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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (4): 878–880.
Published: 01 October 2002
.... Healing Ways: Navajo Health Care in the Twentieth Century. By Wade Davies. (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, xv + pp., maps, tables, halftones, notes, references, index. cloth.) Sarah Strauss, University of...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (1): 194–199.
Published: 01 January 2012
....) Shamans of the Foye Tree: Gender, Power, and Healing among the Chilean Mapuche . By Bacigalupo Ana Mariella . ( Austin : University of Texas Press , 2007 . xi + 321 pp., notes, glossary, references, index, maps, drawings, photographs . $25.75 paper.) Copyright 2012 by American Society for...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (4): 749–751.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Janneli F. Miller Tarahumara Medicine: Ethnobotany and Healing among the Rarámuri of Mexico . By Irigoyen-Rascón Fructuoso with Paredes Alfonso . ( Norman : University of Oklahoma Press , 2015 . xv+400 pp., acknowledgments, introduction, maps, photographs, tables, notes...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (2): 401–403.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Terry Rugeley Obeah and Other Powers: The Politics of Caribbean Religion and Healing . Edited by Paton Diana and Forde Maarit . ( Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2012 . 354 pp., foreword, acknowledgments, introduction, afterword . $27.95 paper.) Copyright 2015 by...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (3): 573–595.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Timothy W. Knowlton The manuscript known as the Ritual of the Bacabs is a rare corpus of Yucatec Maya–language incantations and medical remedies put to paper in the eighteenth century. When a given instance of discourse such as a healing incantation is put into writing, it is rendered as a...
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Ethnohistory (2000) 47 (2): 499–502.
Published: 01 April 2000
...: Aboriginal Health and Healing in British Columbia, 1900–50. By Mary-Ellen Kelm. (Vancouver: UBC Press, 1998. xxiii + 248 pp., illustrations, figures, tables, acknowledgments, introduction, notes, a note on sources, select bibliography...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (1): 95–117.
Published: 01 January 2015
... attributed to cultural and economic stress put on Navajos after 1950. In this article, however, I situate the development of neo-Pentecostal faith among Navajos within the broader national movement of the Healing Revival that breathed new life into American Pentecostalism in the 1950s. I explore the two...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (3): 441–463.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Edward Anthony Polanco Abstract Since the sixteenth century, Central Mexican tiçiyotl (Nahua healing knowledge) has been portrayed as a male-dominated system akin to Western medicine. This has made Nahua women invisible in broader discussions of tiçiyotl. Though the historiography acknowledges that...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (4): 721–744.
Published: 01 October 2019
... knowledge of colonial Yucatec Maya women through the interpretation of documentary evidence of three indigenous rites meant to facilitate women’s perinatal health and successful childbirth. This evidence is contained in the eighteenth-century collection of healing chants known as the “ritual of the bacabs...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (4): 647–666.
Published: 01 October 2019
... curanderos to improve her poor health. The article is an invaluable record of contemporary, indigenous healing dialogue and traditions, some of which have similarities with colonial-era practices. It is an example of a collaboration between an ethnohistorian and an indigenous scholar writing her own history...
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (1): 143–148.
Published: 01 January 2011
... and Healing in Native America: Pathways for Renewal. Edited by Suzanne J. Crawford O’Brien. (Westport, CT: Praegar, 2008. xii + 236 pp., series foreword, foreword, preface, introduction, afterword, index. $49.95 cloth.) Scholars working in postcolonial epidemiology recommend a two-pronged...
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Ethnohistory (2000) 47 (3-4): 806–809.
Published: 01 October 2000
...- action between European and native concepts of disease and healing. Es- says by Iris Gareis and Lance Grahn make up the third and final section, Book Reviews examining the impact of coercion on the encounters and conversion of the native peoples of...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (4): 559–560.
Published: 01 October 2017
... grooving, and drilling), their rates of success, and the clustered geography. Particular areas seem to have been “centers” of healing and apprenticeship so trustworthy that, in one case, a Cusco-region patient returned for seven trepanations, all of which he survived. Cases like his suggest the iceberg...
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Ethnohistory (2003) 50 (4): 770–772.
Published: 01 October 2003
... healing systems and build a more complete description of lightly documented colonial and postcolonial curing practices of the north- ern Andes. Perdomo Neira, a Conservative, took refuge in an indigenous town while hiding out from...
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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (4): 877–878.
Published: 01 October 2002
.... Healing Ways: Navajo Health Care in the Twentieth Century. By Wade Davies. (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, xv + pp., maps, tables, halftones, notes, references, index. cloth.) Sarah Strauss, University of...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (2): 323–324.
Published: 01 April 2020
... crafted cradleboards for their babies to keep their children close at a time when outside forces disrupted their family lives. The Feather Dance—the Kiowa version of the Ghost Dance—grew in significance alongside peyote rites and affiliations with Christianity, all of which sought to bring about healing...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (1): 153–154.
Published: 01 January 2021
... process of creolization” in the way that they were consumed in mainstream society (28). Although ritual specialists originally used hallucinogens to divine, heal, and interpret the cosmos, their consumption expanded to mixed-race peoples in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, creating a hybrid...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (2): 419–420.
Published: 01 April 2016
... producing and redistributing food and clothing, showing hospitality, and healing to roles as public mothers caring for the sick and impoverished of the community in ways that paralleled expected and revered roles of nineteenth-century American women. While Great Lakes Creole populations were not...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (4): 752–753.
Published: 01 October 2016
...” speaks to the healing capacities of a small state, where jailers and jailed live side by side; “Sand” presents voices of Grenadians without comment, the shift in topic and perspective from one quotation to the next suggesting something elusive, evocative of sand slipping through fingers, yet reflecting...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (1): 209–210.
Published: 01 January 2019
..., followed by his experiences working for the Hudson Bay Company. Most of the texts are grouped thematically, organized into such topics as dreams, gender, healing, and starvation. Additionally, the collection includes twenty stories about windigos, which Brown suggests is perhaps the largest assemblage of...