Karyn Sharp,Henry S. Sharp's Hunting Caribou: Subsistence Hunting along the Northern Edge PDF

By Karyn Sharp,Henry S. Sharp

Denésuliné hunters diversity from deep within the Boreal woodland a long way into the tundra of northern Canada. Henry S. Sharp, a social anthropologist and ethnographer, spent a number of many years engaging in fieldwork and watching hunts via this prolonged relatives team. His daughter, Karyn Sharp, who's an archaeologist focusing on First international locations reports and is Denésuliné, additionally saw numerous hunts. through the years the daddy and daughter discovered that not just their own backgrounds but in addition their disciplinary specializations considerably affected how every one perceived and understood their reviews with the Denésuliné.

In Hunting Caribou, Henry and Karyn Sharp try and comprehend and interpret their decades-long observations of Denésuliné hunts during the a number of disciplinary lenses of anthropology, archaeology, and ethnology. even supposing questions and methodologies fluctuate among disciplines, the Sharps’ ethnography, via connecting those elements, presents designated insights into the ecology and motivations of searching societies.

Themes of gender, women’s exertions, bugs, wolf and caribou habit, scale, mobility and transportation, and land use are associated during the authors’ own voice and reports. This player ethnography makes an incredible contribution to a number of fields in academe whereas concurrently revealing vast implications for study, public coverage, and primary countries politics.

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