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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (2): 301–328.
Published: 01 April 2019
... remains together with sparsely available sixteenth-century documentation. Drawing on existing and newly discovered sources, this article uses an onomastic approach to interpret glossonyms (language names), anthroponyms (personal names), and toponyms (place-names) in order to reconstruct past linguistic...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (4): 519–545.
Published: 01 October 2021
... and their participation, through an examination of US military records, Kiowa ledger art, oral histories, onomastics, photographs, and an unpublished account from Kein-taddle of her husband’s (Chiefs Call Him) participation and later naming of three family members from his personal war actions in the battle. The account...
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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (2): 227–257.
Published: 01 April 2002
... the Americans may also have traced their origins to Kongo and had a famil- iarity with military training. Further evidence of possible Kongo-Angola contributions to Black Seminole origins comes from linguistic and onomastic...
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Ethnohistory (2022) 69 (2): 163–195.
Published: 01 April 2022
... Mexicanus needed only to add a club and the chimalxopil to suggest a reference to that battle. This eliminated the need to add any onomastic or toponymic glyph to indicate which war was represented and who had led it. One final point must be addressed. It is highly unusual that sixteenth-century...
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Ethnohistory (2000) 47 (2): 281–331.
Published: 01 April 2000
... vertical sequences or columns of seated persons identified by onomastic signs. Represented on the right-hand side are the coquis of Zaachila, who at a certain point moved their palace to Tehuantepec (portrayed by a road...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (1): 71–94.
Published: 01 January 2019
... as the focal point of the paintings. In contrast, based on the relative size of the toponymic and onomastic glyphs related to the Tepaneca faction and the prominence of Tezozomoc on page 7, Johansson ( 1997 : 470) proposes that the tlacuilo , or “painter” in Nahuatl, may have actually been based...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (3): 573–595.
Published: 01 July 2015
... contain one or more faunal references, suggesting a menagerie of composite animal spirits. Christophe Helmke and Jesper Nielsen (2009) recently identified correspondences between the onomastic patterns of colonial Yucatec tancas and those of named way spirits depicted on Classic-­period (ca. AD...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (2): 219–243.
Published: 01 April 2013
... University, 1991. For names, see John Steckley, “How the Huron Became Wendat: Onomastic Evidence,” Onamastica Canadiana 70 (1988): 59–70. 2 The Ottawa, or Odawa, confederation consisted of four constituent nations: the Kiskakons, Sinagos, Kamigas, and Nassaukuetons. Although these groups...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (2): 333–360.
Published: 01 April 2015
...). <Zaczuç> ~ <Zaczuz> (Yukatek): /sak-­sus/, ‘white-­sands.’ 2 The original states: “como caſi tres leguas” (López de Cogolludo 1688: bk. 11, chap. 13, 645). 3 Grant Jones has suggested that Ajk’in P’ol was a high-ranking­ military noble from Nohpeten, based on partial onomastic correspondences with Ajchata P’ol...
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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (1): 3–40.
Published: 01 January 2002
...- tions, and the only way to learn place names was to ask. As a rule, Schom- burgk only indulged in onomastic coinages when he understood a site to 112 have no local name. More important, the only way...
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (3): 445–489.
Published: 01 July 2011
... in the lawsuits and support- ing documents, onomastic study may provide further clues to the Cachi- camayos’ origins and movements and to the social reorganization of their descendants in the reducciones. The overall list is suggestive of a mix of Quechua-­esque and Aymara-­derived surnames of unknown...