Born, L.. Funeral obsequies on Yap (Western Carolines)

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Title: Funeral obsequies on Yap (Western Carolines)

Published in: Deutsches kolonialblatt -- Vol. 14

Published By: Deutsches kolonialblatt -- Vol. 14 Berlin: Verlag von Ernst Siegfried Mittler und Sohn, 1903. HRAF ms: 1, 2, leaves [original: 525-525 p.]

By line: L. Born

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

Culture: Yapese (OR22)

Subjects: Burial practices and funerals (764);

Abstract: This brief article recounts the burial of a Yap woman. It was prepared by a German government physician who witnessed the first part of the ceremony.

Document Number: 19

Document ID: or22-019

Document Type: Journal Article

Language: English translation from German

Note: Translation of: [Leichenbestattung in Jap (Westkarolinen)]. Translated from the German in 1942 for the Yale Cross-Cultural Survey in connection with the Navy Pacific Islands Handbook Project.

Field Date: ca. 1902

Evaluation: Government Official, Physician-5

Analyst: Helen Gunsher Bornstein; 1975

Coverage Date: 1902

Coverage Place: Yap State, Federated States of Micronesia

LCSH: Yapese (Micronesian people)/Yap (Micronesia)


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