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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 July 2023
as they were on the original map. We also incorporated each town’s affiliation per repartimiento and a graphic depiction of the altitude changes from west to east. 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 (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 (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 (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 (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...
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 (2017) 64 (2): 271–296.
Published: 01 April 2017
..., and advocacy for more humane indigenous policy, was unprecedented in its cultural specificity. Marlière also contributed directly and indirectly to the production of canonical texts authored by European scientists. In this article, Bieber recovers Marlière’s vivid, humanizing observations about Jê peoples...
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Ethnohistory (2005) 52 (1): 13–27.
Published: 01 January 2005
... as a moral,sacred egalitarianism more virtuous than ethnic Fijian and colonial hierarchies, rendered thereby parochial and deluded in Ram and Krishna's universe. Thus Indo-Fijians localize gods and also a form of critique of hierarchy, engaging politics already heavily inflected by localized Christianity...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (3): 459–467.
Published: 01 July 2016
... lack of negative narratives elicited during my fieldwork in British Columbia from the 1980s to the first decade of the 2000s. It explores various forms of social memory, proposing the notion of an “emotional archive” that contains nonnarrative memory traces. It also critiques the official discourse...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (1): 115–139.
Published: 01 January 2017
...-cultural negotiations while other enslaved natives worked as guides, hunters, and interpreters. His European companions were also enmeshed in unequal relationships that ranged from contracted voyageurs to donnés who labored for Catholic missionaries. This article employs the records left by those who...
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Ethnohistory (2003) 50 (4): 643–669.
Published: 01 October 2003
..., this study also uncovers key moments in the lives of the rebels. These two sources—Indian testimony and mission registers—help to suggest the rebellion's diverse origins: the mission Indians' anger at the Spaniards for the suppression of their ceremonies and the frustration among some Gabrielinos...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (3): 567–607.
Published: 01 July 2004
..., and definition of historic Métis in Ontario has remained the purview of applied historians and expert witnesses. This article brings such questions into the academic arena by identifying sources and methods for documenting historic Métis during the fur trade period in Ontario. It also presents an ethno...
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Ethnohistory (2005) 52 (3): 589–633.
Published: 01 July 2005
... European-Indian exchange, giving tangible form to spoken metaphors for war, peace, and alliance. The production, distribution, and use of the pipe tomahawk also illustrated contrasting Indian and European notions of value and utility in material objects, exposing the limits of such goods in promoting cross...