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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (4): 653–682.
Published: 01 October 2011
... documentation. The Lienzo of Analco communicates the story of the conquest in an area far removed from pre-Hispanic Mesoamerican power centers from the perspective of lesser or “forgotten” allies of the Spanish conquerors: naborías (native people in the service of Spaniards, who were neither slave nor free...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (2): 285–308.
Published: 01 April 2015
...-­ ­old son with his interpreter, Malin- tzin, had all endured violent storms at sea to gaze in wonderment six weeks later at the Cathedral silhouetted against the Seville sky. Also on the ship were the dozens of naborías (indigenous people designated as neither slave nor free) and indigenous...
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Ethnohistory (2007) 54 (1): 69–127.
Published: 01 January 2007
... conquistadors of Yucatán had many naborías, or indigenous slaves, including Maya women, some of them as young as fourteen. The sexual abuse of Maya slaves and servants became widespread. Many Maya naborías of Spanish conquistadors of Yucatán were forced to offer sexual favors to their masters and other...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (2): 195–217.
Published: 01 April 2013
.... They lived in kin-­based villages called chiefdoms that possessed between five hundred and a few thousand inhabitants at the time of the Spaniards’ arrival. These chiefdoms were then divided into two social groups, the naborías (the laborers who paid tribute to their ruling cacique or cacica...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (3): 597–621.
Published: 01 July 2015
.... People with diverse linguistic resources at their disposal were differentially recruited to participate in emerging conquest- and colonial-­ era communicative systems. For example, Yannakakis’s discussion (2011: 658) of Spanish allies (naborías) in colonial Oaxaca does not address lin- guistic...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (3): 363–383.
Published: 01 July 2021
... roles in both the life and death of the Taíno, especially caciques, sacred landscapes were also key to a cacique’s power and Taíno cosmology. One can see this in funerary rituals and burials of higher-status Taínos. While naborías (commoners) and lower-level nitaínos (nobles) were buried in either...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (4): 721–747.
Published: 01 October 2013
..., or tax status, was often as important as their racial or cultural background in defining their identity. Two other such terms were naborío, a Caribbean term applied in the early colonial period to indigenous servants, usually women (naborías), who (theoretically) paid a tax of the same name...