Bait flavor preference and immunogenicity of ONRAB baits in domestic dogs on the Navajo Nation, Arizona
| Contributor(s):: Are R. Berentsen, Scott Bender, Peggy Bender, David Bergman, Amy T. Gilbert, Hannah M. Rowland, Kurt C. VerCauteren
Rabies is responsible for an estimated 59,000 human deaths worldwide, and domestic dogs are the primary reservoir and vector of the disease. Among some nations, widespread vaccination has led to elimination of rabies in domestic dogs, yet dogs are still susceptible to rabies infection from...
Protectors, Aggressors, and Kinfolk: Dogs in a Tribal Community
| Contributor(s):: Jervis, Lori L., Warren, Diane, Salois, Emily Matt, Ketchum, Scott, Tallbull, Gloria, Spicer, Paul
Free-roaming dogs are a common phenomenon on many American Indian reservations as well as globally. Lack of canine restriction may be pathologized by outsiders, assumed to be a “problem” that reflects underlying individual or community dysfunction. Seldom investigated are the cultural logics...
Narrating the First Dogs: Canine Agency in the First Contacts with Indigenous Peoples in the Brazilian Amazon
| Contributor(s):: Velden, Felipe Vander
Narratives addressing the presence of European domestic dogs (Canis familiaris) in the encounters between Indians and non-Indians in the conquest of the Central and South American lowlands often portray those animals as terrible and bloodthirsty weapons. From the settlers’ perspective, dogs were...
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...
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...
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...
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 and,...
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