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    • From Radical to Routine: BURNING MAN AND THE TRANSFORMATION OF A COUNTERCULTURAL MOVEMENT 

      Fathalla, Miriam (2015)
      Burning Man refers to three entities; a community of motivated creatives, an organizational body and the week-long Nevada-desert art event that attracts up to 70,000 participants annually and culminates in the burning of ...
    • The "Gospel" of Cultural Sustainability: Missiological Insights 

      Ralph, Anna (2013-05)
      Christian missionaries were some of the earliest cross-cultural workers. The author, a former missionary and current student of cultural sustainability, notes a close correspondence between the passions of missionaries and ...
    • The History of the Seaconke Pokanoket Wampanoag Nation 

      Spears Moorehead, Deborah (2012)
      This narrative is the history of the Seaconke Pokanoket Wampanoag Tribal Nation. (SPWTN) The history of SPWTN is inclusive of many of the Colonial American events that lead up to the founding of United States. The purpose ...
    • Home on the Range: How Women Sustained and Enriched Their Lives on Ranches 

      Cloudt, Cherie Ann (2013)
      This study describes and analyzes the perspectives and attitudes of elder ranch women from the central part of Arizona, specifically, Yavapai County. These women's sense of place and role as working ranch women is described ...
    • "I-And-I Vibration": Word, Sound, and Power in Rastafari Music and Reasoning 

      Bean, Benjamin (2014-01)
      For Rastafarians, reasoning is a sacred form of dialogue, an exchange of ideas or “sounds” on matters of faith, identity, or collective goals. The Rastafari movement emerged from the black liberation struggle in Jamaica ...
    • Imaginative Fields: A Companion to Action 

      Anderson, Michele (2014-06)
      This creative nonfiction essay uses public narrative framework (story of self, story of us, story of now) to intertwine cultural sustainability leadership theory with a practical case study of community organizing through ...
    • Immigrant and Refugee Teens as Cultural Leaders 

      Andrew, Jamie (2013-05)
      My research focuses on adolescent immigrants and refugees in diverse American communities, exploring potential avenues to strengthen these communities by engaging immigrant teens in cultural programs at Children's Museums. ...
    • In This Place: Port Orchard 

      Propes, Ashley (2015)
      The framework of this Capstone project has taken form throughout my time participating and living in the community of Port Orchard, WA. The project has worked towards adapting methods for collecting ways individuals connect ...
    • Infant Feeding Practices as Personal and Cultural Constructions 

      Mueller, Randi (2015-05)
      How do infant feeding practices reflect the cultural values, practices, and aims of mothers? To attempt to explore the various dynamics of this question, this thesis will cover three main topics: societal and maternal ...
    • The Intersection of Commercial Fishing and Tourism: An Exploratory Research Project 

      Vlahovich, A. Michael (2016-12-22)
      This paper examines the relationship between traditional maritime culture; such as commercial fishing, and tourism in the Republic of Croatia. Its emphasis is on the effects of tourism development in the small towns and ...
    • La Comunità: Programming for Italian-Americans in Providence, Rhode Island 

      Asciolla, Jamie (2017-07-02)
      This capstone outlines the research and process of developing in dialogue with community members a series of public programs that focus on the Italian-American community in the Providence, Rhode Island area. The programs ...
    • LIFERS: A Cultural Glimpse of Today's Marine Corps Through The Stories of Three Career Officers 

      Fitzell, Brian (2016-05-27)
      “I am just fortunate to have been able to serve for this long in a profession that I love,” emailed one of the Lifers profiled in this manuscript reflecting upon his 25 years in the Marine Corps. Lifers is the term for ...
    • Living History: Finding Myself in the Reflection of My Elders 

      Brooks, Carol (2016-07-08)
      Living History: Finding Myself in the Reflection of My Elders is an in depth reflection on my personal feelings of detachment from my heritage as an African American - an unfortunate byproduct of the silence of the generations ...
    • Louisville StorySites 

      Skinner, Emily (2018-07)
      The purpose for this capstone project is to produce a web-based product which showcases the intersection of story and place in Louisville, KY’s historic cultural landscapes. My guiding question is: How can historic ...
    • Maya'loyon: Creating a Space for Indigenous and Cultural Teachers 

      Lent, Nakia (2019-05-16)
      This project, Maya’loyon, consists of a website https://accordion-mayflower-djkm.squarespace.com/config/ designed for Indigenous Languages and Cultural Teachers, nationally and internationally. (The site will go live on ...
    • The Missing Peace: Offerings from the Study of Adoption, Culture, and Identity 

      Williams, Laura (2018-05-24)
      The purpose of this capstone is to expand cultural sustainability practice by investigating how emerging adult Chinese adoptees living in the United States negotiate identity formation and belonging. To understand the ...
    • Mohegan Foodways - Past, Present & Future 

      Meehan, Susan Wendy (2013-01)
      The foodways of Mohegan traverse every aspect of life at Mohegan. Mohegan traditions, ceremony, stories, oral tradition, history, spirituality, familial celebrations, the general health of the community, community transitions ...
    • A Museum Educator's Identity Toolkit: How knowing Ourselves Transforms Our Work 

      Jensen, Cat (2018-07)
      This project seeks to explore narratives (NARRATIVE: A story of any kind. Different cultures have a differing “sense of story” telling them what is and isn’t appropriately narrative) of identity as they relate to how public ...
    • Ocama 

      Morales, Joanne (2013)
      Ocama, which means "listen" is a two part project regarding the importance of sustaining Taino culture. The first part is a manuscript created from the voices of twenty-one Taino people. It is a community portrait that ...
    • Organizational Identity: How Theology, Cultural Sustainability and Systems Theory Inform Institutional Thrive-ability 

      Carpenter-Gonia, Colleen (2019-05)
      The research presented in this thesis addresses the complexities of identity and systems by narrating different pieces of both and how they are at play in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. This narration offers ...