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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (3): 355–394.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Nathan D. Carlson An ethnohistorical examination of the Algonquian witiko (windigo) phenomenon, utilizing both previously unexamined documentary sources and oral traditions of Athabasca Cree and Métis elders, reveals that a witiko “condition” is historically verifiable, that the celebrated...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (4): 571–596.
Published: 01 October 2010
...Shawn Smallman This article builds on the extensive literature regarding the Algonquian belief in the windigo, a cannibal spirit, by examining how traders of the Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) viewed this phenomenon from the eighteenth to the early twentieth century. As native people brought windigos...
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Ethnohistory (2005) 52 (4): 727–787.
Published: 01 October 2005
...Marshall Joseph Becker The English term matchcoat derives from an Algonquian root word relating to clothing or dress in general. During the seventeenth century matchcoat came to refer to European-made units of woolen cloth,generally about two meters (a “fathom”) long, that were traded to natives...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (2): 281–329.
Published: 01 April 2006
...R. Todd Romero Through an examination of seventeenth-century English sources and later Indian folklore, this article illustrates the centrality of religion to defining masculinity among Algonquian-speaking Indians in southern New England. Manly ideals were represented in the physical and spiritual...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (4): 579–602.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Michael Leroy Oberg Abstract The Theodor De Bry map of the coast of today’s North Carolina has exerted an unfortunate influence over how historians and anthropologists have described and understood the indigenous Algonquian communities of the Outer Banks and the coast of today’s North Carolina...
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Ethnohistory (2023) 70 (3): 411–413.
Published: 01 July 2023
...Peter Jakob Olsen-Harbich Copyright 2023 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2023 “The last piece” of Helen C. Rountree’s “life’s work as a cultural anthropologist”—a decades-long quest to publish book-length treatments of all southern Algonquian peoples—has finally appeared (xi). Rountree...
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Ethnohistory (2007) 54 (4): 639–668.
Published: 01 October 2007
... names to the Upper or Northern Algonquian peoples that lived in this region.5 Many Northern Algonquians migrated seasonally between village communities in the pays d’en haut, and the prairie, park- land, and forest regions that lay farther north and west. This mobility com- plicated French...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (4): 677–700.
Published: 01 October 2004
...’’huntedhumansandwasthoughttobeawindigo. Windigos were spe- cifically Algonquian monsters who ate human flesh and had hearts of ice.2 Human beings could be transformed into windigos by witchcraft or famine cannibalism.3 InonestorytoldtoKohl, aCanadianVoyageur,ofthenameofLeRiche,wasoncebusyfish- ing near his hut. He had...
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Ethnohistory (2007) 54 (2): 223–244.
Published: 01 April 2007
.... Gainesville: University Press of Florida. 2004b Gift Exchange and the Ossomocomuck Balance of Power: Explaining Carolina Algonquian Socioeconomic Aberrations at Contact. In Searching for the Roanoke Colonies: An Interdisciplinary Collection . E. Thomson Shields and Charles Ewen, eds. Pp. 156 -62...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (3): 577–578.
Published: 01 July 2016
... of individuals ensnared in the region’s trade in human flesh. She recasts the Pequot War and King Philip’s war as racial conflicts motivated in part by a desire to enslave New England Algonquians, 350 alone in the “Great Swamp Fight” that took place in Rhode Island late in 1675 and perhaps 2,000 in all during...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (2): 343–344.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Jessica Y. Stern LaCombe does not explicitly engage anthropological literature, but at times his method resembles an anthropologist’s. For instance, in chapter 6, which examines how the English and Algonquians shared meals, he artfully plots out where the Narragansett leader Miantonomi and his...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (2): 195–216.
Published: 01 April 2015
... colonies that the “greatest part of the Wampum, for which the furs are traded, is manufactured there [i.e., on Long Island] by the Natives.”15 It was indeed members of Coastal Algonquian societies such as the Narragansett, Massachusetts, and espe- cially those living on Long Island like...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (1): 35–50.
Published: 01 January 2010
...) Family Papers n.d. John Carter Brown Library , Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, MS American, File FG-M7, Mss. Acc.# 333060-6. Little, Elizabeth 1980 Three Kinds of Deeds at Nantucket. In Papers of the Eleventh Algonquian Conference . Cowan, William, ed. Pp. 61 -70. Ottawa, ON: Carleton...
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (2): 213–227.
Published: 01 April 2011
..., Colonial Encounters, and Social Imagination . Vancouver : University of British Columbia Press . Darnell Regna 1998 Rethinking Band and Tribe, Community and Nation: An Accordion Model of Nomadic Native American Social Organization . Papers of the 29th Algonquian Conference . Pp. 90 – 105...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (4): 537–565.
Published: 01 October 2013
...) that they are only questionably “misreadings.” The original texts themselves authorize certain forms of interpretive reductionism. In Middle Ground, White describes how Algonquians and Europeans created worlds of “shared meanings and practices” from cultural differences (1991: ix–x) as an alternative...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (3): 446–447.
Published: 01 July 2017
... “Algonquian London” where Roanokes, Wampanoags, and other Algonquian Indians rubbed shoulders with scientists, investors, and policy makers (47). Despite the “textual fragments” of these encounters, Thrush demonstrates that Indians influenced the development of colonial knowledge (49). By contrast, Chapter 3...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (1): 175–176.
Published: 01 January 2016
... into a fascinating and usable collection. The documents highlight the role whales and whaling have played in the history of the coastal Algonquian peoples of southern New England and Long Island from precontact to the present. Interleaved with insightful and historiographically engaged commentary, the collection...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (4): 725–750.
Published: 01 October 2004
... The Beaver Wars of the seventeenth century have long been viewed as part of a pattern of economic warfare waged by the Iroquois to wrest control of the fur trade from the Hurons, the northern Algonquians, and their French allies.1 After years of discussion and debate, the conventional view...
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (1): 65–89.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Philosophical Society. Grumet, Robert S. 1978 An Analysis of Upper Delawaran Land Sales in Northern New Jersey, 1630–1758. In Papers of the Ninth Algonquian Conference. W. Cowan, ed. Pp. 25–35. Ottawa: Carleton University. Hermes, Katherine 1999 “By Their Desire...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (1): 1–9.
Published: 01 January 2010
... people’s “secondary graphogeneses” (meaning cases in which the colonial situation stimulated new graphic inventions like the Algonquian and Yupik syllabaries). A third arena of study about Amerindian inscription is, of course, archaeology. The New World’s greatest contribution...