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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (3): 507–543.
Published: 01 July 2002
...Fernando Santos-Granero The killing of alleged children sorcerers has been widely reported among the Arawak of eastern Peru. Accusations of child sorcery multiplied at junctures of increased outside pressures marked by violence, displacement, and epidemics. Mythical foundations for this belief...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (3): 385–405.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Oriol Ambrogio Abstract This article examines accusations of sorcery as a way to understand the perceptions of sorcery among the Mapuche of central-southern Chile during the colonial period. Local communities believed that illnesses and unfortunate events were caused by the actions of sorcerers...
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Ethnohistory (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 groups...
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Ethnohistory (2005) 52 (4): 673–687.
Published: 01 October 2005
... fiestas. On the other hand, in certain emotionally and/or sexually charged contexts of daily life such as revenge, spousal conflicts, and disobedience, inhabitants of Santiago associated chocolate with accu- sations that some women practiced sorcery.5 The analysis of chocolate, sex, and women’s...
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Ethnohistory (2023) 70 (1): 45–64.
Published: 01 January 2023
... . “ The Order of Dark Shamans among the Warao .” In In Darkness and Secrecy: The Anthropology of Assault Sorcery and Witchcraft in Amazonia , edited by Whitehead Neil L. and Wright Robin , 21 – 50 . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Wright Robin . 2015 . “ From Gift of the Deities...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (2): 409–418.
Published: 01 April 2006
... of Assault Sorcery and Witch- craft in Amazonia. Edited by Neil Whitehead and Robin White. (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2004. 256 pp., 8 illustrations, notes, refer- ences. $22.95 paper.) Alejandro Tsakimp: A Shuar Healer in the Margins of History. By Steven Rubenstein. (Lincoln: University...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (2): 419–431.
Published: 01 April 2006
... of Assault Sorcery and Witch- craft in Amazonia. Edited by Neil Whitehead and Robin White. (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2004. 256 pp., 8 illustrations, notes, refer- ences. $22.95 paper.) Alejandro Tsakimp: A Shuar Healer in the Margins of History. By Steven Rubenstein. (Lincoln: University...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (2): 433–438.
Published: 01 April 2006
... of Assault Sorcery and Witch- craft in Amazonia. Edited by Neil Whitehead and Robin White. (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2004. 256 pp., 8 illustrations, notes, refer- ences. $22.95 paper.) Alejandro Tsakimp: A Shuar Healer in the Margins of History. By Steven Rubenstein. (Lincoln: University...
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Ethnohistory (2024) 71 (2): 195–225.
Published: 01 April 2024
...-like investigations and autos-de-fe on 5 February 1614 when Juan Ponce Zambrano testified that on Palm Sunday (31 March) 1613 while riding near Atenango del Río it came to his attention that Hernando Ruiz de Alarcón had punished a few Native women and men because they had committed sorcery. 14 On 9...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (1): 141–162.
Published: 01 January 2012
...: Shamans and Jaguars among the Parakanã of Eastern Amazonia . In In Darkness and in Secrecy: The Anthropology of Assault Sorcery and Witchcraft in Amazonia . Whitehead Neil Wright Robin , eds. Pp. 157 – 78 . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . 2007 Feasting on People: Eating Animals...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (3): 531–532.
Published: 01 July 2018
... the prevalent Awajún suicides and the Awajún’s fears of sorcery. As Brown was digitizing and typing his notes from long ago, he revisited his experience with insights garnered from a lifetime of research, resulting in Upriver , part memoir, part analysis of the present and near future for the Awajún people...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (2): 259–280.
Published: 01 April 2006
... cohorts and, more damaging, was charged with actively seeking native hechizeras (witches) to assist in Colonial Conspiracies 263 ‘‘sorcery’’ sessions.14 Francisca Gómez, mestiza, married to a Spaniard, and not part of the Potosí conspiracy, was also rumored...
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Ethnohistory (2000) 47 (3-4): 777–790.
Published: 01 October 2000
... and Sorcery among the Western Cherokee. By Alan Kilpatrick. (Syracuse, Syracuse University Press, xviii + pp., illustrations, maps, bibliography, index. cloth.) The Enduring Seminoles: From Alligator Wrestling to Ecotourism. By Patsy West. (Gainesville: University of Florida Press, xvi + pp...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (3): 515–540.
Published: 01 July 2012
... things” (2005 Witchcraft and sorcery involve the powers of ultimate control. To this day, a good percentage of Navajo people believe in the powers of witchcraft and sorcery. As noted by Kluckhohn, a sorcerer need not have personal contact with his victim. He only needs contact with the victim’s...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (3): 631–633.
Published: 01 July 2012
... with the riveting ethnographic tale of the time when a shaman, a practitioner of kanaimà sorcery, poisoned him. Undeterred by his brush with death, Neil only became more fascinated by this shamanistic practice, and the book presents an extensive account of the social order of kanaimà. While Neil...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (3): 355–394.
Published: 01 July 2009
... neu- rotic tendencies resembling—or becoming—a witiko condition by means of a self-fulfilling prophecy motivated by a fatalistic belief in sorcery.59 By way of an alternative course of action, a sorcerer could directly curse a victim through a medicine attack without generating...
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (3): 417–438.
Published: 01 July 2008
... Científicas. Vaquero, Antonio 1965 Idioma Warao: Morfología, sintaxis, literatura . Tucupita: Estudios Venezolanos Indígenas. Whitehead, Neil L., and Robin Wright, eds. 2004 In Darkness and Secrecy: The Anthropology of Assault Sorcery and Witchcraft in Amazonia . Durham, NC: Duke University...
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Ethnohistory (2005) 52 (1): 81–109.
Published: 01 January 2005
... Group, as well as from Choiseul, Isabel, and even as far away as Malaita. Some of these foreign lineages came to Ranongga to seek refuge from war or sorcery; in other cases, foreigners were brought to the island as war captives. In contrast to Arosi (Scott, personal communica- tion, March 2001...
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Ethnohistory (2024) 71 (1): 27–45.
Published: 01 January 2024
... been cast upon her,” illuminating belief in the efficacy of local sorcery. 3 Significantly, María and Francisco first called on an Indigenous medical specialist named Andrés Santa Cruz before soliciting Fray Domingo’s assistance. 4 The research conducted for this study reveals that commoners...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (1-2): 301–308.
Published: 01 April 2001
... Press. Lambek, Michael 1993 Knowledge and Practice in Mayotte: Local Discourses of Islam, Sorcery, and Spirit Possession . Toronto: University of Toronto Press. 1995 Choking on the Qur'an and Other Consuming Parables from the Western Indian Ocean Front. In The Pursuit of Certainty. ASA...