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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Brink, J. H. van den, 1925-
The Haida Indians: cultural change mainly between
Published By: Original publisher
Leiden: E. J. Brill. 1974. x, 275 p. ill.,
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
J. H. van den Brink
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
Human Relations Area Files, 2017. 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
Historical and archival research (127);
Acculturation and culture contact (177);
Settlement patterns (361);
External trade (439);
Community heads (622);
Public welfare (657);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
This is an ethnohistory of the Haida based on archival
research, and interviews and correspondence with informants. The author relies on
Murdock’s earlier studies for discussing traditional culture. The history of contact is
divided into four periods: 1) early contact and fur trade (1774-1876); 2) missionary
period and resettlement (1876-1900); 3) the economic development of the fishery and
lumbering industries (1900-1940); and 4) changes in government policy towards indigenous
populations since the Second World War (1940-1970). The book includes a comprehensive
survey of the different communities prior to their resettlement and
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
Includes bibliographical references (p. 268-272) and
Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document
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.
Ian Skoggard; 2016
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)
Haida Gwaii, British Columbia,
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Haida Indians//Social change--Case studies