Differing Viewpoints: Cultural Perspectives on Canis lupus

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Audrey Heath


This paper was originally written for Instructor Robert Bandringa's Indigenous Studies 333 course Indigenous Ethnozoology. The assignment asked students to explore the zoology and ethnozoology of a chosen animal. The paper uses APA citation style.

By analyzing the presence of wolves and dogs in both Indigenous communities and Western society leads to a discussion about the purpose and role which wolves play, and how they are understood. Indigenous knowledges and Western world views are often in contrast to one another, and this is just another example of that, in which this paper will explore further.

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