Mountain Horse, Mike, 1888-1964. My people, the Bloods

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

Title: My people, the Bloods

Published By: Original publisher Calgary ; Standoff, Alta.: Glenbow-Alberta Institute ; Blood Tribal Council. 1979. xi, 146 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Mike Mountain Horse ; with editing and introd. by Hugh A. Dempsey

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. Blackfoot (NF06)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Life history materials (159); Rest days and holidays (527); Verbal arts (5310); Sodalities (575); Warfare (726); Shamans and psychotherapists (756); Organized ceremonial (796); Transmission of skills (868);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This book, written by Mike Mountain Horse, a Blood Indian, draws on his own personal observations and stories told to him by his father and uncle, Bull Shield, to depict the traditional customs, daily life, war expolits, and legends of his tribe during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In addition to biographical information on the author, this document contains data on early childhood, religion, medicine men, ghosts and spirits, personal names and naming, hunting and diet, rest days and holidays (e.g., Christmas), and customs in general.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 64

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. nf06-064

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: Published 1979, reprinted 1989 Includes index

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document no date

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 Indigene-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. John Beierle ; 1997

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). ca. 1870s - 1964

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Blood Indians, Alberta, Canada

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Siksika Indians


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