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Ethnohistory (1 July 2015) 62 (3): 651–674.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Knowledge: A Postclassic Maya Perspective . Ethnohistory 62 ( 3 ): 445 – 68 . Alphabetic Literacy and Colonial Process in Yucatán William F. Hanks, University of California, Berkeley Abstract. The article outlines the formation and spread of alphabetic writing and reading in Colonial...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2002) 49 (3): 611–649.
Published: 01 July 2002
...David Cahill The article analyzes a religious procession held in the city of Cuzco in 1692. It was remarkable for its Incaic symbolism, for the presence of representatives of all the lineage groups of the colonial Inca nobility, and for the insight it provides into the composition of, and tensions...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2010) 57 (3): 500–501.
Published: 01 July 2010
... against centuries of oppression, indige- Book Reviews 473 nous peoples have maintained cultural continuity while pursuing commu- nity development. Women play important roles in this process, yet their voices are often absent from both...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2012) 59 (3): 569–596.
Published: 01 July 2012
... Tekanto: A Maya Town in Colonial Yucatan . Middle American Research Institute pub. 67 . New Orleans : Tulane University . Three Families: Genealogies and Processes among the Sixteenth- Century Kaqchikel Maya Robert M. Hill II, Tulane University Abstract. The new political oŒces...
Published: 01 July 2018
Figure 1. 1587 Procession route of the image of Our Lady of Chiquinquirá. Map by Scotti Norman Figure 1. 1587 Procession route of the image of Our Lady of Chiquinquirá. Map by Scotti Norman More
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2014) 61 (3): 549–574.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Simone Athayde; Marianne Schmink Indigenous peoples have been active players in the process of securing land rights and conserving about 21 percent of the Brazilian Amazon. In this article, we examine advances and contradictions in the process of “adaptive resistance” by Amazonian indigenous...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2018) 65 (3): 349–371.
Published: 01 July 2018
... also took place. This article examines the Wabash River valley trade and shows how two Indian villages, Kethtippecanuck and Miamitown, dominated the exchange process. Economics and sociability were intertwined in this flourishing region. Trade took place between friends and relatives, defined by the...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2012) 59 (1): 109–139.
Published: 01 January 2012
... assumptions about military hierarchy transcended cultural boundaries, permitting diplomatic exchange and political integration. Drawing on archival military and missionary records, the article illustrates the process by which European and indigenous political units were first rendered mutually intelligible...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2012) 59 (4): 739–764.
Published: 01 October 2012
... demonstrates the diffusion of Nahuatl as a dominant language in central Mexico. Similarly, comparing this process to what Solange Alberro has described for the acculturation of criollos , this article suggests that the use of Nahuatl among Spaniards represents part of the process of the “Indianization” of the...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2005) 52 (1): 47–80.
Published: 01 January 2005
... at key historical moments so as to give a mythicmagical quality to the transformative processes of government, mission, and commerce. Many of the cult's new important spirit beings are extensions of the cult leader Dakoa, whose personhood embodies a history and provides a model for a new, pacified...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2003) 50 (3): 447–472.
Published: 01 July 2003
...Larry Nesper After the Second World War, increasing numbers of tourists traveled to the Northwoods of Wisconsin to recreate. Lac du Flambeau Chippewa Indians encouraged this process by availing themselves as fishing guides and by building in 1951 the Indian Bowl, within which they staged Indian...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2003) 50 (3): 523–547.
Published: 01 July 2003
...Patricia Pierce Erikson This article considers the historical context, cultural processes, and contemporary meanings of the Makah Cultural and Research Center( mcrc ). While fostering cultural tourism, this museum/cultural center's “self-portrait” mediates popular stereotypes. The mcrc has emerged...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2004) 51 (1): 137–170.
Published: 01 January 2004
... and the solidarity of the band collective. Unlike earlier static, and trait-based models of Plateau culture,this processual and historically grounded model of sociopolitical organization can account for cultural diversity among Plateau groups, can recognize patterned processes of cultural continuity...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2004) 51 (2): 257–291.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Alan Passes The article focuses on the process of naoné —nationhood—of the Palikur, a Native American people of northern Brazil and southern French Guiana, from 1500 onward. It is described how, in counteraction to colonial expansion, a corpus of preexisting clans combined with diverse other...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2004) 51 (2): 317–357.
Published: 01 April 2004
... logic where human transactions such as marriage—not “commercial”goods—occupied the highest tier of value in the circulation process. These principles are explored through an analysis of ethnohistorical sources and data from fieldwork in contemporary Upper Napo communities. It is suggested that the...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2004) 51 (3): 489–533.
Published: 01 July 2004
..., and power dynamics. I contrast colonial Mapuche (Reche) perceptions of machi as co-gender specialists having alternative sexualities with the discourses of sodomy, sorcery, and effeminacy used by Spanish and criollo soldiers and Jesuit priests. I explore the process by which the categories of the two...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2005) 52 (2): 371–406.
Published: 01 April 2005
... to this population. In the process, a new knowledge about native health was created that saw disease as both a racialized and a gendered phenomenon. Hoping to apply these linkages to a broader population, the medical community advanced assimilative and hybridizing strategies to improve native health...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2006) 53 (4): 689–714.
Published: 01 October 2006
...-Guaraní sociopolitical models demonstrates a process of “Guaranization” that has influenced scholars as much as—if not more than—the Chiriguano themselves. By means of an ethnohistorical analysis of the Chiriguano political system, we attempt to recover the Arawakan heritage of this truly mestizo society...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2008) 55 (1): 119–152.
Published: 01 January 2008
... inability of both native and colonial rulers to handle mounting demographic pressures, the intense process of intraethnic strife contributed to the disruption of rural authority. Copyright 2008 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2008 The Politics of Intracommunity Land Conflict in the Late...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2008) 55 (2): 287–319.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Dennis E. Ogburn The processes of ethnogenesis in the Andes of the sixteenth century were structured by the different approaches to ethnic identities taken by the Inca and Spanish societies that dominated the region in succession. The Incas enforced boundaries and restricted transculturation...