In Preparation.  Regna Darnell, Joshua Smith, and Clint Westman, eds. Land, Language, Locatives.


Forthcoming.  Regna Darnell, ed.  Franz Boas Papers: Documentary Edition.  Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

                          (with M. Sam Cronk). The Mind of Primitive Man.  

                          (with Alexis Dolphin).  The Path to Plasticity.

                          (with Ian Puppe).  Algonquian Engagements.  

                          Regna Darnell. Organizing Anthropological Research in America.

                          Regna Darnell. Culture and Personality.


2022    Regna Darnell, Method and Theory in the History of Anthropology. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.


2021    Regna Darnell, History of Anthropology: A Critical Window on the Discipline in North America. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.


2016    Regna Darnell.  Chinese Translation of Edward Sapir: Linguist, Anthropologist, Humanist (University of Nebraska Press 2010).  Commercial Press through Bardon Chinese Media Agency with McIntosh and Otis Inc.


2015   Regna Darnell, Michelle Hamilton, Robert L. A. Hancock and Joshua Smith, eds.  Franz Boas as Public Intellectual: Theory, Ethnography Activism.  Franz Boas Papers: Documentary Edition, volume I.  Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.


2006  Julia Harrison and Regna Darnell, eds., Historicizing Canadian Anthropology.  Vancouver: UBC Press.


2002  Regna Darnell and Frederic W. Gleach, eds.  Presidential Portraits:  Celebrating a Century of the American Anthropological Association.  Lincoln:  University of Nebraska Press.


2002  Regna Darnell, ed.  American Anthropology 1971-95:  Selected Papers from the American Anthropologist.  Washington DC:  American Anthropological Association.


2002  Regna Darnell and Frederic W. Gleach, eds.  Special Centennial Issue, American Anthropologist 204: 417-564.


2001  Regna Darnell.  Invisible Genealogies:  A History of Americanist Anthropology.  Lincoln:  University of Nebraska Press.


1999  Lisa Valentine and Regna Darnell, eds.  Theorizing the Americanist Tradition. Toronto:  University of Toronto Press.


1999  Judith T. Irvine, Regna Darnell and Richard Handler, eds.  Collected Works of Edward Sapir 3:  Culture.  Berlin:  Mouton de Gruyter. 


1998  Regna Darnell.  And Along Came Boas: Continuity and Revolution in Americanist Anthropology.  Amsterdam and Philadelphia:  John Benjamins.  (PB 2000)


1994  Regna Darnell and Judith T. Irvine, eds.  Collected Works of Edward Sapir 4:  Ethnology.  Berlin:  Mouton de Gruyter.

1990  Regna Darnell.  Edward Sapir:  Linguist, Anthropologist, Humanist.  Berkeley:  University of California Press.  (reprinted 2010, Nebraska). (Nominated for Governor General’s Award for Non-Fiction)

1988  Regna Darnell.  Daniel Garrison Brinton:  The  “Fearless Critic” of Philadelphia. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Museum Monograph Series 3.


1974    Regna Darnell, ed.  Readings in the History of Anthropology.  New York:  Harper and Row.


Histories of Anthropology Annual

Regna Darnell and Frederic W. Gleach, eds. Lincoln:  University of Nebraska Press

(volumes edited with a series introduction by the editors)


2021. HoAA 14: Centering the Margins of Anthropology's History

2019  HoAA 13: Disruptive Voices and the Singularity of Histories


2018  HoAA 12: Tracking Anthropology’s Engagements


2017  HOAA 11: Historicizing Identity, Theory, Nation. 


2016  HOAA 10:  Local Knowledge: Global Stage.

2015  HOAA 9:  Corridor Talk to Culture History.


2014  HOAA 8:  Anthropologists and Their Traditions across National Borders.


2011  HOAA  7.


2010  HOAA 6.


2009  HOAA 5.


2008  HOAA 4.


2007  HOAA 3.


2006  HOAA 2.


2005  HOAA 1. 


Critical Studies In History of Anthropology

 Regna Darnell, Stephen O. Murray (through 2019) and Robert M. Oppenheim (2019-), eds. 

Lincoln:  University of Nebraska Press.

(With Series Introductions by the Editors)

Forthcoming. Dees, Sarah, The Materialization of Native American Religion. 


                           Barron, Nicholas, Applying Anthropology, Assembling Community: The Co-production of Social Science and the                                     Pasua Yacqui Community


                           Rosemary Lévy Zumwalt, Franz Boas: Shaping Anthropology and Working for Social Justice

2022    Regna Darnell, History of Method and Theory in Anthropology


2021    Regna Darnell, History of Anthropology:  A Critical Window on the Discipline in North America.

             A. Elizabeth Reichel. Writing Anthropologists, Sounding Primitives. The Poetry and Scholarship of Edward Sapir, Margaret               Mead and Ruth Benedict.


2020    Grazyna Kublica (translator Ben Koshalka).  Maria Czaplicka, Gender, Shamanism, Race: An Anthropological Biography.

2019     Richard Mc Mahon, ed. National Races: Transnational Power Struggles in the Sciences and Politics of Human Diversity,                      1840-1945.


              Rosemary Zumwalt, Franz Boas: Education of the Scientist, Emergence of the Anthropologist.


2018   Robert Gordon, “Luckyman”: The Ethnographic Life of Max Gluckman.


            Robert Javenpa, “Declared Defective”: Native Americans, Eugenics and the Myth of Nam Hollow.


            Linda Kim, Race Experts:  Sculpture, Anthropology and the American Public in Malvina Hoffman’s ‘Races of Mankind.’


            Malinda Stafford Blustain and Ryan Wheeler, eds., Glory, Trouble and Renaissance at the Robert S. Peabody Museum of                      Archaeology.


2016    R. Lee Lyman, Theodore White and the Development of Zooarchaeology in North America.


             Robert Oppenheimer, An Asian Frontier:  American Anthropology and Korea, 1882-1945.


2015    Terry Barnhart, American Antiquities:  Revisiting the Origins of American Archaeology.


             Susan Seymour, Cora De Bois:  Anthropologist, Diplomat, Agent.


             Han Vermeulen, Before Boas:  The Genesis of Ethnography and Ethnology in the German Enlightenment.


2013    David Browerman, Cultural Negotiations:  Women who Assisted in the Founding of Americanist Archaeology.


             Maria Mogliner, Homo Imperii:  A History of Race Science in Russia, 1861-1929.


             Stephen O. Murray, American Anthropology & Co.:  Historical Border Operations.


             Anton Weiss-Wundt and Rory Yeomans, eds.  Racial Science in Hitler’s New Europe, 1929-1945.


2011    Barry Joyce, The Shaping of American Ethnography:  The United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1942.


2010    Benjamin J. Pyckles, Excavating Navoo:  The Mormons and the Rise of Historical Archaeology in America.


2009    Sergei Kan, Lev Shternberg:  Anthropologist, Russian Socialist, Jewish Activist.


2008    Susan Brownell, ed., The 1904 Anthropology Days and Olympic Games:  Sport, Race and American Imperialism.


              Judith M. Daubenmier, The Meskwaki and Anthropologists:  Action Anthropology Reconsidered.


2007    Nancy J. Parezo and Don D. Fowler, Anthropology Goes to the Fair:  The 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition.


2006    Jill B. R. Cherneff and Eve Hochwald, eds.,  Visionary Observers:  Anthropological Inquiry and Education.


2005    Terry A. Barnhart, Ephraim George Squier and the Development of American Anthropology.


             Keelung Hong and Stephen O. Murray, Looking Through Taiwan:  American Anthropologists’ Collusion with Ethnic                             Domination.


             Virginia Heyer Young, The Final Years of Ruth Benedict:  Beyond Relativity, Beyond Pattern.


2004    Jerry Gershenhorn, Melville Herskovits and the Racial Politics of Knowledge.


             Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz, Rolling in Ditches with Shamans:  Jaime de Angulo and the Professionalization of American                             Anthropology.


             Andrew and Harriet Lyons, Irregular Connections:  A History of Anthropology and Sexuality.


             William J. Peace, Leslie A. White:  Evolution and Revolution in Anthropology.


2003    Sally Cole, Ruth Landes:  A Life in Anthropology.


2002    Barry Joyce, The Shaping of American Ethnography:  The United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1942.


2001    Regna Darnell, Invisible Genealogies: A History of Americanist Anthropology.




2021    Genres of Memory: Reading Anthropology’s History through Ursula Le Guin’s Science Fiction and Contemporary Oral                           Tradition.  In Regna Darnell and Frederic W. Gleach, eds., Centering the Margins of Anthropology’s History. Histories of                     Anthropology Annual 14.


