Denig, Edwin Thompson, 1812-1862?. Of the Assiniboines

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

Title: Of the Assiniboines

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Five Indian tribes of the upper Missouri ; Sioux, Arickaras, Assiniboines, Crees, Crows, edited and with an introd. by John C. Ewers

Published By: Original publisher Five Indian tribes of the upper Missouri ; Sioux, Arickaras, Assiniboines, Crees, Crows, edited and with an introd. by John C. Ewers Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. 1961. 63-98 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Edwin Thompson Denig

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 Location (131); Topography and geology (133); Acculturation and culture contact (177); Annual cycle (221); External trade (439); Community heads (622); External relations (648); Warfare (726);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document Denig traveled and lived in the Northwest as an employe of the American Fur Company (1836-1856) and wrote a fair bit on the tribes of the Upper Missouri. In 1854 he finished writing his major work, the 451-page-long 'Indian Tribes of the Upper Missouri,' which was published posthumously in 1930. He wrote this short article afterwards for the Missouri Historical Society. In the article Denig discusses the Assiniboine country, climate, major bands and their location, the chiefs Foolish Bear and Gauché, major battles, and the signing of the Fort Laramie Treaty.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 12

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. nf04-012

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Component part(s), monograph

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1836-1856

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 Businessman-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). 1776-1851

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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