Marshall, Lorna. N!ow

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Title: N!ow

Published in: Africa -- Vol. 27

Published By: Africa -- Vol. 27 London: Oxford University Press, 1957. 232-240 p.

By line: Lorna Marshall

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2005. Computer File

Culture: San (FX10)

Subjects: CLIMATE (132); MAGIC (789); ETHNOMETEOROLOGY (821); ETHNOZOOLOGY (825); ETHNOANATOMY (826); ETHNOPHYSIOLOGY (827); PREGNANCY (843);

Abstract: In this article the author describes some San beliefs regarding rain and cold and the powers vested in animals and humans which are used to influence rain is also given along with some information on climate and seasonal variation. The author, an ethnologist, did field work among the Kung.

Document Number: 6

Document ID: fx10-006

Document Type: Journal Article

Language: English and French

Note: Summary in French.

Field Date: 1950-1955

Evaluation: Ethnologist-5

Analyst: Betty Potash ; 1961

Coverage Date: ca. 1950-1955

Coverage Place: !Kung San, Nyae Nyae region, Namibia

LCSH: San (African people)

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