Turner, Lucien M. (Lucien McShan). Ethnology of the Ungava district, Hudson Bay Territory

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

Title: Ethnology of the Ungava district, Hudson Bay Territory

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Eleventh annual report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1889-'90

Published By: Original publisher Eleventh annual report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1889-'90 Washington: Government Printing Office. 1894. 159-350 p., 7 plates ill. [incomplete]

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Lucien M. Turner

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2009. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Innu (NH06)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Annual cycle (221); Hunting and trapping (224); Topography and geology (133); Fauna (136); Cultural participation (184); External trade (439); Travel (484); Acculturation and culture contact (177); Shamans and psychotherapists (756); Revelation and divination (787); Verbal arts (5310);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document The first part of this monograph is devoted to a description of the topography, climate, and animal life of the Ungava District, and also a general sketch of its Eskimo and Indian inhabitants. The remaining chapters are ethnographic accounts of the Koksoagmyut Eskimos (omitted from this document) and the Naskapi Indians. Mr. Turner describes in considerable detail the material culture of the Naskapis, i.e. their food, clothing, dwelling, handicrafts, means of transportation, tools and weapons, and method of hunting. There is also information on amusements and festivals, but practically nothing on other aspects of life. The influence of fur trade on the native culture is mentioned throughout the monograph. A compilation of folklore concludes this useful study.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 3

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. nh06-003

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 Pages 184-266 are not included

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1882-1884

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. Robert Lee ; 1958

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1800-1894

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Ungava Bay area, Labrador Peninsula (Quebec, and Newfoundland and Labrador provinces), Canada

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Innu Indians

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