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Anthropology & Geography

The Department of Anthropology and Geography prepares students for Christian service in settings in the US and across the globe. Students study human cultural diversity in a holistic perspective and learn practical skills that allow them to work with people of various cultural and social backgrounds in diverse contexts and in fields that rely heavily on cross-cultural communication.

Learning to Spear Hunt Among Ethiopian Chabu Adolescent Hunter-Gatherers

Research indicates that children in small-scale cultures acquire many subsistence skills and knowledge relatively easily and quickly at an early age. However, the precise age and the developmental sequence of acquiring skills and knowledge are seldom described. Considerable debate also exists as to the importance of particular modes (e.g., vertical, horizontal, and oblique) and processes (e.g., role of teaching) […]