Anthropology http://wunc.org en Research Shows The Civil War, Trail Of Tears Impacted Cherokees’ Physical Development http://wunc.org/post/research-shows-civil-war-trail-tears-impacted-cherokees-physical-development <p></p><p></p><p>New research from North Carolina State University has found a connection between historical stressors and physiological development in the Cherokee nation.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>In the late 19th century, anthropologist Franz Boas measured the skulls of adult Cherokees from groups who had grown up as the nation was split. Some were driven west on the Trail of Tears, and others fled to the Smoky Mountains for safety.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 11:32:17 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 34143 at http://wunc.org Research Shows The Civil War, Trail Of Tears Impacted Cherokees’ Physical Development Economic Downturn Creates Lonely Lives In Japan http://wunc.org/post/economic-downturn-creates-lonely-lives-japan <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;">When the economic bubble burst in Japan in 1991, many of its citizens lost faith in their nation.</span></p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 16:39:42 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 26064 at http://wunc.org Economic Downturn Creates Lonely Lives In Japan