Colleen Slebzak

Anthropological Review

Monthly Archives: March, 2014

Oral Environments

The environment plays a leading role in shaping a society’s culture, political organization, and formal and informal social sanctions. It represents the identities of those whom inhabit an area; and … Continue reading

March 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Redesigning the Current Economic System: Principles to Embody to Personify a Democratic Economic System

Globalization Globalization affects everyone. Western societies seem to benefit from the impacts of globalization; while, indigenous and Native individuals lifestyles, communities, and cultural traditions are threatened. I feel as if … Continue reading

March 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Do Glaciers Listen?

Many Arctic communities have oral histories that have helped Native and indigenous individuals to identify with their environment. In several of the stores in Do Glaciers Listen, by Julie Cruikshank, … Continue reading

March 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Political Ecology

Indigenous and Native individuals have a specific and vital “traditional ecological knowledge” (TEK) that may hold solutions for sustainability of the environment and for the human race. By incorporating TEK … Continue reading

March 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Plight of the Yahi: Ishi’s Brain

ABSTRACT The plight of the Yahi Indians is a dark truth in California’s history. During the first half of the twentieth century, the American government killed Native Americans to the … Continue reading

March 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Archaic Versus Modern Human Categorizations in Anthropology

What Does It Mean To Be Human? A Discussion in Species Variation and Classification Challenges Abstract It is often difficult to categorize the human being into categories, separate species, or … Continue reading

March 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Religion, Warfare, and Culture: An Example of Natral Selection

Religion as a Product of Human Nature and a Look into the Dangers of the Misuse of the Term Culture Abstract Not all humans are religious or aggressive; however, since … Continue reading

March 21, 2014 · Leave a comment