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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (2): 295–318.
Published: 01 April 2013
... of Indians. Indians labored under the double burden of ethnicity and class, and dialogues between Indians and ladinos existed throughout the decades in the nineteenth century over issues of labor, land, and pay. On the heels of a violent race war (1867–70) between Indians and ladinos, the state government...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (3): 345–354.
Published: 01 July 2020
..., their behaviors and habitats, and their vibrant plumage. This special issue brings together scholars from a variety of disciplines, including art history, history, and biology, to promote discussion among the arts, social sciences, and natural sciences on the role of birds and feathers in Mesoamerica...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (1): 123–147.
Published: 01 January 2014
... issues that stem from the imposed land management programs of the Bureau of Indian Affairs and practical issues in which the results of federal policies like allotment inhibit tribal access to and control over resources within Cherokee Nation boundaries. In this article, I trace the origins...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (1): 71–93.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Lawrence H. Robbins Pioneering research in the Holocene archaeology of Lake Turkana contributed significantly to the development of broader issues in the prehistory of Africa, including the aquatic civilization model and the initial spread of domesticated livestock in East Africa. These topics...
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Ethnohistory (2003) 50 (1): 131–150.
Published: 01 January 2003
...-century struggles over land tenure, jurisdictional boundaries, issues of sovereignty, and group definitions—even when the cacique was no longer present and the cacique's estate was no longer extant. American Society for Ethnohistory 2003 Alvarado, Francisco de 1962 [1593] Vocabulario en lengua...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (4): 667–674.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Yanna Yannakakis This introduction poses the central question of this special issue: how did New Spain's colonial institutions and ethnically diverse colonial subjects use Nahuatl to administer and navigate a multilingual society? In response, I lay out a framework drawn from the articles and my...
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (4): 509–524.
Published: 01 October 2008
...John M. Watanabe This commentary addresses issues of representation in its delegative and political as well as sign-making senses intrinsic to bottom-up histories of state power and the meanings such power precipitates. Brokers as representatives in a political sense ideally reveal the dynamics...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (3): 449–477.
Published: 01 July 2009
... extinct. This diminution was facilitated by anthropological paradigms, historiography, and the ideology of race. Though indigenous studies have recently advanced toward a richer, more complex and nuanced understanding of these issues, necessarily facilitated by indigenous participants, holdovers from...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (3): 419–444.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Doug Kiel During the first decades of the twentieth century, a new generation of Native American intellectuals and activists established national organizations such as the Society of American Indians (SAI) and grappled with issues such as private property, reservation industrialization, traditional...
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (2): 183–201.
Published: 01 April 2008
... of aboriginal issues in Canada during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. I examine the practical conditions and working assumptions connected to his role as an anthropologist and argue that Speck was a participant in a much larger political struggle that included the active engagement...
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Ethnohistory (2003) 50 (4): 611–642.
Published: 01 October 2003
... the 1989 attempt to redefine itself as a “new” county according to Mexico's 1917 Revolutionary Constitution. The second objective is to raise questions and broader issues regarding new social movements, state formation analyzed from the “bottom-up,” the importance of the authority structure of the town...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (4): 785–790.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Caterina Pizzigoni This special issue shows that Nahuatl was not a standard lingua franca spread across Mexico, but was used flexibly and spontaneously by people of many kinds for many different purposes, varying greatly according to the location, the ethnicity, and the social status of speakers...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 January 2013
..., issues of transnational contacts between indigenous people and colonial governments, the dynamic decisions that native leaders made in difficult situations, and the importance of indigenous oral histories in documenting the past. Copyright 2013 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2013 “Search...
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (1): 113–141.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Commission and the boy was enrolled as a “fullblood” Indian. This one union and the subsequent history of the family tell us a great deal about relations between Seminoles and freedmen in the Indian Territory and Oklahoma and about status and identity issues among individuals of mixed race within American...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (3): 597–621.
Published: 01 July 2015
... speaks to issues commonly found in colonial encounters, while inviting deeper engagement with translation as a special site where colonial relations are constructed. Made in Translation: Revisiting the Chontal Maya Account of the Conquest Paja Faudree, Brown University Abstract...
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (4): 683–726.
Published: 01 October 2011
... world shed light on Maya political organization of this period as well as on larger issues of the construction of difference and the dynamism of these systems. In particular, this article explores two questions: First, how did systems of community governance operate in this era, and to what extent did...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (2): 269–287.
Published: 01 April 2020
... implications for two separate but related issues. First, the status of the Chimalhuas had declined and, second, the dispute was largely confined to the negotiation of individual interests. 15 Under colonial law, the legítima was “the equal share of [a] parent’s property guaranteed to each child” (Arrom...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (4): 619–633.
Published: 01 October 2014
... and contemporary Métis identities and issues, and how can such vernacular history help us to reconceive Métis identity rooted not in nineteenth-century difference but in twentieth-century density ? Copyright 2014 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2014 More than the Sum of Our Rebellions: Métis Histories...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (3): 391–415.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Patrick Lozar Abstract For indigenous groups inhabiting the interior Pacific Northwest’s Columbia Plateau, issues of native group identity took on a transnational dimension with the imposition of the US-Canadian border in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. This article examines how...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (3): 409–435.
Published: 01 July 2019
...W. George Lovell Abstract Compared still to what we know about Mexico and Peru, the historiography of colonial Guatemala, despite notable advances, continues to lag behind, registering minimally in the Latin American scholarly imagination. The field is surveyed by examining some of the issues...
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