Rewriting Ethnography: The Embedded Texts in Leslie Silko's Ceremony
- A VIEW FROM THE WATCHMAN'S POLE: Salmon, Animism and the Kwakw...k...'wakw Summer Ceremonial. CULLON, DEIDRE // BC Studies;Spring2013, Issue 177, p9
The article discusses the summer ceremonial of the Kwakwaka'wakw people of British Columbia. Topics include the relation of the ceremonial to the people's winter ceremonial, the role of salmon in the ritual, and animistic religious aspects of the ceremonial. Also addressed are the role of the...
- His own best narrator. McNeilly, Kevin // Canadian Literature;Autumn97, Issue 154, p29
Profiles Franz Boas, while focusing on his work and writing style. Indepth look at Boaz's `Kwakiutl Tales' which was published in two bilingual series; Discussion on the critical rhetoric surrounding Boaz's work; Information on Boaz's anthropological framework in relation to his writing.
- Editors' Column. Garner, Lori Ann; Garner, R. Scott // U.S. Industry Quarterly Review: Labor;2011 2nd Quarter, preceding p252
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses various reports published within the issue including a foreword by Joseph Falaky Nagy and scholarly investigations including those from Steve Reece, Aaron Phillip Tate and Kayla M. Miller.
- "The Telling Which Continues": Oral Tradition and the Written Word in Leslie Marmon Silko's "Storyteller." Hirsch, Bernard A. // American Indian Quarterly;Winter1988, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p1
Examines the oral tradition and the written word in the book "Storyteller," by Leslie Marmon Silko. Importance of photographs in describing oral tradition; Details of the book's cyclic design; Use of poetry in the storytelling process.
- Leslie Marmon Silko and Simon J. Ortiz: Pathways to the Tradition. Henderson, Dave // Oral Tradition;Oct2011, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p477
The article discusses how the stories of Native American writers such as Simon J. Ortiz and Leslie Marmon Silko can show the connections between Native oral traditions and literature. It identifies the traditional features preserved in Native literature and ways in which oral tradition students...
- Introduction Cultural Subjects and Objects: The Legacy of Franz Boas and Its Futures in Anthropology, Academe, and Human Rights. GREENHOUSE, CAROL J. // Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society;Mar2010, Vol. 154 Issue 1, p1
The article presents an introduction to the March 2010 issue, highlighting its central theme of the German American anthropologist Franz Boas and his influence on U.S. learning and scholarship.
- Franz Boas and professional anthropology: On mapping the borders of the `modern'. Hegeman, Susan // Victorian Studies;Spring98, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p455
Explores the margin existing between Victorian and modernist anthropology by focusing on the career of the `father' of American anthropology Franz Boas. Establishment of the textual nature of ethnography; Changing conditions of intellectual labor during the turn of the 20th century; Emergence...
- 'Whose ethics?': Codifying and enacting ethics in research settings. Davis, Michael; Holcombe, Sarah // Australian Aboriginal Studies;Nov2010, Vol. 2010 Issue 2, p1
Courtesy, modesty, good manners, conformity to definite ethical standards are universal. But what constitutes courtesy, modesty and good manners and ethical standards is not universal. It is instructive to know that standards differ in the most unexpected ways. It is still more important to know...
- Historiographical Concerns in the History of Anthropology. Williams Jr., Vernon J. // Western Journal of Black Studies;Winter2004, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p453
Anthropology has not exhibited the degree of continuity on the issue of black Westerners' presence in the discipline-for it certainly has skeletons in the closet in reference to this issue-that one might presume by focusing solely on Franz Boas's pioneering yet futile efforts in diversifying the...