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Grateful Prey: Rock Cree Human-Animal Relationships
The interaction between religious beliefs and hunting practices among the Asiniskawidiniwak or Rock Crees of northern Manitoba is the focus of Robert Brightman's study. This foraging society, heExpand
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The Sexual Division of Foraging Labor: Biology, Taboo, and Gender Politics
If women's biology is their economic destiny, nowhere is this destiny more inexorable than in anthropological representations of the sexual division of foraging labor. Physically weak, immobilized byExpand
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Forget Culture: Replacement, Transcendence, Relexification
In his article "How Many Revolutions Can a Linguist Live Through?" Hill (1980:74) thus reflected on one by-product of the generativist revolution in linguistics, the critique of the taxonomicExpand
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"The Orders of the Dreamed": George Nelson on Cree and Northern Ojibwa Religion and Myth, 1823
Among Anglo-Canadian fur traders of the early nineteenth century, George Nelson stands out for his interest in the life and ways of the native people he encountered. In 1823 Nelson was serving as aExpand
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On Windigo Psychosis
environments or only where "fish" is the main food. Yesner suggests that the causes for the development of social inequalities are not to be found within groups; he argues that "external trade" andExpand
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The NORTHERN BRANCH: RETROSPECT AND PROSPECT
We are met this afternoon to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the inauguration of the Northern Branch of Aslib, but our retrospect should go back further than 8th May, 1946. As I pointed out then,Expand
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The Windigo in the Material World
Reconsideration of documentary evidence indicates that the Subarctic Algonquian windigo complex was of probable prehistoric inception, that a cor- relative psychiatric disorder entailingExpand
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Traditions of Subversion and the Subversion of Tradition: Cultural Criticism in Maidu Clown Performances
Reflecting changing disciplinary orientation, recent perspectives on non-Western ritual clowns have rejected earlier functionalist interpretations and foregrounded themes of criticism,Expand
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