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Ethnohistory (1 October 2002) 49 (4): 875–877.
Published: 01 October 2002
... world of ethnic/religious tensions, should be of interest to historians, ethnologists, and other social scientists as well as students concerned with the modern-day discourse on ethnicity and nationalism. First Nations, Second...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2003) 50 (4): 587–610.
Published: 01 October 2003
...Adele Perry This article analyzes the relationship between First Nations housing and reform in British Columbia between 1849 and 1886. Utilizing published and archival evidence drawn from church and government sources, the essay examines reformers' conceptions of First Nations housing and their...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2015) 62 (4): 729–750.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Benjamin Hoy Throughout the nineteenth century, Canada and the United States struggled to gain accurate demographic data on the First Nations and Métis communities they claimed to oversee. Enumerators grappled with linguistic and cultural differences, distrust, the ambiguity of racial categories...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2010) 57 (3): 472–475.
Published: 01 July 2010
... part of First Nations’ relationships with the Canadian government while in the United States they have fallen from view; and David Harding ably illustrates common dilemmas facing the Cree of northern Quebec and the Navajos of the American southwest as they seek to guard their ways of life while...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2018) 65 (3): 417–440.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Frederico Oliveira Abstract For many generations, the seasonal mobility pattern over the territory has been an important factor defining family relations and land-use systems for the northern Anishinabeg in Canada. Using the case study of Slate Falls First Nation, this article, going beyond...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2012) 59 (2): 261–291.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Carl Benn John Norton (1770–1831?) was one of the most important Iroquois leaders in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries and the author of a thousand-page manuscript on First Nations history, a journey he made to the Cherokee country, and his adventures in the War of 1812. However...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2013) 60 (4): 765–767.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Brice Obermeyer Colonial Entanglement: Constituting a Twenty-First-Century Osage Nation. By Dennison Jean . A Project of First Peoples: New Directions in Indigenous Studies . ( Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press , 2012 . xv + 256 pp., acknowledgments, introduction...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2017) 64 (2): 167–189.
Published: 01 April 2017
... politic, and there is no Indian question and no Indian Department.” The major piece of legislation guiding Canadian federal relations with First Nations, the Indian Act, reinforced Scott’s declaration, promoting an imperial patriarchal system that disregarded Wendat matrifocal traditions. This policy...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2010) 57 (3): 483–484.
Published: 01 July 2010
... nonaboriginal scholars, and practitioners from a wide variety of disciplines. The editors have positioned the book to meet two main challenges. First, they call for comparative scholarship that moves us away from focusing on one nation or era to broaden our view and to complicate the questions we ask...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2009) 56 (4): 758–759.
Published: 01 October 2009
... research he conducted with Ray for the 2003 Powley Case, in which the court ruled that the Metis at Sault Ste. Marie are an aboriginal community possessing the same hunt- ing rights as other indigenous groups in the region. J. R. Miller challenges the perception that all treaties with First Nations...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2009) 56 (4): 771–773.
Published: 01 October 2009
... research he conducted with Ray for the 2003 Powley Case, in which the court ruled that the Metis at Sault Ste. Marie are an aboriginal community possessing the same hunt- ing rights as other indigenous groups in the region. J. R. Miller challenges the perception that all treaties with First Nations...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2013) 60 (1): 146–147.
Published: 01 January 2013
... leadership on both the nonnative and indigenous sides to reach agreement on disputes over land, fishing and hunting rights, and even the administration of First Nations (Indian) land held in trust by government has meant that the country’s appointed judges have become the...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2018) 65 (3): 533–534.
Published: 01 July 2018
...-Indian affairs in colonial North America, the first time such a collation has been attempted since 1958. The History is well known both as a secondary source, offering a historical narrative of the seventeenth-century conflicts between the Iroquois, British, French, and French-allied Algonquians and...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2016) 63 (1): 173–174.
Published: 01 January 2016
... espe- cially new (N. Scott Momaday on the power of the spoken word, for instance). Page 1 of the book asserts that none of the United States’ treaties with native nations has ever been abrogated, but Indian protests did per- suade the United States to abrogate one fraudulent treaty: the first...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2006) 53 (1): 248–251.
Published: 01 January 2006
... plateau region, was to gain the sacred powers of Chris- tianity. Creating Christian Indians opens with this storied account. A tale of Indians who crossed frontiers for spiritual knowledge was enough to convince the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions (ABCFM) to send the first wave of...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2001) 48 (3): 552–555.
Published: 01 July 2001
.... cloth, paper.) Louise M. Burkhart, University at Albany, SUNY, and Brian Ladd, Union College In this book, published shortly before his death, noted anthropologist Eric Wolf explores the relationship between ideas and power, mentalities and material forces. He does this first by reviewing the...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2010) 57 (2): 291–319.
Published: 01 April 2010
...(especially British)-derived Pakeha, on the other. In particular, the past, present, and future of the nation's foundational document, the Treaty of Waitangi, signed between the first nations and the British Crown in 1840, has dominated popular debate and official policy in recent decades. Other ethno...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2019) 66 (2): 353–384.
Published: 01 April 2019
... from the Tseshaht First Nation. His eldest son, Alex Thomas, sold these drawings to linguistic anthropologist Edward Sapir, who was at the time in charge of the anthropology division of the Geological Survey of Canada. The drawings depict critically important cultural information about ceremonial...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2010) 57 (4): 651–678.
Published: 01 October 2010
...David W. Dinwoodie With the emergence of the Canadian policy of land claims in the 1970s and 1980s, the early contact phase of aboriginal history became a prime factor determining recognition. First Nations historiography has, as a result, become polarized and politicized in particular ways. This...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2014) 61 (1): 99–122.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Blanca Tovías This article analyzes four Siksika (Blackfoot) winter counts covering the period 1830–1937, created in the early twentieth century. In common with those of other Plains First Nations, Blackfoot winter counts are chronological yearly records of salient events. Among the Blackfoot this...