies: A Collection of Essays in Honor of John C. Ewers and Waldo R. Wedel

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dc.contributor.author Ubelaker, Douglas H. en
dc.contributor.author Viola, Herman J. en
dc.date.accessioned 2007-05-25T17:41:09Z en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2013-03-14T19:05:42Z
dc.date.available 2007-05-25T17:41:09Z en_US
dc.date.available 2013-03-14T19:05:42Z
dc.date.issued 1982
dc.identifier.citation Ubelaker, Douglas H. and Viola, Herman J. 1982. "<a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.5479/si.00810223.30.1">Plains Indian Studies: A Collection of Essays in Honor of John C. Ewers and Waldo R. Wedel</a>." <em>Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology</em>. 1&ndash;218. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810223.30.1">https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810223.30.1</a> en
dc.identifier.issn 0081-0223
dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.5479/si.00810223.30.1
dc.description.abstract Much of our knowledge of the ethnology, material culture, and prehistory of the Plains of the United States can be linked with the careers and careful research of the Smithsonian&amp;apos;s John C. Ewers and Waldo R. Wedel. Following their retirement, the Smithsonian chose to recognize their outstanding contributions to science by sponsoring a two-day symposium in their honor. The essays in this volume result from that symposium and are designed to illuminate both the diversity of their interests and the intensity of their research efforts. Biographical sketches of both men are provided by William N. Fenton and James H. Gunnerson, followed by their complete bibliographies. Smithsonian historical perspective is added by T.D. Stewart. The remaining essays focus on original research that relates to their career interests conducted by individuals whom they have influenced. These authors and their subjects are Douglas R. Parks on the scalped man character in Arikara and Pawnee folklore, Thomas R. Wessel on problems of adaptation among the Blackfeet Indians, Loretta Fowler on political developments among the Northern Arapahoe and Gros Ventres, Hugh A. Dempsey on the nature of band organization among nonhorticultural Plains Indians, James A. Hanson on the evolution of Plains garments during the years of initial Indian White contact, Mildred Mott Wedel on the historical ethnology of the Wichita-speaking peoples in the southern Central Plains, David Mayer Gradwohl on the use of mussel shells in the removal of corn kernels for drying, Brian Hesse on problems of faunal analysis, John A. Hotopp on the Central Plains tradition in Iowa, George C. Frison on Paleo-Indian winter subsistence strategies, and Dennis J. Stanford on a review of the evidence for the early presence of man in the New World. en
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dc.title Plains Indian Studies: A Collection of Essays in Honor of John C. Ewers and Waldo R. Wedel en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.srbnumber 113401
dc.identifier.eISSN 1943-6661 en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.5479/si.00810223.30.1
rft.jtitle Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology
rft.issue 30
rft.spage 1
rft.epage 218
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dc.relation.url http://dx.doi.org/10.5479/si.00810223.30.1

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