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Stewards of the Human Landscape
Spring 2001

Online Archive

*  Feature articles

(image) Illustration of park constituants.

"Environmental problems create winners and losers . . . Losers suffer from lost resources, health, and livelihood. Their powerlessness is often tied to poverty, ethnicity, or religion. "

"Building a Public Interest Anthropology," Barbara Johnston

*  Seeking Inclusiveness by Muriel ‘Miki' Crespi

The human dimension comes to the forefront in the management of the parks.

*  Piecing the Puzzle by Genevieve Dewey-Hefley, et al.

Ethnographic places do not necessarily yield material evidence the way archeological sites do. Given that challenge, the University of Arizona’s Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology has come up with a way to identify Indian connections to public land--essential to preserving these ties.

*  The Heart of the Problem by Edward B. Liebow

In dealing with threats to the public health, the first step is defining the problem. Sounds simple, but it isn’t.

*  New Species at EPA by Theresa Trainor

The Environmental Protection Agency discovers a critical need for cultural anthropologists in dealing with the "human factor.

*  Building a Public Interest Anthropology by Barbara Johnston

Preserving culture in the face of environmental problems.

*  Inner Transformation by George Esber and Ed Natay

In the 1990s, NPS ethnographers in the Southwest set the region on a new path by reaching out to local communities.

*  The Value of Ground Truth by Shirley J. Fiske

Sustaining our fishing communities.

*   The Living Landscapes of America's Cities by Rebecca Joseph

Ethnographers reveal the human connections to national parks in our cities.

*  A Voice for Diversity by Jacilee Wray and Marie Hebert

Washington State's Olympic National Park safeguards a centuries-old native homeland.

*  Striking Balance by Don Callaway

How traditional ways of life inform ecosystem management in Alaska.