Jenness, Diamond, 1886-1969. The material culture of the Copper Eskimos

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

Title: The material culture of the Copper Eskimos

Published By: Original publisher Ottawa, Ont.: Edmond Cloutier, King's Printer and Controller of Stationery. 1946. 8, 148 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication by D. 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

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document Jenness conducts a detailed inventory of the Copper Inuit clothing, furniture, cooking implements, tools and hunting weaponry, with an emphasis on the method of construction of hunting, heating and lighting apparatus. The work stresses the total dependence of these people on a very few resources, consisting primarily of skin, bone and horn products from seal and caribou. The completeness of the range of illustrations generally results in descriptive clarity.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 28

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. nd08-028

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

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 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. Adolph Hoehing ; John Beierle ; 1970

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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