This collection includes theses, dissertations, and professional papers from the University of Montana Department of Anthropology. Theses, dissertations, and professional papers from all University of Montana departments and programs may be searched here.

Follow


Theses/Dissertations from 2009

PDF

An Examination of Error in the Application of Pubic Aging Techniques, Ellery Kate Lungmus

PDF

A COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA CASE 29, Jennifer Claire Munch

PDF

Testing of a Portuguese Method for Estimating Skeletal Age at Death in Adults Using the Acetabulum on an American Sample, Brian Paul Ouellette

PDF

The Postmortem Interval: A Systematic Study of Pig Decomposition in West Central Montana, Hillary Renee' Parsons

PDF

Age Estimation of Fetal Skeletal Remains from the Forensic Context, Jennifer Ellen Sanders

Theses/Dissertations from 2008

PDF

A Comprehensive Case Report on University of Montana Forensic Case 66, Christopher John Buckley

PDF

Comparisons in the cranial form of the Blackfeet Indians: A reassessment of Boas' Native American data, Jenee Caprice Gesler

PDF

Changes in Osteoarthritis of the Elbow and Shoulder Joints in Women when Trasitioning from Hunting and Gathering to an Agricultural Subsistence, Kirsten Anne Green

PDF

Debating Identity: Urban Indians in the Healthcare System, Erin J. Klahn

PDF

Anthropometric Variation in California: A Study of Native American Populations, Catherine R. Mahoney

PDF

Using 3-D Geometric Morphometric Techniques to Further Understand the Relationship Between Neanderthals and Homo sapiens, Jolen Anya Minetz

PDF

AGE AT DEATH ESTIMATION FROM THE SACRAL SIDE OF THE SACROILIAC JOINT, Misty Marie Keahi Rego

PDF

Why Take the Risk?: Women's Interpretive Repertoires for Choosing Home Birth, Laura Ann St. Clair

PDF

A Clean Slate: The Archaeology of the Donner Party's Writing Slate Fragments, Molly Elizabeth Swords

PDF

Custer's Last Drag: An Examination of Tobacco Use Among the Seventh Cavalry During the Nineteenth Century, Shannon Marjorie Vihlene

PDF

A Comprehensive Case Study of Missoula County Sheriff's Office Case #85-09102, Debbie L. Wilkey, RN

PDF

Depression-Era Coloma: A World-Systems Study of Mining and Daily Life Experiences in a Reoccupied Montana Ghost Town, Benjamin Woody

Theses/Dissertations from 2007

PDF

A Lithic Raw Materials Study of the Bridge River Site, British Columbia, Canada, Darrell Albert Austin

PDF

Boomtown to Outdoor Museum: An Examination of Nevada City, Montana, for Placement on the National Register of Historic Places, Lara Briann Feider

PDF

A Modern Examination of Marcus Goldstein’s Mexican Immigrant Population Data: Comparisons of Mexican-born and U.S.-born Children and Adults Living in 1930’s America and Mexico, Amanda Katelin Gango

PDF

The Tongue River Bison Jump (24RB2135): The Technological Organization of Late Prehistoric Period Hunter-Gatherers in Southeastern Montana, Joseph Shawn Hamilton

PDF

Small Robe Band of Blackfeet: Ethnogenesis by Social and Religious Transformation, Linda Matt Juneau

PDF

PUBLIC ARCHAEOLOGY IN MONTANA: A SAMPLE OF UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA STUDENTS' PERCEPTIONS OF ARCHAEOLOGY AND KNOWLEDGE OF LOCAL SITES, HELEN ALEXANDRA KEREMEDJIEV

PDF

A REANALYSIS OF BOAS’S HEBREW IMMIGRANT DATA: COMPARISONS OF FOREIGN-BORN AND US-BORN CHILDREN LIVING IN EARLY 20TH CENTURY AMERICA, Margaret Rose Kress

PDF

THE SHIELD BEARING WARRIORS OF BEAR GULCH: A LOOK AT PREHISTORIC WARRIOR IDENTITY IN ROCK ART AND PLACES OF POWER, Melissa Marie Ray

PDF

Let's Piece the Past Together: Writing a Book about African Diaspora Archaeology Education for Middle School Students, Michelle Cull San Antonio

PDF

UMFC #66 A Comprehensive Case Report, Jeffery Adam Schiel

PDF

The Importance of Individual and Population Variation to Human Stature Estimation, Kelly Jean Shields

PDF

Ethnogenesis of Metis, Cree and Chippewa in Twentieth Century Montana, Elizabeth Sperry

