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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 6. Chapter 5 depicts Alex Thomas’s thluuch-ha and marriage. Drawing by Douglas Thomas, annotations by Alex Thomas, 1916. Courtesy of the American Philosophical Society, Mss.497.3. B63.c. Figure 6. Chapter 5 depicts Alex Thomas’s thluuch-ha and marriage. Drawing by Douglas Thomas More
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (1): 177–179.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Rebecca Kugel Making Marriage: Husbands, Wives, and the American State in Dakota and Ojibwe Country . By Denial Catherine J. . ( St. Paul : Minnesota Historical Society Press , 2013 . 191 pp., acknowledgments, introduction, illustrations, bibliography, index . $19.95 paper...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (4): 765–766.
Published: 01 October 2019
... and Natives always reflected a broader contest over power. Even consensual relationships opened debate on competing definitions of marriage, kinship, and sovereignty. McGrath organizes her other chapters thematically, with particular focus on attempts by indigenous communities and colonial authorities...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (4): 762–764.
Published: 01 October 2009
..., and Middlemen in the Lands Southwest of Hudson Bay, 1670–1870. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. DOI 10.1215/00141801-2009-035 The Importance of Being Monogamous: Marriage and Nation Building in Western Canada to 1915. By Sarah Carter. (Edmonton and Athabasca, AB: University...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (1): 91–123.
Published: 01 January 2009
...John K. Chance Marriage alliances among governing families were an important instrument of political integration in Postclassic Mesoamerica, especially in Mixteca. Alliances among Mixtec nobles persisted during the colonial period, although after the sixteenth century, the caciques lost much...
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Ethnohistory (2022) 69 (1): 81–100.
Published: 01 January 2022
...Katarzyna Granicka Abstract There are many sources that allowed scholars to study the nature and functions of polygamous marriages of the Nahua nobility. Very few studies, however, focus on the marital relations of the Nahua commoners. This article presents exploratory research into various kinds...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (1): 141–162.
Published: 01 January 2012
... to the present reveals a pattern marked by oscillations between hostilities and cautious friendship. These shifts are expressed in varied social relations described in the anthropological and historical scholarship on Amazonia, ranging from shamanic attack to marriage alliances. The paper explores this history...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (2): 281–329.
Published: 01 April 2006
..., governance, and marriage. As is stressed throughout the essay, masculinity was also juxtaposed with femininity in a number of important ways in Indian society. ‘‘Ranging Foresters’’ and ‘‘Women-Like Men Physical Accomplishment, Spiritual Power, and Indian Masculinity in Early-Seventeenth-Century New...
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Ethnohistory (2005) 52 (3): 563–588.
Published: 01 July 2005
..., marriage ties created a region marked, in particular, by a distinctive type of head deformation. While conflicts within the region were limited, raids on people to the south and east, who did not practice head deformation, yielded captives and other booty. Goods were classed into two spheres of exchange...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (4): 587–612.
Published: 01 October 2001
... and mythologies about an ancient Edenic time before normal human procreation and marriage. The article also holds that the main influence on the content of mythologies was neighboring mythologies, such that each people's telling of ancientness was a parody, but a compassionate one, of its neighbors' tellings...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (4): 569–588.
Published: 01 October 2009
... of the house. Individually held lands, which were held by women as well as men, were frequently transferred from one house to another and recombined upon marriage, linking the noble houses; they served to maintain the unity and power of the state as a whole. Copyright 2009 by American Society...
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Ethnohistory (2007) 54 (2): 273–301.
Published: 01 April 2007
... indicates that cacao is an integral component in many rites of passage, including those associated with birth, social personhood, initiation, marriage, and death, as well as the initiation of shamans. As such it becomes an intimate ritual product implicated in areas of social identity and reproduction...
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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 (2004) 51 (2): 223–256.
Published: 01 April 2004
... and the gray bull Engiro from the Karamoja Plateau to the plains of Turkana is well remembered both among the Jie and among the Turkana people. The memory of this journey is symbolically embodied in the Jie and in the Turkana landscape, in the phases of the Jie marriage ceremonies as well as in the phases...
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Ethnohistory (2003) 50 (4): 643–669.
Published: 01 October 2003
... woman implicated in the rebellion. This essay, however, clarifies the roles played by Toypurina,Nicolás José, and others in the rebellion and emphasizes the importance of eyewitness native accounts to early California history. Through a careful use of the mission's birth, marriage, and burial records...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (2): 317–357.
Published: 01 April 2004
... logic where human transactions such as marriage—not “commercial”goods—occupied the highest tier of value in the circulation process. These principles are explored through an analysis of ethnohistorical sources and data from fieldwork in contemporary Upper Napo communities. It is suggested...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (4): 707–727.
Published: 01 October 2015
... Nisenan California missions marriage fur trade Native Hawaiians “An Influential Squaw”: Intermarriage and Community in Central California, 1839–1851 Ashley Riley Sousa, Middle Tennessee State University Abstract. Historians examining relations between Indian women and non-­Indian men...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (3): 479–505.
Published: 01 July 2006
..., a reexamination of these sources is essential to evaluating Freeman’s argument. The diachronic dimension of the Samoan sexual conduct is also important in its own right, and a rereading of these sources will remind us of what is known about traditional Samoan sexual conduct and marriage, as well...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (2): 395–396.
Published: 01 April 2019
... in marriage practices and rituals that were often “glossed” with Christian/Spanish practices that barely masked strongly held indigenous traditions. Friars were particularly dismayed by Mesoamerican practices of serial monogamy (which allowed divorce and remarriage) and polygyny, and by native peoples...
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (1): 29–49.
Published: 01 January 2008
... experience of indigenous women in the context of intermarriage in the final three decades of the nineteenth century. It examines how interracial marriage shaped women’s lives on and off the reserve in two specific colonial spaces: the Canadian prairies and the lower South Island of New Zealand...