             Invited Introduction to the Routledge Classics Edition of Franz Boas, Anthropology and Modern Life.  London and New                        York: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group.

             Introduction. Collaborative Research and Language Revitalization: Toward a Relational Ontology Across Time and Space.                    In: Adriana Link, Abigail Shelton, and Patrick Spero, eds., Indigenous Languages and the Promise of the Archives. Lincoln:                University of Nebraska Press and Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society.


2018    Franz Boas’ Legacy of ‘Useful Knowledge’: The APS Archives and the Future of Americanist Anthropology.  Proceedings of                   the American Philosophical Society 162(1): 1-14 (on-line).


2017    Franz Boas as Theorist:  A Mentalist Paradigm for the Study of Mind, Body, Environment and Culture.  Histories of                              Anthropology 11: 1-25.


2015    Ethnographic Conundra:  Introduction to Franz Boas as Public Intellectual: Theory, Ethnography, Activism.  Lincoln:                           University of Nebraska Press: xi-xxxvi.


            Mind, Body and the Native Point of View:  Boasian Theory at the Centennial of The Mind of Primitive Man.  In R. Darnell et                al., eds. Franz Boas as Public Intellectual:  Theory, Ethnography, Activism.  Lincoln:  University of Nebraska Press:  3-18.


2014    Elegy for a Structuralist Legacy:  Claude Lévi-Strauss, Cultural Relativism and the Universal Categories of the Human Mind.               Histories of Anthropology Annual 8: 173-182.


            Joshua Smith, Regna Darnell, Robert L. A. Hancock and Sarah Moritz.  The Franz Boas Papers: Documentary Edition.                          Journal of Northwestern Anthropology 48 (1): 93-106.


2010    New Introduction by the Author.  In Edward Sapir:  Linguist, Anthropologist, Humanist.  Lincoln:  University of Nebraska                 Press [original 1990]:  v-xiv.


2008    Benedictine Visionings of Southwestern Cultural Diversity:  Beyond Relativism.  Journal of Anthropological Research 64:                    469-482.


2007    The American Anthropological Tradition(s).  In Henrika Kuklick, ed., Blackwell’s Guide to the History of Anthropology.                       London:  Blackwells.


2006    Benjamin Lee Whorf and the Boasian Foundations of Contemporary Ethnolinguistics.  In Christine Jourdain and Kevin                        Tuitte, eds., Language, Culture and Society.  Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press:  82-95.


             Departmental Histories in the History of American Anthropology.  Histories of Anthropology Annual 2: 212-241.


            Franz Boas:  Scientist and Public Intellectual.  In Jill Cherneff et al., eds, Visionary Observers:  Anthropological Inquiry and                Education.  Lincoln:  University of Nebraska Press:  1-24.


            ‘Keeping the Faith’:  A Legacy of Native American Ethnography, Ethnohistory and Psychology.  In Sergei A. Kan and Pauline               Turner Strong, eds., New Perspectives on Native North America:  Cultures, Histories, Representations.  Lincoln:  University              of Nebraska Press:  3-16.


2004    Text, Symbol and Tradition from Franz Boas to Claude Lévi-Strauss.  In Marie Mauzé, Sergei Kan and Michael Harkin, eds.,               Coming to Shore:  Northwest Coast Ethnology Traditions and Visions.  Lincoln:  University of Nebraska Press:  7-22.


2003    Toward Consensus on the Scope of Anthropology:  Daniel Garrison Brinton and the View from Philadelphia.  In Don Fowler                and David Wilcox, eds., Essays in the History of Philadelphia Archaeology.  Montgomery:  University of Alabama Press: 21-                35.


2002    Regna Darnell and Frederic W. Gleach.  Introduction.   American Anthropologist Special Centennial Issue 104: 417-422.


             Introduction.  American Anthropology 1971-1995:  Papers from the American Anthropologist.  Lincoln:  University of                            Nebraska Press.


             Regna Darnell and Frederic W. Gleach.  Introduction.  Presidential Portraits:  Celebrating a Century of the American                             Anthropological Association.  Lincoln:  University of Nebraska Press.


             Linguistic Change and the Study of Indian Languages from Colonial Times to the Present.  In Neil Salisbury and Phillip J.                    Deloria, eds., Blackwell Companion to Native American History.  Malden MA:  Blackwell: 175-192.


2000    The Importance of the Northwest Coast in the History of Boasian Anthropology.  B. C. Studies 124/126: 33-52.  Special Issue

              edited by Wendy Wickwire.


             Stephen O. Murray and Regna Darnell.  Margaret Mead and Paradigm Shifts within Anthropology during the 1920’s. 

             Journal of Youth and Adolescence 29: 557-574.  Special Issue edited by James Côté.


1999    Benjamin Lee Whorf et les  Fondements Boasiens de l’ethnolinguistique contemporaine.  Anthropologie et Sociétés 23: 53-                 68.  Special Issue edited by Christine Jourdain.


             Indo-European Methodology, Bloomfield’s Comparative Algonquian and Sapir’s Distant Genetic Relationships.  In Sheila                   Embleton et al., eds., The Emergence of the Modern Language Sciences:  Studies on the Transition from Historical-                               Comparative to Structural Linguistics in Honour of Konrad Koerner.  Volume 2, Methodological Perspectives and                                   Applications.  Amsterdam and Philadelphia:  John Benjamins: 3-16.


             Regna Darnell and Lisa Valentine.  Timely Conversations.  In Lisa Valentine and Regna Darnell, eds., Theorizing the                             Americanist Tradition.  Toronto:  University of Toronto Press:  3-18.


             Theorizing the Americanist Tradition:  Continuities from the Bureau of American Ethnology to Franz Boas.  In Lisa                               Valentine and Regna Darnell, eds., Theorizing the Americanist Tradition.  Toronto:  University of Toronto Press:  38-51.


1998    Camelot at Yale:  The Construction and Dismantling of the Sapirian Hypothesis, 1931-1939.  American Anthropologist 100:                 361-372.


             Mary Haas and the First Yale School of Linguistics.  Anthropological Linguistics 39:  566-575.


             Toward a History of Canadian Departments of Anthropology:  Retrospect, Prospect and Common Cause.  Anthropologica                     40:  153-168.


1997    Changing Patterns of Ethnography in Canadian Anthropology:  A Comparison of Themes.  Canadian Review of Sociology and

            Anthropology 34: 269-296.  Special Issue Edited by Peter Harries-Jones.


1995    Documenting Disciplinary History.  In Sydel Silverman, ed., Preserving the Anthropological Record.  2nd edition.  New                         York:  Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research:  73-84.  (Volume awarded Brenda McCallum Prize from                       Archives and Libraries Section of the American Folklore Society in 1996)


             The Structuralism of Claude Lévi-Strauss.  Historiografia Linguistica 22:  217-234.


1992    Franz Boas, Edward Sapir and the Americanist Text Tradition.  Historiographia Linguistica 17:  129-144.


             The Boasian Text Tradition and the History of Canadian Anthropology.  Culture 17:  39-48.


1990    Edward Sapir’s Poetics:  In William New, ed., Dictionary of Literary Biography 92:  Canadian Writings 1890-1920.    Detroit,               New York and London:  Bruccoli Clark Layman:  322-327.


1989    Stanley Newman and the Sapir School of Linguistics.  In Mary Ritchie Key and Henry Hoenigswald, eds., General and                           American Linguistics:  In Remembrance of Stanley Newman.  Berlin:  Mouton de Gruyter:  71-88.


1988   A Linguistic Classification of Canadian Native Peoples.  In C. Roderick Wilson and Bruce Morrison, eds., Native Peoples:                    The Canadian Experience.  Toronto:  McClelland and Stewart:  22-44.


1986    Regna Darnell and Dell Hymes.  Edward Sapir’s Six-Unit Classification of American Indian Languages:  The Search for Time               Perspective.  In Thea Bynon and Frank Palmer, eds., Essays in the History of Western Linguistics in Honour of R. H.                             Robins.  Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press:  267-282.


             The Integration of Edward Sapir’s Mature Intellect.  In William Cowan, Michael Foster and Konrad Koerner, eds., New                         Perspectives in Language, Culture and Personality.  Amsterdam and Philadelphia:  John Benjamins:  553-588.


1984     The Sapir Years in the Canadian National Museum, Ottawa.  In Konrad Koerner, ed., Edward Sapir:  Appraisals of his Life                  and Work.  Amsterdam and Philadelphia:  John Benjamins:  159-186.  (Revised from 1976 version)


1984    Arranged for limited publication of Edward Sapir’s personal copy of his Indian language classification map.  Ottawa:                             National Museum of Man.


