Asch, Michael. Some effects of the late nineteenth century modernization of the fur trade on the economy of the Slavey Indians

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: Some effects of the late nineteenth century modernization of the fur trade on the economy of the Slavey Indians

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Western Canadian journal of anthropology -- Vol. 6, no. 4

Published By: Original publisher Western Canadian journal of anthropology -- Vol. 6, no. 4 Edmonton: Anthropology Club, University of Alberta. 1976. 7-15 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Michael I. Asch

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2020. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Slavey (ND14)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF History (175); Hunting and trapping (224); Annual cycle (221); Fishing (226); Animal by-products (237); External trade (439); External relations (648); Environmental quality (318); Production and supply (433); Buying and selling (432); Acculturation and culture contact (177);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This article summarizes evidence indicating that the greatly increased involvement of the Slavey in the fur trade from 1870 to 1900 paper was not driven by innovations in technology or practices, but instead was mainly due to external changes in economic conditions that put them in a more advantageous position.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 5

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. nd14-005

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Journal Article

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 14-15)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1969-1970

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Anthropologist-4

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Teferi Abate Adem

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1870-1950

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) southwestern Northwest Territories, northeastern British Colombia and northwestern Alberta, Canada

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Slavey Indians


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