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Loring, Stephen

Museum Anthropologist/Arctic Archaeologist

Arctic and sub-Arctic ethnohistory and archaeology; Labrador; public policy in the circumpolar north; repatriation philosophy, community archaeology, indigenous property rights

Geographic Focus

Background And Education


Selected Publications

  • Article

  • Chapter

    • Loring, Stephen. 2017. "To the uttermost ends of the earth...Ramah chert in time and space." In Ramah Chert: a Lithic Odyssey. Curtis, Jenneth E. and Desrosiers, Pierre, editors. 169–219. Westmount, Quebec: Avataq Cultural Institute. 2017
    • Loring, Stephen. 2010. "Foreword." In Collecting Cultures: Myth, Politics and Collaboration in the 1948 Arnhem Land Expedition. May, Sally, editor. xi–xx. Lanham, Maryland: AltaMira. 2010
    • Loring, Stephen and Siegal-Causey, Douglas. 2010. "Short-tailed Albatross (Diomedea [Phoebastrial] albatrus)." In The People at the End of the World: the Western Aleutians Project and the Archaeology of Shemya. Corbett, Debra, West, Dixie, and Lefevre, Christine, editors. 99–105. Anchorage: Alaska Anthropological Association. 2010
    • Loring, Stephen. 2010. "Tuktuyaaqtuuq "Where the Caribou Cross": the Arctic and Subarctic." In Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Colelctions of the National Museum of the American Indian. Ganteaume, Cecile, editor. 240–256. New York: Harper Collins/Smithsonian Institution. 2010
    • Loring, Stephen. 2009. "An Appreciation of “Something Fiercely Desirable”." In Mammals of Ungava and Labrador: The 1882–1884 Fieldnotes of Lucien M. Turner Together with Inuit and Innu Knowledge. Heyes, Scott A. and Helgen, Kristofer M., editors. xxv-xxvi. 2009
    • Loring, Stephen. 2009. "From Tent to Trading Post and Back Again - Smithsonian Anthropology in Nunavut, Nunavik, Nitassinan, and Nunatsiavut: The Changing IPY Agenda, 1882–2007." In Smithsonian at the Poles: Contributions to International Polar Year Science. Krupnik, Igor, Lang, Michael A., and Miller, Scott E., editors. 115–128. In IPY. 2009
    • Loring, Stephen. 2008. "At home in the wilderness: the Mushuau Innu and caribou." In The return of caribou to Ungava. Bergerud, A. T., Luttich, Stuart N., and Camps, Lodewijk, editors. 123–134. Montreal: McGill-Queen's. 2008
    • Loring, Stephen. 2008. "The Wind Blows Everything off the Ground: New Provisions and New Directions in Archaeological Research in the North." In Opening Archaeology: Repatriation's Impact on Contemporary Research and Practice. Killion, Thomas W., editor. 181–194. Santa Fe, New Mexico: School for Advanced Research Press. 2008