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Ethnohistory (1 April 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 (1 April 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. It is striking how the establishment of the Cherokee legal system, with features so similar to...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 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...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 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 (1 October 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 (1 April 2015) 62 (2): 263–284.
Published: 01 April 2015
... 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 they...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 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 (1 July 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 at the...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2008) 55 (2): 183–201.
Published: 01 April 2008
... 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 of...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 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 (1 January 2000) 47 (1): 205–225.
Published: 01 January 2000
... 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 (1 April 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...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2000) 47 (3-4): 705–729.
Published: 01 October 2000
... 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 (1 October 2015) 62 (4): 781–801.
Published: 01 October 2015
... 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 a...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2018) 65 (2): 326–327.
Published: 01 April 2018
... original ethnographic boundaries, ultimately leading to the use of the term for almost any kind of indigenous religious practitioner. Alberts resists explicit criticism of this semantic expansion, but instead is interested in the conditions that authorized it and the functions such an expansion serve...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2019) 66 (2): 403–404.
Published: 01 April 2019
.... Descriptions of various folk illnesses, especially xib’ril ( susto Spanish; serious fright) and ruwa winäq ( mal de ojo Sp.; evil eye), demonstrate the local understanding that one’s bodily condition reflects one’s spiritual condition. This position is strengthened by Hinojosa’s linguistic and...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2018) 65 (1): 185–186.
Published: 01 January 2018
... 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 archaeological evidence...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2001) 48 (3): 536–538.
Published: 01 July 2001
... common in social science circles these days. No study of this magnitude is without problems, but The Bear and His Sons is a clear, sophisticated, insightful, solidly empirical at- tempt to move us toward the goal of increasing our understanding of the human condition. Crime and Punishment in Late...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2007) 54 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 January 2007
... research, showing it to be a critical theoretical site for the analysis of the human condition, one that poten- tially informs all the humanistic and social science disciplines. Deriving from a panel session at the annual meetings of the American Society for Ethnohistory, the essays collected here...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2017) 64 (3): 435–436.
Published: 01 July 2017
... quickly and easily outcompeted native species, spreading diseases, disturbing fragile ecologies, and setting the material conditions for the colonial creation of “neo-Europes” (to borrow Alfred Crosby’s term) across much of the Americas and the Pacific. More recently, environmental historians fascinated...