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Ethnohistory (1 July 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 (1 October 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 (1 October 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 (1 April 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 (1 July 2016) 63 (3): 577–578.
Published: 01 July 2016
... 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 this important...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2007) 54 (4): 639–668.
Published: 01 October 2007
... of different 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...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2017) 64 (2): 343–344.
Published: 01 April 2017
... improvised using a stockpile of European tropes and models of social structure. He traces these adaptations from the first English explorations in the late sixteenth century to roughly 1660, when the English were no longer dependent on the Algonquians and operated in a less fluid context. To understand power...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2007) 54 (2): 223–244.
Published: 01 April 2007
... 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. Raleigh: North Carolina...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 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 (1 July 2017) 64 (3): 446–447.
Published: 01 July 2017
..., diplomacy, reason, ritual, sport, and memory. Chapter 2 reconstructs “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...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2016) 63 (1): 175–176.
Published: 01 January 2016
... 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...
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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 April 2019) 66 (2): 385–386.
Published: 01 April 2019
... environmental dynamism even today. Finally, DeLucia examines the wider Atlantic context of King Philip’s War in Bermuda, where oral traditions relate that Native northeasterners were exported as slaves following the conflict. DeLucia expands this chapter to show how Algonquian people became exiles as far afield...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 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 the...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 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 (1 April 2011) 58 (2): 213–227.
Published: 01 April 2011
... 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 . Winnipeg...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2005) 52 (1): 203–205.
Published: 01 January 2005
... the Dakota tree-dweller cult in 1925. As a museum ethnologist Skinner was academically rooted in the Boasian analysis of culture traits and culture areas. He was primarily con- cerned with the cultural links between Algonquian-speaking groups and the eastern Dakota, under the assumption that the...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2013) 60 (4): 537–565.
Published: 01 October 2013
... historians who have joined the middle- and native-­ground conversation, we agree with White (2011: xi–xii) that they are only questionably “misreadings.” The original texts themselves authorize certain forms of interpretive reductionism. In Middle Ground, White describes how Algonquians and...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2007) 54 (4): 583–589.
Published: 01 October 2007
... many indigenous pasts. Michael Witgen’s “The Rituals of Possession: Native Identity and the Invention of Empire in Seventeenth-Century Western North America” examines Franco-Algonquian (Anishinaabeg) encounters on the western margins of New France. In the process, he complicates...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2010) 57 (1): 1–9.
Published: 01 January 2010
...- ics that resulted from native 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...