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Ethnohistory (1 April 2000) 47 (2): 399–422.
Published: 01 April 2000
... nevertheless eroded over time, the Tupí-Guaraní language family shows evidence for retention of tek concerning not only many domesticated and semidomesticated plants but also certain wild resources. In particular, that language family has evidently retained complexes of traits that (1) associate tortoises...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2017) 64 (4): 529–530.
Published: 01 October 2017
... efforts to reclaim the oasis in 1936 to the establishment of the Tortoise Rock Casino in 2014. Between those bookends, we learn a great deal about the tribe’s cultural preservation efforts in the 1990s, but almost nothing about the preceding sixty years. These are important stories, but without historical...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2016) 63 (1): 71–93.
Published: 01 January 2016
... to sea with the pirates, sometimes for years, to victual their ships with tortoises and manatees (Esquemeling 1923 [1684]: 233–34; Potthast 1988: 30–32). In contrast to other indigenous groups, the Miskitu were not against establishing temporary or permanent conjugal relations with outsiders...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2013) 60 (3): 505–536.
Published: 01 July 2013
..., functional, material ends of governmentality, writing was also positioned at the center of the sacred, the concentration of power, and the merger of the two. Writ- ten documents, whether cuneiform, hieroglyphs, or tortoise-­shell, created by political rulers and religious leaders—sometimes with the...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2009) 56 (3): 449–477.
Published: 01 July 2009
... tortoise shell”—an attribute of Taíno culture.41 The first U.S. Census of Cuba in 1899 recorded only one “Indian,” a Yuca- tecan woman residing in the Cienaga de Zapata in western Cuba, but over a thousand “Mexicans.” Lieutenant Colonel J. P. Sanger, inspector general and census director, asserted...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2002) 49 (2): 319–372.
Published: 01 April 2002