Olson, Ronald L. (Ronald Leroy), 1895-. The Quinault Indians

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The Country And The People

General Character Of The Culture

Territory

Flora

Animal Life

The Neighbors Of The Quinault

Villages

Place Names

Population

Economic Life

Food Gathering

Salmon Fishing

Other Fish

Preparation And Use Of Sea Foods

Hunting

Hunting Of Sea Animals

Bird Hunting

Traps And Snares

Plant Foods

Clothing And Adornment

Clothing

Body Decoration

Houses

Other Types Of Houses

Sweat Houses

Household Miscellany

Manufactures

Canoes

Rafts

Bows

Arrows

Quivers

Fire Making

Sling And Stone Thrower

Tools

Skin Dressing

Boxes And Dishes

Dyes And Paints

Weaving

Basketry

Mats

Cord, Nets, Braids, Knots, Etc.

Money, Value, Trade

Travel And Transport

The Social Structure

The Kinship System

The Household Group

The Village

Occupations

Authority And Office

Slavery

Berdaches And Homosexuals

The Cycle Of Life

Birth Customs

Childhood

Men

Women

Adolescence

Marriage

Death And Mourning Customs

Property And Inheritance

Hospitality And Etiquette

Etiquette

Blood Price

Warfare

Secret Societies

Potlatches

Diversions

Gambling Games

The Shinny Game

Tug-of-war

Wrestling

Tests Of Strength

Horse Racing

Canoe Races

Swimming

Foot Races

Jumping

Girls' Games

Swings

Ball And Pin Game

Hoop And Pole Game

Bow And Arrow Game

Toys

Pets

Smoking

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Music

Religion And Shamanism

The Vision Quest

Guardian Spirits

Weather Spirits

Gambling-power Spirits

Disease Concepts And Methods Of Curing

Death And The Land Of The Dead

Ghosts

Magic

Miscellaneous Beliefs

Mythical Animals

Giants

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Knowledge

Nature

Calendar

Constellations

Directions

Measures

Numeration

Medicines And Cures

The Autobiography Of Bob Pope

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Publication Information The main body of the Publication Information page contains all the metadata that HRAF holds for that document.

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

Title: The Quinault Indians

Published By: Original publisher Seattle, Wash.: The University of Washington. 1936. 194 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication by Ronald L. Olson

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2000. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Quinault (NR17)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Culture summary (105);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This is a classic ethnography in the Boasian genre: an attempt to reconstruct the Quinault way of life before they and neighboring tribes began their life on the Reservation. The main topics it covers are material culture, subsistence practices, social structure, life cycle, religion, and knowledge.

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. nr17-001

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. 185) and index

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1925-1927

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-4,5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Ian Skoggard ; 1999

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1800-1890

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Quinault Reservation, Washington, United States

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Quinault Indians

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