Anthropologist Patricia Partnow specializes in
participant observation, archival investigation, and oral history.
She has conducted research for the National Park Service, the Alaska
Humanities Forum, the Native American Rights Fund, and others.
Selected Publications and Projects
Brooks River Ethnography
for the National Park Service (in press).
Brooks River Ethnographic Landscape:
Preliminary Report and Recommendations for Further Research,
unpublished report for the National Park Service.
Alaska Native Writers,
Orators, and Storytellers, Alaska Quarterly Review Special
Issue, co-editor with Jeane Breinig.
Alutiiq/Sugpiaq Life on the Alaska Peninsula, University of
"The Power of the Story: Arnaq Taqukaraam
Pillra/The Woman Who was Gotten by the Bear," in Words
of the Real People, ed. by Ann Fienup-Riordan and Lawrence
"Alutiiq Ethnicity" in Our
Story: Readings from Southwest Alaska edited by John Branson
and Tim Troll. Anchorage: Alaska Natural History Association.
"Inuit and Yupik Folklore of Canada
and Alaska" in Encyclopedia
of World Folklore. Greenwood Press.
"Introduction" and "One by
One: Communities Along the Railbelt" (the latter co-authored
with Amy Craver and Cynthea Ainsworth) in Communities
of Memory, ed. by Phyllis Morrow.
"Pacific Coast Alutiit of the Alaska
Peninsula" in From Kodiak
to Unalaska, Alaska Geographic Volume
29, No. 4, pp. 36-56.
"Ursine Urges and Urban Ungulates:
Anchorage Asserts its Alaskanness" in Western
Folklore, Vol. 58, No. 1, pp. 33-56.