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The Decline And Fall Of The Hudson’S Bay Company Village At Fort Vancouver, Douglas Wilson Jan 2014

The Decline And Fall Of The Hudson’S Bay Company Village At Fort Vancouver, Douglas Wilson

Douglas C. Wilson

Archaeological exploration of the remains of the Hudson’s Bay Company Fort Vancouver and its Village (also known as “Kanaka Village”), including its demise in the 1850s, provides the means to explore a difficult but important period in history that continues to shape modern relations between indigenous peoples and other Americans. Historical archaeology provides an independent measure of the Village, supplementing and enlarging its history, and shifting the focus to its inhabitants. Exploration of the human use of space, investment in houses, and ceramics use by households offer new insights into the fur trade community. These data provide us a ...


New Developments In The Behavioral Ecology And Conservation Of Ruffed Lemurs (Varecia), Natalie Vasey May 2005

New Developments In The Behavioral Ecology And Conservation Of Ruffed Lemurs (Varecia), Natalie Vasey

Natalie Vasey

The papers in this issue were presented at a symposium during the 25th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Primatologists held in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, in June 2002. This symposium brought together many of the scientists who have contributed to our knowledge of ruffed lemur ecology, behavior, and conservation in the past decade. One objective was to share and compare key findings about ruffed lemurs (Varecia) resulting from long-term field studies at various sites in Madagascar. A second objective was to cross-fertilize work being done in the wild with that being done in captivity, with the aim of advancing ...