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John Ziker

Boise State University | Anthropology

John Ziker, chairman of the Department of Anthropology at Boise State University, was trained at University of California at Santa Barbara and Arizona State University. John has conducted field research in Siberia since 1992, mainly on the topics of indigenous land tenure and economy. He has on-going research on food-sharing networks and demographics in Siberia. In addition, he is investigating the conical hide-covered lodge and its ecological, social, and symbolic roles among indigenous peoples in Canada and Siberia.

Articles from this author

  • GTD

    The Long, Lonely Job of Homo academicus

    Focusing the research lens on the professor's own schedule

  • Anthropology

    The Fire is our Grandfather

    A narrative of Oksye Bezrukikh (b. 1907)

  • Anthropology

    Даешь, Если Имееш

    Environmental Proverbs from Siberia