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  1. Harvesting The Seeds Of Early American Human And Nonhuman Animal Relationships In William Bartram's Travels, The Travel Diary Of Elizabeth House Trist, And Sarah Trimmer's Fabulous Histories

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    | Contributor(s):: Leslie Blake Vives

    This thesis uses ecofeminist and human-animal studies lenses to explore human animal and nonhuman animal relations in early America. Most ecocritical studies of American literature begin with nineteenth-century writers. This project, however, suggests that drawing on ecofeminist theories with a...

  2. 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 based...

  3. 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. The...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

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

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    | 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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

  9. Native People and the Fur Trade

    | Contributor(s):: Hollingsworth, Paul

  10. 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 and,...

  11. 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.

  12. Grateful prey : Rock Cree human-animal relationships

    | Contributor(s):: Brightman, Robert Alain

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

    | Contributor(s):: Cohen, Bill

  14. "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

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

    | Contributor(s):: Hogue, Kellie

  16. A variação mítica como reflexão

    | Contributor(s):: Sáez, Oscar Calávia

  17. Amerindians at the rodeos and their music

    | Contributor(s):: Keillor, Elaine

  18. Cree taapiskaakan: community ties

    | Contributor(s):: Oberholtzer, Cath

  19. Dog children among the Winnebago Indians

    | Contributor(s):: Lurie, Nancy Oestreich Mrs

  20. Dogs of the Labrador Indians

    | Contributor(s):: Speck, Frank Gouldsmith