Related to ethnohistoric: ethnohistorian


The study of especially indigenous or non-Western peoples from a combined historical and anthropological viewpoint, using written documents, oral narrative, material culture, and ethnographic data.

eth′no·his·to′ri·an (-hĭ-stôr′ē-ən, -stŏr′-) n.
eth′no·his·to′ric (-hĭ-stôr′ĭk, -stŏr′-), eth′no·his·to′ri·cal adj.


(ˌɛθnəʊhɪˈstɒrɪk) or


(Anthropology & Ethnology) relating to ethnohistory
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Bone sucking tubes found at the site of Fort Dunvegan in north-west Alberta and elsewhere in Dene territory provide supporting evidence of these practices (9) while later ethnographic research and ethnohistoric records have contextualised the spirituality behind them.
The topics include the Mangaia socio-ecosystem: environmental and ethnohistoric perspectives, radiocarbon dating and Bayesian modeling of the chronology of Tangatatau Rockshelter, invertebrate faunal remains, lithic assemblages: reduction strategies and the organization of lithic technology, and synthesis: the evolution of the Mangaian socio-ecosystem.
2011): Stratigraphic and spatial variability in shell middens: microfacies identification at the ethnohistoric site Tunel VII (Tierra del Fuego, Argentina).
New World Paleo-Indian and Archaic, and Old World hunter-gatherers and Neolithic) and the development of nomadism within the settled world in both the New and Old Worlds (Khazanov 2009; Levy 1983; Lynch 1983), can be and is documented through a spectrum of ethnographic and ethnohistoric modeling of archaeological trajectories, as well as other interdisciplinary research strategies, which show certain convergences in terms of social complexity, and the political, economic, and social structures around caravan trade and exchange.
Quichean Civilization, The Ethnohistoric, Ethnographic, and Archaeological Sources.
Frisch, "Some Ethnological and Ethnohistoric Notes on the Iroquois in Alberta," Man in the Northeast 12 (Spring 1976): 51-64: John C.
It is here that oral histories and traditions can be collected, analyzed, and assessed, combined with archaeological and ethnohistoric finds, and integrated within an anthropological analysis to produce a clearer, larger view.
Comparatively little ethnohistoric information on their society exists, and this fact, along with apparently unique aspects of their culture, has often caused them to be described as "mysterious" or unusual (e.
The two terms "Bora" and "Mirana", by which these ethnic groups are today named, appeared only late in the ethnohistoric sources.
After examining archaeological, ethnographic and ethnohistoric data, they describe "Chippewa" and "Ottawa" patterns more fully developed than original constructions of the 1970s (Fitting and Cleland 1969) detailing in particular risk buffering and mobility strategies employed by these groups both in the early historic period and previous late prehistoric societies.
His topics include symbols, ideology, ritual, and power; ethnohistoric data on human sacrifice and mountain worship; the archaeological material from Cerro Esmeralda the archaeology of Cerro El Plomo and the Santiago area, and the anthropomorphic statuettes.