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- 2Botting, Heather Denise Harden
- 2Smith, Shirleen
- 2Thakur, Andra P.
- 1Aasen, Wendy Katherine Grace.
- 1Aiken, Margaret
- 1Alexander, Katharine
Weaning and early childhood diet offer insight into resource availability and resource choice as well as cultural prescriptions of agency, normalcy, and health in early life. Weaning practices are the result of the interaction between biological, ecological, and cultural factors. When weaning is...
Doctoral thesis which adopts an approach designed by Binford to examine how muskoxen were exploited by the Copper Inuit who lived on northern Banks Island during the nineteenth century. A set of food value indices are developed for muskox anatomical parts, which are used to predict how the...
Engendering food meaning and identity for Southern Sudanese refugee women in Brooks, AlbertaDownload
This thesis explores the food practices of Southern Sudanese refugee women in Brooks, Alberta, illustrating how foodways (Long, 2004) impact and reflect women’s conceptions of themselves as gendered, multinational citizens. These women’s relationship to food is an ambivalent one; simultaneous...
Cooperative Borderlands: Trafficking Values and Waste Across Nesting Boundaries in Russian KareliaDownload
In my dissertation, I explore the sense of place and the local identity in Petrozavodsk, the capital city of the Republic of Karelia, Russian Federation. We are aware of the geographical and political borders, of those visible dividing lines on the map that insulate ethnic groups and nation...
A typological and technological analysis of stone artefacts from the Magubike archaeological site, Iringa Region, southern TanzaniaDownload
Previous archaeological research in southern Tanzania has focused on Plio-Pleistocene sites documenting early hominid evolution, or alternatively, the late Holocene Later Stone Age and Iron Age sites documenting the transition from foraging to food production. However, recent surveys and test...