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  • Palaeo-Eskimo genetic ancestry and the peopling of Chukotka and North America 

    Flegontov, Pavel; Altınışık, N. Ezgi; Changmai, Piya; Rohland, Nadin; Mallick, Swapan; Adamski, Nicole; Bolnick, Deborah A.; Broomandkhoshbacht, Nasreen; Candilio, Francesca; Culleton, Brendan J.; Flegontova, Olga; Friesen, T. Max; Jeong, Choongwon; Harper, Thomas K.; Keating, Denise; Kennett, Douglas J.; Kim, Alexander M.; Lamnidis, Thiseas C.; Lawson, Ann Marie; Olalde, Iñigo; Oppenheimer, Jonas; Potter, Ben A.; Raff, Jennifer; Sattler, Robert A.; Skoglund, Pontus; Stewardson, Kristin; Vajda, Edward J.; Vasilyev, Sergey; Veselovskaya, Elizaveta; Hayes, M. Geoffrey; O’Rourke, Dennis H.; Krause, Johannes; Pinhasi, Ron; Reich, David; Schiffels, Stephan (Nature Research, 2019-06-05)
    Much of the American Arctic was first settled 5,000 years ago, by groups of people known as Palaeo-Eskimos. They were subsequently joined and largely displaced around 1,000 years ago by ancestors of the present-day Inuit ...
  • Laman KiKongo Collection Guide (and Supplementary Materials) 

    Janzen, John M.; MacGaffey, Wyatt (2021-04-21)
    This collection is an archival treasure of about 10,000 handwritten pages that records the life of people in the Lower Congo early in the 20th century. Congolese teachers wrote the notebooks in response to questions ...
  • Violence and Reclamation: Understanding HIV in Tanzania 

    Dawson, Symantha Nicole (University of Kansas, 2019-12-31)
    This paper focuses on the dialogue between HIV, various forms of violence, and acts of reclamation based on ethnographic experience in Mufindi, Tanzania. Ethnographic examples in this paper are the product of ethnographic ...
  • Holocene Maritime Hunter-Gatherer Lithic Assemblage Variability in the Eastern Aleutians, Alaska: Planning, Provisioning, and Predictability 

    Bruner, Kale (University of Kansas, 2019-08-31)
    This dissertation investigates toolstone provisioning and lithic production employed by the maritime hunter-gatherers of Unalaska Bay in the southern Bering Sea during the early and middle Holocene. Lithic assemblage ...
  • Tibetan as a dominant Sprachbund language: its interactions with neighboring languages 

    Dwyer, Arienne M. (New York: Trace Foundation., 2013)
    The Amdo plateau is well-known as a language convergence area (Dwyer 1995, Slater 2003, Janhunen 2004). But what kind of influence has Tibetan had on the languages of that region? What cultural contacts have facilitated ...
  • An analysis of the skeletal material from Sugar Creek Ossuary 

    Nickels, Martin K. (University of Kansas, 1971-05-31)
    The purpose of this study is essentially twofold: first, to record and present the osteological data from the skeletal material recovered at the Sugar Creek Ossuary (23PL58) and, second, to assess this material's affinities ...
  • Steed-Kisker and Nebraska ceramics : a new interpretation 

    Greatorex, Linda J. (University of Kansas, 1997-05-31)
    Ceramic variation has been used as the major criterion for taxonomically separating archaeological complexes in the Central Plains during the Middle Ceramic period (A.D.900-A.D. I 500). The Steed-Kisker and Nebraska phases ...
  • Dataset on the epidemiology and genetic diversification of dengue virus (DENV) serotypes and genotypes in Mexico 

    Domínguez-de-la-Cruz, Eduardo; de Lourdes Muñoz, María; Hernández-García, Ericel; Pérez-Ramírez, Gerardo; David, Randy E.; Navarrete-Espinosa, Joel; Díaz-Badillo, Álvaro; Moreno-Galeana, Miguel; Brito-Carreón, Cesar Armando (Elsevier, 2020-07-29)
    Dengue virus (DENV) evolution has had a significant impact on disease pathogenesis, virulence, and epidemiology in Mexico. Novel genotypic variation in DENV serotypes and genotypes may influence the magnitude and severity ...
  • Surface analysis of an eagle talon from Krapina 