1983    Introduction.  Stephen O.  Murray, Group Formation in Social Science.  Edmonton:  Linguistic Research Inc.:  i-xi.


1982    Franz Boas and the Development of Physical Anthropology in North America.  Canadian Journal of Physical Anthropology                 3:  101-112.


             History of Anthropology in the Undergraduate Curriculum.   Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences 18:  265-271.


1977    Hallowell’s Bear Ceremonialism and the Emergence of Boasian Anthropology.  Ethos 5:  13-30.


             History of Anthropology in Anthropological Perspective.  Reviews in Anthropology:  399-417.


1976    Daniel Brinton and the Professionalization of American Anthropology.  Proceedings of the American Ethnological Society:                   98-121.


             The Sapir Years at the National Museum.  Proceedings of the Plenary Session of the Canadian Ethnology Society:  98-121.


1975    Toward a History of the Professionalization of Canadian Anthropology.  Proceedings of the Canadian Ethnology Society:                      399-416.


1974    The Development of American Folklore Scholarship, 1880-1920.  Journal of the Folklore Institute:  23-39.


             Introduction to reprint edition of Lord Monboddo, The Origin and Progress of Language.  New York:  AMS Press: vii-xxii.


             Rationalist Aspects of the Whorf Hypothesis.  Papers in Linguistics 7:  41-50.


1971     The Powell Classification of American Indian Languages.  Papers in Linguistics 4:  70-110.


             The Professionalization of American Anthropology.  Social Science Information:  83-103.


             The Revision of the Powell Classification.  Papers in Linguistics 4:  233-257.


1970    The Emergence of Academic Anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania.  Journal of the History of the Behavioral                           Sciences 6:  80-92.


1969    An Anthropological Reputation in Historical Retrospect.  Bulletin of the Philadelphia Anthropological Society 19:  1-6.




Forthcoming. Ursula Le Guin’s Always Coming Home: Home is the Center of the World: From Life History to Relational Ontology                              in Ursula Le Guin’s Always Coming Home.  In Bernard Perley and Tracey Heatherington, eds., Legacies of the                                        Future: The Speculative Fiction of Ursula K. Le Guin. 


2020    Thinking the Aftermath of Lobotomy: Some Things I Know for Certain.  Scattered Pelican.


2017    We Live in Interesting Times and That’s OK.  Scattered Pelican 2.


2015    Applied Anthropology:  Disciplinary Oxymoron?  Weaver-Tremblay Address, Canadian Anthropology Society.                                         Anthropologica 57: 1-11.


2011    What is History?  An Anthropologist’s Eye View.  Presidential Address, American Society for Ethnohistory.  Ethnohistory 58:                213-227.


2009    Anthropological Approaches to Human Nature:  Cultural Relativism and Ethnocentrism.  In Nigel Rapport, ed., Special                        Issue:  Human Nature and Human Identity:  Anthropological Revisionings.  Anthropologica 51: 187-194.


2006    Linguistic Anthropology in Canada:  Some Personal Reflections.  Canadian Journal of Linguistics:  151-172.


2004    Revitalization and Retention of First Nations Languages in Southwestern Ontario.  In Jane Freedland and Donna Patrick,                    eds., Language Rights and Language Survival.  Manchester UK:  St. Jerome:  87-102.


2002    Language and the (Re-)Formulation of Culture/Society.  David Skomp Distinguished Lectures in Anthropology.                                      Bloomington:  Indiana University.


2000    Anthropologists Re-envisioning Culture in Contemporary Society.  Teaching Anthropology (Society for Anthropology in                        Community Colleges) 7: 13-16, 35.


              Translation.  Journal of Linguistic Anthropology 9 (1-2): 251-254.

1997    The Anthropological Concept of Culture at the End of the Boasian Century.  Social Analysis 41 (3):  42-54.  Special Issue                       edited by Janice Boddy and Michael Lambek.


1995    Deux ou trois choses que je sais du Postmodernisme:  le moment experimentale dans l’anthropologie Nord-americaine.                        Gradhiva:  Revue d’histoire et d’archives de l’annthropologie 14: 3-15.  Paris.


1992    Introduction to the new edition.  Arnold Zwicky et al., eds., Studies out in Left Field:  Defamatory Essays in Honor of James              D. McCawley.  Amsterdam and Philadelphia:  John Benjamins:  vi-x.


1990    Unexpected Consequences of Cultural and Linguistic Diversity:  The Saga of the Three Donkeys.  In Stephen Arnold, ed.,                      Selected Proceedings of the Canadian Association of African Studies:  39-48.


1980    Regna Darnell and Anthony L. Vanek.  Child Talk as Control of Social   Environment.  Proceedings of the 1st International Congress for the Study of Child Language.  Lanham MD:  University Press of America:  302-316.


            Anthony L. Vanek and Regna Darnell.  Direct Discourse as Interactional Reality.  International Review of Slavic Linguistics                 3:  189-214.


1979    On the Aim and Scope of Linguistics.  Papers in Linguistics 11:  279-294.


1972    On ‘Seeing the Light.’  Papers in Linguistics 5:  333-335.


            Joel Sherzer and Regna Darnell.  Outline Field Guide for the Ethnographic Study of Speech Use.  In John Gumperz and Dell                Hymes, eds., Directions in Sociolinguistics.  New York:  Holt, Rinehart and Winston:  548-554.


            Regna Darnell, ed.   Prolegomena to Typologies of Speech Use.  Austin:  Penn-Texas Working Papers in Sociolinguistics.


1971    Regna Darnell and Joel Sherzer.  The Areal Tradition in American Indian Linguistics.  International Journal of American                    Linguistics 37:  20-28.


            The Kaska Aesthetic of Speech Use.  Western Canadian Journal of Anthropology 1:  130-139.


1970    The Second Person Singular Pronoun in English:  The Society of Friends.  Western Canadian Journal of Anthropology 1:  1-                  11.





1977    Regna Darnell, ed.  Language Use in Canada.  Edmonton:  Linguistic Research Inc.


1974    Regna Darnell, ed.  Special Issue on Canadian Multiculturalism.  Western Canadian Journal of Anthropology.


1973  Regna Darnell, ed.  Canadian Languages in their Social Context.  Edmonton:

            Linguistic Research Inc.

            Regna Darnell, ed.  Linguistic Diversity in Canadian Society.  Edmonton:  Linguistic Research Inc.


1971    A. L. Vanek and Regna Darnell:  A Doukhobor Russian Lexical and Dialectological Questionnaire.  Edmonton:  Linguistic                     Research Inc.




2013    The Nature of Knowledge:  Calibrating Discourses across Cultures and Finding Common Disciplinary Ground.  Journal of                   Canadian Studies 26-44.


2010    National and Transnational Anthropology:  The Canadian Exemplar.  Histories of Anthropology Annual 6: 18-30.


2006    Julia Harrison and Regna Darnell.  Introduction.  In Julia Harrison and Regna Darnell, eds., Historicizing Canadian                               Anthropology.  Vancouver:  University of British Columbia Press:  3-18.


            Institutions, Networks and Ideas in the History of Canadian Anthropology.  In Julia Harrison and Regna Darnell, eds.,                           Historicizing Canadian Anthropology.  Vancouver:  University of British Columbia Press: 137-146.


1979    Regna Darnell and Anthony L.  Vanek.  Doukhobor Russian Language Attitudes.  In Joshua Fishman, ed., Recent Advances                 in the Study of Societal Bilingualism.  The Hague:  Mouton:  401-422.


1978    Language Planning and Language Policy.  In The Individual, Language and Society.  Ottawa:  The Canada Council:  403-411.


1977    Regna Darnell and Anthony L. Vanek.  On Methods of Studying Non-Official Languages.  Canadian Ethnic Studies 8:  71-91.


1974    Anthony L. Vanek and Regna Darnell.  Cultural Factors in the Study of Canadian Multiculturalism.  In Stephen Carey, ed.,                  Bilingualism, Biculturalism and Education.  Edmonton:  University of Alberta Press:  169-176.


            Regna Darnell and Anthony L. Vanek.  Some Notes on Methodology in Language Attitude Research.  Western Canadian                      Journal of Anthropology 4: 77-86.


1971    Anthony L. Vanek and Regna Darnell.  Canadian Doukhbor Russian in Grand Forks, B. C.  In Regna Darnell, ed., Linguistic                Diversity in Canadian Society.  Edmonton:  Linguistic Research, Inc.:  267-290.0


            Introduction.  Regna Darnell, ed., Linguistic Diversity in Canadian Society.  Edmonton:  Linguistic Research, Inc.:  15-29.





