Tag: Vancouver

Modeste Demers Ethnographic Descriptions of the Tribes, 1839

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , January 2nd, 2020


Modeste Demers was assigned with the Oregon Territory, in 1837, at the same time as Francois Norbert Blanchet and they traveled together overland to their assignment in canoes…


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Blanchet’s Mission to Vancouver, 1841

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , January 1st, 2020


Reverend Blanchet traveled to Fort Vancouver after his mission to the Clackamas. In Vancouver, there was much more orderly town life, the chapels in the fort being served…


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Making #AAACASCA Manageable: The Teaching Culture Top 25

Anna , November 21st, 2019


It is that time of year again—November is flying by, and thousands of anthropologists are gathering to share, learn, explore, discuss, and debate important issues in their field….


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SAFN Members will be busy at AAAs in Vancouver!

foodanthro , October 21st, 2019


Jennifer Jo Thompson As always, food serves as an interdisciplinary site for investigating a wide range of urgent social issues. This year’s SAFN menu at the annual meeting…


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CFP: AAA/CASCA 2019 in Vancouver, BC

foodanthro , March 6th, 2019


ATTN SAFN MEMBERS: Start planning your sessions for AAA/CASCA 2019 in Vancouver, BC! The time has come to start planning sessions for the annual AAA meeting – this…


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In the Journals, October 2018

williamodum , October 22nd, 2018


Map of Downtown Vancouver, taken from Fast, Danya, and David Cunningham. ““We Don’t Belong There”: New Geographies of Homelessness, Addiction, and Social Control in Vancouver’s Inner City.&#8221…


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Lt. William A. Slacum, United States Spy in the Oregon Territory, & Chief Slacum of the Clowewalla

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , June 19th, 2018


Lt. William A. Slacum, a Navy purser, was sent by the President, through the Department of State, as a special investigator to the Oregon Territory to investigate the…


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FreeThink 5: Finding Balance in the Midst of Burnout

Gamwell , April 12th, 2017


Freethink #5: Finding Balance in the midst of Burnout In this week’s free think Ryan and Adam talk burning out and finding balance. They reflect on their travels…


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FreeThink 5: Finding Balance in the Midst of Burnout

Gamwell , April 12th, 2017


Freethink #5: Finding Balance in the midst of Burnout In this week’s free think Ryan and Adam talk burning out and finding balance. They reflect on their travels…


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Teaching about Indigenous Peoples and Cultures

Bob Muckle , July 6th, 2016


Bob Muckle teaches at Capilano University in British Columbia. Researching, teaching, and writing about Indigenous peoples in North America is one of his specialties. Recent books include Indigenous…


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Applied Food Anthropology in Vancouver

foodanthro , April 6th, 2016


Eugene N. Anderson UC Riverside The Society for Applied Anthropology meetings included a very large number of papers on food. Most of them concerned either food security or…


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In the Journals – April 2015

Sean Miller , April 21st, 2015


Welcome back to In the Journals, a monthly review of just a fraction of the most recent academic research on security, crime, policing, and the law. With winter…


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Das Museum of Anthropology in Vancouver – im Gespräch mit Maria Venne

weltempfaenger , December 12th, 2014


MOA, im Sommer 2014, von Maria Das Museum of Anthropology in Vancouver (MOA) ist eine einzigartige Institution an der Westküste Kanadas, auf dem traditionellen Land der Musqeam People. Hier…


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