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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
...​ but biased. Their accounts all too often general- ized about “Indians,” not recognizing the diversity and complexity of Native American cultures. Scholars, inclined to view traditional Native American religions in simplistic and static terms, have sometimes failed to appreciate the ongoing...
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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 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 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 Affairs...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2018) 65 (1): 25–50.
Published: 01 January 2018
... Postclassic political forms was only partial, and numerous structures and practices of late Petén Itza Maya geopolitical organization can be seen in earlier Classic-period phenomena. These underscore long-term continuities in governance strategies. Copyright 2018 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2018...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2001) 48 (4): 613–654.
Published: 01 October 2001
...Hjorleifur Jonsson This article reexamines accounts of Mien (Yao) ethnic minority populations in northern Thailand, in particular generalizations about social structure in terms of household formations. Two ethnographic accounts from the same province of Thailand during the 1960s suggest opposite...
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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 Ethnohistory...
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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 for...
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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...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2014) 61 (1): 99–122.
Published: 01 January 2014
... historical genres, Siksika historians/keepers of winter counts revitalized the indigenous genre in order to remember their past on their own terms. Copyright 2014 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2014 The Right to Possess Memory: Winter Counts of the Blackfoot, 1830–1937 Blanca Tovías, University...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2014) 61 (1): 149–179.
Published: 01 January 2014
... mechanisms of coinage of native terms referring to Christian religion. Copyright 2014 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2014 References Bonvillian John D. Ingram Vicky L. McCleary Brenda 2009 Observations on the Use of Manual Signs and Gestures in the Communicative Interactions...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2013) 60 (3): 451–467.
Published: 01 July 2013
... terms of this Canadian treaty (and by implication others of the times) than written accounts do. It concludes by investigating the substantive implications of the finding that ownership and jurisdiction were not transferred on political relations between the Dene and Canada. Copyright 2013 by American...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2013) 60 (3): 485–504.
Published: 01 July 2013
..., the Dena'ina contextualized the turmoil not as the oppressive actions of invaders but as shaman-induced intracultural turmoil, thereby shaping the narrative in their own historical terms and negating the power of the occupier to frame history. Third, after the 1836–40 smallpox epidemic, many Dena'ina...
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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 . Alert...
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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...