Forthcoming.  Nomadic Legacies, Residential Decisions, Oral Tradition and Contemporary First Nations Identities.  To be submitted to University of Nebraska Press.


2009   Karl Hele and Regna Darnell, eds.  Papers of the 39th Algonquian Conference. London:  University of Western Ontario.


1988  Regna Darnell and Michael K. Foster, eds.  Native North American Interaction Patterns.  Ottawa:  Canadian Museum of                      Civilization.


1973  Regna Darnell, ed.  Special Issue on Cree Language.  Western Canadian Journal of Anthropology.


1972  Regna Darnell and Anthony L. Vanek.  Two Trails:  A Proposal for Cree Educational Television.  Prince Albert:  Saskatchewan            New Start.


1972  Regna Darnell.  Cree Alphabet Book and Cree Story Book (in Cree syllabics, Roman script and English translation).  In                        conjunction with Cree Language Development Workshops.  Edmonton:  Department of Indian Affairs.

1970  Regna Darnell, ed.  Special Issue on Athabaskans.  Western Canadian Journal of Anthropology.




Forthcoming. Tracing the Politics and Poetics of Aboriginal Language Retention:  Northern Alberta, 1969-2020.  Joshua Smith and                            Robert Wishart, eds., Just Relations: Anthropology and Law in Canada. To be submitted to University of Alberta                                    Press, Edmonton.


2021    Dean Jacobs, Regna Darnell and Gerald McKinley, eds., Negotiating ‘Good Development’: Balancing Health and Economic                 Development. In Janice Graham et al., eds., The Social Life of Standards.  University of British Columbia Press.


              Introduction. Collaborative Research and Language Revitalization: Toward a Relational Ontology across Time and Space.                    In Adriana Link, Abigail Shelton and Patrick Spero, eds., Words and Relations: Language Revitalization and the Promise of                the Archive.  Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society and Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.


             Walking Alongside Wisahketchak: Fieldwork, a Retrospective Experience that Takes a Long Time.  Journal of                                          Anthropological Research.


2018    Reconciliation, Resurgence and Revitalization: Collaborative Research Protocols with Contemporary First Nations.  In                           Michael Asch, John Borrows and James Tully, eds., Reconciliation and Resurgence.  University of Toronto Press.

2016    Cultural Structures of First Nations Imagination:  A Social Science View of First Nations Writing in English.  Together We                   Survive:  Ethnographic Intuitions, Friendships, and Conversations.  John S. Long and Jennifer S. H. Brown, eds.  Montreal:              McGill-Queens Press:  181-201.


2011  Nomadic Legacies and Urban Contexts.  In Heather Howard and Craig Proulx, eds., Aboriginal Peoples in Canadian Cities:                    Transformations and Continuities.  Waterloo ON:  Wilfrid Laurier University Press: 39-51.


2009    Cross-Cultural Constructions of Work. Leisure and Community Responsibility:  Some First Nations Reflections.  Journal of                   Occupational Science 16:  4-9.

2008    First Nations Identity, Contemporary Interpretive Communities and Nomadic Legacies.  Arcadia 43 (1): 102-113.

2006    Meet the Critic.  J. Edward Chamberlain’s If This is Your Land, Where are your Stories?  Postcolonial Text.  (on-line)


2002    Occupation is Not a Cross-Cultural Universal.  Some Reflections from an Ethnographer.  Journal of Occupational Science 9:                 511.


              Plains Cree.  Handbook of North American Indians:  Plains Volume.  Washington DC:  Smithsonian Institution Press: 638-                651.


1996    What are Texts Good For These Days Anyway?  In John Nichols and Arden Ogg, eds.,  Nitotwasik iskwahtem paskihtepahih!               Studies in Honour of H. C. Wolfart.  Winnipeg:  University of Manitoba Press:  163-170.


1988    The Interactional Consequences of Power.  In Regna Darnell and Michael K. Foster, eds.,  Native American Interaction                          Patterns.  Ottawa:  Canadian Museum of Civilization:  69-77.


1985    The Language of Power in Cree Interethnic Communication.  In Nessa Wolfson and Joan Manes, eds., The Language of                         Power.  New York:  Newbury House:  61-72.


1984    Interaction et Langage:  Implications théoretiques degagées de la culture Cris.  Recherche Amerindiennes au Québec 14:                    42-50.


1981    Taciturnity in Native American Etiquette.  Culture 1:  55-60.


1980    The Conflict Between the Communicative Environment of the Cree Child and the Social System.  Proceedings of the First                     International Congress for the Study of Child Language.  Latham MC:  University Press of America:  538-555.


            Toward a Cultural Semiotics of Cree.  In Alan Ford and Jim Lees, eds., Papers in Algonquian Syntax.  Montreal:  University                of Montreal:  23-44.


1977    Regna Darnell and Anthony L. Vanek.  The Animate-Inanimate Distinction in Cree.  In Regna Darnell, ed., Language Use in                Canada.  Edmonton:  Linguistic Research Inc.:  159-180.


1976    Cree-English Bilingualism in Northern Alberta.  Proceedings of the 9th International Congress of Anthropological and                           Ethnological Sciences.  The Hague:  Mouton.


1974    The Social Context of Cree Narrative.  In Richard Bauman and Joel Sherzer, eds., Explorations in the Ethnography of                              Speaking.  Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press:  315-336.


1973    Regna Darnell and Anthony L. Vanek.  The Psychological Reality of Cree Syllabics.  In Regna Darnell, ed., Canadian                              Languages in their Social Context.  Edmonton:  Linguistic Research Inc:  171-191.

1971    The Bilingual Speech Community:  A Cree Example.  In Regna Darnell, ed., Linguistic Diversity in Canadian Society.                             Edmonton:  Linguistic Research, Inc.:  155-172.




2007    Regna Darnell and Christianne Stephens.  Species at Risk:  Reflections on Translation from Walpole Island First Nation.                     Papers of the 38th Algonquian Conference: 129-142.


2006    Residential School Discourses and the Discourses of Self-Government:  Changing Political Resonances of Language and                       Land in Algonquian Narrative.  Papers of the 37th Algonquian Conference:  149-160.


2005    Regna Darnell and Maria Manzano-Mungia.  Life Histories and Decision-Making Strategies in Contemporary Algonquian                   Residence Choice.  Papers of the 36th Algonquian Conference: 173-186.


2004    Persistence of Nomadic Habits in Urban-Rural Migration:  Towards a Qualitative Demography.  Papers of the 35th                                Algonquian Conference: 75-89.


2003    Algonquian Perspectives on Social Cohesion in Canadian Society.  Papers of the 34th Algonquian Conference: 115-128.

2002    The Québecois and the Amérindiens in the Debate on Canadian Unity.  Papers of the 33rd Algonquian Conference: 181-194.


2001    Representations of Algonquians as Prototypical First Nations:  The National Film Board of Canada.  Papers of the 32nd                       Algonquian Conference:  100-113.


2000    The Primacy of Writing and the Persistence of the Primitive.  Papers of the 31st Algonquian Conference:  54-67.


1999    Narrative Authority in the Storytelling of Native American Grandmothers.  Papers of the 30th Algonquian Conference:  47-                 62.


1998    Rethinking Band and Tribe, Community and Nation:  An Accordion Model of Nomadic Native North American Social                           Organization.  Papers of the 29th Algonquian Conference:  90-105.


1997    Reframing First Person Narratives in Public Discourse.  Papers of the 28th Algonquian Conference:  92-104.


1996    Cree Kinship Semantics as Interaction.  Papers of the 27th Algonquian Conference:  92-104.


1995    Regna Darnell, Tracy Vanek and Paul Hogan.  Reframing the Representation of ‘The Canadian Indian” in the Ontario                           Academic Credit Curriculum.  Papers of the 26th Algonquian Conference:  67-84.


1994    Public Discourse, Private Discourse and Algonquian Oral Tradition.  Papers of the 25th Algonquian Conference:  72-82.


1993    First Nations Discourse in the Context of Traditional Language Maintenance.  Papers of the 24th Algonquian Conference:                   72-82.


1992    The Inadvertent Muffling of Native Voices in the Southwestern Ontario Media.  Papers of the 23rd Algonquian Conference:                 91-106.


1991    Thirty-Nine Postulates of Cree Conversation, Power and Interaction:  A Culture-Specific Model.  Papers of the 22nd                              Algonquian Conference:  89-102. 






2021    Janice Graham, Christina Holmes, Fiona MacDonald and Regna Darnell, eds.  The Social Life of Standards.  Vancouver:                       University of British Columbia Press.


