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Boyd is associate professor of anthropology at Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana. We pay particular attention to research set-up and design, and the use of specialized software such as ArcGIS via hands-on activities. Amish couples are expected to remain married to the mates they select as young adults. The film follows the path of 21-year old Crystal Frazier, a not-so-fluent Navajo speaker and self-professed introvert, as she undertakes the challenges of the pageant.

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