Aberle, David Friend, 1918-. Navaho

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

Title: Navaho

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Matrilineal kinship, edited by David M. Schneider and Kathleen Gough

Published By: Original publisher Matrilineal kinship, edited by David M. Schneider and Kathleen Gough Berkeley: University of California Press. 1974. 96-201, 734-740 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication David F. Aberle

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2004. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Navajo (NT13)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Public welfare (657); Community structure (621); Informal in-group justice (627); Clans (614); Kinship terminology (601); Arranging a marriage (584); Mode of marriage (583); Extended families (596); Family relationships (593); Kin relationships (602); Ingroup antagonisms (578); Termination of marriage (586); Secondary marriages (587);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This source reviews all known data on Navajo kinship and matrilineality, based primarily upon the work of other previous ethnographers. The author discusses in detail the working of Navajo social organization, including clan (and LEC, or 'local clan elements'), community, and family units. Navajo kinship terms and their contextual uses are also discussed.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 186

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. nt13-186

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

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document no date

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 Ethnologist-4,5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. M. A. Marcus ; 1985

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1541-1957

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) southwestern United States

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Navajo Indians

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