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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Denig, Edwin Thompson, 1812-1858
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield),
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.
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
Traditional history (173);
Community structure (621);
Community heads (622);
Historical reconstruction (174);
Linguistic identification (197);
Annual cycle (221);
Real property (423);
Instigation of war (721);
External relations (648);
Acculturation and culture contact (177);
Ingroup antagonisms (578);
Animal transport (492);
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
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 (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
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.
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).
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