Titiev, Mischa, 1901-. The Hopi Indians of Old Oraibi: change and continuity

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Title: The Hopi Indians of Old Oraibi: change and continuity

Published By: Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1972. xii, 380 p.: ill.

By line: Mischa Titiev

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2000. Computer File

Culture: Hopi (NT09)

Subjects: Organized ceremonial (796); Informants (115); Life history materials (159); Observation in research (123);

Abstract: This source is the diary of Titiev’s1934 field trip to Oriabi, also incorporating the observations made during his many subsequent stays at the pueblo. It contains information on kinship customs, witchcraft beliefs, the Katchina cults and snake dances, and much information on the ceremonial calendar and life cycle, including information on specific individuals. It generally provides the documentation for the author’s previous major work (1: Titiev).

Document Number: 2

Document ID: nt09-002

Document Type: Monograph

Language: English

Note: Includes bibliographical references and index

Field Date: 1932-1966

Evaluation: Ethnologist-5

Analyst: Dubravka Schmalzbauer ; 1974-1975

Coverage Date: early 1930s

Coverage Place: Old Oraibi Pueblo, Third Mesa, northeastern Arizona, United States

LCSH: Hopi Indians


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