Lowie, Robert Harry, 1883-1957. The Assiniboine

Table of Contents

Publication Information

I. Ethnology.

History.

Material Culture.

Amusements.

Art.

War.

Social Organization And Customs.

Religious Life.

Ceremonial Organization.

The Age-societies Of The Plains Indians.

Ii. Mythology.

Comparative.

Trickster 3 Cycle.

1. 4

2. 3

3. 5

4. 2

5. 3

6. 1

7. 1

8.

9.

10. 1

11.

12. 2

13. 3

14. 1

15.

16. 1

17.

18. 1

19.

20. 1

21.

22. 1

23. 2

24. 2

25.

26. 3

27.

28. 1

29.

30.

31. 1

32.

33.

34. 1

35.

36.

37. 5

38. 1

39.

40.

41.

42.

43.

44. 2

45. 3

46. 1

47.

48. 1

49. 2

50 1

51.

52.

Miscellaneous Tales.

1. Teze'xnin. 2

(a)

(b)

(c) 1

(d)

(e)

2. The Poor Boy.

3. The Orphan Brother And Sister. 2

(a)

(b)

(c)

4. The Deserted Children. 1

5. The Two Brothers. 1

6. The Underground Journey. 2

(a)

(b) 1

7. Potiphar. 1

(a)

(b)

(c) 1

8. The Son-in-law's Tests.

(a)

(b)

9. The Evil Parents-in-law.

10. Adventures Of Two Boys.

11. The Lecherous Sister.

(a)

(b)

12. The Witch. 2

13. The Faeces As Suitor. 3

14. The Giants. 1

15. The Old Husband And The Young Lover.

(a)

(b)

16. Lodge-boy And Thrown-away's Father.

17. The Thunder-bird. 2

(a)

(b) 1

18. The Women Who Married Stars.

19. Ball-girl. 1

20. Morning-star. 2

21. The Seven Stars. 1

22. The Dipper. 2

23. The Bear-woman. 1

(a)

(b)

24. Burr-woman. 2

25. The Snake-man. 1

(a)

(b)

(c)

26. The Awl-elbow Witches. 2

27. The Comrades' Pranks. 1

(a)

(b)

28. Sharpened-leg. 1

29. The Magic Springs.

30. The Buffaloes' Ward. 1

31. The Buffalo-boy.

32. The Grizzly And His Ward. 2

33. The Grateful Bear.

34. The Young Bear.

35. The Bear-wife. 1

(a)

(b)

36. Snake And Bear-woman.

37. The Beaver-man. 1

(a)

(b)

38. The Piqued Buffalo-wife. 1

(a)

(b)

(c)

39. The Wolf-wife. 1

40. The Antelope-woman. 2

41. The Red Hawk And The Black Hawk.

42. Frog. 1

43. The Crane And The Otter.

44. Wi'skedidi'n.

45. The Loon And The Bald-headed Eagle.

46. The Wolverene And The Wolves. 1

47. Skunk. 1

48. The Blind Dupe. 2

49. The False Comrade. 1

50. The Waka N' Girl.

51. The Bad Wife. 1

52. The Woman Stolen By The Buffalo.

53. The Abducted Wife.

54. The Reformed Adulteress. 1

55. The Game-thief.

56. The Meeting In A Cave. 1

57. The Gambling Contests. 2

58. Lesbian Love. 2

59. Equus Stuprator. 1

60. Canis Stuprator.

61. Lignum Mentulae Vice Fungens.

62. The Two Hunters.

63. The Goose And Her Lover.

64. Mentula Loquens.

65. The Punished Lover's Revenge.

66. Big-frog.

67. The Badger.

68. A Hunting Adventure.

69. The Horse-thief.

70. The White Buffalo.

71. The Four Trappers.

72. The Rivals.

73. The Bear And The Buffalo.

74. Snow.

75. The Offended Feet.

76. Two-faces. 1

77. First Meeting With The Cree.

78. First Meeting With Whites.

(a)

(b)

79. The Punitive Expedition.

(a)

(b)

80. War Tales.

Abstracts Of Myths.