    Radovčić, Davorka; Birarda, Giovanni; Sršen, Ankica Oros; Vaccari, Lisa; Radovčić, Jakov; Frayer, David W. (Nature Research, 2020-04-14)
    The Krapina white-tailed eagle talons represent a kind of jewelry worn by Krapina Neandertals some 130,000 years ago. New inspection of one Krapina talon (386.1) revealed a fiber, sealed by a thin silicate coating, adhering ...
  • A dictionary of Eastern Bonan 

    Li, Charles N.; Dwyer, Arienne M. (2020-06-12)
  • The Creation of Metropolitan Amazonia: Genetic Consequences of Migration and Urbanization 

    David, Randy Edward (University of Kansas, 2019-12-31)
    Uniparental genetic markers were analyzed in a sample of 182 individuals from the Peruvian Amazonian city of Yurimaguas. The site of extensive pre-Columbian and modern migratory fluctuation, contemporary Yurimaguas is ...
  • Inga Rimakkuna: Indigenous Frontiers in the Pastaza Basin, Peru 

    Homan, Joshua (University of Kansas, 2018-12-31)
    This dissertation examines the lives of Inga-speaking indigenous peoples living in the Pastaza basin in the northern reaches of the Peruvian Amazon. Through an in-depth historical overview, I demonstrate how the imposition ...
  • Mitochondrial Haplogrouping and Short Tandem Repeat Analyses in Anthropological Research using Next-Generation Sequencing Technologies 

    Wood, Melody Ratliff (University of Kansas, 2018-08-31)
    The field of anthropological genetics aims to reveal, characterize, and understand the biological diversity of modern and ancient human populations. This goal is achieved by analyzing different regions of the autosomes, ...
  • Site Formation Processes at the Spring Valley Site (23CT389), Ozark National Scenic Riverways, Missouri 

    Niquette, Richard Mason (University of Kansas, 2018-08-31)
    The Spring Valley site (23CT389) is stratified, multicomponent site associated with a co-alluvial fan in Ozark National Scenic Riverways, Carter County, Missouri. Recorded prehistoric occupations range from Middle Paleoindian ...
  • The Invisible Violence That Follows: The Effects of Drought on Children, Kinship, & Gender In Tanzania 

    Thompson, Lia Simone (University of Kansas, 2018-08-31)
    Tanzania is considered to be food self-sufficient at the national level, but in recent years, food deficits are becoming more apparent at regional and household levels. This can be attributed to an over reliance on ...
  • Transnational Migration and Group Cohesion in Five Pohnpeian Communities 

    Hubbard, Charles Allen (University of Kansas, 2018-05-31)
    Long spared direct incursions by the global economy and colonial occupation, residents of the central Micronesian island of Pohnpei have shifted from being members of a regional center of influence to marginal players on ...
  • XQuery databases for linguistic resources in the IAIA and UyLVs projects 

    Sperberg-McQueen, C.M.; Dwyer, Arienne M. (2013-07)
    Increasing numbers of linguists have multimodal data of relatively rare languages, richly annotated for grammatical information. Querying these data, in the service of linguistic discovery, should be powerful and flexible. ...
  • A population-specific reference panel empowers genetic studies of Anabaptist populations 

    Hou, Liping; Kember, Rachel L.; Roach, Jared C.; O'Connell, Jeffrey R.; Craig, David W.; Bucan, Maja; Scott, William K.; Pericak-Vance, Margaret; Haines, Jonathan L.; Crawford, Michael H.; Shuldiner, Alan R.; McMahon, Francis J. (Nature Research, 2017-07-20)
    Genotype imputation is a powerful strategy for achieving the large sample sizes required for identification of variants underlying complex phenotypes, but imputation of rare variants remains problematic. Genetically isolated ...
  • Genetic Structure of the Iraqi Population at 15 STRs and the Consequent Forensic Applications 

    Alden, Sarah (University of Kansas, 2017-12-31)
    1061 individuals were sampled from the cities of Anbar, Baghdad, Basra, Diyala, Najaf, and Wasit in Iraq and typed for 15 forensic STRs to explore the genetic structure of Iraq and develop a forensic DNA database. Analyses ...
  • A phonology of Okanogan 

    Young, Philip Andrew (University of Kansas, 1971)
    This paper presents a tentative phonology of the Okanogan dialect of Interior Salish. This phonology is based on materials elicited and recorded in Washington and British Columbia during the summer of 1970.

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