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Five Good Reads for Earth Day

...Europeans: 6 million in the West Indies, 10 million in the Amazon Basin, 10 million in the Congo and so on, but any armchair anthropologist could do that. His is a more personal grief. Strong tribes when he first met them in the 1930s fell in numbers to a few...
Anthropologist, author Lydia Black dies at 81

KODIAK - Anthropologist Lydia Black, who wrote several books on Alaska native culture and Alaska history, died Monday of liver failure at her home in...
Native spoons draw anthropologist to Southeast

...been in the collection of Harvard University's Peabody Museum for decades, but virtually nothing was known about them. Anthropologist Ann-Marie Victor-Howe is in Juneau from the Cambridge, Mass., museum, this month to interview Native elders and...
In the Stacks: New nonfiction

...without calling a cop or a fireman, but you can't go without a sanitation worker for even one day." And Nagle, an urban anthropologist, goes on to discover the truth of that statement by immersing herself in the world of the DSNY, first interviewing and...
A crossroad and a bridge

...three volumes of anthropologist Frederica de Laguna's...students of famed anthropologist Franz Boaz, de...believed by some anthropologists to have been a stop-over...loves her work as an anthropologist, and believes that...
Alaska State Museum hosts MacArthur Fellow Sven Haakanson lecture on Alutiiq culture

...prestigious project grants in the United States - to 24 select artists, scientists, and scholars. One of them was Alaska Native Anthropologist Sven Haakanson, director of the Alutiiq Museum in Kodiak.At 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 19, the Alaska State Museum in Juneau...
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Scholar studies Alaska-Siberia shaman links 8/10/98

...WOODFORD Shamanism may be alive in the modern world, but it's a far cry from the traditional practices, according to anthropologist and religious scholar Roberte Hamayone. ``Neo-shamanism is so fashionable now,'' said Hamayone, a professor of...
Wolfe samples Miami's complexity

...wading through the cultural intersections of Miami. Already, Tom Wolfe has visited several times as tourist, sponge, anthropologist and journalist. Always journalist. He has done lunch at Versailles, dinner at The Forge, drinks at the Setai, culture...
Alaska books roundup 2013

...Michael Chlenov. Krupnik, a cultural anthropologist with the Smithsonian's National...collection of essays written by social anthropologist Ernest S. "Tiger" Burch Jr. presents...spectrum, and includes an essay by anthropologist, Stephen Haycox. (Yes Alaska Press...
University of Wash. gets Future of Ice program

...director of the UW Polar Science Center.Interest in the planet's coldest places is reaching a fever pitch, added anthropologist Ben Fitzhugh, co-director of the initiative. Climate change is rapidly reshaping landscapes, ecosystems and traditional...


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