Jenness, Diamond, 1886-1969. The people of the twilight

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

Title: The people of the twilight

Published By: Original publisher Chicago, Ill.: University of Chicago Press. 1959. 12, 251 p., 8 plates ill., map

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

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document In this book, Jenness reports his two year stay among the Copper Inuit above the Arctic Circle in the Coronation Gulf area (including Bernard Harbor and Southwest Victoria Island). He wrote down in a narrative style his experience of living in a primitive society as an adopted son of an Inuit couple and member of the native family. This intimate account of the primitive life and culture is very valuable to the study of anthropology especially cultural change as well as ecology.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 29

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. nd08-029

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 1914-1916

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. Cheng-ruey Ma ; Sigrid Khera ; 1970

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1914-1916

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Above the Arctic Circle in the Coronation Gulf area (including Bernard Harbor and Southwest Victoria Island); Northwest Territories, Canada

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Copper Eskimos

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