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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (1): 181–182.
Published: 01 January 2020
... is a welcome addition to a limited selection of Lumbee scholarship. Her connection of the Lumbees with pivotal moments in American history challenges the commonplace notion that the history of Native peoples is fundamentally divergent from broader US narratives. The book’s schema invites other scholars to pull...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (3): 521–522.
Published: 01 July 2020
... for scholars of Native American history and of the Early National period and should also interest general readers interested in those subjects. ...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (3): 541–570.
Published: 01 July 2016
...William C. Meadows Abstract The location and movements of the Kiowa prior to appearing in the historical record around 1700 in present-day southwestern Montana have long eluded scholars. This article presents new data from a family oral tradition relating to protohistoric (ca. pre-1700) Kiowa...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (4): 579–602.
Published: 01 October 2020
..., and so how they have interpreted Sir Walter Ralegh’s colonizing ventures. The map is the bedrock on which many scholars have erected their own interpretations of the indigenous polities of the coastal Carolina region. The “tribes” etched by De Bry and described by subsequent scholars, in other words...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (2): 261–291.
Published: 01 April 2012
..., that text and his other writings have received comparatively little attention from scholars despite the rich opportunities these documents hold for exploring the indigenous world of his day. Much of the neglect stems from a reluctance to accept him as a “real” native person because he was born in Scotland...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (1-2): 157–170.
Published: 01 April 2001
...Mansaré Marikandia Some scholars think that the designation Vezo relates solely to the way of life of fisher populations along the southwestern coast of Madagascar. Yet both Vezo and migrant fishers occupy this space. Prohibitions on sheep observed by all Vezo lineages of the Fihereña coast...
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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (2): 259–280.
Published: 01 April 2002
...L. Antonio Curet The rules of succession described in the early Spanish chronicles for Caribbean chiefdoms have been used by many scholars to reconstruct a Taino kinship system. This article argues that these conclusions were reached by using unfounded assumptions, especially confusing rules...
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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (2): 373–403.
Published: 01 April 2002
... to the economic domain, this work builds on the efforts of Caribbean scholars who have clarified the influence of creole adaptations in other areas, such as language, performance aesthetics, and belief systems. American Society for Ethnohistory 2002 Abrahams, Roger 1983 African Folktales . New York...
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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (3): 651–669.
Published: 01 July 2002
... that this important manuscript be viewed very differently by scholars. American Society for Ethnohistory 2002 Alberola Fioravanti, Maria Victoria 1995 Guía de la Biblioteca de la Real Academia de la Historia . Madrid: Real Academia de la Historia, Imprenta Taravilla. Atolaguirre, Angel de 1920 Titulo...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (4): 595–619.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Sami Lakomäki Abstract Between 1795 and 1808 several Shawnee orators recounted to British and US officials a story about a Shawnee voyage to England. These narratives push scholars to reconsider the Atlantic world paradigm from an Indigenous perspective. They reveal Native constructions of space...
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (2): 229–250.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Cecelia F. Klein Most scholars, citing a passage in the sixteenth-century Florentine Codex by Bernardino de Sahagún ( 1950–82 ), have interpreted the famous Aztec stone statue known as Coatlicue, “Snakes-Her-Skirt,” as a reference to that goddess's role as the mother of the Aztec patron deity...
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (3): 361–391.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Miriam Melton-Villanueva; Caterina Pizzigoni Newly collected testaments from two settlements in the jurisdiction of Metepec in the Toluca Valley reveal that, although scholars believed the great tradition of mundane records in Nahuatl to have lapsed by 1800, it continued on a large scale during...
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (3): 465–490.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Charles Hudson; Robin A. Beck, Jr.; Chester B. DePratter; Robbie Ethridge; John E. Worth Scholars have developed two broad approaches to researching the history of the native peoples of the American South from the sixteenth century to the present: culture history and social history. The essential...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (3): 459–488.
Published: 01 July 2004
...Thomas S. Abler Scholars investigating Iroquois political institutions have focused on the Confederacy Council (or League), largely ignoring structure at the national(or tribal) level. Data from the Seneca Nation in the 1830s and 1840s, before the replacement of chiefs by an elected council, allows...
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Ethnohistory (2005) 52 (2): 291–331.
Published: 01 April 2005
...Paul Nadasdy Recent debates over the stereotype of the “ecologically noble Indian” have helped illuminate some of the ambiguities and complexities that characterize the relationship between indigenous peoples and environmentalism. But, while scholars engaged in this debate have examined...
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Ethnohistory (2005) 52 (4): 727–787.
Published: 01 October 2005
... who wore them as loosely wrapped cloaks. Some English-speaking scholars have erroneously emphasized the word match , inferring that“matchcoats” were garments that were pieced together from small units, or matched in a way that resembled techniques used by natives to make cloaks from pelts. The common...
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (1): 37–63.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Chris Andersen Scholars have long noted the central place of racialization in the last five centuries of colonial rule and likewise the crossracial encounters and eventual colonial intimacies regulated in its shadow. In the conceptual terrain posted by these demarcations, this article explores how...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (3): 597–621.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Paja Faudree In this article, I argue for placing the study of translators and translation processes more squarely at the center of ethnohistoric research. I focus on two texts well known to scholars: a seventeenth-century text written in Chontal Maya and its contemporary translation into Spanish...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 January 2012
... values. Much top-down official evidence is available for scholars seeking to understand the nature of these campaigns. However, the problem of finding the voices of those at the receiving end—and of attempting to discover pupil agency , as the recent paradigm in childhood research advocates—is especially...
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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (4): 769–788.
Published: 01 October 2002
...James Taylor Carson For the most part, scholars have failed to incorporate geography into the interdisciplinary canon of ethnohistory. At the same time, geographers writing on native history have not integrated fully the ethnohistorical method into their own work. The essay explains...