PDF

Developing a GIS-Based Weights of Evidence Predictive Model to Locate the Probability of Prehistoric Sites in Southwest Montana, Jason Daniel Strahl

PDF

Faunal Analysis of the Tongue River Bison Kill Site (24RB2135) in Southeastern Montana, Hilleary Allison Sutton

PDF

A Comprehensive Case Report of University of Montana Forensic Collection Case #141, Yasuko Takebe

PDF

My Brother the Buffalo: An Ethnohistorical Documentation of the 1999 Buffalo Walk and the Cultural Significance of Yellowstone Buffalo to the Lakota Sioux and Nez Perce Peoples, Sarah Anne Tarka

PDF

Decomposition and the Freeze-Thaw Process in Northwestern Montana: A Preliminary Study, Laura Beth Wagster

Theses/Dissertations from 2006

PDF

Forensic anthropology : its contribution to forensic cases submitted to the University of Montana for analysis, Ana M. Byrne

PDF

Community dynamics and social status at the Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park, St. Kitts, West Indies, Jennifer B. Camp

PDF

Initial Investigations of Possible Historic Chinese Habitation of Site 24SA0122 (Poacher Gulch), Jennifer A. Childress

PDF

An Organizational and Functional Classification of the Stone Tool Assemblage from the Bridge River Archaelogical Site (EeR14) (2003 and 2004 Field Seasons), David S. Clarke

PDF

Historical demography of the Coeur d' Alene 1900-1930, Christina Joy. Heiner

PDF

Evolution and intelligent design: College students' perspectives, Bethany Klein

PDF

Alaskan Eskimo and Polynesian Island Population Skeletal Anatomy: The "Pacific Paradox" Revisited Through Surface Area to Body Mass Comparisons, Wendy Nicole Leach

PDF

Elemental analysis of nineteenth century lead artifacts from Lewis and Clark and Hudson's Bay sites of the Pacific Northwest, Jamie Ryan Lockman

PDF

The Slate and Silicified Shale Industry Recovered From the Bridge River Site (EeR14) British Columbia, Sierra A. Mandelko

PDF

Bioarchaeology at Grand Bay and Tyrell Bay, two contemporary Amerindian sites on Carriacou Island, Grenada, West Indies, Ryan R. Reeves

PDF

Examination of the structure and function of the mesoscale landscape occupied by Purgatorius genus, Erika Ringleb

PDF

Analysis of Hutterite breastfeeding patterns, Christine Smith

PDF

Comprehensive forensic case report case UMFC 39, Christina M. Traore

PDF

UMFC #12 : a comprehensive forensic analysis case report, Stacy Mae Westberg

PDF

History of Indian hunting and fishing rights as they pertain to the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and the Hellgate Treaty of 1855, M. J. Wheeler

Theses/Dissertations from 2005

PDF

A comparative study of prevalence rates of rheumatoid arthritis, Rochelle K. Bennett

PDF

Interpreting the past through faunal analysis at the Bridge River Site, Jessica Carol Bochart

PDF

Historic settlement of the Rattlesnake Creek Drainage, Montana| An archaeological and historical perspective, Daniel S. Comer

PDF

Comparative study of pelvic variability in relation to sexual dimorphism and geography in both modern and pre-historic populations, Dawn Marie Corso

PDF

Case of historical forensics : the identification of Rattlesnake Jake, Susan M. Craun

PDF

Structure, function, and dating of external cooking features at the Bridge River Site, Catherine Alison Dietz

PDF

Ecological crisis social change and the life paths of young Alaskans: An analysis of the impacts of shifting patterns in human-environment interaction in the fisheries-dependent region of Bristol Bay Alaska, Rachel Donkersloot

PDF

For as long as the sun shall rise and the mountains cast their shadows, Betty K. Henderson-Matthews

PDF

Change in nasal width produced by smiling: Its application in forensic art, Michelle M. Hinojosa

PDF

Comprehensive examination of the University of Montana Forensic Case 141, Amanda Marie Mason

PDF

Occupation chronology of Housepit 7 at the Keatley Creek site| An analysis of stratigraphy and dating, Trinity D. Schlegel

PDF

Tree Frog Site| A protohistoric large game procurement and processing site in the Centennial Valley, Montana, LeAnn Carol Schuster

PDF

Ethnographic survey of contemporary concepts of health and illness among individual Chippewas and Crees, Eli S. Suzukovich

PDF

A cultural study of the Bad Pass Trail in the Pryor Mountains Montana and Wyoming, Ashley Wisehart

Theses/Dissertations from 2004

PDF

Emergence of large housepits| Climatological factors contributing to changes in diameter and size variability of housepits in the mid-Fraser and south Thompson River valleys, Jesse W. Adams

