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Southern Nevada Agency Partnership Cultural Site Stewardship Program – Program Expansion And Steward Retention: Quarterly Progress Report, Period Ending December 31, 2008, Margaret N. Rees Dec 2008

Southern Nevada Agency Partnership Cultural Site Stewardship Program – Program Expansion And Steward Retention: Quarterly Progress Report, Period Ending December 31, 2008, Margaret N. Rees

Cultural Site Stewardship Program

• The Cultural Site Stewardship Program reports the first decrease in reported cultural site impacts since program inception.

• Total cultural site stewards trained is 382 for 2008 calendar-year-end.

• Two new Regional Coordinators assigned to Sloan and Eldorado Valley.


Parentage Statements And Paired Stelae: Signs Of Dynastic Succession For The Classic Maya, Daniel Moroni Stewart Dec 2008

Parentage Statements And Paired Stelae: Signs Of Dynastic Succession For The Classic Maya, Daniel Moroni Stewart

Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this thesis is to describe and document parentage statements and paired stela found on Maya monuments or portable objects. While the existence of parentage statements, within the Maya text, has been known since the late 1970s, no thesis or major research project has ever been published pertaining to this class of glyphs within the Maya script. In 1977 Christopher Jones is credited with the discovery of parentage statements in Maya hieroglyphic texts (Jones 1977). His discovery was followed by a detailed analysis of parentage statements by Floyd Lounsbury, Peter Mathews, and Linda Schele (1977). They introduced most ...


Kelly, Rita Helen Roberts (Fa 353), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2008

Kelly, Rita Helen Roberts (Fa 353), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 353. Paper: "Good Mothering through Breast Feeding: Observations of a Meeting of the La Leche League" written by Rita H. Kelly for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


Jones, Rich (Fa 332), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2008

Jones, Rich (Fa 332), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 332. Paper: "Folklore and Media Project on the 'Daily News' Newspaper Articles" written by Rich Jones for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


Logsdon, Pamela Ann (Fa 334), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2008

Logsdon, Pamela Ann (Fa 334), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 334. Paper: "A Traditional Christmas Holiday" written by Pamela Ann Logsdon for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


Jarvis, Pat (Fa 333), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2008

Jarvis, Pat (Fa 333), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 333. Paper: "Collection of Advertisements from 'Rolling Stone' for Folklore and Media" written by Pat Jarvis for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


Miles, Claude D. (Fa 338), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2008

Miles, Claude D. (Fa 338), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 338. Paper: "[Folklore in 'Rolling Stone']" written by Claude D. Miles for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


Medley, Joy (Fa 339), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2008

Medley, Joy (Fa 339), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 339. Paper: "The Power of the Press: Elements of Folklore Surroudning 'The Death of Floyd Collins'" written by Medley for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


Hannah, James (Fa 330), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2008

Hannah, James (Fa 330), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 330. Paper: "Folklore and Mass Media Class Project: Looking at Folklore in the Newspaper" written by James Hannah for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


Johnstad, Susan E. (Fa 331), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2008

Johnstad, Susan E. (Fa 331), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 331. Paper: "The Folklore of Weddings in Bride Magazines: Where Tradition Meets Media Convention" written by Johnstad for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


Siebold, Jennine Kash (Fa 343), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2008

Siebold, Jennine Kash (Fa 343), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 343. Paper: "Whatever You Do, Don't Mention Hamloaf: Folkore in a Family Group" written by Jennine Kash Siebold for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


Levenson, Al (Fa 335), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2008

Levenson, Al (Fa 335), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text paper (click on "Additional Files" below) for Folklife Archives Project 335. Paper: "Frog Life: A Brief Discussion and Analysis of the Folklife of the Flying Frog Farm" written by Al Levenson for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


Estes, Buck "Red" (Fa 323), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2008

Estes, Buck "Red" (Fa 323), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 323. Cassette tape from a partially-damaged reel-to-reel tape (T-7-62-113) of Estes performing two folk songs and a "whooping" at Mammoth Cave, 4 July 1962. Also, a transcription of the material on the cassette and the New World Records compact disc 'I'm On My Journey Home: Vocal Styles and Resources in Folk Music" which contains Estes's performance.


Conducting Ethnography In China, Leung-Sea, Lucia Siu Dec 2008

Conducting Ethnography In China, Leung-Sea, Lucia Siu

Prof. SIU Leung-sea, Lucia

Conducting ethnography in modern China can be highly fruitful, yet there are special-care items that seldom appear in methodology literature. Drawn from the author’s fieldwork in China’s futures markets in 2005, the first part of this paper discusses a list of practical items that ethnographers are likely to face: field access, the organizational culture of public and quasi-public institutions, obtaining trust, the scenarios of gifts and banquets, reliability of statistical data, politically sensitive areas, and personal safety.

The second part is a reflection on standpoint issues, namely Orientalism and nationalism. Ethnographers usually face tensions that arise from their ...


Conducting Ethnography In China, Leung-Sea, Lucia Siu Dec 2008

Conducting Ethnography In China, Leung-Sea, Lucia Siu

Staff Publications

Conducting ethnography in modern China can be highly fruitful, yet there are special-care items that seldom appear in methodology literature. Drawn from the author’s fieldwork in China’s futures markets in 2005, the first part of this paper discusses a list of practical items that ethnographers are likely to face: field access, the organizational culture of public and quasi-public institutions, obtaining trust, the scenarios of gifts and banquets, reliability of statistical data, politically sensitive areas, and personal safety. The second part is a reflection on standpoint issues, namely Orientalism and nationalism. Ethnographers usually face tensions that arise from their ...


