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    • Lambda Alpha Journal, v.49 (complete version) 

      Lambda Alpha National Collegiate Honors Society for Anthropology (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2019)
    • Letter from the editor 

      Moore-Jansen, Peer H. (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2019)
      The manuscripts included in the current volume reports address topics such as: 1) the evolution of color vision in primates (Kulick); 2) challenges to carry forward African American identity and cultural continuity in rural ...
    • Monkey see... what? Evidence for ecological and social selection in the evolution of primate color vision 

      Kulick, Danielle (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2019)
      Vision allows us to perceive our world and gain information on our surroundings. It is an ancient trait that has evolved many times in the animal kingdom and has taken many shapes and forms in different organisms - from ...
    • New interpretations of cranial and postcranial material in Neanderthals 

      Guerrero, Amanda (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2019)
      Homo neanderthalensis, colloquially known as "Neanderthals", were first discovered in 1856 at the Kleine Feldhofer Grotte in the Neander Valley near Düsseldorf, Germany. Neanderthals persisted through multiple glacial-interglacial ...
    • Nuances of the nochtli 

      Clark, Lauren (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2019)
      The domestication of insects in order to create dye for textiles, food, and cosmetics has been practiced all over the world for much of human history. For instance, the scale insect called kermes, native to coastal ...
    • Over home: Rural African American heritage at Lyles Station consolidated school museum 

      Jackson, Sacha N. (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2019)
      In the late 19th century, over twenty African American farming communities existed in the state of Indiana. They were populated by formerly enslaved people and free persons of color who, post-Civil War, were looking to ...
    • Privy to their secrets: A discussion of fetal remains from a New York privy 

      Murphy, Shayne (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2019)
      During the excavation of a privy shaft in upstate New York, archaeologists discovered the remains of a 36-week-old fetus. An unusual archaeological find, this discovery led to discussions of 19th century America and the ...
    • Re-defining "Indigeneity": Understanding claims to indigenous identity amongst Native American student association members 

      Kainu, Morgan (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2019)
      When initially considering where to focus my gaze for a semester-long research project, I found myself drawn to various communities on campus and to student activities and interactions. As a student in several classes with ...
    • The presentation of identity in museum culture 

      Becker, Lisa (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2019)
      The study of material culture is often affiliated with that of museum studies, both of which, comparatively speaking, are relatively young disciplines that have the ability to alter the personal identities and affiliations ...
    • Visual archeology: Native American photographs as artifacts of the past 

      Moses, Coy J. (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2019)
      Woven throughout this paper is the thread of family photography, that concentrates on the importance of photographs to both researchers and descendant communities and considers why historical collections of photographs ...