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Ethnohistory (1 October 2008) 55 (4): 509–524.
Published: 01 October 2008
... Translocal Representation (in Both Senses of the Term) John M. Watanabe, Dartmouth College Abstract. This commentary addresses issues of representation in its delegative and political as well as sign-making senses intrinsic to bottom-up histories of state power and the meanings such power...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2010) 57 (3): 500–501.
Published: 01 July 2010
... Native American religions in simplistic and static terms, have sometimes failed to appreciate the ongoing dynamic and creative nature of prophetic movements. With those difficulties in mind, Lee Irwin offers us a wide-​ranging survey of those movements intended to serve as “a source book for...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2014) 61 (3): 467–495.
Published: 01 July 2014
...L. Antonio Curet The Taíno term and concept has traditionally been used as a designation of some form of cultural identity for the groups that occupied the Greater Antilles at the time of contact. This perspective assumes that these groups shared a cultural background because of a common ancestry...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2005) 52 (2): 291–331.
Published: 01 April 2005
... cultural assumptions underlying Euro-American notions of indigenousness , they have paid relatively little attention to the equally problematic concepts of environmentalism and conservation , and how use of these terms necessarily frames indigenous people's beliefs and values in Euro-North American...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2005) 52 (4): 727–787.
Published: 01 October 2005
...Marshall Joseph Becker The English term matchcoat derives from an Algonquian root word relating to clothing or dress in general. During the seventeenth century matchcoat came to refer to European-made units of woolen cloth,generally about two meters (a “fathom”) long, that were traded to natives...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2007) 54 (3): 407–443.
Published: 01 July 2007
... perceived disparity between native credulity and subsequent disenchantment is a function of misunderstandings and misinterpretations of the terminology employed. The native accounts never claimed the Europeans were gods in any Christian sense of the term. Instead, their words (in this case Manitou...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2009) 56 (3): 395–421.
Published: 01 July 2009
...-evolutionary category “band” in terms of ethnie . Rethinking “bandness” in terms of ethnie promises more fruitful results from analyzing domestic-scale societies such as hunter-gatherer-fishers. Copyright 2009 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2009 ARCIA (Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2014) 61 (3): 549–574.
Published: 01 July 2014
... peoples in terms of their seeking alliances and funding from outside allies, adapting institutions and social organization, and reconstructing self-representations for securing and managing their territories. Drawing from long-term research among the Kaiabi (Tupi-Guarani) indigenous people, we compare the...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2013) 60 (4): 693–719.
Published: 01 October 2013
... death was recast in terms of widespread solar myths that provided an overarching framework to explain the rise and fall of Mesoamerican rulers and cities. His fate was explained as an ineludible outcome that created the conditions for the advent of a new era, marked by the introduction of Christianity...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2003) 50 (3): 503–522.
Published: 01 July 2003
... Kwakwaka'wakw community and with a larger public, sometimes referred to as“outsiders” or tourists. I will attempt to account for some of these differences by drawing on a long-term field-work experience. American Society for Ethnohistory 2003 Alert Bay Infocentre n.d. Discover Yourself in Our World...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2003) 50 (3): 549–565.
Published: 01 July 2003
...John J. Bodinger de Uriarte This article examines representational strategies used by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation to define and display cultural authenticity—in tribal, regional, and pan-Indian terms—in public, tourist spaces. It focuses upon the articulation of cultural identity, and...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2007) 54 (1): 35–67.
Published: 01 January 2007
... further demonstrates how Spaniards conceptualized sodomy in the highly gendered terms of activity and passivity that suggested domination and submission, and how this model of male-male sexual relations is inadequate and problematic for understanding historical realities. American Society for...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2007) 54 (1): 159–176.
Published: 01 January 2007
... Aguilar's sexual and physical difference, recast in gendered and racialized terms. He used these assertions to make certain claims of categorization that attempted to naturalize the female genitalia and to argue that female anatomical and physiological ambiguity led to sexual deviance. American Society...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2016) 63 (1): 95–117.
Published: 01 January 2016
... ways that play on its meaninglessness and thus hinder the capacity of narrative to situate contemporary life in terms of a history of progress. This kind of denial of a modernist historical consciousness is another aspect of humiliation, and it suggests that anthropologists and ethnohistorians rethink...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2016) 63 (1): 119–142.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Jennifer Bess While Akimel O'odham agricultural identity is one cornerstone of this study of petitions sent to the federal government, the study's aims include an analysis of the petitions in terms of how their form and content reenact the values of cooperation and cocreation embodied in Akimel...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2006) 53 (2): 331–354.
Published: 01 April 2006
... methods for engaging and representing the past. Telling stories about the colonial period enabled Klallam people to frame traumatic cultural ruptures on their own terms. Two brief narratives analyzed here illustrate that such stories are not raw data to be turned into “real” history by Western academics...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2011) 58 (1): 1–35.
Published: 01 January 2011
..., both materially and discursively, both in terms of the ecological networks that provide us with sustenance and the identities that define who we are as social, cultural, and historical beings. This article examines early contacts on the Northwest coast, using food as a lens on cultural and...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2011) 58 (1): 37–63.
Published: 01 January 2011
..., in the absence of extensive documentation on historical self-ascriptions, contemporary ethnohistorians examining upper Great Lakes fur trade settlements have attempted to come to terms with the historical social ontologies that long preceded official attempts to regulate them. Specifically, we...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2011) 58 (4): 683–726.
Published: 01 October 2011
... they represent new adaptations versus long-term continuities? And second, is it possible to access emic or internal perspectives on meanings behind governance, difference, and even change in order to illuminate Maya perspectives on the early colonial experience? The results highlight the intertwined...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2014) 61 (1): 79–98.
Published: 01 January 2014
... bonded to them because of the similarities he saw in black and Indian worship practices. To express his feelings of closeness with black people, Hall frequently referred to them using kinship terms like “brother” and “cousin.” As an AME missionary, Hall visited native communities throughout Michigan and...