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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (2): 353–384.
Published: 01 April 2019
....” Because each drawing is referred to as a different chapter in the primary document, I have used the same language throughout this article. 8 Walter asked me to take notes and make video recordings of his potlatches while I was conducting fieldwork in Port Alberni. 9 The welcome figure from...
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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (2): 319–372.
Published: 01 April 2002
... economies for the period 1620 to 1790. Research draws from sixteen months of fieldwork in the Mosquitia from 1994-7 and documentary research among British, Spanish,Moravian church, Nicaraguan, and U.S. archival sources. Findings suggest that a salient yet paradoxically overlooked dynamic of Miskitu...
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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (2): 373–403.
Published: 01 April 2002
..., literary works by Caribbean authors, archival materials from Martinique, and the author's own ethnographic fieldwork, this argument suggests that cultural history and creole identities play a significant role in shaping local patterns of illicit earning. By extending the notion of creole adaptations...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (3): 459–467.
Published: 01 July 2016
... lack of negative narratives elicited during my fieldwork in British Columbia from the 1980s to the first decade of the 2000s. It explores various forms of social memory, proposing the notion of an “emotional archive” that contains nonnarrative memory traces. It also critiques the official discourse...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (1): 163–185.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Lesley J. F. Green; David R. Green Using data collected during ethnographic fieldwork in the Palikur lands known as Arukwa along the Rio Urucauá in the Área Indígena do Uaçá, in Amapá, Brazil, we seek to expand current understandings of Arawakan oral forms of mapping that involve the listing...
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Ethnohistory (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...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (2): 317–357.
Published: 01 April 2004
... logic where human transactions such as marriage—not “commercial”goods—occupied the highest tier of value in the circulation process. These principles are explored through an analysis of ethnohistorical sources and data from fieldwork in contemporary Upper Napo communities. It is suggested...
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (2): 213–227.
Published: 01 April 2011
...-observer. Alternatively, fieldwork in contemporary societies may be contextualized in local history using the methods and sources of the traditional historian. Anthropologists characteristically rely heavily on oral history, narrative, and life history to supplement written documentary records...
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Ethnohistory (2000) 47 (1): 171–204.
Published: 01 January 2000
... been pointed out to me in Pairundu (Southern Highlands Province) and how they were looked upon five years later. Surprisingly, subsequent fieldwork in Koimumu(West New Britain Province) showed that apocalyptic narratives seemed to be absent. Analyzing the ethnographic data, I will start...
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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
... are reviewed following retrospective discussion of the nature of pioneering fieldwork carried out in the area in the 1960s. The early research at Lake Turkana uncovered the oldest pottery in East Africa as well as large numbers of bone harpoons similar to those found along the Nile Valley and elsewhere...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (3): 419–438.
Published: 01 July 2013
... of such communities in northern Siberia, to set the regional context, before characterizing the three study communities as experienced by the authors during fieldwork in the late 1990s. In addition, we will briefly introduce the case of the Alaskan Creoles for comparative purposes, to contrast colonial regimes...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (2): 301–327.
Published: 01 April 2014
... of Otumba. Beyond these important issues, it has been possible to identify the use of lands and their control and transfer from one owner to another. Ethnographic fieldwork, a vital part of the research of such a document, facilitated the identification of many of the represented places in the present-day...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (4): 545–546.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Stacey A. Schwartzkopf As someone who regularly teaches and selects texts for a course in ethnographic methods, I thoroughly agree with Cohen’s contention that, as anthropologists, “what we don’t often talk about in describing our work is the role that fieldwork plays in our research” (6...
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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (3): 671–685.
Published: 01 July 2002
...) Cannibal Practices The many problems of evidence in its study have drawn discussions of can- nibalism into the recent debates surrounding anthropological traditions of fieldwork. Although a major criticism of the ethnography...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (3): 637–643.
Published: 01 July 2004
.... F. McIlwraith’s letters from the field to family and colleagues (including Sapir, A. C. Had- don, and W. H. R. Rivers) during his 1922–4 fieldwork with the Nuxalk (Bella Coola). McIlwraith worked in the salvage-ethnography paradigm, concentrating through interviews on reconstructing as far...
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Ethnohistory (2000) 47 (3-4): 842–844.
Published: 01 October 2000
..., Princeton University Press, pp., introduction, bibliography, index. paper.) Wolfgang Gabbert, Freie Universität Berlin Ethnography, understood as fieldwork and the writing that it engenders, has been the key research method of cultural anthropology in the twen- tieth century. Nevertheless, since...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (3): 433–472.
Published: 01 July 2001
... cultures as components of a broader narrative of human history. Certainly this was one of the ways in which Barbeau con- ceived of his research. One of the goals of his fieldwork, he later noted, was Marius Barbeau and the Politics of Amerindian Identity to test empirically the applicability...
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (3): 491–496.
Published: 01 July 2008
... savannas, forests, and offshore keys. The mountainous, densely populated western region consists of farmlands, vol- canoes, towns, and cities. The Atlantic Coast is the homeland of the large Miskitu-speaking population with whom I have done fieldwork. Western or Hispanic Nicaragua is very...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (4): 529–530.
Published: 01 October 2017
... account breathes life into this well-known event by conceptualizing it in a larger story of dislocation and persistence. The extensive fieldwork he conducted with the Twenty-Nine Palms Tribe supports the argument that Willie Boy escaped to Nevada where he lived out the rest of his life, a belief Trafzer...