Trickster Cycle.

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

6.

7.

8.

9.

10.

11.

12.

13.

14.

15.

16.

17.

18.

19.

20.

21.

22.

23.

24.

25.

26.

27.

28.

29.

30.

31.

32.

33.

34.

35.

36.

37.

38.

39.

40.

41.

42.

43.

44.

45.

46.

47.

48.

49.

50.

51.

52.

Miscellaneous Tales.

1. Teze'xnin.

2. The Poor Boy.

3. The Orphan Brother And Sister.

4. The Deserted Children.

5. The Two Brothers.

6. The Underground Journey.

7. Potiphar.

8. The Son-in-law's Tests.

9. The Evil Parents-in-law.

10. Adventures Of Two Boys.

11. The Lecherous Sister.

12. The Witch.

13. The Faeces As Suitor.

14. The Giants.

15. The Old Husband And The Young Lover.

16. Lodge-boy And Thrown-away's Father.

17. The Thunder-bird.

18. The Women Who Married Stars.

19. Ball-girl.

20. Morning-star.

21. The Seven Stars.

22. The Dipper.

23. The Bear-woman.

24. Burr-woman.

25. The Snake-man.

26. The Awl-elbow Witches.

27. The Comrades' Pranks.

28. Sharpened-leg.

29. The Magic Springs.

30. The Buffaloes' Ward.

31. The Buffalo-boy.

32. The Grizzly And His Ward.

33. The Grateful Bear.

34. The Young Bear.

35. The Bear-wife.

36. Snake And Bear-woman.

37. The Beaver-man.

38. The Piqued Buffalo-wife.

39. The Wolf-wife.

40. The Antelope-woman.

41. The Red Hawk And The Black Hawk.

42. Frog.

43. The Crane And The Otter.

44. Wis`kedidi'n.

45. The Loon And The Bald-headed Eagle.

46. The Wolverene And The Wolves.

47. Skunk.

48. The Blind Dupe.

49. The False Comrade.

50. The Waka N ' Girl.

51. The Bad Wife.

52. The Woman Stolen By The Buffalo.

53. The Abducted Wife.

54. The Reformed Adulteress.

55. The Game-thief.

56. The Meeting In A Cave.

57. The Gambling Contests.

58. Lesbian Love.

59. Equus Stuprator.

60. Canis Stuprator.

61. Lignum Mentulae Vice Fungens.

62. The Two Hunters.

63. The Goose And Her Lover.

64. Mentual Loquens.

65. The Punished Lover's Revenge.

66. Big-frog.

67. The Badger.

68. A Hunting Adventure.

69. The Horse Thief.

70. The White Buffalo.

71. The Four Trappers.

72. The Rivals.

73. The Bear And The Buffalo.

74. Snow.

75. The Offended Feet.

76. Two-faces.

77. First Meeting With The Cree.

78. First Meeting With Whites.

79. The Punitive Expedition.

Bibliography.

Appendix.

Stoney Texts.

1.

2.

Assiniboine Texts.

1.

2.

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Publication Information The main body of the Publication Information page contains all the metadata that HRAF holds for that document.

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

Title: The Assiniboine

Published By: Original publisher New York: The Trustees. 1909. 1-270 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication by Robert H. Lowie

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 Mythology (773); Texts translated into english (902);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document Lowie has divided this document into two major parts. Part 1 describes the ethnology of the Assiniboine from the seventeenth to the early twentieth centuries, with a primary emphasis on history, material culture, amusements, art, warfare, social organization and custom, and the religious life. Part 2 is a collection of eighty mythological stories dealing with the trickster cycle as well as a wide variety of other miscellaneous tales. This section forms the major portion of this book (pp. 99-234). The ethnographic focus of this work is on the Assiniboine of Morley in Alberta, Canada and Fort Belknap, Montana in the United States, the two areas studied extensively by the author during his period of field work.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 17

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. nf04-017

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 (p. 260-262)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1907-1908

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. John Beierle ; 2001

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). seventeenth-early twentieth centuries

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Assiniboine Indians

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