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New Book: ARIMA BORN

Maximilian C. Forte , September 26th, 2019


Arima Born Revealing the History of Arima and its Mission through the Catholic Church’s Baptismal Registers, 1820–1916 by Maximilian C. Forte Montreal: Alert Press, 2019 The Catholic Mission…


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Battle Rock the First Colonization on the Southern Oregon Coast

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , March 16th, 2019


In July 1851, Captain William Tichenor decided to begin his project to colonize and claim the Port Orford area. He envisioned that the establishment of a town at…


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Federal Policy Embedded in Oregon Tribal Territory Maps

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , February 11th, 2019


Maps of Oregon tribal regions have existed since 1805. Lewis and Clark published the first maps in 1810 and their hand-drawn maps date to 1805-1806. Their drawings show…


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Clearing the Land and Making all Indians Good: The Massacre at Bear River, Utah

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , October 29th, 2018


  In 1863, the California Volunteers under Colonel Patrick E. Connor (3rd Volunteer Regiment, California Cavalry), massacred either 300 or three thousand Ute (Shoshone) Indians in Cash Valley…


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What Can Witchcraft Do in Mexico?

Alexandra Frankel , October 24th, 2018


Although it rarely results in accusations, violence, or exclusion, witchcraft has implications for relations of power and authority in Mexican Catholicism. In late September 2017, in the quiet…


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Stories of Change Among the Clackamas at Grand Ronde

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , June 28th, 2018


The Clackamas Come to Grand Ronde Reservation Preparing to Leave The Clackamas are addressed in letters as living in small encampments near Oregon City. They likely had a…


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Bison of the Western Rockies

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , May 26th, 2018


  For years, I have stated that the tribes did not have bison in Oregon, so they would not have made tipis. This is why the tribes have…


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Conditions of the Alsea Indians and the Salmon River Encampment 1876-1878

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , April 7th, 2018


As addressed in previous essays, in about 1875, most Indian annuities for the Western Oregon tribes ended because the 20 year payments were exhausted. This Continue reading


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War on the Umpqua Tribes and Removal to the Umpqua Reserves

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , February 11th, 2018


Much has been written and published of the Rogue River, Modoc, and Yakima Wars in the Oregon Territory. These wars were, by-and-large, reactions of the Continue reading


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Stingy American Settlers of the Willamette Valley

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , January 12th, 2018


  The Kalapuyan tribes of the Willamette Valley have lived here for more than 10,000 years, some 50,000 generations of people. The whole of the valley was owned…


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Dart’s Instructions of Colonization and Assimilation in 1850

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , January 2nd, 2018


In 1850, the United States passed The Oregon Donation Land-claim Act. This act gave American men 640 acres, one square mile of free land in Oregon, allowed other…


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The Anthropology of Humor – Responding to Everyday Racist Comments and Jokes

Jennifer Long , September 25th, 2017


In the face of so much bigotry flying around on social media and in our daily lives, it’s good practice to remind ourselves of the best practices out…


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Resources for Anti-Racist Pedagogy

Rhiannon Mosher , September 11th, 2017


As a scholar who “grew up” in anthropology decades after the crisis of representation debates emerged, I am well aware of the colonizing power dynamics in our discipline’s…


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#Canada150, Indigenous nations 13,000…

anthro everywhere! , July 3rd, 2017


If you live in Canada, you will know that the country has just celebrated its sesquicentennial. You might have even learned the word “sesquicentennial” recently to describe what…


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More on racist mascots

Rhiannon Mosher , June 1st, 2017


In my house, we are already two months into baseball season — which also means the resurgence of critical blogs, news articles and discussions about racist mascots. We…


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More on racist mascots

Rhiannon Mosher , June 1st, 2017


In my house, we are already two months into baseball season — which also means the resurgence of critical blogs, news articles and discussions about racist mascots. We…


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Indigenous fire management

Rhiannon Mosher , May 29th, 2017


Indigenous knowledge and practices are increasingly recognized and incorporated by non-Indigenous governments, businesses, and others into their own projects. While these engagements may often take th…


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Indigenous fire management

Rhiannon Mosher , May 29th, 2017


Indigenous knowledge and practices are increasingly recognized and incorporated by non-Indigenous governments, businesses, and others into their own projects. While these engagements may often take th…


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Water Politics Syllabus & Resources

Rhiannon Mosher , April 17th, 2017


We have been seeing some very interesting discussions and resources emerging around water politics recently. Image from “The Rights of the Whanganui River” (Peeps) In addition to the…


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Water Politics Syllabus & Resources

Rhiannon Mosher , April 17th, 2017


We have been seeing some very interesting discussions and resources emerging around water politics recently. Image from “The Rights of the Whanganui River” (Peeps) In addition to the…


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Special Friday Edition: The Dutch Election, Domino Effects and Wilders’ Patriotic Spring

Jennifer Long , March 18th, 2017


Both contributing bloggers on this website completed their PhD research in the Netherlands. Why? We were drawn to understand the influence of nationalistic Dutch politicians on the everyday…


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Special Friday Edition: The Dutch Election, Domino Effects and Wilders’ Patriotic Spring

Jennifer Long , March 18th, 2017


Both contributing bloggers on this website completed their PhD research in the Netherlands. Why? We were drawn to understand the influence of nationalistic Dutch politicians on the everyday…


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Where to find Alternative News Sources

Jennifer Long , November 17th, 2016


Check out Simon Fraser Universities Alternative News Sources page. As described at the top of the page: For the purposes of this guide, “alternative” means that which does…


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Where to find Alternative News Sources

Jennifer Long , November 17th, 2016


Check out Simon Fraser Universities Alternative News Sources page. As described at the top of the page: For the purposes of this guide, “alternative” means that which does…


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