Kelly, Isabel Truesdell, 1906-. Ethnography of the Surprise Valley Paiute

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

Title: Ethnography of the Surprise Valley Paiute

Published By: Original publisher Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press. 1934. 67-210 p., plates 17-32

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Isabel T. Kelly

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2012. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Northern Paiute (NR13)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Hunting and trapping (224); Mats and basketry (285); Games (524); Gambling (525); Normal garb (291); Work in skins (281); External trade (439); Childbirth (844); Personal names (551); Puberty and initiation (881); Marriage (580); Dance (535); Shamans and psychotherapists (756); Magical and mental therapy (755); Magic (789);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This general ethnographic report is based upon field work among the Northern Paiute or Paviotso of Northeastern California. It concentrates attention upon aspects of material culture, and is particularly informative as regards basketry techniques, hunting, and games. Ten text figures illustrate basketry techniques in detail.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 1

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. nr13-001

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. 207-209)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1930

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. Genevieve A. Highland ; 1954; John Beierle; 2011

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1870-1930

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Surprise Valley Paiute, northeasterrn California, United States

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Paiute Indians//Indians of North America--California

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