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Ethnohistory (2022) 69 (1): 135–136.
Published: 01 January 2022
...Owen H. Jones Land, Politics, and Memory in Five Nijai’ib’ K’iche’ Títulos: “The Title and Proof of Our Ancestors.” By Mallory E. Matsumoto ( Boulder : University of Colorado Press , 2017 . viii + 423 pp., figures, maps, tables, preface, acknowledgments, introduction, bibliography...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (2): 332–333.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Garry Sparks Indigenous Bodies, Maya Minds: Religion and Modernity in a Transnational K’iche’ Community . By MacKenzie C. James . ( Boulder : University Press of Colorado , 2016 . xi+368 pp., foreword, acknowledgments, introduction, bibliography, index . $34.95 paper.) Copyright...
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (2): 293–321.
Published: 01 April 2011
... by the mytho-historical content of the better-known indigenous text, the Popol Vuh. Although the títulos were created for territorial disputes and claims to rights before the Spanish legal system, they also represented Maya-K’iche’ responses to colonial domination and reveal how the Maya K’iche’ perceived...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (2): 241–270.
Published: 01 April 2017
... the Popol Vuh within its historical and physical ecclesiastic context, recovering Friar Ximénez’s voice within his manuscript. It is argued that his work was first and foremost intended to be a religious treatise to carry out the conversion of the K’iche’ to Christianity. This study offers an alternative...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (4): 493–518.
Published: 01 October 2021
... languages, all of which trace back to a single manuscript—itself a copy of an earlier Mayan work. To protect their work from being destroyed by colonial officials or Inquisitional authorities, the original K’iche’ authors of the Popol Wuj had to embed their ways of knowing in a language and narrative...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (3): 623–649.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Sergio Romero The textual sources of indigenous Christianities in Guatemala embody a complex articulation of native thought, European language ideologies, and the diachronic development of the Christianization of different areas of Mesoamerica. The evangelization of the K'iche' became a model...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (4): 693–719.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Oswaldo Chinchilla Mazariegos A major debate in the history of the Spanish conquest of Guatemala revolves around Tecum (Tecún Umán), the K'iche' captain who died in confrontation with Pedro de Alvarado, according to sixteenth-century indigenous texts. Analysis of these texts shows that Tecum's...
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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 (2016) 63 (1): 29–46.
Published: 01 January 2016
... body elaborate central themes within the drama. Besides its narrative function, if we understand the human body within the context of preconquest Maya culture, it is evident that the use of the anthropomorphic elements in this work maps the pre- conquest, sociocultural world of the K’iche...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (3): 553–572.
Published: 01 July 2015
...—which is also seen as a zigzag pattern—and thunder. It should be recalled that Tojojil, Thunder/Lightning, was the patron daemon of the K’iche’ as recorded by the Kaqchikel in the early 1500s (Maxwell and Hill 2006). Today, however, the kumatzin pattern references more than the snake with its...
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Ethnohistory (2022) 69 (1): 53–79.
Published: 01 January 2022
.... This article examines the question by focusing on Pedro de Alvarado, a leading member of Hernán Cortés’s contingent, who was known as Tonatiuh—a Nahuatl word that designated the sun, the day, and the sun god. Indigenous peoples in Mexico and Guatemala used the name during the invasion, and Nahua, K’iche...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (2): 269–295.
Published: 01 April 2018
... manifestation of this theme appears in the K’iche’ Popol Wuj , in which the young Hero Twins cleverly navigate a series of challenges to defeat the powerful, yet dim-witted lords of the underworld (ibid.; see Christenson 2003 ). The Kaqchikel likewise recount how their ancestors overcame the traditionally...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (4): 667–688.
Published: 01 October 2019
... anchored the identities of individuals in bone in episodes contained not just in the K’iche’ Pop Wuj but in other Maya manuscripts, including the K’iche’ Rabinal Achi and the Kaqchikel Xpantzay Cartulary . Documents like these have proven especially valuable in revealing Maya thinking about bone...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (4): 723–724.
Published: 01 October 2001
... formulated in the 1890s by the Maya-K’iche’ elites of the city of Quetzaltenango. Unlike Ladino (non-Indian) nationalism, which regards the progress of the nation and indigenous ethnicity as mutually ex- clusive, K’iche...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (4): 725–726.
Published: 01 October 2001
... formulated in the 1890s by the Maya-K’iche’ elites of the city of Quetzaltenango. Unlike Ladino (non-Indian) nationalism, which regards the progress of the nation and indigenous ethnicity as mutually ex- clusive, K’iche...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (4): 726–728.
Published: 01 October 2001
... formulated in the 1890s by the Maya-K’iche’ elites of the city of Quetzaltenango. Unlike Ladino (non-Indian) nationalism, which regards the progress of the nation and indigenous ethnicity as mutually ex- clusive, K’iche...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (4): 728–730.
Published: 01 October 2001
... formulated in the 1890s by the Maya-K’iche’ elites of the city of Quetzaltenango. Unlike Ladino (non-Indian) nationalism, which regards the progress of the nation and indigenous ethnicity as mutually ex- clusive, K’iche...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (4): 730–732.
Published: 01 October 2001
... formulated in the 1890s by the Maya-K’iche’ elites of the city of Quetzaltenango. Unlike Ladino (non-Indian) nationalism, which regards the progress of the nation and indigenous ethnicity as mutually ex- clusive, K’iche...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (4): 732–735.
Published: 01 October 2001
... formulated in the 1890s by the Maya-K’iche’ elites of the city of Quetzaltenango. Unlike Ladino (non-Indian) nationalism, which regards the progress of the nation and indigenous ethnicity as mutually ex- clusive, K’iche...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (4): 735–738.
Published: 01 October 2001
... formulated in the 1890s by the Maya-K’iche’ elites of the city of Quetzaltenango. Unlike Ladino (non-Indian) nationalism, which regards the progress of the nation and indigenous ethnicity as mutually ex- clusive, K’iche...