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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (2): 271–296.
Published: 01 April 2017
..., and advocacy for more humane indigenous policy, was unprecedented in its cultural specificity. Marlière also contributed directly and indirectly to the production of canonical texts authored by European scientists. In this article, Bieber recovers Marlière’s vivid, humanizing observations about Jê peoples...
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (2): 183–201.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Siomonn Pulla Discussions relating to Frank Speck's contributions to anthropology during the early twentieth century mainly focus on his representations of aboriginal territoriality in eastern Canada. This essay situates Speck and his contributions to anthropology within the larger context...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (4): 697–720.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Peter B. Villella Abstract This article builds on recent scholarship emphasizing native contributions to Spanish American legal and political cultures to consider how Nahua leaders in early colonial Mexico influenced the construction of imperial policy vis-à-vis indigenous patrimonial lands...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (1): 1–43.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Harry G. West Henry O'Neill's narrative of first encounter in 1882 with residents of the plateau south of the Rovuma (in Mozambique) constitutes the earliest contribution to the written record on the area. By his presence among and accounts of these people, O'Neill transformed regional villains...
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Ethnohistory (2003) 50 (4): 611–642.
Published: 01 October 2003
.../county as a governmental strategy of the Mexican state, and the ethnographic and historical study of the 1980s' crises in Yucatán. The case study contributes to Yucatec studies by pointing attention away from the political-economic core of Mérida, the usual institutions (church,hacienda, and highly...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (4): 669–698.
Published: 01 October 2009
... the development of indigenous cabildos in Zacatecas unified the city's disparate ethnic groups, converted Indian settlements into formal sociopolitical entities, created an official leadership class, and contributed to the perpetuation of a corporate indigenous identity within the city through the late colonial...
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (3): 359–392.
Published: 01 July 2011
... of the household, while revealing persistent tensions between alliance and autonomy. Moreover, the stories of the battle and its aftermath provide insights into Coast Salish protocols for enacting justice and resolving conflict. This article aims to demonstrate the utility of oral histories for contributing...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (1): 35–69.
Published: 01 January 2006
... Turkana Project, more recent fieldwork at Lothagam and Kanapoi, and ongoing field research today. The fossils and artifacts recovered from the Lake Turkana basin have contributed much to our current understanding of early human origins. American Society for Ethnohistory 2006 Abell, P. I. 1982...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (1): 71–93.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Lawrence H. Robbins Pioneering research in the Holocene archaeology of Lake Turkana contributed significantly to the development of broader issues in the prehistory of Africa, including the aquatic civilization model and the initial spread of domesticated livestock in East Africa. These topics...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (1): 121–141.
Published: 01 January 2006
... (the Turkana community). Competition over resources for livestock husbandry contributed to cattle rustling between Ngturkana and their nomadic pastoralist neighbors. The punitive raids of 1901, 1913, 1915, and 1917-18 by the British led to the exodus of Ngturkana to other districts of Kenya and to Karimojong...
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Ethnohistory (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. American Society for Ethnohistory 2006 Baur, John 1990 The Catholic Church in Kenya...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (2): 277–299.
Published: 01 April 2014
... world to the hands of an Indian painter or a Spanish official who skillfully transformed them into ink. The interaction between different substances contributed to the distinct style and function of indigenous mapmaking. Copyright 2014 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2014 How to Map with Ink...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 January 2015
...William F. Keegan The premise of this contribution is that some of the observations regarding the indigenous peoples of the Bahama archipelago (“Lucayans”) recorded in the diario of Christopher Columbus's first voyage to America provide the opportunity to infer precontact practices. Important...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (2): 241–261.
Published: 01 April 2015
... domestic justice forced each Creek to evaluate clan, town, and national loyalties, contributing to the many divisions leading up to the 1813 Creek War. Copyright 2015 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2015 Creek blood revenge National Council Benjamin Hawkins 1813 Creek War clan...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (2): 263–284.
Published: 01 April 2015
... recalled their days in the Territory, this essay explores the sustenance of the Five Tribes and considers how changing from a diet of fresh flora and fauna to calorie-dense, fatty, and carbohydrate-laden meals may have contributed to their declining health. Copyright 2015 by American Society...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (3): 445–468.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Gabrielle Vail This article contributes to the discussion of literacy in colonial Mesoamerica by providing a historical perspective concerning scribal practices in the pre-Hispanic Maya region—particularly those relating to the creation and use of screenfold codices—and interactions among different...
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (1): 119–152.
Published: 01 January 2008
... the inability of both native and colonial rulers to handle mounting demographic pressures, the intense process of intraethnic strife contributed to the disruption of rural authority. Copyright 2008 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2008 The Politics of Intracommunity Land Conflict in the Late...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (4): 625–650.
Published: 01 October 2009
... that there is direct evidence that Nahuatl historical annals originally were not, as has been supposed, purely linear texts recounting the history of a single altepetl , but rather, constructions based on an accumulation of cellular contributions from multiple subentities. Historical truth was understood to require...
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (1): 65–89.
Published: 01 January 2011
... system more than from its structures. Furthermore, distinctive elements of the Wangunk Reservation land system, as hereby reconstructed, contribute to an emerging sense that articulations of native and English land systems are not only dynamic but locally distinct across New England. Reconstructing...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (4): 751–779.
Published: 01 October 2015
... makes a general contribution to swidden research by dissecting the relationship between history, demography, and the practice of swidden as a flexible and adaptable agricultural strategy. Copyright 2015 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2015 Q'eqchi' Maya Belize oral history demography...