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Ethnohistory (2023) 70 (4): 562–563.
Published: 01 October 2023
... of the United States, placing Indigenous colonization and dispossession alongside racialized slavery to show how exclusionary policies based on whiteness shaped the new nation. In the latter chapters of the book, Witgen expands his argument to show how both Native peoples and other people of color faced...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (3): 363–383.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Erin W. Stone Abstract This article delves into the conquest and early years of colonization of Española from the perspective of the “structure of the conjuncture.” By doing so it prioritizes the Indigenous perspective of conquest, particularly that of the cacique Guacanagarí, who formed the first...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (2): 167–189.
Published: 01 April 2017
... of colonization and imperial rule in North America. This article uses Sioui’s life story as a window into this long history, providing insight into twentieth-century Indigenous social movements such as the political activism of the 1970s, the quest for higher education in the 1980s, and the efforts to harmonize...
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Ethnohistory (2005) 52 (2): 255–289.
Published: 01 April 2005
...Hal Langfur Rejecting the conventional presumption that violent indigenous resistance to colonization had become all but ineffectual by the late colonial period in Portuguese America, this article uncovers ample archival evidence of successful raiding and other military maneuvers by Brazil's...
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (2): 293–321.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Néstor I. Quiroa The highland Guatemala títulos are part of a corpus of colonial Mesoamerican indigenous texts composed by native authors in the middle of the sixteenth century. These texts present an “official” version of native “history” based on the precolonial oral tradition and influenced...
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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 (2010) 57 (2): 263–289.
Published: 01 April 2010
... Andean cosmology constructs a mythic-historical, nationalist narrative and a postcolonial subjectivity that allows urban Andean mestizos to ground their identities in indigeneity and colonization simultaneously as well as position themselves relative to contemporary contexts of globalization. American...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (3): 515–535.
Published: 01 July 2019
... colonizers interlinked sin and physical space illuminates the process by which colonial authorities made biased value judgments, deeming native peoples and indigenous spaces as sinful. The first case (1728) examines the denunciation and subsequent exoneration of a Spanish resident accused of sodomy...
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Ethnohistory (2000) 47 (2): 281–331.
Published: 01 April 2000
...Michel Oudijk; Maarten Jansen The Lienzo de Guevea, an important Zapotec pictographic document from 1540,contains historical information about the geographic expanse and the lords of the indigenous community of Guevea. An extensive investigation has clarified the complex relation between...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (1): 69–89.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Vincent O'Malley Nineteenth-century Maori society responded to colonization in creative, flexible, and dynamic ways. This is seen clearly in the way in which mechanisms of tribal self-government were reinvented, mixing indigenous with exotic influences to establish new and much stronger bodies...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (4): 597–620.
Published: 01 October 2018
... zone for Amerindians fleeing European colonization. On the contrary, this article argues that the migrations and movements of people toward and within this Amerindian space have to be understood as a continuation of a pre-European set of indigenous networks. Through the reconstruction of multilingual...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (4): 579–602.
Published: 01 October 2020
..., and so how they have interpreted Sir Walter Ralegh’s colonizing ventures. The map is the bedrock on which many scholars have erected their own interpretations of the indigenous polities of the coastal Carolina region. The “tribes” etched by De Bry and described by subsequent scholars, in other words...
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Ethnohistory (2023) 70 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 January 2023
... as a dangerous and degrading occupation that implied subservience to European colonizers. Indigenous cargo-carrying persisted in Spanish Florida and English Carolina, despite regulation and periodic efforts to improve transportation, taking a heavy toll from Native peoples. Eventually, technological changes...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (2): 293–316.
Published: 01 April 2004
... settlers from their traditional lands. The few authors who recorded this“rebellion” failed to mention that the warriors' active resistance to colonization was rooted in a revitalization movement comparable to other indigenous millenarian revivals. This new interpretation is based on oral stories collected...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (3): 437–464.
Published: 01 July 2019
... in their khipus and made accurate calculations based on them. The analysis and reconstruction of Cuzco’s calendar-demographic khipus is framed into the history of Catholic catechesis, which included early efforts at colonizing indigenous ways of thinking and experiencing time through tactile, visual, and sonic...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (4): 781–801.
Published: 01 October 2015
... European colonization. Nisg̲a’a Church Armies present a useful case study of the challenges of interpreting indigenous participation in larger shared histories. A “uni- versal” analytic-like class, while integral to understanding the rise of con- temporary evangelical movements elsewhere, falls...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (4): 765–783.
Published: 01 October 2012
...' Nahua allies. Those written in Classical Nahuatl were generally produced in areas of significant Nahua and/or Spanish colonization. We conclude that Nahuatl in colonial Central America was significantly impacted by indigenous Pipil. As a vehicular language, Pipil was as useful as the central Mexican...
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Ethnohistory (2022) 69 (4): 401–427.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Alcira Dueñas Abstract Transforming the religious outlook of Indigenous populations in the colonial Andes became an imperial undertaking that required more than an external change. In the Andes, the missionary enterprise of the Jesuits created a wholesale design of mechanisms for an effective...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (3): 469–495.
Published: 01 July 2016
... Nija’ib’ K’iche’ títulos and examples from other Highland Maya títulos, this article argues that the Highland Maya títulos served as instruments in negotiating power in the immediate community. As community records composed by indigenous scribes using the alphabet introduced by the colonizers, the títulos...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (1): 95–116.
Published: 01 January 2019
... texts, this article considers the resettlement from a Tlaxcalan perspective and sheds new light on the experiences of indigenous allies in the colonial Americas. Copyright 2019 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2019 Tlaxcalan resettlement of 1591 indigenous colonization Nahuatl texts...