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Ethnohistory (1 April 2014) 61 (2): 368–370.
Published: 01 April 2014
...James McClurken Blackbird's Song: Andrew J. Blackbird and the Odawa People . By Karamanski Theodore J. . ( East Lansing : Michigan State University Press , 2012 . xix + 313 pp., introduction, references, index . $39.95 cloth.) Copyright 2014 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2014...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2017) 64 (4): 529–530.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Damon Akins A Chemehuevi Song: The Resilience of a Southern Paiute Tribe . By Trafzer Clifford E. . Foreword by Myers Larry . ( Seattle : University of Washington Press , 2015 . xx+307 pp., foreword, preface and acknowledgments, introduction, illustrations, glossary, notes, bibliography...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2006) 53 (4): 633–655.
Published: 01 October 2006
... “rock-style” bands at urban festivals, holidays, political rallies, and rites of passage. Originally this music was highly political, forbidden because it critiqued colonial and postcolonial domination and warned of threats to the Tuareg's cultural survival. Although songs now address broader themes...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2005) 52 (3): 533–561.
Published: 01 July 2005
...Miranda Warburton; Richard M. Begay Through a rich body of traditional Navajo narrative, poetry, and song we examine the relationship of Navajo people to the Anasazi. This corpus includes descriptions of initial interactions and of intermarriage between ancestral Navajos and Anasazis and...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2001) 48 (3): 381–401.
Published: 01 July 2001
... singer himself (or one of his paternal relatives) and a non-Kayabi enemy. As songs that describe encounters with other in- digenous peoples, as well as with non-Indians who have interacted with Kayabis as the Brazilian interior has undergone various phases of coloniza- tion, Jowosi encompass...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2016) 63 (4): 739–740.
Published: 01 October 2016
... this Dominican the most accomplished Zapotec rhetorician, Farriss sidesteps the inconvenient fact that a unique example of Zapotec ceremonial discourse survived colonization: two collections of Northern Zapotec songs focusing on cosmological narratives and ancestor worship, and accompanied by nicachi...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2004) 51 (1): 195–196.
Published: 01 January 2004
... Medicine Society and other elements of traditional Seneca and Iroquoian culture. They explain the functioning of this society, its origin, and its operations. In addition to transcriptions of activities and songs, the book contains many lengthy quotes by informants and floor plan drawings to describe...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2016) 63 (4): 733–734.
Published: 01 October 2016
... . Miller outlines his argument in the preface, providing a refrain repeated throughout the book: “In all, mounds mimic the Earth, as a microcosm built and maintained by human hands, tools, sweat, and prayers, paced by rituals, songs, and dances. Built of earth, strengthened with internal architectural...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2004) 51 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 January 2004
... medicine, its origins, and other component rituals. Fenton provides details of specific song cycles that accompany ritual sequences of activity and spatial patternings of peoples and objects from performances at different times and places. These complex relationships are murky due to the lack of...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2003) 50 (2): 401–402.
Published: 01 April 2003
... not in context, of Ella Deloria’s Waterlily. Red Shirt utilizes Lakota songs collected and transcribed by Frances Densmore as well as ethno- graphic material collected in Lakota by doctor/ethnographer James Walker, Tseng 2003.5.6 08:56...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2016) 63 (3): 589–590.
Published: 01 July 2016
... history is revealed in colonial-era artifacts, each requiring its own careful methodology and interpretive filter—from painted codices and pictorial manuscripts, to alphabetic texts in Spanish and Nahuatl derived from oral traditions and songs yet reflecting the influence of Spanish clergy, to colonial...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2017) 64 (4): 531–532.
Published: 01 October 2017
... thoughtfully assesses the “dissonance” in the steel guitar’s global reception during the mid-twentieth century. At the same time that Hawaiian music signified cosmopolitan modernity, it also represented the supposed backwardness of Hawai‘i’s “uncivilized, inferior peoples” (84). “Hit pseudo-Hawaiian songs...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2002) 49 (4): 873–875.
Published: 01 October 2002
... and Kuchum’s violent death by drowning are celebrated in Russianpoetic song narratives In fact, it was Ermak who drowned and the songs mourn his death. The pace of the narrative picks up in the chapter titled...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2002) 49 (4): 821–869.
Published: 01 October 2002
... Wellington, ‘‘the Song’’ in which all are bound to join under penalty of death. This Song is esteemed sacred by the natives, who apprehend that if they should not be present at the singing of it they would die.10 Although it...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2003) 50 (3): 523–547.
Published: 01 July 2003
... beaded items. Additionally, curates historic photographs, maps, documents, and recordings of family songs and oral histories. also curates and exhibits a remarkable col- lection of precontact artifacts from Ozette, a...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2000) 47 (3-4): 791–796.
Published: 01 October 2000
... Alaska from to Rasmussen understood Eskimo song texts as ethnopoetic literature and wrote them out as he heard them, line for line. He was a native speaker of Greenlandic Eskimo, which served as a medium of communication throughout his trip. At the beginning of the voyage we meet Aua, the angakoq...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2001) 48 (3): 433–472.
Published: 01 July 2001
... had already managed to record a then unspecified number of traditional songs from one informant, a Father Prosper Vincent whom he had previously met years before at a college assembly. He believed they were ethnographically valuable: ‘‘I know that some of these songs (if not all) will be very...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2016) 63 (2): 454–456.
Published: 01 April 2016
... Michael 1998 “ Sex in Public .” Critical Inquiry 24 , no. 2 : 547 – 66 . Herzfeld Michael 2004 Cultural Intimacy: Social Poetics in the Nation-State . New York : Routledge . Pilzer Joshua D. 2012 Hearts of Pine: Songs in the Lives of Three Korean Survivors of the...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2000) 47 (3-4): 825–827.
Published: 01 October 2000
... geographical region and lists species used in particular healing contexts, as well as plants useful in basketry and the native uses of animal products. Musical styles are discussed by region and group, and several songs ranging from sacred to secular from different tribes are included. Also discussed is the...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2001) 48 (3): 539–540.
Published: 01 July 2001
... capture, survive dangerous times, and live in extreme depri- vation in the refugee camps in Mexico, as shown by Montejo punctuating his personal observations and textual sources with the voices of his Maya informants. The chapters ‘‘One Man’s Testimony’’ and ‘‘Songs and Poetry from the Camps...