Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957. Chippewa customs

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Chippewa Customs

Foreword

Informants 3

White Earth, Minn.

Ponsford, Minn. (white Earth Reservation)

Red Lake, Minn.

Mille Lac, Minn.

Cass Lake, Minn.

Lac Court Oreilles, Wis.

Manitou Rapids Reserve, Ontario, Canada

Sketch Of The Life Of Mary Warren English

Name Of Tribe

Characterization

History Of The Chippewa Tribe

Totemic System

Phonetics

Alphabet

Glossary

Dwellings 23

Dress

Food And Its Preparation

Treatment Of The Sick

Life Cycle

Dreams

Midewiwin

Charms 24

Games

Industrial Year

Transportation

Methods Of Measuring Time, Distance, And Quantity

Divisions Of The Year

Months

Divisions Of The Day

Terms Of Measurement

Linear Measures

Measures Of Quantity

Payment Of Annuity

Traders And Trading Posts

Fire Making And Uses Of Fire

Pipes And Smoking

Bows And Arrows

Snowshoes

Pitch

Torches

Canoe Making

Twine

Fish Nets

Mats And Weaving

Basketry

Dyes

Tanning

Musical Instruments

Beadwork

Miscellaneous

Dwellings

Manner Of Life In The Wigwam

Clothing

Food

Treatment Of The Sick 29a

Health Measures

Life Cycle

Dreams

M˘ide'w˘iw˘in (grand Medicine Society)

Stories And Legends

Music

Dances

Charms

Games

The Industrial Year

Chiefs

Right Of Revenge

Customs Pertaining To War

Transportation

Methods Of Measuring Time, Distance, And Quantity

Exchange Of Commodities Within The Tribe

Payment Of Annuity

Traders And Trading Posts

Fire Making And Uses Of Fire

Pipes

Bows And Arrows

Snowshoes

Making Of Pitch

Torches

Canoes

Twine

Fish Nets

Weaving Of Mats

Weaving Of Bags

Weaving Of Bands

Netting Of Belts

Weaving Of Blankets Of Rabbit Skin

Weaving Of Head Ornament Of Moose Hair

Basketry

Pottery

Use Of Dyes

Tanning

Glue

Making Of Musical Instruments

Articles Made Of Stone

Articles Made Of Bone

Articles Made Of Wood

Etching On Wood

Fire Coloration And Etching

Decorative Use Of Grasses And Porcupine Quills

Appliqué Work

Memory Devices

Picture Writing

Decorative Arts

Development Of Design

Patterns Cut From Birch Bark

Beadwork

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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: Chippewa customs

Published By: Original publisher Washington: U.S. Govt. print. off.. 1929. xii, 209 p., plates ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Frances Densmore

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

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This is a study of almost all aspects of the material culture of the Chippewa. The author visited the people for the purpose of studying tribal songs, and this collection of data concerning their customs was gathered during their research. Her study was conducted on Chippewa reservations in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Ontario, and here she presents a well organized account of Chippewa customs.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 5

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. ng06-005

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 (p. 195-196) and index

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1905-1925

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 ; 1998

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1905-1925

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Central Ojibwa: Minnesota, Wisconsin, United States ; Ontario, Canada

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Ojibwa Indians

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