2006    David White, Christianne Stephens and Regna Darnell, managing eds.  E-Niizaanag Wii-ngoshkaag Maampii Bkejwanong                   (Species at Risk on the Walpole Island First Nation).  Bkejwanong Territory: Nin.Da.Waab.Jib Heritage Centre.


1978  Ludger Müller-Wille, Perti Pelto, L. Müller-Wille and Regna Darnell, eds. Unexpected Environmental Consequences of                         Northern Climate Change. Edmonton:  Boreal Institute, University of Alberta.




2020    Sacha Bragg, Harsh Zaran and Regna Darnell.  Coming Together to Promote Change: Best Practices to Prevent, Treat and                    Manage Type 2 Diabetes in Indigenous Communities in Canada.  Western Public Health Casebook 2020.


2019   Vendela Edmunds, Leonardo Hernandez, Regna Darnell and Charles Trick. Hurricanes and Health: A Systems Thinking                       Approach to Understanding Complexity and Context.  Western Public Health Casebook 2019: 21-32.

2014    Henley, Phaedra, Megan Lowthers, G. Koren, P. T. Fedta, E. Russell, S. Van Uum, S. Arya, Regna Darnell, Irina Creed,                          Charles Trick, and Jack Bend.  Cultural and Socio-economic Conditions as Factors Contributing to Chronic Stress in Sub-                    Saharan African Communities.  Canadian Journal Physiol. Pharmacology 92:  725-733.


            Bend, J. R., B. Lent, M. J. Tucker, Z. Jahedmorlagh, C. Herbert, D. Jacobs, J. Hookimaw-Witt, N. Witt, J. Hookimaw                            (deceased), M. Gull, T. Spence, Regna Darnell, G. Koren, S. Van Uum, and C. Trick.  Exposure to Persistent Organic                               Pollutants and Elevated Psychosocial Stress may Enhance the Risk for Type 2 Diabetes at Attawapiskat First Nation in                         Northern Ontario; Post 12, Indigenous Health Conference:  Challenging Health Inequities.  Abstract ID:  51, p. 69 Meeting                   Program, University of Toronto Conference Centre, Toronto, November 20-21.


            Peters, J., G. Koren, M. J. Rieder, M.J. Tucker, N. C. Williams, R. Williams, D. Jacobs, P. Henley, K. Schoeman, Regna                           Darnell, C. Stephens, C. Herbert, C. Chakraborty, C. Corbett, C. Trick, and J. R. Bend.  Exposure to Methyl Mercury by                          Consumption of Fish and the Risk for Neurotoxicity in the Developing Fetus at Walpole Island First Nation:  Changes from                 1975 to 2014.  Oral Platform Presentation 019 Indigenous Health Conference:  Challenging Health Inequities.  Abstract ID:                  50, p. 36 Meeting Program, University of Toronto Conference Centre, Toronto, November 20.


            J. R. Bend, G. Koren, M. J. Rieder M. J. Tucker, N. C. Williams, P. Henley, J. Hill, Z. Jahedmorlagh Regna Darnell, C.                             Stephens, C. Herbert, C. Chakraborty, D. Jacobs, J. Peters, C. Trick, and R. Williams.  The Potential Contribution of                                Exposure to Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) and of Psychosocial Stress to Enhanced Risk for Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) at                 Walpole Island First Nation (WIFN).  Workshop Presentation W35, Indigenous Health Conference:  Challenging Health                        Inequities.  Abstract ID:  49, p. 55 Meeting Program, University of Toronto Conference Centre Toronto, November 21.


2013    Regna Darnell and Christianne Stephens.  Assessing Environmental Risks through Oral Histories:  The Water Quality Issue                 at Walpole Island First Nation.  In Karl Hele, ed., Empire of Nature and the Nature of Empires:  Indigenous Peoples and the                Great Lakes Environment.  Waterloo:  Wilfrid Laurier Press: 189-220.


              Henley Phaedra, Z. Jahedmotlagh, S. Thomson, J. Hill, R.Darnell, D. Jacobs, J. Johnson, N. C. Williams, S. Van Ulm, J. R.                  Bend and G. Koren.  Hair Cortisol as a Biomarker of Stress in a First Nation in Canada.   Therapeutic Drug Marketing:  35:                  595-599.


2011    Dean Jacobs, David White, Naomi C. Williams, Rosemary Williams, Jack Bend, Brad Corbett, Regna Darnell, Carol Herbert,              J. Hill, G. Koren, Michael Rieder, Katherine Schoeman, Christianne Stephens, Charles Trick and S. Van Ulm.  Health Risk of              the Walpole Island First Nation Community from Exposure to Environmental Contaminants:  A Community-Based                               Participatory Research Partnership.  In Jerry White et al., eds., Aboriginal Policy Research:  Health and Well-Being.                             Toronto:  Thompson Educational Publishing:  49-55.  (on-line version:  Aboriginal Policy Research Conference, Ottawa,                       2009)


2008    Regna Darnell and Christianne Stephens.  The Interdisciplines of Ecosystem Health as Revealed in First Nations                                       Collaborations.  International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences 2: 11-23.  (on-line)


                 Christianne Stephens and Regna Darnell.  Keepers of the Water, Keepers of the Fire:  Exploring Indigenous Constructions                   of Nature, Risk and Ecosystem Health in a First Nations Community.  International Journal of the Humanities 5: 105-114.                   (on-line)




2006    Bend, J., R. Darnell, C. Herbert, G. Koren, N. Kowal, M. Rieder, C. V. Stephens, N. C. Williams and D. White.  Walpole Island Mercury Exposure through Fish Consumption Study, 2005-06.  Submitted to First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Health Canada.


2005    Regna Darnell and Christianne Stephens.  Water Quality Issues and the WIFN Community.  In J. Bend, B. Corbet, R. Darnell, C. Herbert, G. Koren, N. Kowal, M. Rieder, C. Stephens, C. Trick, Feasibility of Conducting Epidemiological Studies to Access the Health Risk of the Walpole Island First Nation Community from Exposure to Environmental Contaminants.  Ecosystem Health, Department of Pathology, Schulich School of Medicine, University of Western Ontario.




Forthcoming  Anthony F. C. Wallace.  Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society.

2018   Remarks by Regna Darnell at Jane Hill memorial Session at the AAA 2018. A Regna Rhizome


2017   Anthony F.C. Wallace. American Anthropologist 119.


2014    George Ward Stocking, Jr.  American Anthropologist 116: 712-714.


2011    Dell Hathaway Hymes.  American Anthropologist 113: 191-195.

2008    Blair S. Rudes.  In Karl Hele and Regna Darnell, eds., Papers of the 39th Algonquian Conference:  xv-xvii.


2006    William Fenton.  Journal of American Folklore.


2005    Frederica de Laguna.  American Anthropologist 107.


            Elizabeth Tooker.  Anthropology News (December).


1992    Sally M. Weaver (1940-1993).  Anthropologie et Sociétés 18: 237-238.




2016    A Framing Introduction (to papers by A. F. C. Wallace, Martin Leavitt and Timothy B. Powell.  Transactions of the American               Philosophical Society.


2010    Franz Boas.  In Andrew Lyons, Harriet Lyons and Robert Gordon, eds.  Fifty Key Anthropologists.  New York:  Routledge:                   30-35.


            Edward Sapir.  In Andrew Lyons, Harriet Lyons and Robert Gordon, ed., Fifty Key Anthropologists.  New York:  Routledge:                 214-219.


2009    Franz Boas.  In Jan-Ola Ostman and Jef Versueren, eds., Handbook of Pragmatics.  Amsterdam and Philadelphia:  John                      Benjamins.


2004    Biographical sketches (31):  Marius Barbeau Ruth Benedict, Franz Boas, Ruth      Bunzel, Frank Hamilton Cushing, Frederica de Laguna, Frances Denmore, Fred Eggan, A. Irving Hallowell, June Helm, Alfred Kroeber, Ralph Linton, Robert Lowie, Nancy Lurie, Margaret Mead, Beatrice Medicine, James Mooney, Lewis Henry Morgan, Elsie Clews Parsons, Hortense Powdermaker, Edward Sapir, Leslie White, Benjamin Lee Whorf, (with Frederic W. Gleach:)  Edward Dozier, Cora Du Bois, Diamond Jenness, Clyde Kluckhohn, Louise Lamphere, Marvin Opler, Paul Radin, Robert Redfield, Clark Wissler.  In Veret Amit, ed., Routledge Biographical Dictionary of Anthropologists.  London:  Routledge.  (Sketch of R. Darnell pp. 112-113).


