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Ethnohistory (1 January 2005) 52 (1): 179–195.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney Always Discontinuous/Continuous, and ‘‘Hybrid’’ by Its Very Nature: The Culture Concept Historicized Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney, University of Wisconsin–Madison This ﬁne collection of articles represents the mature scholarship we are now beginning to see in...
Ethnohistory (1 July 2019) 66 (3): 489–513.
Published: 01 July 2019
... (e.g., the mockeries of Tezcatlipoca in Tula). Due to its compatibility with the Christian negative valuation of falling and the existence of similar expressions in Spanish, this couplet was adopted by friars to render the concept of sin. The article points to possible ambiguities and confusions that...
Ethnohistory (1 October 2002) 49 (4): 743–767.
Published: 01 October 2002
... America: Early Reports from the Colony of Georgia, 1732-1740 . Trevor R. Reese, ed. P. 238 . Savannah, ga: Beehive. Indian Claims Commission: Political Complexity and Contrasting Concepts of Identity Pamela S. Wallace...
Ethnohistory (1 October 2016) 63 (4): 621–643.
Published: 01 October 2016
... reservation communities by attempting to impose a sedentary concept of home limited by the specific parameters of the reservation ( fig. 1 ). Central to this divergent conceptualization of home was a related oppositional understanding of family and kin. Perhaps the most important aspect of Wabanaki life...
Ethnohistory (1 July 2014) 61 (3): 467–495.
Published: 01 July 2014
...L. Antonio Curet The Taíno term and concept has traditionally been used as a designation of some form of cultural identity for the groups that occupied the Greater Antilles at the time of contact. This perspective assumes that these groups shared a cultural background because of a common ancestry...
Ethnohistory (1 July 2012) 59 (3): 597–630.
Published: 01 July 2012
... essay explores ways in which Q'enqo and other rock art sites reflect broader concepts of Inka visual representation and the construction of a cultural landscape. In what ways do rock art complexes, such as Q'enqo, materialize concepts of Inka social organization and space? The theoretical framework to...
Ethnohistory (1 April 2005) 52 (2): 291–331.
Published: 01 April 2005
... cultural assumptions underlying Euro-American notions of indigenousness , they have paid relatively little attention to the equally problematic concepts of environmentalism and conservation , and how use of these terms necessarily frames indigenous people's beliefs and values in Euro-North American...
Ethnohistory (1 January 2002) 49 (1): 3–40.
Published: 01 January 2002
... 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...
Ethnohistory (1 July 2009) 56 (3): 479–507.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Tatiana Argounova-Low This article investigates the concept of black food among the Lake Yessei Yakut in Siberia. With reference to two sources, archival records from the Russian Polar North Census of 1926–27 and contemporary fieldwork material, I investigate the local diet based on subsistence...
Ethnohistory (1 April 2011) 58 (2): 213–227.
Published: 01 April 2011
.... Increasingly, they also extend the time depth of their analyses through community collaboration and consensus about local understandings of history. Such local understandings, often incorporating cosmology and myth-time, challenge the presumptive universality of the concept of “history” in ways that can only...
Ethnohistory (1 April 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...
Ethnohistory (1 October 2003) 50 (4): 587–610.
Published: 01 October 2003
...Adele Perry This article analyzes the relationship between First Nations housing and reform in British Columbia between 1849 and 1886. Utilizing published and archival evidence drawn from church and government sources, the essay examines reformers' conceptions of First Nations housing and their...
Ethnohistory (1 April 2004) 51 (2): 293–316.
Published: 01 April 2004
... persuade Cadet'á to “have pity on them.” The native concept of Cadet'á may belong to a cosmology that is earlier than the introduction of the biblical idea of “God, Our Father.” Alto, L. 1994 Author interview . La Rinconada, Formosa Province, Argentina, 16 September. Arnaud, L. 1889 Del...
Ethnohistory (1 July 2004) 51 (3): 609–636.
Published: 01 July 2004
... against rebellious Iban headhunters and the oral historical narratives of the Iban today. In addition to providing historical and cultural background to Iban resistance to pacification, I spell out the Iban conception of the past and fragmentation of related narratives. The weight that the oral accounts...
Ethnohistory (1 January 2007) 54 (1): 69–127.
Published: 01 January 2007
... took the missionary teachings concerning proper and improper sexual activities, and through the lens of their own cultural concepts of sexuality and sexual relations they manipulated them for their own purposes. This paper will examine how the knowledge of the “sins of the fathers” served both the...
Ethnohistory (1 January 2008) 55 (1): 119–152.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Sergio Serulnikov The article explores the causes, ideological underpinnings, and political repercussions of land battles among the Pocoata, an ethnic group in the southern Andes, during the eighteenth century. These disputes afford us a glimpse into the competing native concepts of land tenure...
Ethnohistory (1 April 2019) 66 (2): 223–248.
Published: 01 April 2019
... often peripheral to the central narrative and never mentioned specifically by name, are nevertheless rendered as active agents in the shaping of a new colonial society. The article examines these images of Africans to reveal their ethnographic complexity and the development of concepts of alterity in...
Ethnohistory (1 July 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...
Ethnohistory (1 July 2001) 48 (3): 433–472.
Published: 01 July 2001
... part of an“authentic” Huron-Wyandot culture. For Barbeau cultural adaptations or developments signified only cultural decay. By representing Huron-Wyandot culture in this fashion, Barbeau not only challenged Huron and Wyandot conceptions of their culture but created a standard of cultural authenticity...
Ethnohistory (1 July 2002) 49 (3): 475–506.
Published: 01 July 2002
... concept of the autochthonous but to relativize it and detach it from the dominant national paradigm of racialized ethnicity. Its vocation is to explain how villagers can be “authentic” heirs of the land and yet not incur the racially unacceptable category of the “Indian.”Collaboration with a folk...