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National Geographic explorer Davis to speak in Juneau May 14

Author, anthropologist and National Geographic explorer Wade Davis will be in Juneau next week to give a presentation based on his book, "The Sacred...
National Geographic Explorer to speak at JACC

The public is invited to join acclaimed author, anthropologist and National Geographic Explorer Wade Davis as he speaks about the Sacred Headwaters campaign at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 14...
'Mother of midwifery' in Alaska retires

...of midwifery ? Midwifery is an ancient profession, found in mythology, the Old Testament and studies done by anthropologists in "primitive" tribes, all of which display women, and not men, present at child birth.? Obstetrix (or...
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...
Book review: 'Two Old Women'

...too long the first people of Alaska have either had their lives explained by white people of little knowledge or anthropologists, also outsiders. Most refreshing to have explanations from the people themselves. We can only hope the idea spreads...
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...


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