Armstrong, John M.. The Goajiro

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

Title: The Goajiro

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Handbook of South American Indians, edited by Julian H. Steward -- v. 4. The circum-Caribbean tribes

Published By: Original publisher Handbook of South American Indians, edited by Julian H. Steward -- v. 4. The circum-Caribbean tribes Washington: U.S. G.P.O.. 1948. 369-383 p., 1 plate

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication John M. Armstrong and Alfred Métraux

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2012. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Goajiro (SC13)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Acculturation and culture contact (177); Clans (614); Normal garb (291); Personal grooming (302); Avuncular and nepotic relatives (604); Liability (672); Instigation of war (721); Puberty and initiation (881); Burial practices and funerals (764); Athletic sports (526); Spirits and gods (776); Shamans and psychotherapists (756);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This study is a summary article by two ethnologists, based on previously published materials. It contains information on location and history, subsistence, houses and villages, dress and adornment, manufactures, trade, socio-political organization, the life cycle, and other aspects of Goajiro culture. None of these aspects is treated in depth.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 8

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. sc13-008

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

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 Ethnologists-4

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Timothy J. O'Leary ; 1961: John Beierle; 2011

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). none specified

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Guajira Peninsula, Colombia, South America

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Goajiro Indians


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