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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.; 1915/2008, 146 ff.; Holmberg 1915, 43 ff.; Itkonen 1948b, 364 ff.; Haavio 1967, 15-41; Honko 1993; Tarkka 2005, 272 ff.; Pentikainen 2007, 43-92; Sarmela 2009, 79 ff.; Russell 2012, 52 ff., 168 ff.; Salo 2012a, 33-73; Siikala 2012, 368-389).
(8.) Louise Halfe, Bear Bones and Feathers (Regina SK: Coteau Books, 1994), 130.
(26.) 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. These should not have been present if Athapaskan women had lived in the houses.
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.
Some of the skulls had rings of stones places around them, while other ceremonial arrangements were created from various combinations of cave bear bones. Ancient home altars from the Neolithic period were also excavated from sites at Catal Huyuk and Hacilar in Turkey that date back to between 8000 and 6000 BC.
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.