Jenness, Diamond, 1886-1969. The Ojibwa Indians of Parry Island, their social and religious life

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

Title: The Ojibwa Indians of Parry Island, their social and religious life

Published By: Original publisher Ottawa: National Museum of Canada, J. O. Patenaude, printer. 1935. vi, 115 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Diamond Jenness

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2000. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Ojibwa (NG06)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Hunting and trapping (224); Fishing (226); Cereal agriculture (243); Real property (423); Clans (614); Community structure (621); General character of religion (771); Mythology (773); Animism (774); Eschatology (775); Shamans and psychotherapists (756); Sorcery (754); Spirits and gods (776);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document Beliefs regarding man, nature, and the supernatural, and their importance in the social and religious life of the Parry Island Ojibwa are given special attention in this work by Jenness. The author uses the myths and legends of the people to explain and supplement these beliefs, and also quotes directly to a great extent from informants. An Appendix at the end of the book brings together miscellaneous notes on the material culture which were gathered incidentally by the author.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 1

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. ng06-001

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: Includes bibliographical references

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1929

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. Alice McCloskey ; 1954

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1850-1929

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Central Ojibwa: Parry Island, Georgian Bay, Ontario, Canada

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Ojibwa Indians

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