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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (1): 143–148.
Published: 01 January 2011
... a commitment to uncovering the power rela- tions inherent in contemporary indigenous health concerns and in heal- ing. Following Eduardo Duran’s description of historical trauma and soul wound, these scholars see indigenous ill health as rooted in history. The precise pathways through time...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (2): 263–284.
Published: 01 April 2015
... for Ethnohistory 2015 Indian Territory indigenous health indigenous foodways Five Tribes diabetes indigenous health decline traditional foods Sustenance and Health among the Five Tribes in Indian Territory, Postremoval to Statehood Devon A. Mihesuah, University of Kansas Abstract...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (2): 423–424.
Published: 01 April 2016
...—in all its manifold yet connected aspects—has negatively impacted indigenous health and well-being” (173). References Crosby Alfred 1976 “ Virgin Soil Epidemics as a Factor in the Aboriginal Depopulation in America .” William and Mary Quarterly 33 , no. 2 : 289 – 99 . Diamond...
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (4): 609–632.
Published: 01 October 2008
..., and many Tzeltal and Tzotzil indigenous communities, the INI employed bilingual indigenous “cultural promoters” to negotiate its programs in education, road construction, and public health. As it turns out, the INI's most innovative negotiating tool was a bilingual hand-puppet troupe, the Teatro Petul...
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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 (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 (2000) 47 (1): 205–225.
Published: 01 January 2000
...Chris Ballard Christian notions of the Apocalypse, which were first introduced to Huli speakers of the Southern Highlands of Papua New Guinea during the 1950s,encountered an existing indigenous eschatology, or doctrine of last things. Precontact Huli cosmology posited a moral constitution...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (4): 623–645.
Published: 01 October 2019
... ethnographic studies on the nature of health in indigenous communities. In both colonial and modern sources, Nahuas draw little distinction between emotional and physical ailments (see Cruz de la Cruz, this issue). Although centuries separate these two sets of sources, there are some fascinating similarities...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (4): 733–739.
Published: 01 October 2009
... Thomson. (New York: Verso, 2007. xxiv + 217 pp., introduction, maps, notes, bibliography, index. $22.95 paper.) Unequal Cures: Public Health and Political Change in Bolivia, 1900– 1950. By Ann Zulawski. (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2007. 253 pp., introduction, illustrations, notes...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (2): 334–335.
Published: 01 April 2018
... story. That story is about “stupid deaths,” in this case from rabies, governmental prejudice and structural violence, indigenous families’ and health practitioners’ rational and good-faith attempts to heal their dying children, and the need for protecting those not yet infected by a disease...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (1): 35–67.
Published: 01 January 2009
... context. It considers the blockade not as a manifestation of inherent indigenous environmentality but as a complex phenomenon predicated on Anishinaabe people's desires for self-determination, recognition of rights, and the power to decide what takes place on land they perceive as theirs. More broadly...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (2): 309–331.
Published: 01 April 2015
... against the destruction of their fields by roaming Spanish livestock, and another slyly blames the Spanish friars for causing their deaths and ill health by stripping them of their medical practitioners upon banishing the indigenous gods. Less directly, these mostly elite informants complained...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (3): 407–427.
Published: 01 July 2021
... in the community. The younger storytellers did not comment on cooking with Indigenous corn. The decline in growing, harvesting, cooking, and consuming traditional foods had an impact on the overall health of the Oneida people. Jessie Peters noted that the older generation warned him about straying from...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (3): 659–661.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Manuella Meyer Diseased Relations: Epidemics, Public Health, and State-Building in Yucatán, Mexico, 1847–1924 . By McCrea Heather . ( Albuquerque : University of Mexico Press , 2011 . 288 pp., acknowledgments, afterword, illustrations, map, bibliography, index . $27.95 paper...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (3): 643–644.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Robin Ridington Phantom Past, Indigenous Presence: Native Ghosts in North American Culture and History . Edited by Boyd Colleen E. and Thrush Coll . ( Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press , 2011 . xl + 317 pp., introduction, illustrations, bibliography, index . $35.00 paper...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (3): 654–656.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Jessica R. Cattelino Recognition Odysseys: Indigeneity, Race, and Federal Tribal Recognition Policy in Three Louisiana Indian Communities . By Klopotek Brian . ( Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2011 . xii + 391 pp., acknowledgments, introduction, appendix, notes, bibliography...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (3): 658–659.
Published: 01 July 2012
...SilverMoon Blood Lines: Myth, Indigenism, and Chicana/o Literature . By Contreras Sheila Marie . ( Austin : University of Texas Press , 2008 . xi + 218 pp., prelude, introduction, notes, bibliography, index . $22.95 paper.) Copyright 2012 by American Society for Ethnohistory...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (3): 641–643.
Published: 01 July 2012
... of indigenous econo- mies with an appreciation of the immense power of capitalism to alter basic principles and behaviors. More important, it subjects American economic values to ethnohistorical scrutiny. For as much as Harmon is interested in the condition of rich Indians, her real concern lies...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (3): 645–646.
Published: 01 July 2012
...), Harmon’s latest combines ethnohistorical analysis of indigenous econo- mies with an appreciation of the immense power of capitalism to alter basic principles and behaviors. More important, it subjects American economic values to ethnohistorical scrutiny. For as much as Harmon is interested...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (3): 646–647.
Published: 01 July 2012
... of indigenous econo- mies with an appreciation of the immense power of capitalism to alter basic principles and behaviors. More important, it subjects American economic values to ethnohistorical scrutiny. For as much as Harmon is interested in the condition of rich Indians, her real concern lies...