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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (2): 269–284.
Published: 01 April 2009
... November . Washington, DC: American Forces Information Service. “They Had a Chance to Talk to One Another . . The Role of Incidence in Native American Code Talking William C. Meadows, Missouri State University Abstract. While formally recruited groups of Native American code talkers used...
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Ethnohistory (2023) 70 (2): 153–165.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Gloria P. Lopera-Mesa Abstract Drawing on the author’s experience of collaborative research with the Cañamomo-Lomaprieta people in the western Colombian Andes, this article discusses the challenges of conducting ethnohistorical research on Indigenous land claims from the double role of historian...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (1): 145–167.
Published: 01 January 2015
... early efforts at economic development and public relations. This essay analyzes the shifting role of Coushatta basketry with particular emphasis on basketry's use in political advocacy in the twentieth century. Copyright 2015 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2015 arts and crafts economic...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (4): 621–642.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Alejandro Patiño-Contreras Abstract This article addresses the roles of fantastic primeval beings in foundational aboriginal narratives collected in writing by Spanish friars during campaigns of conversion in the Eastern Andes of Colombia during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries CE...
Published: 01 April 2016
Figure 2. One of many large-scale pageants and performances staged at the fair, The Death of Custer featured Indians from the Joy Zone acting in stereotypically savage roles. Todd, Story of the Exposition , 3:142 More
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (1): 27–49.
Published: 01 January 2012
... of his role in this event, showing how these differing accounts respond to the contexts of the tellings and how they resonate with recent theories of agency and autobiography. Second, it examines Blowsnake's autobiography in the context of his conversion to a new religion and its discursive practices...
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Ethnohistory (2000) 47 (1): 205–225.
Published: 01 January 2000
... lore. Human agency, however, was accorded a significant role in redressing this universal tendency to entropy, and ritual leaders claimed the ability to induce an apocalyptic, earth-renewing fall of fertile soil from the sky. The adoption of Christian understandings of the Apocalypse as the revelation...
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Ethnohistory (2003) 50 (1): 191–220.
Published: 01 January 2003
... as haciendas in documentary sources, the estates demonstrate an architectural poverty that casts doubt on their ability to generate profits and their role in the transition to a market economy. This article proposes that architectural investment in rural areas may signal changes in entrepreneurial strategies...
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Ethnohistory (2003) 50 (4): 643–669.
Published: 01 October 2003
...Steven W. Hackel This article reinterprets the 1785 Indian rebellion at Mission San Gabriel in Alta California by reexamining the testimony of the Indians accused of leading this uprising. For decades, scholarly and popular discussions of this event have focused on the role of Toypurina, an Indian...
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (3): 361–391.
Published: 01 July 2008
... of Toluca , giving a perspective on the new materials. Surprisingly, a large majority of the testators were women. Nevertheless, we find continuity in gender roles and in structures and practices generally, as well as in specific traditions of San Bartolomé. At the same time, new aspects of naming patterns...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (3): 345–354.
Published: 01 July 2020
..., their behaviors and habitats, and their vibrant plumage. This special issue brings together scholars from a variety of disciplines, including art history, history, and biology, to promote discussion among the arts, social sciences, and natural sciences on the role of birds and feathers in Mesoamerica...
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (4): 653–682.
Published: 01 October 2011
...Yanna Yannakakis This article analyzes ambiguities in the roles and identities of the indigenous allies of the Spanish conquerors of Oaxaca's Sierra Norte by putting into dialogue the Lienzo of Analco —an indigenous-produced cartographic narrative of the conquest of the sierra—and archival...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (4): 595–619.
Published: 01 October 2016
... realms. Such Native understandings of the sea are critical for indigenizing past landscapes often framed in Eurocentric terms. Moreover, the Shawnee narratives highlight the complex roles of storytelling in Native-newcomer relations and Shawnee intranational debates during a critical period when growing...
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Ethnohistory (2000) 47 (3-4): 705–729.
Published: 01 October 2000
... played an active role in the definition of ethnic identity through time. American Society for Ethnohistory 2000 Arvelo-Jiménez, N., H. Biord-Castillo, A. M. Hurtado, A. Perozo-Díaz, S. Vidal-Ontivero 1990 Indios e indigenismo ante la expansión de fronteras hacia el eje fluvial Orinoco...
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Ethnohistory (2000) 47 (3-4): 731–746.
Published: 01 October 2000
... existing historical and anthropological accounts is the active role played by the Ye'kuana themselves. The people had to face a certain dynamic of conflict in trying to cope with colonial and neocolonial forces that impinged on their society and culture with the intent of converting the Ye'kuana...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (1-2): 13–30.
Published: 01 April 2001
... or ancestors) and the jiny (ancestral relics), is presented in support of the Sakalava-Masikoro link. A number of rituals involving jiny and hazomanga are considered,including circumcision and adoption of a new member into a lineage. The role of women in relation to these ritual objects is historicized...
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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (2): 373–403.
Published: 01 April 2002
..., literary works by Caribbean authors, archival materials from Martinique, and the author's own ethnographic fieldwork, this argument suggests that cultural history and creole identities play a significant role in shaping local patterns of illicit earning. By extending the notion of creole adaptations...
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (4): 633–663.
Published: 01 October 2008
... analysis, particular attention is given to the visual representation of Mayas during this time, in order to discuss their role in tourism within the government's modernization agenda and how this ultimately contributed to Maya and national identity constructions. American Society for Ethnohistory 2008...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (1): 1–34.
Published: 01 January 2009
... with these seemingly conflicting roles of cowboy and Indian, characters steeped in a seeming ethnic conflict yet embodied simultaneously by Rogers. The celebrity's strong ties to Cherokee ranching culture influenced the way he presented himself, yet such performances confounded his fans. In the end, Rogers's self...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (3): 423–447.
Published: 01 July 2009
..., their historic role as military allies of the United States, and their treaty rights. Moreover, as thousands of people clamored for enrollment, the Mississippi Choctaws asserted their status as full-bloods to distinguish themselves from those claimants whom they viewed as pretenders. The Choctaws' use of racial...