Captives & Cousins: Slavery, Kinship, and Community in the Southwest Borderlands

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GLOSSARY OF SPANISH AND
NATIVE AMERICAN TERMS

acequia (irrigation ditch)

aguacil mayor (sheriff)

alcalde mayor (executive officer of district or town)

alcalde ordinario (member of municipal government, local magistrate)

ana’i (Navajo: lit., alien, enemy)

arriero (mule packer, driver)

ayuntamiento (municipal council)

bando (official document announcing law, act, event)

binaalté (see naalté)

b’yisná (captives)

cambalache (barter)

capitalistas (merchant capitalists)

carga (unit of measure, approx. 200 lbs.; load)

casta (descendants of mixed unions between Indian, mestizo, black, and Spanish parents)

castellanos (Castilians)

castizo (of pure blood, descent)

cautivo (captive)

cibolero (bison hunter)

cofradía (Catholic lay brotherhood)

collotes, coyotes (of mixed Indian-mestizo descent)

comanchería (region under Comanche control)

comanchero (Indian trader)

comerciante (merchant trader)

compadrazgo (Catholic godparenthood)

compadre (fictive coparent)

convivencia (coexistence)

cordón (trading caravan)

corrales (livestock corrals)

criadas / criados (lit., “those raised up”; servants; adopted within system of Catholic godparenthood)

crianza (adoptive servitude)

criollo (creole, Spaniards born in Americas)

Cupirittaka (Pawnee: Evening Star)

diligencia (inquiry, investigation)

diligencias criminales (inquiries into criminal activities)

diligencias matrimoniales (premarriage inquiries)

Diné Ana’aii (Navajo: Enemy [alien] Navajo)

Dinetah (Navajo homelands along the San Juan River)

efectos del país (items of domestic manufacture or provenance)

empresario (holder of entrepreneurial land grant)

encomendero (holder of encomienda)

encomienda (royal grant of Indian labor and tribute rights to Spaniard in return for commitment to religious instruction and physical safety)

entrada (entrance, gateway)

estancia (large farm or ranch, livestock operation)

estanciero (livestock rancher)

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