Murdock, George Peter, 1897-1985. Kinship and social behavior among the Haida

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Title: Kinship and social behavior among the Haida

Published in: American anthropologist, n.s. -- Vol. 36, no. 3

Published By: American anthropologist, n.s. -- Vol. 36, no. 3 Washington, etc.: American Anthropological Association . 1934. 355-385 p. ill.

By line: By George Peter Murdock

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2017. Computer File

Culture: Haida (NE09)

Subjects: Family relationships (593); Visiting and hospitality (574); Etiquette (576); Kinship terminology (601); Avuncular and nepotic relatives (604); Cousins (605); Parents-in-law and children-in-law (606); Siblings-in-law (607); Lineages (613); Moieties (616);

Abstract: This is a comprehensive account of the Haida kinship system and terminology drawn from the author's own fieldwork and review of earlier ethnography.

Document Number: 4

Document ID: ne09-004

Document Type: Journal Article

Language: English

Note: Includes bibliographical references

Field Date: 1932

Evaluation: Ethnologist-4, 5

Analyst: Ian Skoggard; 2016

Coverage Date: 1900-1932

Coverage Place: Haida Gwaii, British Columbia, Canada; Prince of Wales Island, Alaska, United States

LCSH: Haida Indians


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