2004    Franz Boas.  Oxford Companion to Canadian History.  Oxford:  Oxford University Press.


2003    Biographical Sketches (30) of W J McGee, Franz Boas, Alfred Kroeber, Clark Wissler, Walter Hough, George Grant MacCurdy, Robert H. Lowie, Elsie Clews Parsons, Edward Sapir, Neil Judd, Ralph Linton, Ruth Benedict, Wendell Bennett, Fred Eggan, George P. Murdock, Margaret Mead, Morris Opler, Leslie White, Frederica de Laguna, Cora Du Bois, A. F. C. Wallace, Joseph Casagrande, Ernestine Friedl, Richard N. Adams, Conrad Arensberg, Nancy Lurie, June Helm, Roy Rapaport, Jane Buikstra, Louise Lamphere.  In Regna Darnell and Frederic W. Gleach, eds., Presidential Portraits:  Celebrating a Century of the American Anthropological Association.  Lincoln:  University of Nebraska Press.


1997    Regna Darnell and Judith Irvine.  Biographical Memoir on Edward Sapir.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Daniel Brinton; Edward Sapir.  American National Biography.  Oxford:  Oxford University Press.


1994    Franz Boas; Edward Sapir; Alfred Kroeber.  Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics.  Aberdeen:  University of Aberdeen and Pergamon Press.


1987    Edward Sapir; Benjamin Whorf.  International Encyclopedia of Communications 4:3-4; 316-317.


1981    Leslie Spier.  Dictionary of American Biography 17:  443.


1972    George Grant MacCurdy.  Dictionary of American Biography:  607.


1971    Marcel Mauss; Lucien Levy-Bruhl; A. L. Kroeber; Robert H. Lowie; Robert Redfield.  McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of World Biography 6:  254-255, 463-463, 607; 7:  268-269; 9:  127-128.



2021    Franz Boas: Protean Complexity and the Eye of the Beholder.  Bérose International Encyclopedia of the Histories of Anthropology, Paris (on-line).


2014    History of Anthropology in North America.  Oxford Encyclopedia of History of American Science, Medicine and Technology.  London:  Oxford University Press.


2007    American Anthropological Association.  International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences.  New York:  Macmillan Reference.


2006    Postmodernism et Sciences Humaines:  Anthropologie.  Dictionnaire des Sciences Humaines.  Presses Universitaires de France:  89-93.


2003    Anthropological Linguistics:  Overview, Early History in America; Fieldwork.  Oxford Encyclopedia of Linguistics.  Oxford:  Oxford University Press.


2001    Language typology and Ethnology in 19th Century North America:  Gallatin, Brinton and Powell.  In Konrad Koerner et al., eds., History of the Language Science.  Berlin:  Mouton de Gruyter.


2000    Hypothèse Sapir-Whorf.  In Pierre Bone et Michel Izard, eds., Dictionnaire de l’ethnologie et de l’anthropologie.  Paris:  Quadrige/Presses Universitaires  de France:  797-799.


            Postmodernisme.  In Pierre Bone et Michel Izard, eds., Dictionnaire de l’ethnologie et de l’anthropologie.  Paris:                                     Quadrige/Presses Universitaires de France:  820-821.


1996    Anthropology, Linguistics.  The Canadian Encyclopedia.  Edmonton:  Hurtig.  Revised Edition on CD ROM.


            Cree Syllabics.  The Canadian Encyclopedia.  Edmonton:  Hurtig.  Revised Edition on CD ROM.


1993    Early History in North America.  In William Bright, ed., International Encyclopedia of Linguistics.  Oxford:  Oxford University Press: 69-71.

1992    American Linguistics:  Anthropological Origins.  Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics.  University of Aberdeen and Pergamon Press.


1985    Anthropological Linguistics; Cree Syllabics.  New Canadian Encyclopedia.  Edmonton:  Hurtig:  64-65; 438-439.


1981    The Bureau of American Ethnology.  Encyclopedia of the American Indian.  New York:  Scholarly Press.




2019.  Commentary on Kevin P. Groark, Freud Among the Boasians: Psychoanalytic Influence and Ambivalence in American Anthropology.  Current Anthropology.


2016    Revitalization and Reminiscence on the History of HAN.  History of the Anthropology of Newsletter (HAN).  (on-line)


            Message to the Edward Sapir Society of Japan.  Newsletter of the Edward Sapir Society of Japan.


2012    Legacies of Postmodernism.  Anthropologica 54.


2010    Review Commentary on Frances Widdowson and R. Howard, Unmasking the Native Industry.  Anthropologica 52.

2008    Comment on Desveaux, Two Traditions of Anthropology in Mirror:  American Geologism and French Biologism.  Ethnographic Review (Moscow).


            Comment on Michael Brown, Relativism.  Current Anthropology.


2006    Comment on Veronica Strang, A Happy Coincidence:  Symbiosis and Synthesis in Anthropological and Indigenous Knowledge.  Current Anthropology.


2003   Comments on Alessandro Duranti, Language as Culture in U. S. Anthropology:

            Three Paradigms.  Current Anthropology 44.


            The Phillips Fund and its Effects on Amerindian Research.    American Philosophical Society Newsletter.  March.


            Why the CSAA Needs Anthropology.  Societe 27: 25-32.


2001    Comment on Herbert Lewis, Boas, Darwin, Science and Anthropology.  Current Anthropology 42: 394-395.


1999    Comment on Douglas E. Foley, The Fox Project, A Reappraisal.  Current Anthropology 40: 184-185.


1994    Comments on Eric Wolf, Perilous Ideas:  Race, Culture, People.  Current Anthropology 35:  7-8.


1992    Message to the Edward Sapir Society of Japan.  Newsletter of the Edward Sapir Society of Japan: 31-38.


            Unease about the Linguistic Society of America.  Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas Newsletter  10 (1):  2-3.


1988    Comment on Joseph Greenberg’s Language in the Americas.  Current Anthropology 28:  653-656.


1984    Comment on Paul Shankman, The Thick and the Thin.  Current Anthropology 25:  271-272.


1983    Comment on Madeleine Mathiot, Toward a Meaning-Based Theory of Face-to-Face Interaction.  International Journal of the Sociology of Knowledge 43:  77-87.




1996    On Poets and Scientists.  American Anthropological Association Newsletter (March):  35-36.


1991    Ethnographic Genre and Poetic Voice.  In Ivan Brady, ed., Anthropological Poetics.  Savage MD:  Rowan and Littlefield:  267-282.


1990    Kohkom Moskwa, Nohkom Moskwa.  In Donna Jo Napoli and Emily Rando, eds., Lingua Franca,  Lake Bluff IL:  Jupiter Press: 51-57.


1989    Women’s Power.  Anthropology and Humanism Quarterly 14 (4):  124.


1985    Kohkom Moskwa, with Commentary.  In Iain Prattis, ed., Reflections:  The Anthropological Muse.  Washington DC:  American Anthropological Association:  129-137.




2005    The Need for a Faculty Workload Study.  Western News (October).


2001    The Bureaucratic Imagination and the Faculty as Scapegoat.  Faculty Times.


            On the Trajectory of an Academic Career.  Faculty Times.


1999    A ‘Common Stake.’  Letter to the Editor, Western News 12 (January 21).


            On the Compatibility of Excellence and a Bargaining Unit including Part-Time  Faculty.  Faculty Times 3 (4): 3-4.


            On Political Exigency, Consensus and the Need for Patience.  Faculty Times 4 (1): 9-10.


1998    On the Commensurability of Equity and Excellence.  Faculty Times (3):  3-4.


1996    Faculty Workload Study:  Summary Report.  London:  University of Western Ontario.


1995    Ed. (as member of UWO Chilly Climate Collective).  Breaking Anonymity:  The Chilly Climate for Women in Canadian Universities.  Waterloo:  Wilfrid Laurier  University Press.

1992    Commentary on Conferences Outcomes.  Remedies for Racism and Sexism in Canadian Universities.  London ON:  162-165.



2008    Victor Turner Prize Awarded.  Anthropology News (February):  28.


2008    President’s Message on Canadian Anthropology.  Culture.  (on-line)


2006    The Boas Medal.  Anthropology News (February): 4-5.


1999    Writing as Humanists.  American Anthropological Association Newsletter  (February).         


1998    The Meaning of the Victor Turner Prize for Ethnographic Writing.  American Anthropological Association Newsletter.  (March): 3-4.


1983    Notes on Fieldwork.  Bryn Mawr College Bulletin.


1982    Notes on Women, Careers and Children.  Bryn Mawr College Bulletin.







2010    Edward Sapir: Linguist, Anthropologist, Humanist.  Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press (original 1990).