PDF

Ethnobotany of the Northern Cheyenne: Medicinal Plants, Gabriel Ruben Bernier

PDF

The Chinese Presence in Virginia City Montana: A Historical Archaeology Perspective, Kristin Bowen

PDF

Gender in public policy : a rhetorical analysis of "The Montana women's report", David Brooks

PDF

The effects of two household accelerants on burned bone, Trisha L. Brown

PDF

Excavations at the Big Sheep Creek site near Dell, Montana, Mark A. Carper

PDF

Introduction to the concept of a "symmetry index" for use in the assessment of biface production goals illustrated using lithic materials from the Avon site (24PW340) Powell County Montana, Raven Garvey Carper

PDF

Traditional healers as agents and leaders of change : an examination of the role of the healer in the time of AIDS, Allison Elizabeth Fissel

PDF

Timeline in stone| Lithic indications of social and economic change at Housepit 7 of the Keatley Creek Site, Terrence M. Godin

PDF

Subhousepit 3: assessing the role of a small semisubterranean mat lodge in late Plateau Horizon settlement strategies, Lucille E. Harris

PDF

Variation in activity areas and temporal occupations at the Yaak River Site, Kristen Hauge

PDF

Division by blood: Examining a history of political and racial clashes underlying American Indian identity, Barbara Anne Henderson

PDF

Determination of Site Use as Inferred From the Lithics Data of the Post Adandonment Occupation of Housepit 7 at the Keatley Creek Site: Comparing Winter Village and Short-term Camp Models, André B. Jendresen

PDF

Taxonomical structures of Australopithecus : a reanalysis of hominid phylogeny, David Alexander Lukaszek

PDF

Big Horn Medicine Wheel| Source of power and conflict, Kelly P. McDonald

PDF

Syncretic Iconography by Native Americans of Montana and Early Catholic Missionaries, Michael J. McGinley

PDF

A Comparative study of the meadow locale at Alder Creek and the Murphy Cabin at Donner Lake: Using the historical and the archaeological record to create a new Donner memory, Jack C. McShane

PDF

Analysis of dermatoglyphic heritability: A study of phenotypic relationships, Constance S. Muller-Ford

PDF

Bridge River site of Lillooet, British Columbia| The faunal assemblage, Jackie L. Orcholl

PDF

Analysis of artifacts from Avon Valley, Montana, Leslie M. Riley

PDF

Missoula County Sheriff's Department case #8509102: A comprehensive forensic case report for "Christy Crystal Creek", Sydney Wimbrow

Theses/Dissertations from 2003

PDF

Changing times, changing economics| A faunal resource history of Housepit 7 at the Keatley Creek Site, Melisse R. Burns

PDF

Woman's health care movement of Montana 1969-1999 : from personal perspectives, Erin Cunniff

PDF

Culture history of the Yellowstone River and Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming and Montana, Elaine Skinner Hale

PDF

A comprehensive examination of University of Montana Forensic Case #12, Jason M. Incillo

PDF

Ancestry of North America : a statistical craniomorphic comparison of paleoindian skulls, J. Chad Jones

PDF

Cultural landscape report for the Lewis and Clark Expedition's Travelers Rest campsite near present-day Lolo, Montana, Susan L. Knudsen

PDF

Evaluation of HIV transmission knowledge and prevention behavior among migrant workers in Montana, Angela D. McCall

PDF

Premortem tooth loss : a model for estimating adult age at death, Dawn M. Medved

PDF

A comprehensive examination of University of Montana Forensic Cases 35A and 35B, Amy Lalaenya Nadolny

PDF

Comprehensive forensic case report: The University of Montana case #UMFC37, Angela J. Regan

PDF

Results of an archaeological survey along the Montana-Idaho stateline in the northern Bitterroot Range| LoLo Pass to Lookout Pass, Mark Talbot Vallier

PDF

Concordance of two methods of assessing race of human crania, Christy Watterson

Theses/Dissertations from 2002

PDF

Examination of Otis T. Mason's standard of authenticity| Salvage ethnography and Indian baskets at the Smithsonian Institution, Zachary T. Androus

PDF

As long as water falls| An ethnohistorical study in the socioeconomic underdevelopment and cultural identity of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes| Using the events leading up to and surrounding the construction and future control of the Kerr Dam, William F. Arnold

PDF

NAGPRA: Problems and solutions for successful repatriation, Megan AH. Bateman

PDF

Frequency and severity of rickets and osteomalacia relative to levels of skin melanin, Jamie L. Elser