Davis, Nancy Yaw

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DAVIS, Nancy Yaw

DAVIS, Nancy Yaw. American, b. 1936. Genres: Anthropology/Ethnology, Literary criticism and history. Career: Alaska Methodist University, Anchorage, instructor, 1960-62; Anchorage Community College, lecturer, 1963-67, 1970, assistant professor, 1971-72; University of Alaska, Anchorage, assistant professor, 1972-75; Cultural Dynamics, Anchorage, president, 1976-89, sole proprietor, 1989-. Publications: Steps toward Understanding Rapid Culture Change in Native Rural Alaska, 1976; Historical Indicators of Alaska Native Culture Change, 1978; Kodiak Native Sociocultural Impacts, 1979; A Sociocultural Description of Small Communities in the Kodiak-Shumagin Region, 1986; (ed. with W.E. Davis) Adventures through Time: Readings in the Anthropology of Cook Inlet, Alaska, 1996; The Zuni Enigma: A Native American People's Possible Japanese Connection, 2000. Author of reports for federal and regional governments and articles in scholarly journals and collections. Address: Cultural Dynamics, 719 N St. Suite 3, Anchorage, AK 99501, U.S.A.