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Culture Contacts

S.C. Dube

in The Kamar

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077312
eISBN:
9780199081158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077312.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter discusses the different cultures the Kamars have come in contact with over the years, which have led to some changes in the tribe's economic and socio-political environment. It notes ... More


Contextualizing the Chinook at Contact: The Middle Village

Douglas C. Wilson, Kenneth M. Ames, and Cameron M. Smith

in Frontiers of Colonialism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054346
eISBN:
9780813053073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054346.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Employing an indigenous-centered perspective, this chapter explores the impact of material objects recovered from houses, hearths, and camp facilities received by the Chinook (at the mouth of the ... More


Paper with a mouth, recounting the developing destinies of an iyoom and her community

Barbara Rogoff

in Developing Destinies: A Mayan Midwife and Town

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195319903
eISBN:
9780199893744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195319903.003.0045
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Ushering babies into this world is the sacred work of a Mayan midwife (“iyoom”). The divine selection of an individual for this work is indicated by a sign at her birth. However, fewer sacred ... More


Sacred Bodies in the Great Awakenings

Christopher J. Smith

in Dancing Revolution: Bodies, Space, and Sound in American Cultural History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042393
eISBN:
9780252051234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042393.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter is the first of the historical case studies, which are presented over the course of the book in approximate chronological order, and focuses on late-eighteenth-century frontier ... More


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