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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (3): 359–392.
Published: 01 July 2011
... Salish accounts of the historic battle to consider how independent groups recount a period of broad alliance and unification. These oral narratives commemorate this historic event as a moment of political solidarity among the Coast Salish, who are commonly conceived as organized at the scale...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (3): 609–636.
Published: 01 July 2004
... against rebellious Iban headhunters and the oral historical narratives of the Iban today. In addition to providing historical and cultural background to Iban resistance to pacification, I spell out the Iban conception of the past and fragmentation of related narratives. The weight that the oral accounts...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (4): 677–700.
Published: 01 October 2004
...Carolyn Podruchny American Society for Ethnohistory 2004 Werewolves and Windigos: Narratives of Cannibal Monsters in French-Canadian Voyageur Oral Tradition Carolyn Podruchny, York University While traveling around Lake Superior in the 1850s, German explorer Jo- hann Georg Kohl...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (1): 175–176.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Brian D. Carroll Copyright 2016 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2016 Living with Whales: Documents and Oral Histories of Native New England Whaling History . Edited by Shoemaker Nancy . ( Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press , 2014 . 232 pp., afterword, appendix, notes...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (2): 223–256.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Mustafa Kemal Mirzeler This article examines the implicit meaning of the well-known Jie and Turkana oral tradition of origin known as Nayeche, as a remembered memory and a repeated event. The images of the remembered messages of the past event contained in the Nayeche oral tradition are reproduced...
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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 (2018) 65 (4): 681–683.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Cailín E. Murray Carry Forth the Stories: An Ethnographer’s Journey into Native Oral Traditions . By Rodney Frey . ( Pullman : Washington State University Press , 2017 . ix+275 pp., foreword, acknowledgments, illustrations, pronunciation guide, glossary, bibliography, index . $29.95...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (3): 607–608.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Ian Chambers “That’s What They Used to Say”: Reflections on Native American Oral Traditions . By Donald L. Fixico . ( Norman : University of Oklahoma Press , 2017 . xiii +254 pp., acknowledgments, illustrations, notes, bibliography, and index. $34.95 hardcover.) Copyright 2019...
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Ethnohistory (2023) 70 (3): 409–410.
Published: 01 July 2023
...Stacy F. Markel Stacy.markel3@wayne.edu Dutch and Indigenous Communities in Seventeenth-Century Northeastern North America: What Archaeology, History, and Indigenous Oral Traditions Teach Us about Their Intercultural Relationships . By Lucianne Lavin . ( Albany : SUNY Press , 2021...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (1): 101–127.
Published: 01 January 2018
... selected fifteen distinctive geological features along the shoreline of Indian Arm for marking. It is suggested that these locations were highly significant places to past Tsleil-Waututh people because they were physical embodiments of oral traditions ( sxwoxwyiam ) and associated with underwater-dwelling...
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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (3): 545–582.
Published: 01 July 2002
...Eduardo O. Kohn In this article I compare the Quichua oral history of Oyacachi—one of the last autochthonous settlements of the cloud forest of Amazonian Ecuador—with written and iconographic ecclesiastical traditions regarding colonial-era events. This offers a unique opportunity to understand...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (3): 469–483.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Bathsheba Demuth This article addresses the relationship between the Vuntut Gwitchin and the Canadian state during the early twentieth century. Although this was a moment of increasing contact with nonindigenous people, the Gwitchin refer to this period in their oral histories as being particularly...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (2): 217–240.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Candace Greene A distinct form of Plains Indian historical narrative, the recounting of war deeds known as coup , was once produced through two linked forms of expression: oral recitation and pictorial representation. Many nineteenth-century examples of the visual component have survived, now...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (4): 455–491.
Published: 01 October 2021
... graphic communication system. Its portrayal of changes to different ways of life over the centuries reveals an interplay of an oral gathering and hunting culture with a settled society, recording the Chichimec experience and their own way of life with their combined oral and graphic system. Elements...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (1): 117–133.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Galen Brokaw Indigenous American societies pose serious problems for traditional theories of orality, literacy, and writing. This article attempts to deconstruct the orality-literacy dichotomy that has traditionally informed anthropological thought (whether it be of anthropologists, historians...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (1): 99–122.
Published: 01 January 2014
... this was predominantly an oral genre and, less frequently, one that employed pictographs drawn on tanned bison hides as mnemonic devices. The article focuses on the continued relevance of a genre steeped in the oral tradition. It argues that despite having access to writing and familiarity with Western historical genres...
Published: 01 January 2018
Figure 6. The location of rock painting sites in Tsleil-Wat (Indian Arm) in relation to local Say Nuth Kway oral traditions. Courtesy of Tsleil-Waututh Nation More
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Ethnohistory (2000) 47 (3-4): 731–746.
Published: 01 October 2000
... coherence and continuity amid severe political upheaval. Data gathering combined oral accounts for a period of about 120 years and the elicitation and reconstruction of genealogies in the migrating history of villages for as long as 230 years of Ye'kuana history. What makes this analysis different from...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (1-2): 257–291.
Published: 01 April 2001
... motivations in the use and manipulation of Mikea identity. Those who claim the label for themselves generally construct a relationship with the forest, either through present behavior and context or through oral histories linking the living with the ancestors. Nevertheless,behavior and descent may...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (3): 473–494.
Published: 01 July 2001
...Dave D. Davis Throughout the twentieth century, anthropologists and historians have regarded the Houma Indians of southern Louisiana as the descendants of the Houma Indians encountered along the Mississippi River by French explorers and settlers in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Oral...