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Ethnohistory (1 April 2013) 60 (2): 337–338.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Mark Z. Christensen Maya and Catholic Cultures in Crisis . By Early John D. . ( Gainesville : University Press of Florida , 2012 . vii + 499 pp., illustrations, tables, preface, abbreviations, bibliography, index . $74.95 cloth.) Copyright 2013 by American Society for...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2008) 55 (3): 439–464.
Published: 01 July 2008
... Students of the nineteenth-century Great Plains would be mistaken, however, to perceive a simplistic synchronicity between Catholicism and Sioux traditions. Tribal leaders showed interest in gaining access to power that they perceived coming from Catholic rituals, but they did not want to break...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2010) 57 (3): 415–444.
Published: 01 July 2010
... Society for Ethnohistory 2010 Courting Catholicism: Nahua Women and the Catholic Church in Colonial Mexico City Jonathan Truitt, Central Michigan University Abstract. Using Spanish- and Nahuatl-​language sources, this article examines the interaction of Nahua women in Mexico City with the...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2015) 62 (2): 391–392.
Published: 01 April 2015
... alliance and the other signified French and Illinois Catholicism. In The Catholic Calumet: Colonial Conversions in French and Indian North America, Tracy Neal Lea- velle employs the titular Catholic calumet as a symbol for the nature of reli- gious conversion in the Great Lakes and Illinois Country...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2016) 63 (1): 209–210.
Published: 01 January 2016
...M. Kittiya Lee The Inconstancy of the Indian Soul: The Encounter of Catholics and Cannibals in Sixteenth-Century Brazil . By de Castro Eduardo Viveiros . Translated by Morton Gregory Duff . ( Chicago : Prickly Paradigm , 2011 . i + 104 pp. +iii, translator's note, acknowledgments...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2016) 63 (1): 211–212.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Douglas Cole Libby People of Faith: Slavery and African Catholics in Eighteenth-Century Rio de Janeiro . By de Carvalho Soares Mariza . Translated by Metz Jerry Dennis . ( Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2011 . xiii + 321 pp., acknowledgments, introduction, postscript...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2016) 63 (1): 143–166.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Gregory Evans Dowd This article evaluates the role of indigenous Catholicism in the so-called Pontiac's War (1763–66), revealing that Catholic Indian communities at points recently occupied by the British refrained from hostilities. The argument supplements, but does not supplant, evaluations of...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2019) 66 (3): 437–464.
Published: 01 July 2019
... in their khipus and made accurate calculations based on them. The analysis and reconstruction of Cuzco’s calendar-demographic khipus is framed into the history of Catholic catechesis, which included early efforts at colonizing indigenous ways of thinking and experiencing time through tactile, visual...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2001) 48 (4): 689–712.
Published: 01 October 2001
...Jeffrey D. Anderson Beginning in the 1880s, the Northern Arapaho appropriated Christianity while maintaining core religious forms and tribal solidarity. Through retranslation of the Arapaho Our Father, it is possible to understand how Arapaho Catholics “converted” this text and other forms to their...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2012) 59 (4): 675–690.
Published: 01 October 2012
...John F. Schwaller This article examines the practice of ordaining young men because of their personal language ability, a process referred to as an ordination a título de lengua . As a result of reforms codified by the Catholic Church in the Council of Trent, prospective priests were required to...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2013) 60 (1): 101–124.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Julia Sarreal Both the Crown and Catholic missionaries believed that frontier Indians needed to practice settled agriculture and animal husbandry in order to become civilized. For over a century Jesuit missionaries among the Guaraní Indians of South America tried to Europeanize mission inhabitants...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2006) 53 (1): 221–241.
Published: 01 January 2006
..., describes the work that continued into the postcolonial period, and profiles some of the missionaries who have contributed to the foundation of the Catholic Church in northern Kenya over the last fifty years. Baur, John 1990 The Catholic Church in Kenya: A Centenary History . Nairobi: St. Paul...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2000) 47 (2): 423–452.
Published: 01 April 2000
..., these Catholic women thus emerged as Catholicism’s pri- mary proselytizers. It was therefore not surprising that Catholicism then 42 appealed to larger numbers of Native people...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2000) 47 (1): 113–132.
Published: 01 January 2000
...Jan Bieniek; Garry W. Trompf This article compares ideas about the coming millennium in two culturally different parts of Papua New Guinea: Sek in Madang Province and Kasap in Enga Province. In both areas the Catholic church is historically predominant. Concerns and questions about whether the...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2008) 55 (3): 417–438.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Juan Luis Rodriguez This essay will discuss contending language ideologies in early twentieth-century efforts at translating Warao into Spanish. It will analyze the linguistic and semiotic collision between the Warao and the emerging Venezuelan nation-state. Its main focus will be on the Catholic...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2016) 63 (2): 215–235.
Published: 01 April 2016
... are not conventional modes of historical writing, either indigenous or Western, but in the first case a Roman Catholic catechism adapted into pictorial form and in the second a religious drama linked to Renaissance and baroque European performance traditions. Both genres had been assimilated into...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 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 (1 July 2015) 62 (3): 421–444.
Published: 01 July 2015
... a 1590 date, and the latest was written in 1835. Of these many documents, 373 are wills or testaments. The collection is particularly rich in wills for the years 1724 to 1759. Only 56 wills mention bequests of property to heirs; the rest are brief, formulaic attestations of belief in the Catholic...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2015) 62 (4): 751–779.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Sean S. Downey This study reconstructs the settlement history for twelve related Q'eqchi' Maya villages in the Toledo District of southern Belize using oral history interviews, archival records, and the Catholic parish birth register. The study evaluates two hypotheses for explaining the identified...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2016) 63 (1): 199–200.
Published: 01 January 2016
... anticlericalism, and doomed the already weak federal education project. Finally, in the strongly conservative state of Guanajuato, powerful Catholic caciques, episodes of Segundaviolence, the historical strength of the institutional church, and deep popular Catholicism countered the strength of the...