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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (3): 401–426.
Published: 01 July 2017
.... These moments converged in the addresses on cultural history made by members of the Nova Scotian Institute of Science between 1864 and 1912. The interpretations offered by the institute’s members demonstrate an increasing separation of the contemporary Mi’kmaq from the precontact past of the province, thus...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (1): 195–219.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Mustafa Kemal Mirzeler This article explores the incorporation of the memories of Sir Vivian Fuchs's voyage to the South Island and the deaths of two of his expedition members in 1934 into the Elmolo's oral traditions. The incorporation of the memory of the voyage brought out a new meaning...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (1): 145–167.
Published: 01 January 2015
... and Coushatta marketing techniques over time. As members of the Coushatta community in Louisiana pushed for federal recognition, basketry became an important symbol of potential economic self-sufficiency and indigenous identity. After federal recognition, basketry served as an important part of the community's...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (3): 385–405.
Published: 01 July 2021
..., known as kalku , and therefore consulted ritual healers and diviners, the machi and dugul , to identify and punish the supposed evildoers. In accusing local members of being kalku , the ritual specialists expressed a precise perception of sorcery and developed clear strategies for counteracting...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (3): 407–427.
Published: 01 July 2021
... changing relationship with corn over time highlights the effects of removal, allotment, and assimilation on the Oneida within the American context. Finally, while change occurred, the WPA interviews uncover continuity in Oneida Country as members struggled to maintain their relationship with corn and other...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (1-2): 13–30.
Published: 01 April 2001
... or ancestors) and the jiny (ancestral relics), is presented in support of the Sakalava-Masikoro link. A number of rituals involving jiny and hazomanga are considered,including circumcision and adoption of a new member into a lineage. The role of women in relation to these ritual objects is historicized...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (4): 715–752.
Published: 01 October 2006
...Geoffrey Ross Owens This article examines the precolonial history of the region surrounding Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, through oral traditions and memories about the Shomvi people, who lived in the seventeenth through nineteenth centuries. Elite members of Shomvi settlements claimed “foreign” origins...
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Ethnohistory (2003) 50 (3): 503–522.
Published: 01 July 2003
...Marie Mauzé Two Kwakwaka'wakw museums were created in the late 1970s. Both of these native museums have set an example for other, similar institutions. This article focuses on the differences between the two museums with similar goals but different approaches in dealing with members...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (4): 713–738.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Robert C. Schwaller One of the most interesting aspects of sixteenth-century Mexico is the predominance of native languages, Nahuatl in particular, among all members of colonial society. Conquistadors, encomenderos, estancieros , missionaries, and even tradesmen learned native languages because...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (3): 515–540.
Published: 01 July 2012
... relationships with gambling than members of the conquering populations. Copyright 2012 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2012 References Bailey Lynn 1988 [1964] The Long Walk: A History of the Navajo Wars, 1846–68 . Tucson : Westernlore Press . Billie Sadie 1992 Personal...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (2): 327–350.
Published: 01 April 2016
..., nineteenth-century republican leaders all but effaced the rebellion from the nation’s historical memory. This episode was finally recovered by historians at the beginning of the twentieth century, and since the 1950s teachers, guerrilla members, and social activists have linked the rebellion to political...
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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (4): 789–820.
Published: 01 October 2002
.... Over a two-year period he chronicled daily interactions between the crew of his ship and members of a nearby Iñupiaq Eskimo village on the North Slope of Alaska. His categorizations of native aggression and gender differences are examined within the context of contemporary knowledge about Iñupiaq...
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (1): 119–152.
Published: 01 January 2008
... rights; the array of means, legal and extralegal, Andean and Spanish, of solving conflicts between families and ayllus ; and the key role of the ethnic chiefs in the struggles over community boundaries and the distribution of plots among community members. The essay argues that, by underscoring...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (1): 35–67.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Anna J. Willow Since December 2002 members of Grassy Narrows First Nation have maintained a blockade to slow the pace of clear-cut logging in their traditional territory. This article situates contemporary anti-clear-cutting activism at Grassy Narrows in its ethnohistorical and ethnopolitical...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (2): 269–284.
Published: 01 April 2009
... wars. This essay documents several instances in which the presence of Native American soldiers within the same or nearby units who spoke a common native language was discovered by accident, either by their commanding officers or by the members themselves, and their subsequent use in sending military...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (1): 167–169.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Robbie Ethridge; James Rice Copyright 2016 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2016 Reference American Historical Association 2013 “AHA Member Spotlight: Ethan Schmidt.” AHA Today , September 18 . blog.historians.org/2013/aha-member-spotlight-ethan-a-schmidt . Ethan...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (4): 533–534.
Published: 01 October 2017
... commentary of current tribal members, into the twenty-first. Challenging the idea that Wendat people were only a distinct people as long as they were living in their sixteenth- and seventeenth-century homelands, the authors examine different community responses to postdispersal life in a variety of Wendat...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (3): 419–444.
Published: 01 July 2014
.... Years of misguided federal policies further distressed Native communities that had already been grappling with life inside the reservation system. On the Oneida Indian Reservation in northeast Wisconsin (the largest of three Oneida settlements in North America), tribal members engaged in several...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (3): 465–488.
Published: 01 July 2012
.... On the other hand, however, the number of Indians on this list is rather small, both relative to the number of members added that day overall and as a proportion of the total number of Lantern Hill Pequots near Fish’s North Stonington Church in Stoning- ton, Connecticut. It is also important to note...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (3): 569–596.
Published: 01 July 2012
... for maintaining and enhancing aspects of their preconquest social status. The Spanish conquest brought profound, often catastrophic changes to indigenous peoples throughout Mesoamerica. Despite the physical devas- tation and imposition of Spanish rule, members of indigenous aristocracies found...