Culture Change and Shifting Populations in Central Northern Mexico
AuthorGriffen, William B.
KeywordsNueva Vizcaya (New Spain) -- History.
Indians of Mexico -- Mexico -- Nueva Vizcaya (New Spain)
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PublisherUniversity of Arizona Press (Tucson, AZ)
DescriptionHistorical investigation of culture contact between raiding aboriginal Indian groups and Spanish colonists. Significant insights concerning conflicting concepts of ownership and property.
Table of ContentsPreface / Abstract / Introduction / The Parras Missions and Early Bolsón History / The 1644 Revolt / The 1650s / From 1660 to 1690 / The 1690s / The Early Eighteenth Century / The Major Deportations / Extinction of the Aborigines and Arrival of the Apaches / Tribal and Band History and General Distribution / Dress and Decoration / Dwellings / Stolen and Traded Goods / Subsistence / Gathering / Agriculture / Hunting / Bands / Marriage / Chieftains / Warfare / Dances / War Ceremonies / Other Ceremonies / Shamans, Curing, and Supernatural Power / Death and Burial / Games / Language / Summary of Band Distribution and History / Greater Bolsón Culture Change: Analysis and Interpretation / Summary and Conclusions / Appendix 1. Tribal and Band Groups / Band and Group Names / Appendix 2. Hints on Band Composition from the Parras Archives / Appendix 3. Ethnic Composition of the Cabeza "Nation" at Parras, 1693-1722 / Appendix 4. The Marin 1693 Report of Neuva Vizcaya Indians and Comparison with Retana's 1693 List / Appendix 5. Chiefs' Names / Bibliography