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Natural Connections: A Recommendation to Implement an Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) Program within the Shakopee MdewakantonSioux Community
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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...
Where the Wild Horses Roam: The Cross-Cultural Debate over the Fate of Wild Horses on Yakama Tribal Lands
Contributor(s):: Jennifer Smith
The horse has been recognized as an integral part of the Yakama people‘s culture for the better part of the last two centuries. However, in recent decades, the wild horse population on Yakama tribal lands has significantly increased, leading to a polarizing debate over their management....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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
Native People and the Fur Trade
Contributor(s):: Hollingsworth, Paul
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...
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.
Grateful prey : Rock Cree human-animal relationships
Contributor(s):: Brightman, Robert Alain
Stories and images about what the horse has done for us
Contributor(s):: Cohen, Bill
"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
A myth of kinship? Reinterpreting Lakota conceptualization of kin relationships vis-à-vis 19th and 20th century historical narratives
Contributor(s):: Hogue, Kellie
A variação mítica como reflexão
Contributor(s):: Sáez, Oscar Calávia
Amerindians at the rodeos and their music
Contributor(s):: Keillor, Elaine
Cree taapiskaakan: community ties
Contributor(s):: Oberholtzer, Cath
Dog children among the Winnebago Indians
Contributor(s):: Lurie, Nancy Oestreich Mrs
Dogs of the Labrador Indians
Contributor(s):: Speck, Frank Gouldsmith
Evaluating protein residues on Gainey phase Paleoindian stone tools
Contributor(s):: Seeman, Mark F.