Denig, Edwin Thompson, 1812-1858. Five Indian tribes of the upper Missouri: Sioux, Arickaras, Assiniboines, Crees, Crows

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

Title: Five Indian tribes of the upper Missouri: Sioux, Arickaras, Assiniboines, Crees, Crows

Published By: Original publisher Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press. 1961. v-xi, 137-217 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Edwin Thompson Denig, edited with introdution by John C. Ewers

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. Crow (NQ10)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Traditional history (173); Community structure (621); Community heads (622); Historical reconstruction (174); Linguistic identification (197); Annual cycle (221); Real property (423); Dependencies (636); Disasters (731); Instigation of war (721); Mortality (165); Adoption (597); External relations (648); Sanctions (681); Acculturation and culture contact (177); Ingroup antagonisms (578); Animal transport (492); Travel (484); Organized ceremonial (796); Gender status (562);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This source is an early account of the Crow. The general ethnographic sketch is accompanied by a fairly lengthy biography of Chief Rotten Belly who died in 1834, and several biographical sketches of other contemporary Crow leaders of note. Valuable data are included regarding the relationship of the Crow to the early traders and trading posts.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 22

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. nq10-022

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 (205-211) Only pages i-xi, 137-217 of this source have been processed for this file

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1833-1856

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 Businessman-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Robert J. Theodoratus ; 1962

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1823-1862

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 Crow Indians


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