Alaska at the national anthropology conference 2007

106th AAA (American Anthropological Association) Annual Meeting Nov 28 – Dec 2, 2007 Washington, DC

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Governing the Harvest: Law and Subsistence Hunting in Alaska
Session Title: Legal Pluralism and Popular Justice
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Session Time: –
Type: Paper
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What does it Mean to be a Culturally Responsive Teacher in Alaska
Session Title: Indigenous Educational Equity: Difference or Justice?
Start Date: 11/28/2007
Session Time: 08:00 PM – 09:45 PM
Type: Paper
Author: Melissa Rickey
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Food Insecurity Differs by Age Groups in Rural Alaskan Native Communities
Session Title: The Changing Dynamics of Food, Nutrition and Cuisine
Start Date: 11/28/2007
Session Time: 04:00 PM – 05:45 PM
Type: Paper
Author: Janell Smith
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On the Road Again: Migration, Kinship and the State
Session Title: The Difference Kinship Makes: Rethinking the Ideologies of Modernity
Start Date: 12/01/2007
Session Time: 01:45 PM – 05:30 PM
Type: Paper
Author: Barbara Bodenhorn
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Archaeological Goods as Economic Capital: Heritage Lost or Reframed?
Session Title: HERITAGE ENTREPRENEURS: PRODUCING TRADITION FOR NATIONAL AND GLOBAL MARKETS
Start Date: 11/28/2007
Session Time: 04:00 PM – 05:45 PM
Type: Paper
Author: Julie Hollowell
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Is simple technology really so simple? Identity difference and expertise in Native Alaska
Session Title: Gender and Material Culture
Start Date: 11/29/2007
Session Time: 01:45 PM – 05:30 PM
Type: Paper
Author: Lisa Frink
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Time and Sentience: Methodological Considerations for Arctic Change Research
Session Title: Witnessing, Communicating, Acting: Substantiating Anthropology’s Role in Confronting Global Climate Change
Start Date: 11/30/2007
Session Time: 08:00 AM – 11:45 AM
Type: Paper
Author: David Natcher
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GLOBALIZING THE (IN)EQUALITIES OF MODERNIZATION: OBESITY AND DIABETES MELLITUS
Session Title: INEQUALITIES, CHRONIC ILLNESS AND CHRONICITY: Dedicated to the memory of Gay Becker
Start Date: 12/01/2007
Session Time: 10:15 AM – 12:00 PM
Type: Paper
Author: Dennis Wiedman
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MISSIONARIES, HUMANITARIAN AID, AND ACCOMPANYING IDEOLOGIES: THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF MISSIONARY ACTIVITY IN THE RUSSIAN FAR EAST
Session Title: NEW RELIGIONS, HETEROGENEOUS TRADITIONS AND COMPETING STRATEGIES FOR SOCIAL POWER AND JUSTICE IN THE RUSSIAN NORTH
Start Date: 11/30/2007
Session Time: 10:15 AM – 12:00 PM
Type: Paper
Author: Patty Gray
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Inhabiting the Brand: Heritage, cultural tourism, and emergent personhood in Alaska and Bali
Session Title: Beyond individual and society: Mass mediated forms of personhood
Start Date: 11/29/2007
Session Time: 08:00 AM – 11:45 AM
Type: Paper
Author: Hannah Voorhees
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The Quest for Quality: Reworking Nature and Labor in Bristol Bay, Alaska
Session Title: Rappaport Prize Panel
Start Date: 11/28/2007
Session Time: 08:00 PM – 09:45 PM
Type: Paper
Author: Karen Hebert
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“Strange Things Happen to Non-Christian People”: Human-Animal Transformation among the Inupiaq of Arctic Alaska
Session Title: Anthropological Portrayals of Human and Non Human Relationships and Intimate Environmentalisms
Start Date: 12/01/2007
Session Time: 04:00 PM – 05:45 PM
Type: Paper
Author: Joslyn Cassady
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Co-Management in Natural vs. Cultural Resource Economies: Lessons from Alaska
Session Title: Compromise or Compromised? Reconsidering Indigenous and Local Participation in Natural Resource Governance
Start Date: 11/29/2007
Session Time: 08:00 AM – 11:45 AM
Type: Paper
Author: Thomas Thornton
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Engaging Communities: Graduate Mentoring in Alaska Native Language Education
Session Title: Indigenous Educational Equity: Difference or Justice?
Start Date: 11/28/2007
Session Time: 08:00 PM – 09:45 PM
Type: Paper
Author: Patrick Marlow
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Traditional Knowledge: A Blueprint for Survival in the Face of Type 2 Diabetes
Session Title: Living Different Landscapes: Intersections and Inequalities in Biodiversity, Local Knowledge and Health
Start Date: 12/01/2007
Session Time: 01:45 PM – 05:30 PM
Type: Paper
Author: dawn satterfield
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Daily Negotiation of Traditions in a Single Denominational Russian Orthodox Village in Alaska
Session Title: Traveling Religions
Start Date: 12/02/2007
Session Time: 10:15 AM – 12:00 PM
Type: Paper
Author: Medea Csoba DeHass
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DISTANT BOOMS AND LOCAL ECHOES: CULTURAL RESPONSES TO THE INEQUALITIES OF BOOM-BUST CYCLES IN A FISHERY AND NATURAL RESOURCE DEPENDENT COMMUNITIES
Session Title: : IMPACTS AND EQUITY: APPLIED ANTHROPOLOGY AND FISHERIES MANAGEMENT
Start Date: 11/28/2007
Session Time: 12:00 PM – 01:45 PM
Type: Paper
Author: Karma Norman
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Surveilling wildlife: privileging satellite knowledge over local knowledge.
Session Title: Technologies of Surveillance: Fear, Faith and Expertise
Start Date: 12/02/2007
Session Time: 10:15 AM – 02:00 PM
Type: Paper
Author: Sandhya Ganapathy
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Finding Words: Discourse, Power, and Climate Change in Northwestern Alaska
Session Title: Witnessing, Communicating, Acting: Substantiating Anthropology’s Role in Confronting Global Climate Change
Start Date: 11/30/2007
Session Time: 08:00 AM – 11:45 AM
Type: Paper
Author: Elizabeth Marino
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