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Browsing AnthroNotes by Subject "Cultural Anthropology"

Browsing AnthroNotes by Subject "Cultural Anthropology"

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  • Archambault, JoAllyn; Sturtevant, William C. (1996)
    The Smithsonian's work researching and helping to preserve North American Indian cultures, languages, and history; for an updated version of this article, see 'Anthropology Explored, 2nd ed.'
  • Brooks, Alison S. (1986)
    Summary of Norse contact with Native Americans; includes snippets from the 13th century Greenlander saga and archaeological evidence.
  • Miller, Barbara (1994)
    Cultural relativism discussed; includes case study of female infanticide in rural India.
  • Lanouette, JoAnne (1986)
    'AnthroNotes' editor's interview with a Chinese high school exchange student prior to his return to China.
  • Frohlich, Bruno; Hunt, David R. (2006)
    Smithsonian physical anthropologists Frohlich and Hunt describe mass graves found near Ulaanbaatar revealing Mongolian Buddhist monks executed by the Mongolian Stalinist regime between 1937 and 1939.
  • Erickson, Paul (1991)
    Interim report assesses the state of precollege anthropology and the place of anthropology in pre-service teacher training.
  • Brooks, Alison S. (2004)
    'AnthroNotes' editor Alison Brooks describes an AAAS program designed to facilitate between scientific and religious communities; resources listed at the end can provide interesting topics for classroom debate.
  • Shalinsky, Audrey (2002)
    Written to help teachers and students in 2002 discuss aspects of Afghan history and culture; anthropologist Shalinsky did fieldwork there in the mid-1970s.
  • Mason, Michael Atwood (2002)
    Overview of the 'African Voices' Project and exhibition hall in the National Museum of Natural History; various galleries are described.
  • West, W. Richard (1993)
    Excerpts from a speech by West, first director of the National Museum of the American Indian, on research and scholarship at the new museum.
  • Rowley, Sue; Fitzhugh, Josh (1988)
    First person accounts of 1987 summer project involving Inuit elders and non-Inuit youth in a multicultural archaeology learning experience.
  • Troy, Lana (2012)
    Based on the 2012 Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History's exhibit, 'Eternal Life in Ancient Egypt,' Egyptologist Troy explains why the ancient Egyptians remain familiar to us in their humanity.
  • Allen, Catherine J. (1984)
    Traditional Peruvian community proves that female invisibility does not always mean lack of power.
  • Kipury, Naomi (1989)
    Autobiographical account of growing up Maasai in Kenya and then becoming an anthropologist.
  • Kaupp, P. Ann (2005)
    List of vendors offering anthropological films; includes contact information for obtaining catalogs and accessing websites.
  • Laughlin, Robert; Bragdon, Kathleen (1990)
    The inspiring story of bringing literacy to the modern descendants of the ancient Maya in Chiapas, Mexico; for an updated version of this article, see 'Anthropology Explored, 2nd ed.',
  • Brooks, Alison S.; Draper, Patricia (1991)
    How different cultures' treatment of aging and the aged reflects social values and customs; for an updated version of this article, see 'Anthropology Explored, 2nd ed.'
  • Barrat, John (1997)
    Anthropologist's research brings to light the life and work of Danish-American photographer Benedicte Wrensted of Pocatello, ID; 7 sample photographs illustrate Wrensted's work with American Indians and Anglo residents ...
  • Breitborde, Lawrence B.; Selig, Ruth O. (1993)
    Anthropology's role in the debates over multiculturalism; includes discussion of cultural relativism.
  • Peacock, James L. (1998)
    James Peacock, past president of the American Anthropological Association, discusses what he sees as the future for anthropology in the new millennium.

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