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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Grinnell, George Bird, 1849-1938
Blackfoot lodge tales: the story of a prairie people
Published By: Original publisher
Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. 1962. 310 p.
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
George Bird Grinnell
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
Human Relations Area Files, 1999. 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
Literary texts (539);
Culture summary (105);
Hunting and trapping (224);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
This book opens with a series of English translations of
Blackfoot texts, divided by Grinnell into adventure stories, origin myths, and accounts of
the travels and doings of the culture hero, Na'pi ('Old Man'). This section is followed by
an ethnographic sketch incorporating material on all three Blackfoot subdivisions (Sík-si
'kau, Kaínah or Blood, and Pikuni or Piegan), that includes data on daily life, social
organization, hunting, warfare, religion and ritual, and curing.
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
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.
David Sherwood ; John Beierle ; 1982
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)
Blackfoot Indian Reservation, Montana, United
States; Blood Agencies in Canada
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings