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Ethnohistory (2000) 47 (2): 423–452.
Published: 01 April 2000
...Susan Sleeper-Smith This article focuses on four Native women who were Christian converts and married French fur traders. As “cultural mediators” and“negotiators of change” they mediated the face-to-face exchange of goods for peltry in the western Great Lakes through Catholic kin networks...
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (1): 172–173.
Published: 01 January 2008
..., and debunking many myths that have grown up around the role of American Indian religion in history. DOI 10.1215/00141801-2007-053 Making the Voyageur World: Travelers and Traders in the North Ameri- can Fur Trade. By Carolyn Podruchny. (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2006. xx + 308 pp...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (4): 571–596.
Published: 01 October 2010
... to posts for care or sought help from HBC employees to protect their families, traders responded to this disorder based on their company's economic interests and their adherence to Enlightenment thought as well as on indigenous expectations of reciprocity. The fur trade and the windigo disorder were linked...
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (1): 149–153.
Published: 01 January 2011
..., introduction, map, index. $24.95 cloth.) “To Do Justice to Him & Myself”: Evert Wendell’s Account Book of the Fur Trade with Indians in Albany, New York, 1695–1726. Edited and translated by Kees-Jan Waterman. Linguistic information by Gunther Michelson. (Philadelphia: American...
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Ethnohistory (2003) 50 (2): 285–314.
Published: 01 April 2003
...Laura J. Murray Firsthand accounts of fur trade life often express frustration at the lack of conversation in fur trade country. By conversation, partners, clerks, and bourgeois had in mind a particular mode of talk associated with a particular cultural world; they often did not acknowledge...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (1): 75–99.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Amélie Allard Abstract Drawing from archaeological data collected from Réaume’s Leaf River Post (Minnesota) and fur traders’ journals, this article considers the ways in which mobility impacted the performance of masculine ideals within the colonial spaces of the western Great Lakes trading posts...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (4): 675–676.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Ted Binnema A Fur Trader on the Upper Missouri: The Journal and Description of Jean-Baptiste Truteau, 1794–1796 . Edited by Raymond J. DeMallie , Douglas R. Parks , and Robert Vézina . ( Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press , 2017 . xiii+693 pp., acknowledgments, illustrations...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (3): 349–371.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Susan Sleeper-Smith Abstract In the eighteenth-century western Great Lakes, the French and British established forts to guard a highly profitable fur trade. Places like Fort Michilimackinac became synonymous with the fur trade. In warmer regions an equally profitable Indian-controlled fur trade...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (2): 201–223.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Jan Noel This article casts light on the gender of fur traders by tapping into new analysis of Albany and Canadian records from the colonial period. A surprising number of active, sometimes outspoken, female participants emerge. Exploring the underlying reasons for this phenomenon, the article...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (3): 567–607.
Published: 01 July 2004
..., and definition of historic Métis in Ontario has remained the purview of applied historians and expert witnesses. This article brings such questions into the academic arena by identifying sources and methods for documenting historic Métis during the fur trade period in Ontario. It also presents an ethno...
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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 (2005) 52 (3): 563–588.
Published: 01 July 2005
...: wealth (including slaves) and subsistence goods. The advent of the fur trade expanded slavery and added foreign goods to the sphere of wealth, but like other social arrangements exchange spheres were altered considerably. Records from the fur trade era show interrelationships among slavery, warfare...
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (2): 263–291.
Published: 01 April 2011
... et Linguistica . No. 14 , The Parching of the Maize: An Essay on the Survival of Huichol Ritual . Pp. 3 – 42 . Institut für Völkerkunde der Universität Wien (University of Vienna) . 1969 Myth in Art: A Huichol Depicts His Reality . The Quarterly 7 : 16 – 26 . 1972 To Find Our Life...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (1): 137–170.
Published: 01 January 2004
...- ments between expressions of band collectivism and the political, eco- nomic, and geographic autonomy of extended families. Movements toward one or the other level of social orientation have occurred in the context of various economic shifts and social crises: the introduction of the European fur...
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Ethnohistory (2007) 54 (4): 639–668.
Published: 01 October 2007
..., with the lived experience of the French fur trade and alliance system. It suggests that the practices of empire, such as renaming people and places and then mapping the newly imagined entities both cartographically and through diplomatic protocol, represented native peoples from an exclusively imperial vantage...
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Ethnohistory (2007) 54 (4): 669–695.
Published: 01 October 2007
... “liberties” by young Chinookan women, and prostitution, revealing much of the complex sexual interactions between natives and newcomers. Such a focus illuminates critical, interpersonal aspects of fur trade society in this region as it developed into a complex colonial milieu, reflecting both indigenous...
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (1): 37–63.
Published: 01 January 2011
..., in the absence of extensive documentation on historical self-ascriptions, contemporary ethnohistorians examining upper Great Lakes fur trade settlements have attempted to come to terms with the historical social ontologies that long preceded official attempts to regulate them. Specifically, we examine...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (4): 707–727.
Published: 01 October 2015
... communities. Less attention has been paid the pre–gold rush period, in which a more complex social and sexual milieu emerged, influenced by the labor and familial relations of the fur trade. In California's Central Valley, white and Native Hawaiian settlers pursued relationships with Plains Miwok– and Valley...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (2): 215–246.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Wendi Field Murray; Brad KuuNUx TeeRIt Kroupa Abstract The late nineteenth and twentieth centuries witnessed profound transformations in the organization of North Dakota’s Native American communities. The end of the fur trade, depleting timber resources, and the passage of the Dawes Act in 1887 led...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (2): 239–260.
Published: 01 April 2012
... by Sioux, Cheyenne, and Arapaho hunters. The reasons behind this trading locus, which was unique to the fur trade era of the western Great Plains, are examined in the context of indigenous instrumentality and ecological factors. Heretofore unexamined environmental and archaeological data combined...