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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (2): 259–280.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Irene Silverblatt Using records from the Lima office of the Spanish Inquisition, this article explores the cultural politics of Spanish colonialism in the Andes. Spain's imperial enterprise was rooted in the construction of new social beings at the core of modernity: (1) the racialized triad—Indian...
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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (2): 259–280.
Published: 01 April 2002
... of succession could have been an integral part of the transmission system of the position of high office among the protohistoric chiefdoms of the Greater Antilles. American Society for Ethnohistory 2002 Alcina Franch, J., and P. L. Galán Mayo 1990 La sociedad Taína como una “jefatura...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (2): 271–296.
Published: 01 April 2017
... thought, the development of a transatlantic community of letters, and the intervention of an idiosyncratic French military officer, Guido Marlière, who participated in Brazil’s Botocudo War of 1808–31. Marlière’s writing, informed by his long association with Jê peoples, mastery of their languages...
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (3): 439–464.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Robert Galler On 28 January 1886, Crow Creek leaders sent a petition with over one hundred signatures to the Office of Indian Affairs affirming their interest in a Catholic mission school. Within the year, the first buildings were in place for an educational institution that served as a Catholic...
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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): 95–117.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Ryan Schram This article examines how the people of Auhelawa, a society on the south coast of Normanby Island, Papua New Guinea, make use of two historical figures—one a warrior, the other a police officer—to represent the nature of social transformation. In different ways, the stories...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (1): 119–142.
Published: 01 January 2016
... O'odham sacred stories. Socioethical expectations modeled in the petitions challenge the Indian Office's efforts at assimilation and its conception of modernity based in Western hegemony, revealing a counterhegemonic definition based in mutually beneficial responsibilities and in what later advocates call...
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (4): 561–583.
Published: 01 October 2011
... the community. This study explores how factional interests in Papantla divided the community across racial lines. It particularly considers how one group of native leaders who opposed a corrupt alcalde mayor (Spanish magistrate) were able to foster his removal from office and how corresponding actions...
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (3): 393–419.
Published: 01 July 2011
... on board captured slave ships to provide information to British naval officers. Numerous interpreters and translators were Africans or African descendants. Using language skills and knowledge of the Atlantic world, these “Atlantic Creoles” defended personal freedoms and the human rights of others during...
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (1): 87–118.
Published: 01 January 2008
...-based fisheries on which native communities had depended for millennia. Although fisheries officers enforced these rules, Indian agents—the field workers of the Department of Indian Affairs—were the ones who oversaw day-to-day life in native villages, including the fisheries. This article examines...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (3): 505–536.
Published: 01 July 2013
... objects of great importance to the leaders, who held them closely and brought them out to show to other important Euro-American visitors. After 1867, US military officers observed that when they encountered Tlingit leaders, they were regularly shown papers from traders in exceptional condition. US...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (3): 569–596.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Robert M. Hill, II The new political offices introduced after the Spanish conquest of Mesoamerica created new challenges and opportunities for indigenous elites and their supporters. This article traces the careers of three Kaqchikel-Maya families in sixteenth-century Guatemala and reveals a range...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (2): 295–318.
Published: 01 April 2013
... sought to allow Indians more opportunities to redress legal issues in order to prevent future rebellions. Beyond aggressive tactics by elites to suppress Indians in revolt, government officials opted to reinstitute the colonial office of protector de indios in an attempt to address interethnic issues...
Published: 01 October 2021
Drawing Collection; partial gift of Mark Lansburgh, Class of 1949; and partial purchase through the Mrs. Harvey P. Hood W’18 Fund, and the Offices of the President and Provost of Dartmouth College; 2007.65.35. More
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (4): 669–698.
Published: 01 October 2009
... period, cofradía officers complained to local and viceregal authorities about labor, commerce, and property vio- lations occurring in their barrios.12 The founding of confraternities helped to unify the city’s disparate ethnic groups into broader indigenous communities...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (1): 193–194.
Published: 01 January 2015
... of the same leadership system. Much like the war itself, such cooperation failed. Crouch skillfully takes this beyond the misunderstandings of colonial officers of the Canadian compagnies franches de la marine and regulars of the French armée de terre who vied for credit for victories and displaced...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (3): 517–518.
Published: 01 July 2020
... officers might have offered structure; Braddock’s did not. Royal policy dictated junior and senior officers born in Great Britain outrank their colonial seniors, spawning unfounded anticolonial and anti-Redcoat bias. Ultimately, Braddock was outfitted with a hapless army of unable and unwilling troops led...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (3): 565–592.
Published: 01 July 2019
...; “Enrollment Application,” box 27; Enrollment Application, box 27; Statement from student to John M. Benally, deputy special officer of the US Indian Service, 7/27/51 at Fort Defiance, AZ, box 28; Application to return to Intermountain School, 8/21/52, box 24. 6 “Intermountain School Home Economics...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (2): 383–392.
Published: 01 April 2006
... Succession Curet presents accounts of protohistoric chiefly succession in Hispaniola that were written by three Spanish chroniclers: Bartolomé de Las Casas, Pedro Mártir de Anglería, and Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo. Las Casas described only one option for succession to the office of cacique, while Mártir...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (4): 757–758.
Published: 01 October 2019
... successors, including George Vancouver, Alejandro Malaspina, and Adam Johann von Krusenstern, among countless others, also utilized his journals as their guidebooks for not only all matters geographic and oceanographic, but also for proper behavior and protocol when dealing with officers, crew...