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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (3): 489–513.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Alejandra Dubcovsky Indian information networks crisscrossed the colonial Southeast. Operating outside European control and hidden from European eyes, these networks' existence and importance have been assumed but never fully explicated. This article explores some of these inter- and intra-Indian...
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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (2): 373–403.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Katherine E. Browne This article introduces the concept of creole economics , a culturally informed view of the informal economy in Martinique, French West Indies. Local actors engaged in this economic practice are commonly known as débrouillards. Drawing on studies of French slavery and folklore...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (4): 739–764.
Published: 01 October 2012
...” of the dominant Creole culture. Copyright 2012 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2012 Spanish Men, Indigenous Language, and Informal Interpreters in Postcontact Mexico Martin Nesvig, University of Miami Abstract. In the 1570s the alcalde of Motines (located in the coastal mountains...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (1): 185–186.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Stephen Warren Savage Kin: Indigenous Informants and American Anthropologists . By Margaret M. Bruchac . ( Tucson : University of Arizona Press , 2018 . xvii +260 pp., series foreword, foreword, preface and acknowledgments, introduction, images, bibliography, index. $35.00 paper...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (3): 442–443.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Denise Ileana Bossy Informed Power: Communication in the Early American South . By Dubcovsky Alejandra . ( Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2016 . x+287 pp., introduction, illustrations, maps index . $39.95 cloth.) Copyright 2017 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2017...
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Ethnohistory (2023) 70 (1): 65–93.
Published: 01 January 2023
... on extensive archival evidence and recent borderlands scholarship, this article suggests that written agreements had a limited impact on interethnic frontier relations. First, because informal relations shaped by Indigenous patterns of diplomacy were far more important to the success of alliances. Second...
Published: 01 July 2018
Figure 1. Arrangement of seating in the square ground of Kasihta, 1790s, based on information from Benjamin Hawkins (Swanton 1928a : 265, fig. 68) More
Published: 01 July 2018
Figure 2. Arrangement of seating in the square ground of Kasihta, 1911–12, based on ethnographic information collected by John Swanton ( 1928a : 225, fig. 70) More
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (3): 445–466.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Jacob Remes When a ship explosion in Halifax Harbor destroyed much of the surrounding area, among the devastated places was Kebeceque, an informal Mi'kmaw settlement in Dartmouth that had been under non-Native pressure for decades. The white owner of the land had long insisted that the Department...
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Ethnohistory (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 (2019) 66 (2): 275–300.
Published: 01 April 2019
... the Upper Pilcomayo River produced a considerable amount of information, pointing to the long-term continuity of their presence in the region. The materials were less informative on cultural and social changes in their society through time. This study presents new insights on Toba bands trekking territories...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (2): 353–384.
Published: 01 April 2019
... from the Tseshaht First Nation. His eldest son, Alex Thomas, sold these drawings to linguistic anthropologist Edward Sapir, who was at the time in charge of the anthropology division of the Geological Survey of Canada. The drawings depict critically important cultural information about ceremonial...
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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 (2007) 54 (1): 129–157.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Laura A. Lewis Engaging primary documents and scholarly debates, this article examines an array of practices in colonial Mexico as it undertakes a discursive account of how gender ideologies informed the politics of discipline and a range of behaviors from atypical sexuality to cross-dressing...
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Ethnohistory (2007) 54 (2): 273–301.
Published: 01 April 2007
...Keith M. Prufer; W. Jeffrey Hurst Archaeological investigations at a mortuary cave in southern Belize recovered a bowl containing five cacao (chocolate) seeds dating to the fourth or fifth century AD. The context of both the burial and the cacao informs our understanding of the role of chocolate...
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (1): 87–118.
Published: 01 January 2008
... the responses of Indian agents across Canada to an Indian Affairs circular sent in 1897, requesting information about native fisheries. The Indian agents' letters of reply suggest that it was the ordinary confrontations and administrative decisions over fishing spaces, gear, closed seasons, and licenses, rather...
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Ethnohistory (2007) 54 (4): 669–695.
Published: 01 October 2007
...Gray Whaley This article analyzes social change in the emerging colonial world of the lower Columbia River from 1805 to 1838, particularly regarding gender and sexuality. It teases out distinctions among formal marriages, informal “custom of the country” arrangements, the exercise of sexual...
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (2): 203–227.
Published: 01 April 2008
....” Ethnographic research over the past two-and-a-half decades on Haitians' religious practice and discourse in Port-au-Prince and Léogane, Haiti, and in South Florida further informs this discussion. Copyright 2008 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2008 Anderson, Benedict 1991 [1983] Imagined...
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (4): 633–663.
Published: 01 October 2008
... in contrast to the cultural and economic assimilation of Mayas informs both Guatemalan and scholarly attitudes about Mayas today. The essay recontextualizes this position by discussing a specific cultural event—the annual fairs that Ubico organized to highlight Guatemala's economic and technological potential...
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Ethnohistory (2005) 52 (2): 333–369.
Published: 01 April 2005
... interpretations of the evidence. Theories have sometimes been used to discount inconvenient facts, but the available information can be reconciled. This article summarizes the evidence available on the material culture, language,identity, and location. The evidence as a whole indicates that the Cofitachequi were...