Smith, James G. E.. Chipewyan

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

Title: Chipewyan

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Handbook of North American Indians. Subarctic. Vol. 6, edited by June Helm

Published By: Original publisher Handbook of North American Indians. Subarctic. Vol. 6, edited by June Helm Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G. P. O.. 1981. 271-284, 741-804 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication [by] James G. E. Smith

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2000. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Chipewyans (ND07)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Culture summary (105);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This source provides a succinct ethnographic survey of the Chipewyan people, a northeastern Athapaskan group living in the Mackenzie-Hudson Bay drainage area of Canada, from the period of 1715 to approximately 1960. Major topics deal with language, territory and environment, the history of Indian-white contacts (with emphasis of the fur trade), and cultural changes that have taken place in Chipewyan society during the early contact period of 1715-1821, and later traditional period of 1821-1960. There is an extensive bibliography (see category 113, pp. 741-804).

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 1

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. nd07-001

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 (p. 741-804)

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. John Beierle ; 1989-1991

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1715- ca. 1960

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Alberta, Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories, Canada

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Chipewyan Indians--Social life and customs


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