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Anthropology of Native AmericaHuman Rights and Indigenous issuesPsychological AnthropologyReligion and ShamanismCultural memory EpistemologyCulture Change
The Death that Brings Life: Reclaiming Indigenous Identity among the Coeur d’Alene Indians. Elohi: indigenous People and the Environment. University of Bordeaux June, 2012. Pp 21-36.
No One Eats the Fish Anymore: Tribal Reclamation of the Silver Valley, Idaho. Impact. Vol 14, no. 2. March 2012. Pp. 10-12.
Cultural Memory: Religion, Resistance and Identity (Univ. Texas, 2007)
Religion and Resistance in the Encounter between Jesuit Missionaries and Coeur d’Alene Indians on the Columbia Plateau (Mellen Press, 2002)
“Shamanism,” “Creationism,” and “Medicine Men,” Encyclopedia of Anthropology, Sage Publications, 2006
Post-Modern Art and the Religious Imagination: commentary and book for the Tacoma Art Museum, July, 1999
Coeur d’Alene Spirituality and Survival; Proceedings of the First Native American Studies Conference, University Press of the University of Idaho, 1999
Director of Canadian Studies
Dr. Gary Perry - "When I See Haiti, I Cannot Help but See New Orleans" - Part 1
Dr. Gary Perry - "When I See Haiti, I Cannot Help but See New Orleans" - Part 2
Tattoos on the Heart: Lessons from the Barrio
Mark Cohan, accomplished scholar of the Steampunk subculture, was featured in the Seattle University Magazine.
Jodi O’Brien recently published “Seeking Normal? Considering Same-Sex Marriage” in Seattle Journal for Social Justice.
Robert Efird is back from a Fulbright-sponsored sabbatical in China, where he spent a year working with local communities engaged in environmental education.
Gary Perry presented a paper at the 2012 meetings of the Association of Black Sociologists titled “Class, Take Out Your iPhones: Teaching Urban Sociology with New Media.”
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