Fonds 2013.002.1 - Marty Zelenietz fonds

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Marty Zelenietz fonds

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76 cm of textual and photographic material
4 computer disks

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Dr. Marty Zelenietz is a faculty member with the Department of Anthropology at Saint Mary's University, with an extensive background in ethnographic field research. One of his major studies was an ethnographic survey in Kilenge, Papua New Guinea. He often collaborates with his wife, Dr. Jill Grant.

In addition to his anthropological research, Zelenietz is active politically, having twice sought office as a Member of Parliament for Dartmouth for the New Democratic Party (in 1988 and 1993).

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Fonds consists of material relating to the ethnographic survey conducted by Dr. Zelenietz in the late 1970s in Kilenge, Papua New Guinea, including photographs, field notes, censuses, maps, and other documents. The fonds also documents the scholarly publication activities of Zelenietz and Jill Grant through a collection of unpublished manuscripts, off-prints, and published materials from the two.

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