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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (3): 519–540.
Published: 01 July 2016
... Lord Selkirk’s brother-in-law published a defense of the HBC’s actions that circulated in New York, Washington, DC, and London. 15 By 1818 the companies sought to convince the political elite in London that they had acted within the law in defending their rights to the land. Halkett once again...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (3): 527–528.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Lisa Sousa The Life Within: Local Indigenous Society in Mexico’s Toluca Valley, 1650–1800 . By Caterina Pizzigoni . ( Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2012 . xiii+324 pp., preface, introduction, maps, tables, glossary, bibliography, index . $65.00 cloth.) Copyright 2018...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (2): 433–435.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Leslie Offutt Negotiation within Domination: New Spain's Indian Pueblos Confront the Spanish State . Edited by Medrano Ethelia Ruiz and Kellogg Susan . ( Boulder : University Press of Colorado , 2011 . xvii + 264 pp., acknowledgments, introduction, map, tables, bibliography...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (3): 531–532.
Published: 01 July 2020
...—and their concerns, rather than the elite actors and concerns more frequently favored in existing scholarship. This refocusing is perhaps Johnson’s most important contribution. Pueblos within Pueblos: Tlaxilacalli Communities in Acolhuacan, Mexico, ca. 1272–1692 . By Benjamin D. Johnson . ( Boulder...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (4): 689–719.
Published: 01 October 2019
... insights into beliefs and rituals associated with childbirth and midwifery among prehispanic Maya populations. A review of colonial-period Nahuatl sources provides a comparative perspective for framing the Maya data within the broader context of pre-Conquest Mesoamerica. Despite the events that have...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (2): 191–215.
Published: 01 April 2017
... instances after 1795 where treaty negotiations were conducted as they were at Greenville. At the same time, there were variations and innovations within the tradition. In its representation of the Western Confederacy tribes as ten longhouse braces, and the United States as fifteen council fires, Tarhe’s...
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Published: 01 April 2017
Figure 4. Treaty of Greenville map. Shaded areas represent lands ceded to the United States, including twelve strategic “reserves” (not all shown). Fort Miami and Fallen Timbers were within the “Twelve Miles Square Reserve” on the Maumee River. Image by author, adapted from Peters ( 1918 : 98). More
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (4): 689–712.
Published: 01 October 2001
... to their own theory of ritual practice. Rather than converting to doctrine or the Word,missions were subsumed within a larger strategy of compartmentalizing new religious forms within distinct boundaries and activating them within a hidden subtext of Arapaho ritual movement. Through a unique religious...
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Ethnohistory (2000) 47 (2): 369–397.
Published: 01 April 2000
...Douglas V. Armstrong; Kenneth G. Kelly Archaeological and historical research at Seville Plantation, Jamaica, are used to explain changes in settlement patterns within the estate's African Jamaican community between 1670 and the late nineteenth century. Sugar plantations, such as Seville...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (3): 355–394.
Published: 01 July 2009
... cannibalistic “windigo psychosis” of Algonquianists eludes proper definition as a bona fide culture-bound pathology, and finally, that no single hypothesis, as of yet, consistently accounts for this phenomenon within an internally coherent non-indigenous theory. The witiko phenomenon should be analyzed from...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (2): 291–319.
Published: 01 April 2010
...-cultural and politico-constitutional relationships, including those between Maori and significant immigrant populations from countries within the Pacific region (Pasifika peoples), have received scant attention. This article examines Maori-Pasifika relations in the context of an emergent sociocultural...
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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (4): 789–820.
Published: 01 October 2002
...Nancy Fogel-Chance Early records of Western encounters with Native peoples have fixed history within the conventional views of their time. This article examines such a perspective inscribed in a journal written by a British naval commander during an Arctic assignment in the mid-nineteenth century...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (2): 297–322.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Miriam Melton-Villanueva Abstract Indigenous escribanos , notaries, based in the western part of what is now Mexico State, lived in small highland towns within the regions of Jilotepec and Metepec and wrote the documents studied here. They wrote the land sales, testaments, financial instruments...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (1): 27–56.
Published: 01 January 2014
... to establish a documentary link between living and historical generations. The primary records sought in such work are then used to reconstitute the lives of particular individuals within the family but are not used to evaluate the connection those individuals had to the establishment of communities...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (2): 253–275.
Published: 01 April 2014
... by the actas de cabildo , or municipal decrees, mandated. These demonstrate anxiety over spatial irregularity, which in the opinion of the city council threatened the city's policía (the virtue of living a Christian way of life within an ordered settlement). Lastly, this essay situates the Uppsala Map within...
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (2): 251–285.
Published: 01 April 2008
... of various ethnic and splinter groups that tell their own stories of the past in a very different manner though they are within a single community. These distinct and often individualistic memory plots were reworked many times within the primary, local, microcosmic sphere of this community before...
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Ethnohistory (2008) 55 (2): 287–319.
Published: 01 April 2008
... affiliation created a new ethnic identity within the changing contexts of colonial rule. Within these administrative contexts, the particular conditions pertaining to Saraguro, including the history of settlement in the region and the economic conditions during Spanish rule, motivated people to actively...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (2): 269–287.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Avis Mysyk; Edgar de Ita Martínez Abstract Throughout the colonial period, disputes over the inheritance of property were common among indigenous peoples, both nobles and commoners. From the outset, they became familiar with and adept at negotiating their interests from within the colonial legal...
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Ethnohistory (2023) 70 (2): 135–152.
Published: 01 April 2023
... and the administration of justice in Oaxaca, Mexico. The article begins by situating Oaxaca’s laws within the context of broader neoliberal reforms in Latin America characterized by the promulgation of multicultural constitutions recognizing the legal jurisdiction and cultural autonomy of Indigenous communities. Some...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (2): 241–270.
Published: 01 April 2017
... the Popol Vuh within its historical and physical ecclesiastic context, recovering Friar Ximénez’s voice within his manuscript. It is argued that his work was first and foremost intended to be a religious treatise to carry out the conversion of the K’iche’ to Christianity. This study offers an alternative...
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