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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (2): 287–319.
Published: 01 April 2008
... affiliation created a new ethnic identity within the changing contexts of colonial rule. Within these administrative contexts, the particular conditions pertaining to Saraguro, including the history of settlement in the region and the economic conditions during Spanish rule, motivated people to actively...
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Ethnohistory (2000) 47 (1): 205–225.
Published: 01 January 2000
... for the fertility of the universe in which the health of people and the land reflected the state of moral order in Huli society. Failure in social behaviour, which could be gauged from the declining condition of the “skin” of the land, was attributed to an inexorable process of loss of the knowledge of customary...
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Ethnohistory (2000) 47 (2): 399–422.
Published: 01 April 2000
... with the human female reproductive cycle; (2) associate Pachycondyla commutata ants with menarche and female initiation rites; and (3)prescribe the stings of Pseudomyrmex spp. ants as therapy for fever and inflammatory conditions. Such knowledge, however unequally shared in modern languages and cultures, appears...
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Ethnohistory (2000) 47 (3-4): 705–729.
Published: 01 October 2000
..., as manifested in attitudes of aperture and resistance that emerged under different historical conditions and that are clearly expressed in the distribution and modes of burial practice. Funerary remains serve as indicators of the changes in cultural response to the contact situation, and as such they have...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (3): 355–394.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Nathan D. Carlson An ethnohistorical examination of the Algonquian witiko (windigo) phenomenon, utilizing both previously unexamined documentary sources and oral traditions of Athabasca Cree and Métis elders, reveals that a witiko “condition” is historically verifiable, that the celebrated...
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Ethnohistory (2005) 52 (3): 503–532.
Published: 01 July 2005
... with necessary items for the spirit's journey to the afterlife. The second was to cease hunting for one year. In 1846 some fur traders observed unprecedented departures from these customs, due perhaps to the influence of the fur trade,missionaries, or repeated epidemics. Although conditions seem to have favored...
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Ethnohistory (2003) 50 (3): 419–445.
Published: 01 July 2003
... inhabitants who greeted the Jamestown colonists, were at that time seeking ways to demonstrate that they still existed and to improve their conditions,having been marginalized over three centuries. This article explores the ways in which these performances of identity-construction were intertwined...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (2): 247–267.
Published: 01 April 2018
... with the legal field of the (post)colonial state and how the paradoxical roots of indigeneity can serve as a starting point from which to rethink the native-settler relationship and the indigenous condition. Based on my reading of the Cherokee nation’s bill to the Supreme Court, I argue that a native community...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (4): 781–801.
Published: 01 October 2015
... in an industrializing capitalist society. Yet the rapid growth of Church Army branches among aboriginal peoples of British Columbia's north coast under different conditions in these same years challenges the often-assumed universality of categories of analysis such as class. This article explores the movement from...
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (2): 183–201.
Published: 01 April 2008
... of aboriginal issues in Canada during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. I examine the practical conditions and working assumptions connected to his role as an anthropologist and argue that Speck was a participant in a much larger political struggle that included the active engagement...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (3): 505–536.
Published: 01 July 2013
... objects of great importance to the leaders, who held them closely and brought them out to show to other important Euro-American visitors. After 1867, US military officers observed that when they encountered Tlingit leaders, they were regularly shown papers from traders in exceptional condition. US...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (4): 693–719.
Published: 01 October 2013
... death was recast in terms of widespread solar myths that provided an overarching framework to explain the rise and fall of Mesoamerican rulers and cities. His fate was explained as an ineludible outcome that created the conditions for the advent of a new era, marked by the introduction of Christianity...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (2): 263–284.
Published: 01 April 2015
... to a vast array of fruits, vegetables, and game meats, and until the Civil War, their health problems appeared to be maladies such as wounds, parasites, contagious diseases, and illnesses associated with unsanitary conditions. Around the mid-1860s, natives' diets began changing in two ways: either...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (2): 309–331.
Published: 01 April 2015
... rarely attributed them to supernatural punishment, a salient idea in both indigenous and Christian religions. Rather, their responses were overwhelmingly secular and critical of colonial policies (forced labor, strict monogamy, settlement consolidation) or consequent cultural conditions (dietary change...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (1): 127–148.
Published: 01 January 2020
... and developed broader inter-ethnic alliances. Their relative success in this last stage eventually proved to be an effective bargaining tool to negotiate better conditions for their incorporation into the new colonial system. Copyright 2020 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2020 Incas Copiapó...
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Ethnohistory (2023) 70 (1): 65–93.
Published: 01 January 2023
..., because alliances were often made with autonomous tolderías , not with homogeneous “nations.” And third, because Natives by no means identified their ethnic territories with Crown possessions, but continued to independently exploit Iberian rivalries in order to achieve more favorable conditions...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (2): 311–341.
Published: 01 April 2021
... conquest are revisited and corroborated to this effect. A corpus-based study of khipu transcriptions offers a promising inroad to negotiating the highly mediated conditions of their original creation while expanding the study of khipus in the early colonial Andes. The aggregative methodology is proposed...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (1): 185–186.
Published: 01 January 2018
... casts to resituate these works within the historical conditions of their making and viewing. Though libros de fábrica (records of church expenditures) constitute her main archival base, the author gains her chief traction through the recruitment of a kaleidoscopic array of sources including...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (3): 417–440.
Published: 01 July 2018
..., trapping-related equipment, snowshoes, and other implements were in good working condition. When the freeze-up process was complete, they cycled back to their first journey, and the Loons and the Wesleys left for their trapping grounds while the Carpenters remained in Slate Falls. 12 It is evident...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (4): 571–596.
Published: 01 October 2010
..., a cannibal spirit in the belief system of the Algonquian peoples, who called it by many different names, such as wendigo, windigo, whitiko, chenoo, or atoosh.1 Most of these writings have focused on the possible etiologies for this phenomenon and whether it actually existed as a condition...