Ewers, John Canfield. Assiniboin antelope-horn headdresses

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

Title: Assiniboin antelope-horn headdresses

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph American Indian art magazine -- Vol. 7, no. 4

Published By: Original publisher American Indian art magazine -- Vol. 7, no. 4 Scottsdale, Ariz.: American Indian Art, Inc.. 1982. 44-51 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication John C. Ewers

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2002. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Assiniboine (NF04)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Special garments (292); Talent mobility (555); Discipline and morale (703);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This is an account of Assiniboine antelope-horn headdress in general and the history of one in particular. The antelope fleet of foot was a challenge to hunt. Assiniboine antelope headdresses were deemed war medicine. Ewers relates the story of one particular headdress worn by the warrior Wetsit whose relative borrowed it for a raid in 1878. Unfortunately the reltative was killed and the headdress taken as war trophy by the Piegan. The headdress was eventually returned in 1939.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 10

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. nf04-010

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

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 51)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1940-1955

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 Ehnologist-4,5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Ian Skoggard ; 2001

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1833-1953

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Montana, United States

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Assiniboine Indians

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