1-20 of 785 Search Results for

council

Sort by
Image
Published: 01 July 2019
Figure 2. The 1961 Southwest Regional Indian Youth Council held at the University of Oklahoma. Clyde Warrior is standing in the front row, second from right, in the light jacket and dark pants. Clyde Warrior Papers. Courtesy of Della Warrior. More
Journal Article
Ethnohistory (2023) 70 (1): 123–124.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Ian Tonat ietonat@email.wm.edu Doodem and Council Fire: Anishinaabe Governance through Alliance . By Heidi Bohaker . ( Toronto : University of Toronto Press , 2020 . 304 pp., 37 black-and-white illustrations, 6.00 × 9.00. $34.95 paperback.) Copyright 2023 by American...
Image
Published: 01 January 2018
Figure 4. Zacpetén Structure 719, a tandem open hall and council house. Redrawn after Pugh 2001 : fig. 9–11 More
Journal Article
Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (3): 459–488.
Published: 01 July 2004
...Thomas S. Abler Scholars investigating Iroquois political institutions have focused on the Confederacy Council (or League), largely ignoring structure at the national(or tribal) level. Data from the Seneca Nation in the 1830s and 1840s, before the replacement of chiefs by an elected council, allows...
Journal Article
Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (1): 91–123.
Published: 01 January 2009
... of their political power to the gobernadores and indigenous town councils. This article investigates the significance of alliances among Mixtec caciques through the marriages of eight generations of the Villagómez family of Acatlan and Petlalcingo, from 1669 until the mid-nineteenth century. It argues that only...
Journal Article
Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (4): 669–698.
Published: 01 October 2009
... settlements on the outskirts of town, indigenous communities possessed no hereditary leaders and few vehicles for redress and governance. Over time, the city's indigenous groups adopted the Spanish cabildo (municipal council) and established four juridically autonomous Indian towns. This article considers how...
Journal Article
Ethnohistory (2003) 50 (4): 671–695.
Published: 01 October 2003
... operation. In 1819, the Cherokee National Council passed a law to control spirituous liquors, but this action inflamed the federal government which recognized tribal alcohol regulation as an expression of Cherokee nationalism. As a bone of contention between the Cherokee Nation and the United States...
Journal Article
Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (3): 373–389.
Published: 01 July 2018
... to clans and clanship, the nature of local, corporate kin groups was never clearly resolved. Second, despite evidence of a strong separation between the matrilineal organization, on the one hand, and the town council on the other, Swanton gives numerous examples where the two seem impossibly commingled...
FIGURES
Journal Article
Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (2): 253–275.
Published: 01 April 2014
... by the actas de cabildo , or municipal decrees, mandated. These demonstrate anxiety over spatial irregularity, which in the opinion of the city council threatened the city's policía (the virtue of living a Christian way of life within an ordered settlement). Lastly, this essay situates the Uppsala Map within...
Journal Article
Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (2): 285–308.
Published: 01 April 2015
... or the Council of the Indies. The trial depositions reveal the circumscribed life narratives of free indios whom others saw as slaves and whose lives were entwined with others more powerful than they. Each life story emphasizes the importance of hierarchical relations of power among masters, slaves, and servants...
Journal Article
Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (4): 675–690.
Published: 01 October 2012
...John F. Schwaller This article examines the practice of ordaining young men because of their personal language ability, a process referred to as an ordination a título de lengua . As a result of reforms codified by the Catholic Church in the Council of Trent, prospective priests were required...
Journal Article
Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (1): 25–50.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Figure 4. Zacpetén Structure 719, a tandem open hall and council house. Redrawn after Pugh 2001 : fig. 9–11 ...
FIGURES | View All (5)
Journal Article
Ethnohistory (2024) 71 (2): 249–269.
Published: 01 April 2024
... bolstered this assertion with the improbable story that his own father had been Cherokee. While many historians have accepted Norton’s claims, there is good reason to reconsider this view. Existing records, including Six Nations council minutes, suggest that not only did Norton misrepresent his ancestry, he...
Journal Article
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...
Journal Article
Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (3): 521–522.
Published: 01 July 2020
... Council, which for several years managed to maintain Creek sovereignty against American encroachment. Of One Mind and of One Government: The Rise and Fall of the Creek Nation in the Early Republic . By Kevin Kokomoor . ( Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press , 2018 . xv + 493 pp...
Journal Article
Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (4): 621–643.
Published: 01 October 2016
... Penobscot leaders petitioned the Maine governor twice to assert rights to their old camping ground in Brewer. 29 In January 1849 Penobscot governor John Attean and lieutenant governor John Neptune and seven tribal council members asked for “a convenient camping ground to be owned” by them that would...
FIGURES
Journal Article
Ethnohistory (2023) 70 (3): 385–404.
Published: 01 July 2023
..., gendered division of labor that made daily life possible. Zapotec women were expected to serve their husbands and raise children while men worked and engaged in formal political institutions such as the local council. It was the husband’s moral obligation to ensure his wife performed that labor...
Journal Article
Ethnohistory (2022) 69 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 January 2022
... to strike the Dakota, but, as La Vérendrye later learned, “small-pox having broken out among them they were obliged to stop with the loss of considerable number of their people carried off by that disease” (Burpee 1927 : 257–58, 282). Nêhiyaw warriors traveling from the Council of Maurepas probably...
FIGURES
Journal Article
Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (2): 191–215.
Published: 01 April 2017
... “ Wampum Used in Council and as Currency .” American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal 20 : 1 – 13 . Becker Marshall Joseph 2013 “ Wampum Bags and Containers from the Native Northeast .” Material Culture 45 : 21 – 48 . Becker Marshall Joseph , and Lainey Jonathan 2004...
FIGURES | View All (5)
Journal Article
Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (3): 423–447.
Published: 01 July 2009
... to be Choctaw during the 1870s and 1880s, the Council voted in 1886 to require one-eighth blood quantum to qualify for citizenship. The law stipulated that the applicants prove their blood “by competent testi- mony” and that the only acceptable racial mixture was Indian and white— Indian and African...