2008    Audio Reprint from B. C. Studies (2000).  The Importance of the Northwest Coast in the History of Boasian Anthropology.

In E. F. K. Koerner, ed., Edward Sapir:  Critical Assessments of Leading Linguists.  Berlin:  Mouton de Gruyter. 

            The Emergence of Edward Sapir’s Mature Thought (v. 1: 220-248).

            Edward Sapir 1884-1939:  A Biographical Memoir (with J. Irvine, v. 1: 254- 260.)

            The Sapir Years at the National Museum, Ottawa (v. 1: 207-226).

            Edward Sapir’s Six-Unit Classification of American Indian Languages: The Search for Time Perspective (with D. Hymes, v.                 1: 285-331).

Personality and Culture:  The Fate of the Sapirian Alternative (v. 2: 51-770).

Franz Boas, Edward Sapir and the Americanist Text Tradition (v. 2: 142-154).

Camelot at Yale:  The Construction and Dismantling of the Sapirian Synthesis,

1931-1939 (v. 2: 155-175).

            Edward Sapir’s Poetics (v. 2: 343-347).

2000    And Along Came Boas:  Continuity and Revolution in Americanist Anthropology.  Amsterdam & Philadelphia: Mouton de Gruyter (Paperback:  original 1998).


Joel Sherzer and Regna Darnell.  Guia para el Estudio Ethografico del Uso del Habla.  In Lucia A. Golluscio, ed., Ethnografia del Habla Textos Fundacionales.  Buenos Aires:  University of Buenos Aires Press:  91-98.  (English original 1972, reprinted 1986).


1996    Anthropological Linguistics; Cree Syllabics.  New Canadian Encyclopedia.  CD ROM.  (original 1985)


1989    The Social Context of Cree Narrative.  In Richard Bauman and Joel Sherzer,

eds., Explorations in the Ethnography of Speaking.  Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press:  315-336.  (Original 1974)


1984    The Communicative Environment of the Cree Child and the School System.  In Joel Sherzer and Richard Bauman, eds., Native American Language Use.  Austin:  Southwest Education Development Laboratory:  293-315.


1972    Joel Sherzer and Regna Darnell.  Outline Field Guide for the Ethnographic Study of Speech Use.  Notes in Translation.  (Original 1972)



2016    Recent Trends in Northwestern America.  Nancy Turner, Ancient Pathways, Ancestral Knowledge:  Ethnobotany and Ecologial Knowledge of Indigenous Peoples of Northwestern North America; Charlotte Townsend Gault, Jennifer Kramer and Ki-Ke in, eds., Native Art of the Northwest Coast:  A History of Changing Ideas;  The Vuntut Gwitchin and Shirleen Smith, People of the Lakes:  Stories of our Van Tat Gwich’in Elders;  Michael Asch, On Being Here to Stay; Ann Fienup-Riordan and Alice Reardon, Elluvut:  Our Yup’ik World and Weather:  Continuity and Change on the Bering Sea Coast.  Reviews in Anthropology.


2012    John Leavitt, Linguistic Relativities:  Language Diversity and Modern Thought.  Language.


2007    Stuart Banner, How the Indians Lost their Land:  Law and Power on the Frontier; Lindsay Robertson, Conquest by Law:  How the Discovery of America Dispossessed the Indigenous Peoples of their Land; David J. Carlson, Sovereign Selves:  American Indian Autobiography and the Law.  Journal of the Early Republic.


2003    Fred Ahenakew and H. C. Wolfart, eds., The Counselling Speeches of Jim Ka-nipitehtew and They Knew Both Sides of Medicine:  Cree Tales of Curing and Cursing told by Alice Ahenakew.  Anthropological Linguistics.


2001    Susan U. Phillips, Ideology in the Language of Judges:  How Judges Practice Law, Politics and Courtroom Control; John M. Conley and William M. O’Barr, Language and Legal Discourse; Roger W. Shuy, Bureaucratic Language in Government and Business.  Anthropological Linguistics.


Margaret Anderson and Marjorie Halpern, eds., Potlatch at Gitsequika:  William Beynon’s 1945 Field Notebooks and Ralph Maud, Transmission Difficulties:  Franz Boas and Tsimshian Mythology.   B. C. Studies 130: 118-121.


Douglas Cole, Franz Boas:  The Early Years, 1858-1906 and Ludger Müller-Wille, Franz Boas among the Inuit of Baffin Island, 1883-1884.  Journals and Letters.  American Anthropologist.


John O’Meara, “I can hear it”:  Ojibwe Stories from Lansdowne House written by Cecilia Sugarhead; Freda Ahenakew and H. C. Wolfart, eds., The Counselling Speeches of Jim Ka-Nipitehtew; Ives Goddard, Leonard Bloomfield’s Fox Lexicon:  Critical Edition; H. C. Wolart, ed., Plains Cree Dictionary; John Nichols and Arden C. Ogg, eds., Studies in Honour of H. C. Wolfart.  Northeastern Anthropology.


1999    Jean Briggs, Innuit Morality Play; Robert Dejarlais, Shelter Blues; Ralph Cintron, Angels’ Town; and Michael Stewart, The Time of the Gypsies.  Anthropology News (November).


1998    Lawrence Cohen, No Aging in India; Kathleen Stewart, A Place on the Side of the Road; and Robin Ridington and Dennis Hastings, Blessing for a Long Time.  American Anthropological Association Newsletter (November).


1997    Keith Basso, Wisdom Sits in Places and Andrew Shryock, Nationalism and the Genealogical Imagination.  American Anthropological Association Newsletter (November).


            George W. Stocking, Jr., ed., Volksgeist as Method and Ethic and Joan Mark, The King of the World in the Land of the Pygmies.  American Anthropologist.


1984    Gillian Sankoff, The Social Life of Language.  Papers in Linguistics 7:  422-429.


1977    Selected Writings of A. Irving Hallowell.  Western Canadian Journal of Anthropology 7:  142-148.


1976    Regna Darnell and Anthony L. Vanek.  Roger Brown, First Language.  Papers in Linguistics 9:  195-211.


John Honigman, History of Anthropological Ideas and Fred Voget, The History of Ethnological Theory.  ISIS.


1975    William Labov, Sociolinguistic Patterns.  Language 51:  1008-1016.


Paul Bohannan and Mark Glazer, High Points of Anthropology and Elvin Hatch, Theories of Man and Culture.  Reviews in Anthropology 2:  118-125.



2020    Ned Blackhawk and Isiah Wilner, eds., Indigenous Visions.  Journal of Anthropological Research.

2018    Paul V. Kroskrity and Anthony K. Webster, eds.  The Legacy of Dell Hymes:  Ethnopoetics, Narrative Inequality, and Voice.  Anthropological Linguistics.


            Ned Blackhawk and Isaiah Wilner, eds., Indigenous Visions.  Journal of Anthropological Research.


2017    Curtis Hinsley and David Wilcox, eds., Coming of Age in Chicago: The 1893 World’s Fair and the Coalescence of American Anthropology.  Journal of Anthropological Research.


2016    Joshua Bell, Alison Brown and Robert Gordon, eds., Recreating First Contact:  Expeditions, Anthropology and Popular Culture.  ISIS.


Katherine Dunham, Recovering an Anthropological Legacy, Choreographing Ethnographic Futures.  Journal of Anthropological Research.


2015    Stephen O. Murray, American Anthropology and Co.  Anthropos.


2014    Lee D. Baker, Anthropology and the Racial Politics of Culture.  Anthropology and Humanism.


2013    Alice Kehoe and Paul Doughty, eds., Expanding American Archaeology, 1945- 1980:  A Generation Reflects.  Journal of Anthropological Research.


2011    George W. Stocking, Jr., Glimpses into my own Black Box:  An Exercise in Self-Deconstruction.  Journal of Anthropological Research.


2010    Lynda Jessup, Andrew Nurse and Gordon Smith, eds., Around and About Marius Barbeau:  Modelling 20th Century Culture.


2009    Edward Sapir, The Origin of the Wolf Ritual.  B. C. Studies.


Ives Goddard, two volume of Meskwaki Texts.  Journal of Anthropological Research.


2008    Judy Thompson, Recording their Story:  James Teit and the Tahltan.  Canadian Journal of American Studies.


2007    Vernon Williams, The Social Sciences of Theories of Race.  Journal of Anthropological Research.


Marcel Fournier, Marcel Mauss:  A Biography.  Canadian Journal of Sociology.


Steven Conn, History’s Shadow.  ISIS.


2006    Orin Starn, Ishi’s Brain.  American Anthropologist.


Dan Segal and Sylvia Yanagisako, eds., Unwrapping the Sacred Bundle.  Journal of Anthropological Research.


