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Ethnohistory (2005) 52 (3): 589–633.
Published: 01 July 2005
...Timothy J. Shannon Since the colonial era, the tomahawk has served as a symbol of Indian savagery in American arts and literature. The pipe tomahawk, however, tells a different story. From its backcountry origins as a trade good to its customization as a diplomatic device, this object facilitated...
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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (4): 821–869.
Published: 01 October 2002
... with them now that he will never send the Small Pox again because he has now got a Tomahawk which he formerly wanted114 6762 ETHNOHISTORY / 49:4 / sheet 119 of 193 Interpreting the Baiame Waganna The Baiame waganna, whose...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (1): 129–156.
Published: 01 January 2018
... of the scene’s protagonist—a fourth human who can only be inferred by the presence of his shield and his tracks. Both illustrated humans in this scene are relatively tall (compared to the height of the protagonist’s horse) and show bent knees and modeled thighs. The figure struck by the tomahawk bends forward...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (2): 191–215.
Published: 01 April 2017
... as a “Two Row” belt (reproduction). Courtesy of R. D. Hamell. (c) Algonquin Peace Tomahawk belt (detail). Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian. (Images not to common scale) Figure 2. (a) “IGS” belt attributed to John Graves Simcoe. The initial “I” indicates the formal “Ioannes.” Courtesy...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (4): 519–545.
Published: 01 October 2021
... of the Washita where Major Elliot and 20 of his men were cut off and all killed” (Calloway 2012 : 142). The image depicts a Kiowa man attacking four soldiers, holding a tomahawk in one hand and carrying a shield. A second tomahawk is drawn blade down above one of the soldiers, suggesting the action of counting...
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Published: 01 April 2017
Figure 2. (a) “IGS” belt attributed to John Graves Simcoe. The initial “I” indicates the formal “Ioannes.” Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution. (b) Road belt, now known commonly as a “Two Row” belt (reproduction). Courtesy of R. D. Hamell. (c) Algonquin Peace Tomahawk belt (detail). Courtesy More
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Ethnohistory (2003) 50 (3): 419–445.
Published: 01 July 2003
..., and often seem little more than props or framing devices for the accompanying images. One card advertising the Warpath (Figure a) features a male Indian labeled ‘‘First American’’ with bow and arrows, tomahawk, and shield...
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Ethnohistory (2005) 52 (4): 727–787.
Published: 01 October 2005
...”: “Interpretress” across Early American Frontiers. Explorations in Early American Culture 4 : 81 -112. Holmes, William H. 1908 The Tomahawk. American Anthropologist 10 : 264 -76. Hulton, Paul, ed. 1984 America 1585: The Complete Drawings of John White . Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (2): 211–237.
Published: 01 April 2012
... that refers to a tomahawk given to the Hurons by England’s George III. This lithograph documents Tsawanhonhi’s subsequent meeting with George IV in England in 1825, during which he presented the grievances of his people. Photo- graph courtesy of McCord Museum (M20855) tations that bore...
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Ethnohistory (2007) 54 (4): 697–722.
Published: 01 October 2007
... and men, walked to within four miles of the new fort and set up camp. All the next morning, they sent no representatives or messages to the fort. The soldiers began to suspect that this was a war party. At 1:00 p.m., four hundred Osage men approached, bearing guns, bows and arrows, and tomahawks...
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Ethnohistory (2003) 50 (3): 447–472.
Published: 01 July 2003
... tomahawk. To his left is a wooden sign in the shape of a pro- jectile point: ‘‘Ugh! Ugh! Me watch your gas buggy. Please park um in from of me, Chief Blue Sky  The lithicizing of wooden signs, as it were...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (3): 433–472.
Published: 01 July 2001
..., a walnut war club, 40 a tomahawk, some carvings, and a feather headdress. He also worked recording traditional songs, making records of Wyandot linguistics, and even managed to attend a ritual feast. As he had at Lorette, Barbeau dis- covered written...
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Ethnohistory (2007) 54 (3): 407–443.
Published: 01 July 2007
... a message of war, they dyed a wampum belt red, or covered a tomahawk with red clay.65 Red was thus a very striking and potent symbol for Native Americans, boding either great happiness or anger and hostility. Regard- less of whether Hudson wore red or not, the association of him with red...