A lover, not a fighter? The animal as friend and enemy in Cree ontology and beyond

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Abstract

Studies of Cree relations with animals have focused on their ambivalence, invoking categories such as friendship, love, pity, enmity, exchange, and deception to explain the dynamic between predator and prey, analytically providing insight in other Amerindian cultural contexts as well.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusUnpublished - 6 Aug 2013
EventIUAES 17th World Congress - Manchester city, United Kingdom, Manchester, United Kingdom
Duration: 5 Aug 201310 Aug 2013

Conference

ConferenceIUAES 17th World Congress
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityManchester
Period5/08/1310/08/13
OtherThe 17th World Congress of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES2013) will be convened in Manchester city, U.K. from 5-10 August, 2013 (See http://www.iuaes2013.org). As a part of this congress, there will be an academic session on 'Issues of Migration and Its Linguistic Consequences in the Different Regions of South Asia throughout the History'.

This academic session aims to facilitate communication and exchange of information and experience among the scholars, academics and students who are involved in exploring the Issues of Migration and Its Linguistic Consequences in the Different Regions of South Asia throughout the History.

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Westman, C. (2013). A lover, not a fighter? The animal as friend and enemy in Cree ontology and beyond. Paper presented at IUAES 17th World Congress, Manchester, United Kingdom.