Inventing the Thrifty Gene TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction: Underserviced and Over-Studied

Ch 1: On the Origins of Thrifty Genes: Charles Darwin and The H.M.S. Beagle

Ch 2: ‘The Operation of Being Civilized’: Sir Francis Bond Head the Foundations of Federal Indian Policy

Ch 3: Studied to Death: Chief Medical Officers and the Scientization of Federal Indian Policy

Ch 4: The Marrow Thief: James V. Neel and the Invention of the Thrifty Gene

Ch 5: Chief Josias Fiddler: Remembering the Hunger Strike of ’88

Ch 6: The Return of the Thrifty Gene: From the DNA Deal to Its Curious Afterlife

Conclusion: The Grandfather Rocks of Josias Fiddler

Afterword: Josias Fiddler’s Life and Legacy, by Teri Redsky Fiddler

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