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Ethnohistory (1 July 2010) 57 (3): 363–387.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Elisabeth Rose Middleton This essay describes an effort to create a user-friendly Geographic Information Systems (GIS) map of historic and contemporary Indian allotment lands in Plumas and Lassen counties. Because of the nonratification of treaties with California tribes, most unrecognized Mountain...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2019) 66 (2): 249–273.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Ethnohistory 2019 borderlands archives ethnonyms geographic information system (GIS) In February 1716, the Valencian Jesuit Policarpo Dufo penned an account of a recent raid undertaken against neighboring Indigenous communities in what is now northeastern Argentina. Dufo and 1,500 Guaraní...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2011) 58 (4): 683–726.
Published: 01 October 2011
...Sarah E. Jackson Dictionaries of Mayan languages, recorded by Spanish priests in the early years of the colonial period, provide a rich body of data for investigating indigenous systems of governance around the time of contact. Dictionary sources drawn from four geographical regions of the Maya...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2002) 49 (4): 769–788.
Published: 01 October 2002
... approaches as well. And Usner found the ligaments of a regional economic and cultural system in the workings of his frontier exchange economy. Yet, although the kernel of a geographic interpretation is present in their works, their...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2015) 62 (4): 729–750.
Published: 01 October 2015
... cooperate and be counted. Since nontreaty Indians and mixed-bloods­ did not receive annuities for the most part, this system limited the number of opportunities the DIA had to gain information on them.6 The problem proved serious enough that Frank Pedley, deputy superintendent general of Indian...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2002) 49 (2): 319–372.
Published: 01 April 2002
... ethnohistory was the geographically circumscribed animosity between the Sambo and Tawira Miskitu. American Society for Ethnohistory 2002 The Sambo and Tawira Miskitu: The Colonial Origins and Geography of Intra-Miskitu...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 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...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2006) 53 (4): 689–714.
Published: 01 October 2006
...-Guaraní sociopolitical models demonstrates a process of “Guaranization” that has influenced scholars as much as—if not more than—the Chiriguano themselves. By means of an ethnohistorical analysis of the Chiriguano political system, we attempt to recover the Arawakan heritage of this truly mestizo society...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2006) 53 (2): 439–441.
Published: 01 April 2006
... Looper have reorganized the Maya signary along lines of their own devising, and while some of their classifications clarify earlier misunderstandings (14), they also contribute new errors to an already com- plex system.1 The authors contend that Thompson’s arbitrary ordering of signs fails ‘‘to...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2006) 53 (2): 442–443.
Published: 01 April 2006
... archaeological specimens as well as more general processes of Andean semiosis. A modern alphabetic perspective tends to think of semiotic systems as detached from social processes, because in many ways this is the way alpha- betic writing has developed. Informed by this perspective, most studies of the...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2004) 51 (3): 637–643.
Published: 01 July 2004
... of British Columbian colonialism, with emphasis on the laying out of Indian reserves. A geographer, Harris has written here the definitive history of his subject, in many ways an expansion of the story first told in Robin Fisher’s influential Contact and Conflict (1977). Highly professional maps...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2000) 47 (3-4): 611–634.
Published: 01 October 2000
.... Arvelo-Jiménez, Nelly, and Horacio Biord Castillo 1994 The Impact of Conquest on Contemporary Indigenous Peoples of the Guiana Shield: The System of Orinoco Regional Interdependence. In Amazonian Indians from Prehistory to the Present: Anthropological Perspectives . Anna C. Roosevelt, ed. Pp. 55 -78...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2003) 50 (4): 713–724.
Published: 01 October 2003
... long been an emphasis on ‘‘temples and tombs’’ and the exquisite portable and monumental iconog- raphies expressing the ideological and cosmological systems underwriting these. However, the interest in religion and...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2016) 63 (4): 621–643.
Published: 01 October 2016
... communities, a small but important subset of the many petitions submitted from reservations that attempted to protect Native rights through skillful use of a long-standing genre of corporate expression in Anglo-American governing systems. 2 Wabanaki people often approached a trusted intermediary to write a...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2000) 47 (3-4): 635–667.
Published: 01 October 2000
... Instituto Histórico e Geográphico Brasileiro . Vol. 154 , pp. 1 -445. Rio de Janeiro: Imprensa Nacional. Arvelo-Jiménez, Nelly, and Horacio Biord Castillo 1994 The Impact of Conquest on Contemporary Indigenous Peoples of the Guiana Shield: The System of Orinoco Regional Interdependence. In Amazonian...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2008) 55 (3): 417–438.
Published: 01 July 2008
... Ajotejana. Vol. 2, Relatos . Caracas: Hermanos Capuchinos. Lizarralde, Roberto, et al. 1956 Los Guaraos del Delta Amacuro: Informe de una investigación de campo efectuada con fines pedagógicos . Caracas: FACES-Universidad Central de Venezuela. Martin, Elias 1976 En las bocas del Orinoco...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2014) 61 (1): 181–187.
Published: 01 January 2014
... service, Charlie later attended the University of Kentucky on the GI Bill in 1956, where he discovered the field of anthropology. Charlie earned a BA with “High Distinction” and “Departmental Honors in Anthro- pology” from Kentucky in 1959. Awarded a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship, a National Institute...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2004) 51 (4): 751–778.
Published: 01 October 2004
... on Japan showed a growing interest in the racial make-up of the Japanese. As a whole, the racial perspectives on Japan were only an offshoot of a greater discourse, a new scientific worldview that placed mankind within a broader natural system and classified human variety in term of unequal races...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2004) 51 (4): 825–827.
Published: 01 October 2004
... Boas). Maria Lepowsky explores the failure of Charlotte Gower’s anthropo- logical career in a ‘‘subterranean’’ HOA of systemic discrimination most often brought to bear against women (cf. Ruth Landes as reanalyzed by Sally Cole). Ralph Linton, Sapir, and other colleagues actively curtailed...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2004) 51 (4): 827–829.
Published: 01 October 2004
... (despite intensive folkloristic collaboration with Boas). Maria Lepowsky explores the failure of Charlotte Gower’s anthropo- logical career in a ‘‘subterranean’’ HOA of systemic discrimination most often brought to bear against women (cf. Ruth Landes as reanalyzed by Sally Cole). Ralph Linton...