Anthropology

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Eating the Landscape

American Indian Stories of Food, Identity, and Resilience

The University of Arizona Press
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Songs of Power and Prayer in the Columbia Plateau

The Jesuit, the Medicine Man, and the Indian Hymn Singer

Oregon State University Press

Explores the role of song as a transformative force in the twentieth century.

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The Art and Alchemy of Chinese Tea

By Daniel Reid; Photographs by Christian Janzen; Foreword by Master Zhongxian Wu
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This beautifully illustrated volume makes the Chinese fine art of drinking Chinese tea accessible to all readers.

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Feminist Community Research

Case Studies and Methodologies

UBC Press

Researchers from multiple disciplines discuss the potential and the challenges of feminist community research.

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State Healthcare and Yanomami Transformations

The University of Arizona Press

A symmetrical anthropology that places the study of culture and cosmology squarely within the context of the modern nation-state and its institutions. Kelly explores Indian-white relations as seen through the operation of a state-run health system among the indigenous Yanomami of southern Venezuela.

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Nooksack Place Names

Geography, Culture, and Language

UBC Press

The first comprehensive study of Nooksack place names in Washington State and southern British Columbia, based on historical records and field trips with elders.

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Ethnographic Contributions to the Study of Endangered Languages

The University of Arizona Press

Provides theoretical and methodological tools for researchers and organizers to best address the specific needs of communities facing language endangerment.

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First Person Plural

Aboriginal Storytelling and the Ethics of Collaborative Authorship

UBC Press

Focusing on the 1990s, when debates over voice and representation were particularly explosive, McCall investigates a wide range of “told-to” narratives that have shaped the struggle for Aboriginal rights in Canada, and asks what is at stake in crafting a politics and ethics of collaboration.

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Property, Territory, Globalization

Struggles over Autonomy

UBC Press

Focusing on sites of friction in property regimes, this book reveals that a politics of place can help local actors build bases of autonomy to withstand, and even reshape, the forces of globalization.

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Oral History on Trial

Recognizing Aboriginal Narratives in the Courts

UBC Press

This compelling analysis of Aboriginal, legal, and anthropological concepts of fact and evidence argues for the inclusion of Aboriginal oral histories in Canadian courts, and pushes for a reconsideration of the Crown's approach to oral history.

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