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Browsing AnthroNotes by Subject "Religion"

Browsing AnthroNotes by Subject "Religion"

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  • Hunt, David R. (2012)
    Smithsonian physical anthropologist Hunt describes methodologies used and information gathered from the study of an ancient Egyptian child's mummy; a link is provided to a video interview with Hunt discussing his career.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Ikram, Salima (2012)
    Study of the animal mummies created throughout ancient Egyptian history serves as a window into the complex and close relationship between humans and animals in ancient Egypt.
  • Homiak, John P. (2005)
    Smithsonian anthropologist Homiak based this article on his decades-long research into the history and culture of the Rastafari.
  • Arnoldi, Mary Jo (2003)
    Comprehensive overview of Mali includes information about archaeological finds, contemporary cultures, and the arts; followed by case study of puppet masquerade theater.
  • Loring, Stephen (1995)
    Two examples of collaboration between Smithsonian anthropologists and Arctic Native communities on the issue of repatriation.
  • Billeck, William T. (2002)
    Repatriation issues and examples from the National Museum of Natural History; for an updated version of this article, see 'Anthropology Explored, 2nd ed.'
  • Bray, Tamara L. (1995)
    American Indians, physical anthropologists, and archaeologists view repatriation differently; for an updated version of this article, see 'Anthropology Explored, 2nd ed.'
  • Dittemore, Margaret R. (2002)
    Annotated bibliography of online websites offering resources for teaching about the history, geography, and peoples of the Middle East.
  • Bronitsky, Gordon (1991)
    Report about what was learned by college students participating in an ethnographic assignment; includes sample 5-item questionnaire.
  • Selig, Ruth O. (1979)
    Suggestions for a lesson using creation stories to reveal aspects of culture; includes three examples.
  • Bryan, Betsy M. (2012)
    Objects made for and placed in burials were a significant part of a proper Egyptian entombment and demonstrate the belief that life's activities continued into eternity; for chronology of dynasties and dates mentioned in ...
  • Beeman, William O. (2009)
    Anthropological exploration of the complicated nature of Iraq's several communities and sub-communities, and how they view and interact with each other.

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