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Browsing AnthroNotes by Subject "North America"

Browsing AnthroNotes by Subject "North America"

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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.
  • Lanouette, JoAnne (1986)
    'AnthroNotes' editor's interview with a Chinese high school exchange student prior to his return to China.
  • Selig, Ruth O. (1993)
    Discovering a new independent center of agricultural origins in the southeastern United States; for an updated version of this article, see 'Anthropology Explored, 2nd ed.'
  • Bray, Tamara L. (1995)
    American Indian skeletal remains and associated funerary objects from Columbia River burial sites are returned by the Smithsonian Institution to Indian descendants in Washington and Oregon.
  • 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.
  • 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.',
  • 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 ...
  • Moses, Yolanda T.; Jones, Joseph (2011)
    Description of the project 'Race: Are We So Different?' and the exhibit's message, themes, teaching materials, website, and traveling component, which toured the nation from 2007-2014; authors pose next steps for a public ...
  • Brooks, Alison S. (1987)
    Anthropologist explores biological and cultural elements underlying teen pregnancies in the mid-1980s.
  • Selig, Ruth O. (1983)
    Smithsonian archaeologist Dennis Stanford's quest to discover the first Americans.
  • Lassiter, Luke Eric (2004)
    The history, ethical framework, and responsibilities of scientists conducting ethnographic research; author uses examples from his experiences with collaborative ethnography.
  • Bograd, Mark (1991)
    The importance of providing multiple perspectives on the past in museums and historical sites such as Mount Vernon.
  • Selig, Ruth O. (1992)
    How David McCurdy and James Spradley transformed the teaching of ethnographic methodology; related Teacher's Corner by David McCurdy appears in Spring 1992, vol. 14:2.
  • Krech, Shepard III (2004)
    Examines competing historical stereotypes of North American indigenous peoples, namely, the Noble Indian, particularly the Ecological Indian, vs. the Ignoble Indian; related online resources available from the Smithsonian ...
  • Goddard, Ives (2004)
    Smithsonian linguist Goddard discusses the complexity of Native American languages and what we can learn by studying those languages that have survived.
  • Homiak, John P. (2005)
    Smithsonian anthropologist Homiak based this article on his decades-long research into the history and culture of the Rastafari.
  • Cerroni-Long, E. L. (1993)
    Author's model of ethnicity built on a specific definition of cultural, ethnic, and subcultural membership--all within the context of a comparative approach.
  • Homiak, John P.; Shay, Wendy (1988)
    Brief reviews of 5 films new in the mid-1980s; all use innovative approaches to examine issues related to ethnicity and ethnic identity among Americans.

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