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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. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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

  6. Professional Theories and Popular Beliefs about the Plains Indians and the Horse with Implications for Teaching Native American History

    | Contributor(s):: Eichstaedt, Donna Roberta March

  7. Big Dogs and Scorched Streams: Horses and Ethnocultural Change in the North American West, 1700-1850

    | Contributor(s):: Fountain, Steven Michael

  8. Skeletal Biology and Paleopathology of Domestic Dogs from Prehistoric Alabama, Illinois, Kentucky and Tennessee

    | Contributor(s):: Warren, Diane M.