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  • Agriculture as a sacrament: A new approach to the cycle of rice in south India. 

    Moreno, Manual (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1987)
    This article explores the nature of Indian agriculture and the role of the farmer beyond the obvious and immediate economic concerns. Drawing homologies between human bodies and the Earth as a divine body, the article ...
  • The importance of the jaguar and the cayman in South American iconography, religion, cosmology 

    Musilli, Paul (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1987)
    Author argues that the jaguar is more important -- at least more visible as South American mythical animal. However, the cayman and jaguar both occupy an important place in world literature in both ancient and present ...
  • Indochinese refugee experiences from 1975 - 1983: preliminary biographical information. 

    Ryniker, David (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1987)
    An investigation of the experiences of Indochinese refugees was undertaken, using primarily biographical material from ten Indochinese refugees. The preliminary information presented covers four areas: experience of civil ...
  • Lambda Alpha Journal of Man, v.18 (complete version) 

    Lambda Alpha National Collegiate Honors Society for Anthropology (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1987)
    This issue of LAJ consists of six articles: Indochinese refugee experiences from 1975 - 1983: preliminary biographical information by David Ryniker; Prehistoric fishing methods of the Northern Great Plains region by ...
  • The Midwestern Early Archaic and the Maumee River archaeological survey 

    Mohow, James A. (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1987)
    Author objectives for this paper are twofold: to present an overview of Early Archaic manifestations in the American midwest, and to relate this overview to the Early Archaic components encountered by Mohow and Diaz ...
  • Prehistoric fishing methods of the Northern Great Plains region 

    McDonald, Douglas (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1987)
    Using information derived from archaeological sites, and from ethnographic and ethnohistoric accounts, author discusses fishing methods of prehistoric fishermen.
  • Word borrowing and word play among Ngawbere (Panama). 

    Bletzer, Keith V. (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1987)
    The present paper is concerned with the phenomenon of word borrowing among Ngawbere (speakers of Ngawbere). More specifically, the paper emphasizes the phoneticization as well as the semanticization of loan words into ...