Posting articles I have written in the past 15 years to this site for download. Articles span anthropology, history, archives, education and some curriculum. Follow me on Academia.edu!
[Note: this is a draft essay I wrote in 2005 in preparation for the comprehensive exams at U. Oregon.] The position or role of Native people in anthropology has always been an issue of contention. Many Native people, from all areas of Indian Country, and in the academy, believe […]
Dell Hymes is legendary, for his time he was the most respected of anthropologists to have originated in and worked in Oregon. He was born in Oregon and maintained a cabin in ZigZag, Oregon which he visited annually. Hymes had worked extensively on the languages of northwestern Oregon, especially on […]
Sugar is a huge industry in the United States. The substance is in nearly every processed food we eat. Why is this the case? Sugar is a drug. A legal drug that alters our body chemistry, including mood, psychology, and medical condition. Over a lifetime of eating sugar people […]
A few years ago, I received a donation from the Charles Holmes estate in Salem, from the wife of Charles Holmes. The collection, are records from the career of Charles Holmes, a former teacher and staff member at Chemawa Indian School in Salem, Oregon. There were some 30 boxes of […]