Gayton, A. H. (Anna Hadwick), 1899-. Yokuts and western Mono ethnography: vol. 1, Tulare Lake, Southern Valley, and Central Foothill Yokuts

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Yokuts And Western Mono Ethnography; Part 1: Tulare Lake, Southern Valley, And Central Foothill Yokuts

Introduction

Yokuts: Tulare Lake

Chunut And Tachi

Intertribal Relations

Localities

Warfare

Lemondo And Tabsa 29

Property

Shelter, Subsistence, Utensils, And Crafts

Houses

Subsistence

Mortars

Pottery

Basketry

Blanketmaking

Balsa Construction

Painting

Money Manufacture

Pleasures

Tobacco

Games

String Figures

Flower Festival

Knowledge

Birds, Insects, Reptiles, Etc.

Nature

Social Organization

Officials

Moieties

Life Cycle

Birth And Infancy

Puberty

Marriage

Death

Supernatural Power And Shamanism

Acquisition Of Power

Sickness And Curing

Shaman's Cache

Poisoning

Specialized Shamans

Rain-making

Supernatural Creatures

Miscellaneous Practices And Beliefs

Ceremonies

Jimsonweed Ritual

Chunut Ceremonies

Tachi Ceremonies

Annual Mourning Ceremony

Ghost Dance Of 1870

Yokuts: Southern Valley

Paleuyami

Burial

Shamanism

Ceremonies

Rattlesnake Ritual

Jimsonweed Ritual

Ghost Dance Of 1870

Koyeti

Tulamni

Bankalachi: Yokuts-shoshonean

Structures

Miscellaneous Data

Ceremonies

Jimsonweed Ritual

Shamanism

Ghost Dance Of 1870

Yokuts: Central Foothills

Wukchumni

Locality And Intertribal Relations

Trade

Wukchumni Villages

Wukchumni, Gawia, Yokod, And Neighboring Sites

Shelter, Dress, Bodily Ornament

Structures

Dress

Ornament

Hunting And Fishing

Hunting

Fishing

Foods, Utensils, Medicines

Meals And Foods

Firewood

Salt

Woman's Household Equipment

Medicines

Crafts And Manufactures

Pottery

Tanning

Rabbitskin Blankets

Tule Mats

Cordage And Nets

Basketry

Cradles

Money, Numeral System

Numerals

Times, Nature, Directions, Seasons

Pleasures

Games

Musical Instruments

Tobacco

Social Organization

Officials

Directional Groupings

Totemic Animals

Personal And Family Life

Pregnancy, Birth, Infancy

Kinship Terms

Puberty

Marriage

The Transvestite

Death, Burial, And Mourning

Age Categories

Supernatural Power And Shamanism

Acquisition Of Power

Dream Helpers

Curing

Miscellaneous Powers

Rain-making

Killing Of Shamans

The Shaman's Cache

Anecdotes Of Supernatural And Curing Experiences

Miscellaneous Practices And Beliefs

Pleasure Dances

Kam

Watiyod

Various Ceremonies

Jimsonweed Ritual

Bear Dance

Deer Dance

Beaver Dance

Rattlesnake Ritual

Annual Mourning Ceremony

Financial Preparations

Reciprocity

Organization And Administration

Ritual Weeping; Effigy-making

Huhuna Dance

Shamans' Contest

Corpse-handlers' Dance

Effigy Parade

Ritual Washing

J.b.'s Account

Ghost Dance Of 1870

Chukaimina

Localities

Birth And Infancy

Miscellaneous Data

Moieties

Redemption Of Totem Animals

Reciprocity At Mourning Ceremony

Ceremonies

Mourning Ceremony

Various Ceremonies

Bibliography

Plate And Explanation

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Prefatory Note

Informants

Phonetic Key

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Yokuts And Western Mono Ethnography; Part Ii: Northern Foothill Yokuts And Western Mono

