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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...
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Ethnohistory (2000) 47 (2): 499–502.
Published: 01 April 2000
... 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, index. $75.00...
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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (4): 878–880.
Published: 01 October 2002
...- sene lamp. In all, it is a thin book but with powerful pictures of everyday Co- manche life in which American adaptations coexist with Plains Indian characteristics. Healing Ways...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (4): 749–751.
Published: 01 October 2016
... and Experience of Schooling, Family, and Landscapes in the Sierra Tarahumara, Mexico .” Human Ecology 38 , no. 1 : 87 – 99 . Despite these important omissions, the volume is a handy synthesis of Tarahumara healing beliefs and practice, heretofore unmatched in scope. Obviously Irigoyen-Rascón...
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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...
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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...
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Ethnohistory (2024) 71 (1): 27–45.
Published: 01 January 2024
... approach to the treatment of disease, which could conflict with church doctrine. Case testimony reveals that diverse, nonorthodox methods of healing persisted in the face of Spanish colonization. Faith in the efficacy of Indigenous cosmologies helped the infirm to envisage a better life, instilling hope...
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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...
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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 (2019) 66 (4): 721–744.
Published: 01 October 2019
... to the 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 (2023) 70 (1): 45–64.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Rachel Corr Abstract The aim of this article is to advance our knowledge of past shamanic practices in northwestern South America through an analysis of colonial-era criminal cases of people accused of using “superstitious” healing practices. A reading of three cases from late eighteenth-century...
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Ethnohistory (2024) 71 (1): 63–86.
Published: 01 January 2024
...Matthew J. Sparacio Abstract The presence of chilakwa (smallpox) in Choctaw villages between 1747 and 1748 complicated factionalism and civil war. Utilizing Sharla Fett’s approach to health culture—defined as “the social relations of healing”—this article outlines how eighteenth-century Choctaws...
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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 approach...
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Ethnohistory (2024) 71 (2): 195–225.
Published: 01 April 2024
... failed to extirpate the relationship Nahuas had with ololiuhqui, and he also failed to become an official member of the Holy Office’s networks. polanco@vt.edu Copyright 2024 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2024 Nahuas healing Mesoamerica ololiuhqui Inquisition Shortly...
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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...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (4): 559–560.
Published: 01 October 2017
.... This is the side to err on given how North American anthropologists initially dismissed Andean surgery as “thaumaturgic.” Yet, the rich and recent work by Claudia Brosseder and others also emphasizes colonial healing’s sacred aspect—an observation as true of Europeans’ medicine as Andeans’. This reviewer therefore...
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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 (2004) 51 (3): 489–533.
Published: 01 July 2004
... The Exorcising Sounds of Warfare: Shamanic Healing and the Struggle to Remain Mapuche. Anthropology of Consciousness 9 (5): 1 -16. forthcoming Shamans of the Foye Tree: Gender, Power, and Healing among the Chilean Mapuche. Austin: University of Texas Press. Blackwood, Evelyn 1984 Sexuality...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (2): 167–189.
Published: 01 April 2017
.../theme.html (accessed 14 August 2012 ). Wesley-Esquimaux Cynthia , and Smolewski Magdelena 2004 Historic Trauma and Aboriginal Healing . Ottawa : Aboriginal Healing Foundation . 84 Sioui, “Éléonore Sioui, My Mother,” 8. 83 Éléonore Sioui, “Global Psychology: Leaves, Roots...