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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 (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 (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 (2022) 69 (1): 81–100.
Published: 01 January 2022
...Katarzyna Granicka Abstract There are many sources that allowed scholars to study the nature and functions of polygamous marriages of the Nahua nobility. Very few studies, however, focus on the marital relations of the Nahua commoners. This article presents exploratory research into various kinds...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (1): 125–145.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Stephanie Schmidt Abstract This article considers questions of authorship in Juan Bautista Viseo’s “Second Sermon for Advent” about “frightful, and terrible signs” of Judgment Day. Although Bautista acknowledges important contributions by Nahua scholars in the production of his Nahuatl-language...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (1): 53–75.
Published: 01 January 2021
... forgotten by Marshall Islanders and overlooked by academic historians and historically minded scholars. Marshall Islanders unquestionably had a reputation for being vile and violent among Euro-American sailors in the 1850s. Several scholars and missionary chroniclers have cited at length violent clashes...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (1): 29–51.
Published: 01 January 2021
..., paying particular attention to his scholarship and curriculum reform efforts during the 1960s. Those years proved crucial in Forbes’s development as a scholar and teacher and in advancing the nascent field of ethnohistory. When he graduated with an associate’s degree in political science from...
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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 (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 (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 (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 (2010) 57 (1): 175–182.
Published: 01 January 2010
..., and consumption) reveal and enact social relationships and inequalities. The author reminds readers that to fully explore the rich implications of the graphic, scholars must expand their investigations beyond writing's capacity to represent spoken language and also investigate the iconic and indexical dimensions...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (4): 589–624.
Published: 01 October 2009
... by the construction of irrigation systems and pull factors such as the potential food sources provided by the missions were motivating reasons for the rapid incorporation of native peoples into the Spanish mission system of Alta California. This hypothesis has predominantly been used by scholars to explain Chumash...
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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...
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Ethnohistory (2003) 50 (2): 315–347.
Published: 01 April 2003
...Joshua A. Piker In the last generation, scholars intent on removing “tribe”from their narratives of colonial-era Native American history have repeatedly invoked “community” in its place. This development notwithstanding, community-centered projects are rare; Indian towns now appear...
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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...