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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Saami ethnoecology: resource management in Norwegian
Published By: Original publisher
Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International.
1978. 3 v. (iii, xxxv, 941 p.) ill., maps
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
Human Relations Area Files, 1996. Computer File
Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis.
Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF
History and culture change (170);
Annual cycle (221);
Pastoral activities (233);
Ideas about nature and people (820);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
This study is the result of nearly five years of fieldwork
among the Saami of the regions comprising western Finnmark and northern Troms counties in
Norway. The primary focus, however, is the GUOV'DAGEAI'DNO (or KAUTOKEINO) area located in
Finnmark County, Norway. 'The social organization, folk knowledge, and physiographic
factors shaping Saami transactions with the natural environment are systematized for
various ethnoecologic domains and examined for patterns underlying the structure,
persistence, and change in the classification of knowledge involved in resource management'
(p. i). The work consists of three volumes. Volume I presents the methodology, data on the
primary social units of the Saami, life cycle and annual cycle events, daily routine, and
temporal factors bearing on ethnoecology. Volume II deals with the concepts of space, its
structure and occupation, spatial factors bearing on ethnoecology, and the organization of
environmental resources (with much data on native fauna and flora and their utilization),
and the social organization of resource management. Volume III consists of four appendices
dealing with language, culture history, modern reindeer management (ca. 1971-1976), and
GUOV'DAGEAI'DNO and its environs as it exists today (ca.1971-1976).
Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents
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.
Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs.
Language: Language that the document is written in
UM 7915912 Thesis (Ph.D.) -- Yale University, 1978
Includes bibliographical references (p. 859-941)
Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document
ca. 1971-1976 (p. v)
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
Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection.
John Beierle ; 1994
Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date).
Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site)
Guov'dageai'dno (Kautokeino) area, Finnmark
County, northern Norway (p. v)
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Saami (European people)/Human ecology