Jenness, Diamond, 1886-1969. Eskimo string figures

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

Title: Eskimo string figures

Published By: Original publisher Ottawa, Ont.: F.A. Acland. 1924. 192 p. ill., maps

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication by Diamond Jenness

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. Copper Inuit (ND08)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Games (524);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This is a comparative study of string figures collected from a number of Inuit groups. Drawings and text for a representative group of figures which occur among the Copper Inuit have been reproduced in the files. For additional examples from the Copper Inuit and other Inuit groups the original work should be consulted.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 4

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. nd08-004

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Component part(s), monograph

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: This document consists of excerpts

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1913-1916

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-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. AW ; 1950-1956

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

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Copper Eskimos

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