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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (1): 71–93.
Published: 01 January 2016
... nineteenth century. Their leaders were known as “kings” from the early seventeenth century up until 1860. A scholarly debate has arisen on the character of these leaders: were they big men or chiefs? Generalizations on the character of leadership over extended periods of time, however, are problematic, since...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (4): 621–642.
Published: 01 October 2020
.... This article argues that fantastic creatures are not mere fiction or propaganda. On the contrary, these characters constitute key cultural referents that play essential roles in shaping and bringing into existence society and cosmos in indigenous cosmologies during the colonial period. Foremost...
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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 (2009) 56 (1): 1–34.
Published: 01 January 2009
... with these seemingly conflicting roles of cowboy and Indian, characters steeped in a seeming ethnic conflict yet embodied simultaneously by Rogers. The celebrity's strong ties to Cherokee ranching culture influenced the way he presented himself, yet such performances confounded his fans. In the end, Rogers's self...
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (1): 65–89.
Published: 01 January 2011
... of Wangunk and English land tenure are compared, including diversified landholdings extending from a village center, cooperation of individual and common rights, and a gendered proprietorship. This discourse suggests that the character of Wangunk ethnicity resonates from the values that motivated their land...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (3): 573–595.
Published: 01 July 2015
... ); “written character” ( uoh ); and “icon” ( uayasba ). Literacy and Healing: Semiotic Ideologies and the Entextualization of Colonial Maya Medical Incantations Timothy W. Knowlton, Berry College Abstract. The manuscript known as the Ritual of the Bacabs is a rare corpus of Yucatec Maya...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (1): 117–139.
Published: 01 January 2019
... on Chilean leaders, the article argues for the importance of indigenous practices of reciprocity and definitions of authority on the former frontiers of the Spanish Empire. These reciprocities governed interethnic encounters and changed the character of the conflict into a Mapuche war. 72 On Spain’s...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (1): 175–182.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Margaret Bender Graphic representation is linked to meaning at a number of levels, among them those of orthographic system, text, and individual character. This essay explores the range of possible meanings of “the graphic” at these different levels, particularly in terms of political economy...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (2): 219–243.
Published: 01 April 2013
... between Europeans and natives but as a multifaceted conversation involving a number of indigenous and European actors. At Détroit—as at other sites of colonial interaction—colonialism was negotiated among a large cast of indigenous and foreign characters. Copyright 2013 by American Society...
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Ethnohistory (2023) 70 (1): 95–117.
Published: 01 January 2023
... University’s Peabody Museum. It analyzes how script styles in the Titicaca area correspond to regional groups and explores the nature of rebus signs in the Koati variant, identifying the principles underlying successful homonymic equivalences. Many of the characters in Andean pictographic writing appear...
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Published: 01 October 2021
Figure 3. The second set of rulers (3a), arriving in consecutive years (partially legible, small blue dates outlined in carbon black ink): 1 Calli to 6 Tochtli. Like the characters in figure 2 , these are read right to left. A tribute rabbit separated by amatl damage is marked with arrows. 3b More
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (4): 625–649.
Published: 01 October 2010
..., the eighty-six-character Chero- kee writing system invented by Sequoyah became widely used by the tribe within the span of a few years—without mass education and print to facili- tate its spread. With the advent of printed Cherokee in 1827, the Chero- kee published one the first Native American...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (4): 587–612.
Published: 01 October 2001
... ancient speaker is quoted, is the local language—Pima, Yavapai, Navajo, and so on. Thus the ap- pearance is given, and the inference is drawn by the hearer, that the fully human-looking characters in the mythology...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (2): 253–275.
Published: 01 April 2014
... in the map are presented in a man- ner that is in character with Figure 3. Indian capturing waterfowl, mid-­sixteenth-­century life. Uppsala Map (detail) In contrast to the activities already...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (2): 303–307.
Published: 01 April 2009
... of the novel is that it teaches students through dialogue and characters’ thoughts and actions about the class, ethnic, and religious heterogeneity among slaves and blacks (and the Spanish for that matter) and their extensive interaction with other groups within colonial South Ameri- can society outside...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (4): 493–518.
Published: 01 October 2021
..., because of CTS’s unique URN structure, the Scaife Viewer automatically and more granularly aligns the K’iche’ and Spanish-language columns relative to the PTV. This feature more easily facilitates visual comparison of inequivalent translations of characters like Ixmukane and highlights uneven textual...
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Ethnohistory (2003) 50 (2): 401–402.
Published: 01 April 2003
... Book Reviews particularly narratives by the Lakota George (Long Knife) Sword (xi), to provide a broad understanding of Lakota culture and its transformations during the time of the lives of the main characters...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (1): 150–152.
Published: 01 January 2021
... rogues’ gallery of colonists whose activities Nesvig describes in often grotesque detail. Michoacán is not merely the setting of the work but a compelling character in itself. A zone of ethnic and geographic complexity, Michoacán becomes in Nesvig’s retelling almost a magical-realist dream...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (1-2): 293–299.
Published: 01 April 2001
... characterized much work on Madagascar shows well its value in revealing the treacherous character of what are sometimes called ethnonyms. Schol- ars working on Madagascar have often been ahead of others in question- Tseng 2001.5.7 10:43...
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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (4): 873–875.
Published: 01 October 2002
...- 6762 ETHNOHISTORY / 49:4 / sheet 154 of 193 cal characters in the wrong eras and locations. Thus we are told that in ‘‘Cossacks [actually ‘Novgorodians’] Aleksander Abakumovich and Stepan Lyapa fought skirmishes against Tatar Khans Ediger...