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    • 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.
    • Primitive man as scientist 

      Holmes, Lowell D.(Lowell Don),1925-2010. (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1971)
    • 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 ...
    • Protein, nutritional hazard, and cultural evolution: some theoretical comments 

      Diener, Paul; Avery, George (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1979)
      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 ...
    • Psychiana: a 20th century revitalization movement? 

      Thompson, M. Lynne (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2007)
      This paper examines and compares the characteristics of Psychiana, from its inception to its demise, with the typology of revitalization movements provided by Anthony F.C. Wallace. It includes information from Robinson’s ...
    • Psychology and biochemistry in the shamanic world 

      Damrose, John (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1989)
      The idea that and may be employed by us to uncover information, to heal the sick or injured, and to punish or to maim others is something that boggles a Western mind. Perhaps even more perplexing is the fact that ...
    • Puberty rites for the Sinhalese female 

      De Silva, Deemathie W. (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1981)
      Article presents a description and analysis of the female puberty rite in Sri Lanka. An integral part of the Sinhalese cultural system, this rite de passage provides a socio-psychological mechanism for integration of ...
    • Quantum ethnography: anthropology in the post-Einsteinian era 

      Vann, Elizabeth F. (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 1995)
    • Race: the prejudicial fallacy 

      Wong, Deborah L. (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2000)
    • Rampant Lions: The Buddhist response to violence in Sri Lanka 

      Bailey, David Paul (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2007)
      Author describes religious, social, and ethnic roots of Sri Lanka political history. He concludes that "competing national myths, conflicting views over the use of public space, and different experiences under colonialism, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Redefining sickle cell anemia in African American communities. 

      Meyappan, Janaki (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2001)
      Sickle cell disease (SCD) affects lout of 600 African American individuals at birth. More than 50,000 African Americans have it today. It is a genetic disorder that affects an individual's hemoglobin and has deleterious ...
    • The relationship of arthritis and periodontal disease a survey of the literature. 

      Buchanan, Roger Rowe (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1977)
      The purpose of this study is to locate as much. of the already published materials on periodontal disease and arthritis as possible to see if some type of relationship exists between the two. There was no laboratory ...
    • The relevance of anthropology 

      Casteel, Darrell I. (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1970)
    • The relevance of anthropology to international conflict 

      Parris, Wayne (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1970)
    • The relevance of relativism 

      Dorsey, Ronald D. (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1970)
    • Remembering in jazz: collective memory and collective improvisation 

      Oakland, Daniel T. (Wichita State University. Dept. of Anthropology, 1998)
      Speaking ofjazz performances, the late composer Alec Wilder is reported to have once said " I wish to God that some neurologists would sit down and figure out how the improviser's brain works, how he selects, out of ...
    • The rise of hunter-gatherer complexity. 

      Harle, Michaelyn (Wichita State University. Dept. of Anthropology, 1999)
      Author is focusing on two hunter-gatherer societies living in two distinct environments and studied by different archaeologist's in order to determine a more congruent explanation of hunter-gatherer complexity.
    • Ritual and religion in the making of humanity Roy A. Rappaport, 2004 

      Stepanek, Patricia A. (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2006)
    • Ritual in film 

      Belford, Troy A. (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2006)