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First, the handling of bear bones at Iron Age sites in general, and at the cremation cemeteries in particular, is of interest in estimating the accumulation of data.
However, in eastern and northern Finland the practicing of bear rituals and the burying of bear bones continued until the 17th-19th centuries (Krohn 1894/2008, 36 f.
Louise Halfe, Bear Bones and Feathers (Regina SK: Coteau Books, 1994), 130.
Louise Halfe, Bear Bones and Feathers (Regina SK: Coteau Books, 1994); for "nohkom," see 10, 11; "nimosom," see 25, 26; "nohkomak," see 118.
For example, as noted earlier, all houses had bear bones.
The first, Bear Bones & Feathers, was published in 1994 and earned Halfe the Canadian Peoples Poet Award.
She's also published two collections of poetry, Bear Bones and Feathers, published in 1994, and Blue Marrow, published in 1997.
The Scarlets will go into their crunch Heineken Cup clash against Northampton Saints at Stradey Park on Sunday lunchtime admitting they are down to the bear bones in certain positions.
The injury to his captain is the last thing Aderlecht boss Hugo Broos needed as he is already down to the bear bones for their meeting with Celtic in Brussels.
Already without Nick Knight and Ashley Giles, both away on ICC Champions' Trophy duty, and young England Academy duo Graham Wagg (back) and Jim Troughton (shin splints), Fleming's sudden departure left captain Powell with the Bear bones to pick at.
Halfe's first book, Bear Bones and Feathers, was also short-listed for a number of awards and won the 1996 Milton Acorn Award for poetry.
Upon reaching the cavern in 2002, the investigators saw cave bear bones lying everywhere.
Prehistoric, carnivore-chewed bear bones in two Spanish caves display circular punctures aligned in much the same way as those on the Slovenian find.
Investigators have found remnants of fires, pieces of flint, human footprints, and numerous bear bones on the floor of the cave.
Whatever the circulating substance, bear bones remain metabolically active throughout denning and their recycling of bone seems to mirror their recycling of protein.