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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Lowie, Robert Harry, 1883-1957
Societies of the Crow, Hidatsa and Mandan Indians: Military
societies of the Crow Indians to current.
Published By: Original publisher
New York: The Trustees. 1913. 143-217 p.
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
By Robert H. Lowie
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
Human Relations Area Files, 2014. 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
General character of religion (771);
Revelation and divination (787);
Sacred objects and places (778);
Magical and mental therapy (755);
Spirits and gods (776);
Avoidance and taboo (784);
Shamans and psychotherapists (756);
Instigation of war (721);
Theory of disease (753);
Magicians and diviners (791);
Life and death (761);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
This work provides detail on Crow societies. It is noted
that Crow military societies provide for socializing and mutual support among members, and
are unusual for lacking a military character. An absence of any religious or esoteric
features is also noted. There is information about the origins, traditions, paraphernalia,
dance styles, and other special characteristics of each club. Particular attention is given
to the Hot Dance participated in by several clubs, and to the clowns'
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.
Component part(s), monograph
Language: Language that the document is written in
Includes bibliographical references Following the
classification of information in 1: Lowie, all data pertaining to Crow clubs will be found
in category 575 (Sodalities).
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.
Mary L. Bartlett ; 1954
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)
northern Great Plains, United States
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Indians of North America --Social life and customs//Crow