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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (4): 693–695.
Published: 01 October 2008
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (3): 437–464.
Published: 01 July 2019
... essay contributes to this central problem of knot making and reading traditions by enlisting the aid of an unlikely source: the memoirs of a mid-nineteenth-century gentleman who was given a striking account of how khipu masters in Cuzco’s countryside recorded specific events of a twelve-month calendar...
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Ethnohistory (2003) 50 (4): 697–705.
Published: 01 October 2003
... pictorial calendars occasionally resurface and provide new insights into the histories of Native Americans. A new pictorial calendar of the Mandan Indians has recently reappeared. It and the circumstances of its reappearance are described, and suggestions toward a possible interpretation are offered...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (1): 73–85.
Published: 01 January 2010
... appropriation of the Latin alphabet and of European literacy practices by local indigenous intellectuals. This development led to the inception of a novel textual genre, the biyee, an alphabetic, pluralistic, multilayered rendering of the Zapotec 260-day divinatory calendar. I also contend that, as they moved...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (2): 167–190.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Kevin Terraciano Abstract The author presented a draft of this essay as a presidential address at the 2012 meeting of the society in Springfield, Missouri. The theme of the meeting was “the apocalypse,” referring to a popular belief that the Mayan calendar predicted a cataclysmic event to occur in...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (4): 721–728.
Published: 01 October 2016
... calendar. Cartaxena draws the glyphs for the Maya Calendar Round 2 Ajaw 8 ? and says that this day corresponds to 5 July 1529 “in our Christian [i.e., then Julian] calendar” (folio VIII: 12–16; the drawing of the Haab glyph is illegible). When converted according to current knowledge, the latter day would...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (4): 683–706.
Published: 01 October 2015
... over the course of the 365-­day solar calendar. The veintena section contains a wealth of pictorial information about the annual ceremonies. Indeed, because of its extensive imagery, early date, and indigenous authorship, scholars have often posi- tioned the Codex Borbonicus as the authoritative...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (3): 567–593.
Published: 01 July 2006
... calendar of the pueblo, or to schedule rites relating to productive activities.9 For many American Indians, a range of stars and constellations figured in temporal and calendrical schemes. Like other ethnographers, I discov- ered during the dark months in the North that it was time to get up when...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (3): 553–572.
Published: 01 July 2015
.... 2006 The Ancient Maya . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press . Spitler Susan 2005 Nahua Intellectual Responses to the Spanish: The Incorporation of European Ideas into the Central Mexican Calendar . PhD diss. , Tulane University . Stoll David 1990 Is Latin America...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (2): 323–324.
Published: 01 April 2020
..., direction, and hope. A Kiowa calendar featured by Graber shows rectangles and squares meant to represent the 1901 land rush on the reservation, enabled by legislation that declared “surplus” territory available to settlers. In 1903, the Supreme Court heard the Kiowa petition, but sided unanimously with the...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (3): 497–524.
Published: 01 July 2015
....34 References to the Mixtec Calendar Although the alphabetic text is written in Nahuatl, the Codex Sierra is in many ways a Mixtec manuscript. In addition to the interlocking “A-­O” year sign, the Mixtec words for “year” (cuiya) and the corresponding num- Parallel Nahuatl and Pictorial...
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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (4): 723–741.
Published: 01 October 2002
... April. Chamberlain, Von Del 1984 Astronomical Content of North American Plains Indian Calendars. Archaeoastronomy (suppl.), Journal for the History of Astronomy 15 (5): S1 -S54. Cheney, Roberta Carkeek 1979 The Big Missouri Winter Count . Happy Camp, ca: Naturegraph. Cohen, Lucy Kramer...
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (4): 676–678.
Published: 01 October 2008
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (4): 678–679.
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (4): 680–681.
Published: 01 October 2008
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (4): 681–683.
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (4): 683–685.
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (4): 685–686.
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (4): 686–688.
Published: 01 October 2008
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (4): 688–689.
Published: 01 October 2008