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  1. Natural Connections: A Recommendation to Implement an Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) Program within the Shakopee MdewakantonSioux Community

    Contributor(s):: Heidi Simon

    Currently the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community does not have an Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) program. The purpose of this project was to research AAT programs that exist in First Nation Communities. The ultimate goal was to present evidence to support the implementation of a culturally...

  2. Wildlife Encounters by Lewis and Clark: A Spatial Analysis of Interactions between Native Americans and Wildlife

    Contributor(s):: Andrea S. Laliberte, William J. Ripple

    The Lewis and Clark journals contain some of the earliest and most detailed written descriptions of a large part of the United States before Euro-American settlement. We used the journal entries to assess the influence of humans on wildlife distribution and abundance. Areas with denser human...

  3. Skillful in the management of the horse: the Comanches as southern plains pastoralists.

    Contributor(s):: Gerald Betty

    In the summer of 1719, several New Mexican Pueblo and Spanish settlements observed an increase in Comanche and Ute horse stealing.  On August 19, participants at a Council of War held in Santa Fe discussed the prospects of waging war on these Indians.  Several council members related...

  4. How has the domestication of dogs impacted native North American culture and way of life?

    Contributor(s):: Mikaela E. Reisman

    Dogs, as the only domestic mammal in North America, were a part of the life and culture of the people who migrated to the Americas from Eurasia. Originally domesticated from Eurasian wolves, the uses of dogs expanded once the Native American ancestors spread throughout the continents. I...

  5. The zooarchaeology of great house sites in the San Juan Basin of the American Southwest

    Contributor(s):: Shaw Badenhorst

    This dissertation considers animal remains from great houses in the San Juan Basin of the American Southwest. The archaeofauna from an outlying great house, Albert Porter Pueblo in the central Mesa Verde region, occupied between Pueblo II and III (A.D. 1020-1280), indicates that turkey increased...

  6. Is there a dog in the house: the cultural significance of prehistoric domesticated dogs in the mid Fraser River region of British Columbia

    Contributor(s):: David F. Crellin

  7. Native People and the Fur Trade

    Contributor(s):: Hollingsworth, Paul

  8. The Endangered Species Act: Should it Affect Indian Hunting and Fishing Rights?

    Contributor(s):: R.l. Stoney Burk

    Problems with the regulation of wildlife, as in other areas of public land management, have often been ignored until they became a crisis. Only in the past two decades has there been any significant attempt on the federal level to protect and manage wildlife. One of the most significant...

  9. Who Let the Dogs Out? Communicating First Nations Perspectives on a Canine Veterinary Intervention Through Digital Storytelling

    Contributor(s):: Schurer, J. M., McKenzie, C., Okemow, C., Viveros-Guzman, A., Beatch, H., Jenkins, E. J.

  10. Grateful prey : Rock Cree human-animal relationships

    Contributor(s):: Brightman, Robert Alain

  11. Stories and images about what the horse has done for us

    Contributor(s):: Cohen, Bill

  12. "It's hard enough to control yourself; it's ridiculous to think you can control animals": competing views on "The bush" in contemporary Yukon

    Contributor(s):: Easton, Norman Alexander

  13. A myth of kinship? Reinterpreting Lakota conceptualization of kin relationships vis-à-vis 19th and 20th century historical narratives

    Contributor(s):: Hogue, Kellie

  14. A variação mítica como reflexão

    Contributor(s):: Sáez, Oscar Calávia

  15. Amerindians at the rodeos and their music

    Contributor(s):: Keillor, Elaine

  16. Cree taapiskaakan: community ties

    Contributor(s):: Oberholtzer, Cath

  17. Dog children among the Winnebago Indians

    Contributor(s):: Lurie, Nancy Oestreich Mrs

  18. Dogs of the Labrador Indians

    Contributor(s):: Speck, Frank Gouldsmith

  19. Evaluating protein residues on Gainey phase Paleoindian stone tools

    Contributor(s):: Seeman, Mark F.

  20. From riding schools to tipis. Ethological horse riding and Amerindian myths

    Contributor(s):: Digard, Jean-Pierre