Richard Handler, ed., Significant Others:  Interpersonal and Professional Commitments in Anthropology.  Journal of Anthropological Research.


Stephen Alter, William Dwight Whitney and the Science of Language.  ISIS.


Dell Hymes, Now I Know Only So Far:  Essays in Ethnopoetics.  Anthropological Linguistics 48:  82-83.


2005    Charles Boewe, ed., Profiles of Rafinesque.  Anthropological Linguistics.


William Merrill and Ives Goddards, eds.,  Anthropology, History and American Indians:  Essays in Honor of William Curtis Sturtevant.  Museum Anthropology.


Robert Borofsky. Yanomami:  The Fierce Controversy and What We Can Learn From It.  The Public Historian 27:  75-77.


2004    Sydel Silverman.  The Beast on the Table:  Conferencing with Anthropologists.  Current Anthropology.


Curtis Hinsley and David Wilcox, eds., Frank Hamilton Cushing’s “Lost Itinerary.”  American Anthropologist.


Keith Brown and Vivian Law.  Linguistics in Britain:  Personal Histories.  Journal of Linguistic Anthropology.


Hanneke Hootroup-Steenstra.  Interaction and the Standardized Survey Interview:  The Living Questionnaire.  Journal of Linguistic Anthropology.


Konrad Koerner, Toward a History of American Linguistics.  Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences.


Stanley Tambiah, Edmund Leach:  An Anthropological Life.  Canadian Journal of Sociology 29:  486-488.


2003    Richard Handler, ed., The Excluded Ancestors:  Inventible Traditions:  Essays toward a More Inclusive History of Anthropology.  Ethnohistory.


Donald Bahr, ed., O’odham Creation and Related Events as Told to Ruth Benedict in 1927 in Prose, Oratory and Song.  ISIS.


David Gilmore, Misogyny:  The Male Malady.  Literary Research/Recherche Litteraire.


Maureen Lux, Medicine that Walks:  Medicine, Disease, and Canadian Plains Aboriginal People, 1880-1945.  ISIS.


2002    John Bennett, Essays in the Theory of Culture.  Anthropological Forum.


2001    Lee D. Baker, From Savage to Negro:  Anthropology and the Construction of Race, 1896-1954.  Annals of Science.


Marinell Asch and colleagues, ed. by Elizabeth Hulse, Thinking in Both Hands:  Sir Daniel Wilson in the Old World and the New.  ISIS 92:  437-439.


Petra Rothman, Tundra Passages.  Anthropologica.


2000    Julia S. Falk, Women, Language and Linguistics.  Historiographia Linguistica.


Wendy Wickwire, ed., Ethnographic Eyes (Special Issue of B. C. Studies).  Anthropology News.


Alice Kehoe, Land of Prehistory:  A Critical History of American Archaeology.  ISIS.


John Coward, The Newspaper Indian:  Native American Identity in the Press, 1820-1890.  American Journalism.


1999    Jacques Maurais, ed., Quebec’s Original Languages.  Journal of Linguistic Anthropology.


Ives Goddard, ed., Handbook of North American Indians 17:  Language.  Language in Society.


1998    Ernest Dreschel, Mobilian Trade Jargon.  Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute.


Frederic Gleach, Powhatan’s World and Colonial Virginia.  American Anthropologist.


1997    Marianne Weston, Native Americans in the News:  Images of Indians in the 20th Century Press.  American Journalism.


George W. Stocking, Jr., ed., Volksgeist as Method and Ethic.  Historiographia Linguistica.


Han Vermeulen and Arturo Alvarez Roldan, eds., Fieldwork and Footnotes:  Studies in the History of European Anthropology.  American Ethnologist.


Dell Hymes, Ethnography, Linguistics, Narrative Inequality.  Anthropological Linguistics.


John Gumperz and Stephen Levinson, Rethinking Linguistic Relativity.  Anthropological Linguistics.


Douglas Parks, ed., Hidatsa Social and Ceremonial Organization.  Ethnohistory.


1996    Laura Peers, The Western Ojibwe.  American Indian Quarterly.


William Leap, American Indian Englishes.  International Journal of American Linguistics.


Stephen O.  Murray, Theory Groups and the Study of Language in North America.  Language in Society.


Freda Ahenakew ed., The Cree Language is our Identity:  The LaRonge Lectures of Sarah Whitecalf.  Northeastern Anthropology.


Lawrence Nowry, Man of Manua: Marius Barbeau.  Anthropologica.


Dennis Tedlock and Bruce Mannheim, eds., The Dialogic Emergence of Culture.  Anthropological Linguistics.


1995    Phil Hugte, Frank Hamilton Cushing at Zuni.  Journal of Linguistic Anthropology.


            Lauri Honko, et al., The Great Bear:  A Thematic Analysis of Oral Poetry in the Finno-Ugrian Languages.  Journal of Linguistic Anthropology.


1994    Freda Ahenakew, ed., Our Grandmothers’ Lives.  Ethnohistory.


            Freda Ahenakew, ed., Our Grandmothers’ Lives.  Anthropological Linguistics.


            Freda Ahenakew, ed., The Cree language is our Identity:  The LaRonge Lectures of Sarah Whitecalf.  Culture.


            Geoffrey Pullman, The Great Eskimo Vocabulary Hoax.  Journal of Linguistic Anthropology.


1992    Konrad Koerner, ed., First Person Singular II.  Journal of Linguistic Anthropology.


            Ron Wardhaugh, Language in Competition.  Canadian Ethnic Studies.


            Victor Golla, ed., Collected Works of Edward Sapir.  American Indian Languages II.  American Anthropologist.


            Robin Ridington, Little Bit Know Something.  Ethnohistory.


1991    John Milloy, The Plains Cree.  Ethnohistory.


            Keith Basso, Western Apache Language and Culture.  Man.


            George W. Stocking, Jr., ed., Romantic Motives.  American Anthropologist.


            James C. Faries, The Nightway.  Canadian Journal of Folklore


1990    Susan Rigdon, The Cultural Façade.  ISIS.


            Marla Powers, Oglala Women.  Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology 28:  125-126.


            Catherine Woolard, Double Talk.  Anthropologica.


            Michael Herzfeld, Anthropology through the Looking Glass.  Journal of American Folklore.


1989    K. Hukuta, Mirror of Language.  Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology.


            Freda Ahenakew, Stories of the House People and Cree Language Structures.  Language in Society.


            Rosemary Zumwalt, American Folklore Scholarship.  American Anthropologist.


1987    June Helm, ed., Social Context in American Ethnology.  American Anthropologist.


1986    Dennis Tedlock, The Spoken Word and the Work of Interpretation.  American Ethnologist.


            Konrad Koerner, ed., Edward Sapir:  Appraisals of his Life and Work.  Canadian Journal of Linguistics.


            L. G. Moses, The Indian Man:  A Biography of James Mooney,  Montana Historical Review.


1985    George W. Stocking, Jr., ed., Observers Observed.  Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology.


1983    R. K. O’Kain and Boyd Davis, eds., First Person Singular.  Language in Society.


Jack Chambers, ed., Languages of Canada.  Language in Society.


1981    Anna Wierzbicka, Lingua Mentalis.  Papers in Linguistics.


            Keith Basso, Portraits of the White Man. American Anthropologist.


1980    William Bright, Variation and Change in Language.  Language in Society.


1979    Richard Preston, Cree Narrative.  American Anthropologist.


            Dan Ben-Amos,  Sweet Talk.  American Anthropologist.


1976    H. C. Wolfart, Plains Cree Grammar.  Language.


1975    H. C. Wolfart and Janet Carroll, Meet Cree.  American Anthropologist.


            C. J. Bailey and Roger Shuy, eds., New Ways of Analyzing Variation in English.  American Anthropologist.


            Dag Stromborg, Leading Folklorists of the North.  Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences.


1974    Pierre Maranda and Eli Köngas-Maranda, eds., Structural Analysis of Oral Tradition.  Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology.


            John Adair and Sol Worth, Through Navajo Eyes.  American Anthropologist.


            National Museum of Man, Bulletins 1-3.  Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology.


1973    Alice Fletcher and Francis LaFlesche, The Omaha Tribe.  American Anthropologist.


            Adeline Linton and Charles Wagley.  Ralph Linton.  ISIS.


1972    Theodora Kroeber, Alfred Kroeber:  A Personal Configuration.  ISIS.


            Ronald Rohner, ed., The Ethnography of Franz Boas.  Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences.


1970    J. M. Degerando, The Observation of Savage Peoples.  American Anthropologist