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  1. Conceptualizing Indigenous Human-Animal Relationships in Aotearoa New Zealand: An Ethical Perspective

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    | Contributor(s):: Woodhouse, J., Carr, A., Liebergreen, N., Anderson, L., Beausoleil, N. J., Zobel, G., King, M.

    This article considers the complexity and diversity of ethical concepts and beliefs held by Māori, the indigenous people of Aotearoa New Zealand (hereafter New Zealand), relating to animals. A combination of interviews and focus group discussions were conducted with individuals who identify as...

  2. Influence of handler relationships and experience on health parameters, glucocorticoid responses and behaviour of semi-captive Asian elephants

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    | Contributor(s):: Crawley, J. A. H., Liehrmann, O., Franco Dos Santos, D. J., Brown, J., Nyein, U. K., Aung, H. H., Htut, W., Oo, Z. M., Seltmann, M. W., Webb, J. L., Lahdenperä, M., Lummaa, V.

    Declining wild populations combined with accumulating captive populations of e.g. livestock, pets, draught and zoo animals have resulted in some threatened species with substantial proportions of their populations in captivity. The interactions animals have with humans in captivity depend on...

  3. Description and Determinants of At-Risk Interactions for Human Health Between Children and Dogs in an Inuit Village

    | Contributor(s):: Gouin, Géraldine- G., Aenishaenslin, Cécile, Lévesque, Francis, Simon, Audrey, Ravel, André

  4. Review of principles governing dog health education in remote Aboriginal communities

    | Contributor(s):: Willis, E. M., Ross, K. E.

  5. Laugrand, Frédéric and Jarich Oosten: Hunters, Predators, and Prey: Inuit Perceptions of Animals

    | Contributor(s):: Searles, Edmund

    2017Human Ecology456883-88403007839Springer Science & Business MediaNew Yorkhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10745-017-9955-9EnglishDepartment of Sociology and Anthropology, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, USA ; Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Bucknell University,...

  6. Walking the thylacine: records of indigenous companion animals in Australian narrative and photographic history

    | Contributor(s):: Philip, J., Garden, D.

    This report examines the history and significance of indigenous companion animals within traditional Aboriginal society and in early Euro-Australian settlements. Working from historical photographic and anthropological records, the project constructs a visual and written record of these...

  7. Local knowledge held by farmers in Eastern Tyrol (Austria) about the use of plants to maintain and improve animal health and welfare

    | Contributor(s):: Vogl, C. R., Vogl-Lukasser, B., Walkenhorst, M.

    Background: The sustainable management of animal health and welfare is of increasing importance to consumers and a key topic in the organic farming movement. Few systematic studies have been undertaken investigating farmers' local knowledge related to this issue. Ethnoveterinary medicine (EVM) is...

  8. Dogs and People in Aboriginal Communities: Exploring the Relationship within the Context of the Social Determinants of Health

    | Contributor(s):: Kate Senior, Richard Chenhall, Eva McRae-Williams, Daphne Daniels, Keith Rogers

    Aboriginal people and dogs have a very long association. The archaeological evidence suggests that the dingo, which was intentionally brought to Australia, was present from about 3500 years ago. Dogs introduced by European settlers quickly replaced or interbred with dingoes at Aboriginal...

  9. Interacciones entre humanos y animales en la Puna salada durante el Holoceno medio: el caso de Cueva Salamanca 1, Antofagasta de la Sierra, Catamarca

    | Contributor(s):: Nora Mariana Mondini, Antonela Alejandra Marozzi, Elizabeth L. Pintar

    Se presentan aquí los análisis zooarqueológicos realizados en el registro óseo del sitio arqueológico Cueva Salamanca 1, ubicado en Antofagasta de la Sierra, en la Puna Catamarca, a 3.665 msnm. El sitio presenta la mayor parte de las ocupaciones entre ca. 8100 y...

  10. Applying One Health to the study of animal-assisted interventions

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    | Contributor(s):: Chalmers, D., Dell, C. A.

    The use of animal-assisted interventions in therapeutic programs is a growing phenomenon. Animal-assisted interventions (AAIs) involve a variety of species (dogs, cats, horses, domesticated birds, etc.) in primary health care. Despite their increasing application in a wide range of therapeutic...

  11. 'The last Kulak' and other stories of post-privatisation life in Chukotka's tundra

    | Contributor(s):: Gray, Patty A.

  12. A dog's life among the Teenek Indians (Mexico): animal's participation in the classification of self and other

    | Contributor(s):: de Vidas, Anath Ariel

  13. Da confiança à dominação : uma nova abordagem de Tim Ingold ao tema do surgimento da domesticação

    | Contributor(s):: Amaro, Gonçalo

  14. Ecuadorian blacks and their vicissitudes in the forest. On the art of staying human and Christian while hunting

    | Contributor(s):: Lorcy, Armelle

  15. Eskimo dogs, forgotten heroes. Showing the intelligence, loyalty, and strength of the Eskimo dog, and the thrills and hardships of dog-driving in the far North

    | Contributor(s):: Ekblaw, W. Elmer

  16. General notes on Bushman riders and the Bushmen's use of the assegai

    | Contributor(s):: Vinnicombe, Patricia

  17. Indigenous knowledge

    | Contributor(s):: Morris, Brian

  18. Maintaining or reinventing a relation to 'nature': religious practices and systems or representation in contemporary Chukchi society (Siberian Arctic)

    | Contributor(s):: Vaté, Virginie

  19. Mobility and technology: understanding the vulnerability of two groups of nomadic pastoralists to reindeer losses

    | Contributor(s):: Dwyer, Mark James

  20. Not animal, not not-animal: hunting, imitation and empathetic knowledge among the Siberian Yukaghirs

    | Contributor(s):: Willerslev, Rane