Koppert, Vincent Aloysius, 1898-. Contributions to Clayoquot ethnology

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

Title: Contributions to Clayoquot ethnology

Published By: Original publisher Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America. 1930. viii, 124 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication by Vincent A. Koppert

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2010. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Nuu-chah-nulth (NE11)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Dwellings (342); Shipbuilding (396); Tools and appliances (410); Normal garb (291); Games (524); Diet (262); Food preparation (252); Magical and mental therapy (755); Warfare (726); Gift giving (431); Burial practices and funerals (764);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document Koppert's dissertation on the Clayoquot, a sub-tribe of the central Nootka, is concerned mainly with material culture. It describes in detail the construction of houses and canoes; the making of tools, weapons, clothes, ornaments, toys, and musical instruments; and the getting and preparation of food. There is also information on the treatment of the sick, forms of recreation, warfare, potlatch, and burials. The author had been a missionary among the Clayoquot.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 11

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. ne11-011

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

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 117-124)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1923, 1929

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, missionary-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Robert Lee ; 1960: John Beierle; 2010

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1881-1929

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Clayoquot Indians, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Nootka Indians//Clayoquot Indians//Nuu-chah-nulth Indians


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