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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (4): 685–686.
Published: 01 October 2008
... demonstrates the breadth of nonfederal Indian relations, which existed coast to coast, but also points to a problem with Rosen’s analysis. For example, while a comparison between New York and New Mexico is revealing, Rosen does so with little regard for the fundamental differences between...
Published: 01 October 2017
Figure 2. This archaeological site includes a wickiup residence for Paiute workers, yet the Paiute neighborhood of Mono Mills also included many Western-style wood houses with metal shingles and glass windows. More
Published: 01 July 2019
Figure 8. The flyer distributed at the demonstration against the opening of the Cherokee Village in June 1967. The Original Cherokee Community Organization was also referred to as the Five County Cherokee Organization. M0700, Stan Steiner Papers, box 29, folder 11, Department of Special More
Published: 01 October 2021
Figure 17. X.030, length of rule of Xolotl, visible light image, 113 years with speech scroll (17a). Note that three blue disks for years outlined in iron gall ink on the right remain partially visible. Note also the bracketing of the five symbols for twenty years on the left in iron gall ink More
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (4): 509–524.
Published: 01 October 2008
..., but also limits, of state power because, as Eric Wolf noted long ago, brokers by definition never work simply to resolve the contending interests they mediate but must also perpetuate them if they want to retain their own strategic positions. At the same time, in ethnically stratified societies...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (2): 257–291.
Published: 01 April 2004
... circumstances but also the renewal of a pre-Conquest sociopolitical strategy. The article also addresses the role of leadership in historical Amerindian macropolitical systems and suggests that a chief's skills as a peacemaker were no less necessary than his skills as a warmonger. American Society...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (4): 637–662.
Published: 01 October 2013
... another sheds light on the selective and ideologically skewed way in which they represent the past. While La memoria de don Melchor Caltzin focuses on a strict set of events to argue for the preservation of the rights of a Nahua community residing in the pre-Hispanic capital of Tzintzuntzan, it also sheds...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (2): 191–220.
Published: 01 April 2020
... in these narratives provide insights into indigenous concepts of reciprocity and authority, which in turn reveal dimensions of social organization and intercommunity interactions from a new perspective. These narratives explicitly foreground the inevitable tensions between communities that relied on salmon and also...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (2): 269–295.
Published: 01 April 2018
... to their traditional conceptions of just war. To them, such comportment marked their opponents as insurgents resisting not only their rightful place in the Spanish Empire but also civilization more broadly. In condemning their Highland Maya enemies as an ethical “other,” the conquistadors articulated a just cause...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (1): 41–63.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Arne Bialuschewski Abstract Multinational groups of buccaneers repeatedly raided settlements all along the coast of Tabasco and the Yucatán Peninsula. The freebooters not only looted whatever valuables they could find but also abducted and enslaved numerous coastal inhabitants, particularly Mayas...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (4): 589–624.
Published: 01 October 2009
... baptism in southern California missions (Coombs and Plog 1977; Jackson 1999; Larson, Johnson, and Michaelsen 1994), but has more recently also been used to discuss Esselen and Costanoan/Ohlone baptisms at Mission San Carlos (Hackel 2005). In this paper, I examine the validity of the ecological hypothesis...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (2): 229–251.
Published: 01 April 2014
... America and some that were highly distinctive. This cartographic representation also enlists visual and textual language that was, by the late seventeenth century, familiar across the Indies. In what ways, then, does the Muñoz map speak to local histories as well as those that were more global? This essay...
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Ethnohistory (2000) 47 (2): 399–422.
Published: 01 April 2000
... nevertheless eroded over time, the Tupí-Guaraní language family shows evidence for retention of tek concerning not only many domesticated and semidomesticated plants but also certain wild resources. In particular, that language family has evidently retained complexes of traits that (1) associate tortoises...
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Ethnohistory (2000) 47 (3-4): 669–704.
Published: 01 October 2000
... of the sixteenth century. Also explored are the responses of the indigenous societies in their process of change into what are now known as criollo peasant communities. The article's conclusion is that this cultural transformation has not yet ended. American Society for Ethnohistory 2000 Acosta Saignes...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (1-2): 87–121.
Published: 01 April 2001
...Jeffrey C. Kaufmann Diverse attitudes toward Malagasy prickly pear cactus demonstrate that French colonialism was not a single cohesive strategy but was marked by contradictions and struggles. Struggles among groups of colonizers included not only the control of cactus but also its appropriateness...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (3): 403–432.
Published: 01 July 2001
... of the cacicazgo of Tutepetongo but also lands and subject settlements within the cacicazgo. Despite their apparent relationship to the glyphs, the glosses do not translate the pictographic text. On the contrary, they reflect important changes in the indigenous conception of the cacicazgo. American Society...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (4): 587–612.
Published: 01 October 2001
... and mythologies about an ancient Edenic time before normal human procreation and marriage. The article also holds that the main influence on the content of mythologies was neighboring mythologies, such that each people's telling of ancientness was a parody, but a compassionate one, of its neighbors' tellings...
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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (1): 3–40.
Published: 01 January 2002
... as hybrid in purpose—shaped European conceptions of the Amerindians of the region, and were in turn shaped by their presence. Also considered: the impact of abolition on conceptions of Amerindian character. American Society for Ethnohistory 2002 ‘‘It Is Impossible to Make a Step...
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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (3): 545–582.
Published: 01 July 2002
... momentous political, economic, and religious change and how it is experienced locally. It also reveals the ways in which different histories are constructed out of shared memories, events, and spaces. Rather than viewing native histories as present-day constructions, I try to see how oral traditions make...
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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (2): 281–317.
Published: 01 April 2002
... and other intruders also saw the need for alliances with Indian men in order for their endeavors to succeed. Through a process in which Europeans and Indians played an equal part, the early modern period saw the creation of several new indigenous leaders. The chieftains who interacted with outsiders were...