Yokuts: Northern Foothills

Choinimni

Territory And Intertribal Relations

Localities

Structures

Subsistence And Clothing

Miscellaneous Data

Games

Social Organization

Officials

Moieties

Burial

Shamanism

Various Dances And Ceremonies

Ghost Dance Of 1870

Dumna

Tribes And Localities

Localities

The Northern Foothill Region In 1851

Shelter, Food, Implements

Miscellaneous Data

Shamanism

Curing

Bear Shamans

Rain-making

Beliefs

Ceremonials And Rituals

Anecdotes

A Visit To Heaven

Beginning Of White Occupation

Kechayi

Intertribal Relations And Localities

Localities

Structures

Miscellaneous Data

Games

Social Organization

Officials

Moieties

Pets

First Fruit Rites

Life Cycle

Birth And Infancy

Childhood

Puberty

Marriage

Death

Supernatural Power And Shamanism

Acquisition Of Power And Curing

Anecdotes Of Supernatural Experience And Dreams

Beliefs

Various Ceremonies

Dances And Rituals

Jimsonweed Ritual

Annual Mourning Ceremony

Ghost Dance Of 1870

Chuckchansi

Territory And Intertribal Relations

Communities

Warfare

Subsistence And Clothing

Daily Round

Clothing And Ornament

Foods

Beverages

Medicines

Hunting

Horse Stealing

Fishing

Firewood, Firemaking

Structures

Manufactures And Utensils

Miscellaneous Data

Life Cycle

Birth And Infancy

Childhood

Marriage

Death

Social Organization

Officials

Moiety And Totemic Animals

Mourning Ceremony

Games And Dancing

Games

Dancing

Ghost Dance Of 1870

Supernatural Power And Shamanism

Sickness

Curing Shamans

Shaman's Cache

Poisoners

Rain Shamans

Rattlesnake Shamans

Bear Control

Miscellaneous Powers

Shaman-killing

Shamans' Contest

Jimsonweed

Transitional Yokuts And Western Mono: Eshom Valley Region

Michahai And Waksachi

Territory And Intertribal Relations

Localities

Trade

Warfare

Shelter, Dress, Bodily Ornament

Structures

Dress And Bodily Ornament

Subsistence

Hunting

Fishing

Foods

Meals And Manners

Manufactures

Baskets

Pottery

Cordage And Nets

Money, Numeral System

Numerals (michahai, S.o.)

Pleasures

Games

Musical Instruments

Tobacco

Times, Nature, Directions, Seasons, Beliefs

Beliefs And Miscellaneous Data

Social Organization

Officials

Lineage Totems

Redemption Of Totem Animals, Aerie Ownership

Life Cycle

Birth And Infancy

Puberty

Marriage

The Transvestite

Death

Supernatural Power And Shamanism

Training And Practice

Dream Experiences

Flying Power

Miscellaneous Data

Waksachi Shamanism

Causes Of Sickness

Rain-making

Ceremonies

Jimsonweed Ritual

Rattlesnake Ritual

Various Dances

Shamans' Contest

Annual Mourning Ceremony

Recent Mourning Ceremony

Ghost Dance Of 1870

Bibliography

Plate And Explanation

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Title: Yokuts and western Mono ethnography: vol. 1, Tulare Lake, Southern Valley, and Central Foothill Yokuts

Published By: Berkeley: Univ. of California Press, 1948. viii, 1-253, 291-301 p.: ill.

By line: By A. H. Gayton

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2002. Computer File

Culture: Yokuts (NS29)

Subjects:

Abstract: This document was compiled during field trips made during the years 1925-1930, as well as from the field notes of Mrs. A. Rogers (in reference to the Chukchansi), and other published materials on the Yokuts and Western Mono. The material is well organized and precise in its presentation of Yokut and Western Mono ethnography. A major point of emphasis in this document is on special ceremonies, shamans, curing and the obtaining of shamanistic powers.

Document Number: 1

Document ID: ns29-001

Document Type: Component part(s), monograph

Language: English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 291) Omitted from the Files: pages 254-290, dealing with Western Mono. Data on the Mourning Ceremony have been indexed for category 796.

Field Date: 1925-1930

Evaluation: Ethnologist-5

Analyst: John Beierle ; 1959

Coverage Date: late nineteenth century - 1930

Coverage Place: California, United States

LCSH: Yokuts Indians

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