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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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Padwe, Alice (1983)
    Author Jean Auel's creative view of how Neanderthals interacted with Cro Magnons as compared to approaches taken by other authors.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Wood, Bernard (1999)
    Civilization means much more than cultural complexity; a discussion drawn from the Dual Congress of the International Association for the Study of Human Paleontology and the International Association of Human Biologists.
  • 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.
  • Schwartz, Douglas W. (2008)
    An account of how early scientific experiences in the life of Charles Darwin shaped the genius who eventually produced the theory of evolution by natural selection.
  • 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.
  • Kaupp, P. A. (1983)
    Profile of Smithsonian physical anthropologist J. Lawrence Angel's career including his work in forensics.

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