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The Chumash World at European Contact: Power, Trade, and Feasting Among Complex Hunter-Gatherers

Lynn Gamble

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520254411
eISBN:
9780520942684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254411.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

When Spanish explorers and missionaries came onto Southern California's shores in 1769, they encountered the large towns and villages of the Chumash, a people who at that time were among the most ... More


Fear in Colonial California and within the Borderlands

Lisbeth Haas

in Facing Fear: The History of an Emotion in Global Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153599
eISBN:
9781400845248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153599.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines how fear prevailed during the Spanish colonization of California. Under Spain, colonial California witnessed the destruction of its densely inhabited zone of linguistically ... More


The Gathering of Traditions: The Reciprocal Alliance of History, Ecology, Health, and Community among the Contemporary Chumash

Julianne Cordero

in Religion and Healing in America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195167962
eISBN:
9780199850150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167962.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Today, one of the most pernicious stumbling blocks on the path to greater individual and community health in Chumash country is an assumption held by many that (largely non-Indian) social scientists ... More


The Chumash at a Crossroads: Theoretical Considerations

Lynn H. Gamble

in The Chumash World at European Contact: Power, Trade, and Feasting Among Complex Hunter-Gatherers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520254411
eISBN:
9780520942684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254411.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces the Chumash, a hunter-gatherer group located in the Santa Barbara Channel region. This society was discovered by Father Juan Crespí in 1769. The chapter takes a look at the ... More


Cultural Setting

Lynn H. Gamble

in The Chumash World at European Contact: Power, Trade, and Feasting Among Complex Hunter-Gatherers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520254411
eISBN:
9780520942684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254411.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the cultural setting of the Chumash, and summarizes the evidence used to reconstruct Chumash society over the years, namely the early documents. It then looks at the ... More


Village and Household Organization

Lynn H. Gamble

in The Chumash World at European Contact: Power, Trade, and Feasting Among Complex Hunter-Gatherers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520254411
eISBN:
9780520942684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254411.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter takes a look at the Chumash villages and the organization of their households. It examines life within a typical Chumash household along the mainland coast during the 1700s, and provides ... More


Rank, Ritual, and Power

Lynn H. Gamble

in The Chumash World at European Contact: Power, Trade, and Feasting Among Complex Hunter-Gatherers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520254411
eISBN:
9780520942684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254411.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter studies the ethnographic, archaeological, and ethnohistoric sources of information in order to address the nature of political power among the Chumash Indians. It shows how mortuary ... More


Economics and Exchange: Manifestations of Wealth Finance

Lynn H. Gamble

in The Chumash World at European Contact: Power, Trade, and Feasting Among Complex Hunter-Gatherers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520254411
eISBN:
9780520942684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254411.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the Chumash economic network and its organization of power, which was considered integral to the system. It first looks at the contexts of exchange, which normally included ... More


the Chumash, Pomo, and Patwin: Comparative Analysis and Final Thoughts

Lynn H. Gamble

in The Chumash World at European Contact: Power, Trade, and Feasting Among Complex Hunter-Gatherers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520254411
eISBN:
9780520942684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254411.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter reviews briefly the evidence that characterizes the Chumash as complex hunter-gatherers. It discusses the relationship between resource abundance, adaptive mechanisms that cope with ... More


Colonial Settlements on Indigenous Land

Lisbeth Haas

in Saints and Citizens: Indigenous Histories of Colonial Missions and Mexican California

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520276468
eISBN:
9780520956742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276468.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 1 examines the specific histories of colonization among Chumash, Luiseño, and Yokuts peoples. The chapter presents two indigenous territories where six missions and, in Chumash territory, a ... More


Indigenous Archives and Knowledge

Lisbeth Haas

in Saints and Citizens: Indigenous Histories of Colonial Missions and Mexican California

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520276468
eISBN:
9780520956742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276468.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The history of indigenous citizenship in California began to be obscured in 1849, when it was revoked in the California constitution. But the process of obscuring this past began in the Spanish ... More


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