Osgood, Cornelius, 1905-1985. Ingalik mental culture

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Part One: Introduction

Background Of The Work

The Data And The Method Of Presenting It

Part Two: The Beliefs Of The Ingalik

The Natural World

Anatomy And Physiology

Introduction

Hair And Skin.

The Head.

The Trunk.

The Extremities.

The Skeleton.

Soft Parts Of The Body.

Body Parts Of Animals.

Animal Life

Introduction.

Blackfish. 4

Grayling.

Jackfish ( Pike ).

Lamprey.

Loche.

Mussel.

Salmon, Dog ( Chum ).

Salmon, Humpback ( Pink ).

Salmon, King ( Chinook, Tyee ).

Salmon, Red ( Sockeye ).

Salmon Silver ( Coho ).

Salmon Trout.

Sucker.

Whitefish-a.

Whitefish-b.

Whitefish-c.

Whitefish-d.

Whitefish-e.

Bear, Black.

Bear, Brown.

Beaver.

Beluga.

Caribou.

Dog.

Ermine ( Weasel ).

Fox.

Frog.

Ground Hog ( Marmot, Woodchuck ).

Land Otter.

Lynx.

Marten.

Mink.

Mole.

Moose.

Mountain Sheep.

Mouse-a ( Or Shrew ).

Mouse-b, Tiny ( Or Shrew ).

Mouse-c.

Mouse-d.

Mouse-e.

Muskrat.

Porcupine.

Rabbit ( Hare ).

Seal.

Sea Otter.

Squirrel, Ground.

Squirrel, Tree Or Red.

Wolf.

Wolverine.

Arctic Robin.

Butcher Bird.

Canada Jay.

Chickadee.

Crane.

Duck.

Eagle.

Fox Sparrow.

Goose.

Goshawk.

Grouse.

Hawk.

Kingfisher.

Loon.

Owl.

Ptarmigan ( Willow ).

Purple Grackle.

Raven.

Sea Gull.

Snipe.

Snowbird.

Swallow.

Swan.

Woodpecker.

Bee.

Butterfly.

Dragonfly.

Flea.

Fly.

Gnat.

Louse.

Louse, Dog.

Mosquito.

Moth.

Spider.

Wasp.

Wood Wasp.

Unidentified Insects.

Plant Life

Introduction.

Tree Terminology.

Alder.

Aspen.

Birch.

Cottonwood.

Spruce.

Tamarack ( Larch )

Willow.

Blueberry.

Bunch Berry.

Cranberry.

Crowberry.

Currant.

“devil” Berry.

Mouse Berry.

Red Raspberry.

Salmon Berry.

Winter Berry.

Burdock ( ? )

Ceremonial Plant.

Fern.

Grass.

Lily, Pond.

Moss.

Mushroom.

Nettle.

Parsley (wild)?.

Parsnip-like Tuber.

Pussy Willow.

Rhubarb ( Wild )

Rose ( Wild )

Sedge.

The Physical World And Mensuration

Wind And Rain.

The Earth.

The Heavens.

Weather Forecasts.

Directions.

Measurement Of Time.

Linear Measurement.

Enumeration.

Symbolic Numbers.

The Social World

Anthropology And Psychology

Ideas Relating To Other Athapaskans.

Ideas Relating To The Eskimo.

Social Classes.

Personality Types.

The Sensory Perceptions.

The Emotions.

Dreams And Sleep.

Economics

Attitudes Toward Property.

Forms Of Wealth And Its Acquisition.

The Distribution And Destruction Of Property.

Health

The Theory Of Disease.

Manifest Causes Of Disease.

Shamanistic Therapy.

Ideas Of Preventing Disease.

History And Language

History.

Language.

Art And Music

Materials.

Techniques.

Designs.

Drumming And Clapping.

Dancing.

Singing.

The Spiritual World

The Sense Of Values

Introduction.

Truth.

Beauty.

Good And Evil.

The Universe And Determinate Things

Introduction.

Cosmology.

The Four Levels Of The Universe.

The Concept Of Man.

The Elements Opposing Man's Life.

The Elements Supporting Man's Life.

The Neutral Elements.

Adjustments Between The Intellectual And Spiritual Worlds

Incantations

The Concept Of “animal Songs.”.

The Origin And Acquisition Of The “songs.”

The Particular “songs” And Their Use.

Amulets

Introduction.

Beaver Amulet.

Ermine-b Amulet.

Frog Amulet.

Mouse-b Amulet.

Mouse-c Amulet.

Crane Amulet.

Hawk Amulet.

Loon Amulet.

Ptarmigan Amulet.

Raven Amulet.

Sea Gull Amulet.

Willow Amulet.

Burl Amulet.

Dry Baby Amulet.

Pack-line And Pack-line Bone Amulets.

Stone Amulet.

Shamanism

Sources Of Power.

Use Of Power.

Attitudes Toward Shamans.

Taboos And Superstitions

Introduction.

Taboos.

Superstitions.

Mythology

Introduction

The Origin Of The Hot Dance

The Story Of The Paddle Dance In The Animal's Ceremony

The Story Of The Big Funny Face Man And His Maul In The Animal's Ceremony

The Story Of The Big Funny Face Man And The Stolen Women In The Animal's Ceremony

The Story Of The Marten Dance From The Animal's Ceremony

The Raven And The Fish Duck

The Raven And The Purple Grackle

The Man Who Slept In A Bear Hole

The Man Who Turned Into A Hawk

The Sharing Of Fire

The Fine-looking Boy And The Cannibal Woman

The Origin Of Shell Beads

A List Of Stories Interpolated In The Descriptive Text

Part Three: Analysis And Commentary

Introduction

The Natural World

The Social World

The Spiritual World

Adjustments Between The Intellectual And Spiritual Worlds

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Title: Ingalik mental culture

Published By: Dept. of Anthropology, Yale University. 1959. 195 p. ill., maps

By line: Cornelius Osgood

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2016. Computer File

Culture: Ingalik (NA08)

Subjects: Ethos (181); Ethnopsychology (828); Sensation and perception (151); Drives and emotions (152); Social personality (156); Personality traits (157); General character of religion (771); Cosmology (772); Mythology (773); Ethnometeorology (821); Ethnophysics (822); Ethnobotany (824); Ethnozoology (825); Ethnophysiology (827);

Abstract: In this one of three volumes reconstructing traditional Ingalik culture and society, Ogood supplements his mid-1930s fieldwork with a brief 1956 visit to focus on mental culture, defined as "ideas concerning human beings that have been communicated to one’s mind and of which one is conscious." The text is organized into sections dealing with ideas about the natural, social and spiritual worlds, adjustments between these worlds, and mythology.

Document Number: 3

Document ID: na08-003

Document Type: Monograph

Language: English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p.193-195)

Field Date: 1934, 1937, 1956

Evaluation: Anthropologist – 5

Analyst: Teferi Abate Adem ; 2014

Coverage Date: 1934-1956

Coverage Place: Anvik, southwestern Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska, United States

LCSH: Deg Hit'an Indians

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