Chapter 2, Greek Ethnic Survival Under Ottoman Domination, Perry A. Bialor Dec 2008

Chapter 2, Greek Ethnic Survival Under Ottoman Domination, Perry A. Bialor

Research Report 09: The Limits of Integration: Ethnicity and Nationalism in Modern Europe

No abstract provided.


Chapter 1, Some Sociolinguistic Observations On The Relationship Between Czech And Slovak, Zdeněk Salzmann Dec 2008

Chapter 1, Some Sociolinguistic Observations On The Relationship Between Czech And Slovak, Zdeněk Salzmann

Research Report 09: The Limits of Integration: Ethnicity and Nationalism in Modern Europe

No abstract provided.


Chapter 5, Basque Nationalism, William A. Douglass, Milton Da Silva Dec 2008

Chapter 5, Basque Nationalism, William A. Douglass, Milton Da Silva

Research Report 09: The Limits of Integration: Ethnicity and Nationalism in Modern Europe

No abstract provided.


Chapter 4, The Maintenance Of Ethnic Identity In Catalonia, Oriol Pi-Sunyer Dec 2008

Chapter 4, The Maintenance Of Ethnic Identity In Catalonia, Oriol Pi-Sunyer

Research Report 09: The Limits of Integration: Ethnicity and Nationalism in Modern Europe

No abstract provided.


Chapter 3, Breton Nationalism And Modern France: The Permanent Revolution, David H. Fortier Dec 2008

Chapter 3, Breton Nationalism And Modern France: The Permanent Revolution, David H. Fortier

Research Report 09: The Limits of Integration: Ethnicity and Nationalism in Modern Europe

No abstract provided.


The Genetic Structure Of An Historical Population: A Study Of Marriage And Fertility In Old Deerfield, Massachusetts (Full Text), Alan C. Swedlund Dec 2008

The Genetic Structure Of An Historical Population: A Study Of Marriage And Fertility In Old Deerfield, Massachusetts (Full Text), Alan C. Swedlund

Research Report 07: The Genetic Structure of an Historical Population: a Study of Marriage and Fertility in Old Deerfield, Massachusetts

No abstract provided.


The Genetic Structure Of An Historical Population: A Study Of Marriage And Fertility In Old Deerfield, Massachusetts (Titlepage), Alan C. Swedlund Dec 2008

The Genetic Structure Of An Historical Population: A Study Of Marriage And Fertility In Old Deerfield, Massachusetts (Titlepage), Alan C. Swedlund

Research Report 07: The Genetic Structure of an Historical Population: a Study of Marriage and Fertility in Old Deerfield, Massachusetts

No abstract provided.


Chapter 1, Background Of The Study, Alan C. Swedlund Dec 2008

Chapter 1, Background Of The Study, Alan C. Swedlund

Research Report 07: The Genetic Structure of an Historical Population: a Study of Marriage and Fertility in Old Deerfield, Massachusetts

No abstract provided.


Chapter 2, Population Numbers, Alan C. Swedlund Dec 2008

Chapter 2, Population Numbers, Alan C. Swedlund

Research Report 07: The Genetic Structure of an Historical Population: a Study of Marriage and Fertility in Old Deerfield, Massachusetts

No abstract provided.


Chapter 3, Migration, Alan C. Swedlund Dec 2008

Chapter 3, Migration, Alan C. Swedlund

Research Report 07: The Genetic Structure of an Historical Population: a Study of Marriage and Fertility in Old Deerfield, Massachusetts

No abstract provided.


Chapter 4, Selection, Alan C. Swedlund Dec 2008

Chapter 4, Selection, Alan C. Swedlund

Research Report 07: The Genetic Structure of an Historical Population: a Study of Marriage and Fertility in Old Deerfield, Massachusetts

No abstract provided.


Chapter 5, Summary And Conclusion, Alan C. Swedlund Dec 2008

Chapter 5, Summary And Conclusion, Alan C. Swedlund

Research Report 07: The Genetic Structure of an Historical Population: a Study of Marriage and Fertility in Old Deerfield, Massachusetts

No abstract provided.


The Genetic Structure Of An Historical Population: A Study Of Marriage And Fertility In Old Deerfield, Massachusetts(Bibliography), Alan C. Swedlund Dec 2008

The Genetic Structure Of An Historical Population: A Study Of Marriage And Fertility In Old Deerfield, Massachusetts(Bibliography), Alan C. Swedlund

Research Report 07: The Genetic Structure of an Historical Population: a Study of Marriage and Fertility in Old Deerfield, Massachusetts

No abstract provided.


Potter, Phyllis M. (Fa 326), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2008

Potter, Phyllis M. (Fa 326), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 326. Paper: "Psalm-singing in 17th Century New England" written by Potter for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


What Benefits Do Parents Reap From Helpers At The Nest?, Kimber Haddix Mckay Dec 2008

What Benefits Do Parents Reap From Helpers At The Nest?, Kimber Haddix Mckay

Anthropology Faculty Publications

Review of "Maya Children: Helpers at the Farm."