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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...
Published: 01 July 2019
Figure 6. Statue of the conquistador Pedro de Alvarado (1485–1541), the work of sculptor Estanislao García Olivares, in Badajoz, Spain. Photo by the author. More
Published: 01 January 2020
Figure 1. The statue of Armed Freedom atop the dome of the US Capitol building, Washington, DC. Photograph courtesy of the Architect of the Capitol. More
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Ethnohistory (2000) 47 (3-4): 800–802.
Published: 01 October 2000
...Leslie S. Offutt By Robert H. Jackson. (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1999. ix + 150 pp., introduction, maps, bibliography, index. $40.00 cloth, $18.95 paper.) 2000 Book Reviews Race, Caste, and Status: Indians...
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (4): 653–682.
Published: 01 October 2011
...); and it recounts the birth of their ethnic polity, the barrio of Analco. The status of these indigenous allies marks a central tension in the lienzo's message: were they allies (indios conquistadores) or servants (naborías)? Historical documents say both, but the coexistence of these statuses poses a conundrum...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (4): 715–738.
Published: 01 October 2014
...Linda K. Williams Late seventeenth-century murals in the camarín of the colonial Church of the Conception in Tabí, Yucatán, include an unusual image of Saint Michael and a dragon in the birth chamber of the Virgin Mary. The murals of the camarín served as a backdrop for the miracle-working statue...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (2): 269–287.
Published: 01 April 2020
..., both sides attempted to use late-colonial modes of argumentation, legal strategies, and status- and class-based rhetoric to their advantage. This article also considers how the wider context of indigenous population recovery and Spanish pressure on resources within which the dispute occurred had...
Published: 01 April 2016
Figure 6. Here the Blackfeet Indians line up to deposit funds in the PPIE’s bank, revealing their status as employees and wageworkers, rather than simply vanishing Indians. Mezquida, “Door of Yesterday” More
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (3): 433–472.
Published: 01 July 2001
... to disestablish a Huron reserve and forcibly enfranchise its population, thereby unilaterally abolishing their Amerindian status. Barbeau's Huron-Wyandot ethnography illustrates, this essay concludes, how anthropology became a point of intercultural contact and conflict and a component of aboriginal-white...
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (4): 553–578.
Published: 01 October 2008
..., he resisted self-identifying as Maya, which would have compromised his hard-won mestizo status. His rise culminated in the governorship in 1930. White enemies' attacks on García Correa's Maya background helped undo his administration, although his influence over postrevolutionary politics endured...
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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...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (3): 445–466.
Published: 01 July 2010
... the significance of these trends for the changing status of cacique in the eighteenth century. American Society for Ethnohistory 2010 Acuña, René, ed. 1984 Relaciones geográficas del siglo XVI: Antequera . Vol. 1 . Mexico City: UNAM. Chance, John K. 1994 Indian Elites in Late Colonial...
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Ethnohistory (2023) 70 (3): 259–278.
Published: 01 July 2023
... to determine individual status as well as one’s ability to fulfill community responsibilities. It also shaped notions of gender, revealing how dependence on important, yet unstable, goods could threaten traditional Creek conceptions of masculine leadership. Gunpowder, therefore, illuminates the ways in which...
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Ethnohistory (2003) 50 (3): 419–445.
Published: 01 July 2003
...Frederic W. Gleach In 1907, an international exposition was held to celebrate the three hundredth anniversary of the English settlement at Jamestown,Virginia—and incidentally to celebrate the nation's new status as global power following the Spanish-American War. The Powhatan Indians, the original...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (3): 459–488.
Published: 01 July 2004
... analysis of nonconfederacy “chiefly statuses” relative to population size,clans, and moieties. Contrary to the consensus in the literature,nonconfederacy chiefly status was hereditary within clans. In addition, the principle that balance should be maintained between Seneca moieties led to chiefly statuses...
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Ethnohistory (2007) 54 (2): 273–301.
Published: 01 April 2007
... that transcend economic and political status. Its presence in a burial likely indicates that it was either an important possession of the deceased or intended to provide ritual sustenance during the passage into the afterworld. Keith M. Prufer and W. Jeffrey Hurst 2007 Adams, Abigail E., and James E...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (2): 297–322.
Published: 01 April 2018
... of decline and indicates escribanos, indigenous male officials, acknowledged and fostered women’s status and autonomy. Another cacica in 1712 legally obligated herself to pay her deceased husband’s debt in Jilotepec to a cofradía , or religious sodality, a lay organization that was commonly organized...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (3): 391–415.
Published: 01 July 2018
... to each other across the line while also engaging their recognized political status within the bounds of either nation-state. Focusing on the activities of Native Plateau peoples in the borderlands reestablishes the persistence of indigenous articulations of territory and nationhood that transcended...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (3): 565–592.
Published: 01 July 2019
... students to assimilate as low-status workers into American society and move away from their reservation communities. However, beginning with the first graduating class, Navajo students took advantage of the training but did not necessarily conform to policy makers’ expectations. Copyright 2019...
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (1): 113–141.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Commission and the boy was enrolled as a “fullblood” Indian. This one union and the subsequent history of the family tell us a great deal about relations between Seminoles and freedmen in the Indian Territory and Oklahoma and about status and identity issues among individuals of mixed race within American...