The Lambda Alpha Journal of Man is published annually by the Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University. The Journal of Man is partially funded by the Wichita State University Student Government Association.
Editor-In-Chief : Dr. Wayne L. Parris Student Editor : Martha Mullen Student Editorial Staff : Hector Garcia and Linda Richardson
(Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1979) Lambda Alpha National Collegiate Honors Society for Anthropology
This volume of LAJ consists of two articles: "Disposal of the dead amongst the Naciremas" by B. K. Swartz, Jr. and "Protein, nutritional hazard and cultural evolution: some theoretical comments" by Paul Diener and George Avery.
(Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1979) Diener, Paul; Avery, George
A recent critique of ecological tqeory and the protein
focused upon some general features of human nutrition and the
cultural biases which have led to an overemphasis on the role
of animal protein (Diener, Moore, and Mutaw 1980). In this
paper, authors expand upon that general critique and develop
an alternative, evolutionary perspective upon problems of
human nutrition. They employ the relative
importance of plant and animal foods in Mesoamerica as a useful