Gayton, A. H. (Anna Hadwick), 1899-. Yokuts-Mono chiefs and shamans

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

Title: Yokuts-Mono chiefs and shamans

Published By: Original publisher Berkeley, Calif.: University of California press. 1930. [361]-420 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication by A.H. Gayton

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2002. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Yokuts (NS29)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Comparative evidence (171); Functional and adaptational interpretations (182); Settlement patterns (361); Lineages (613); Community heads (622); Local officials (624); Sorcery (754); Shamans and psychotherapists (756); Cult of the dead (769);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document The material for this document was collected by the author for the Department of Anthropology, University of California, during various field trips made between the years 1925-1928. In this study, the writer's primary concern is with the powers and social functions of chiefs and shamans. The author supplies much additional information regarding the social statuses of chiefs and shamans, their inter-relationship, their political and religious affiliations and duties, and mythological origins. Information on tribal organization, minor officials, ands sorcery is also included. An excellent summary of the material with conclusions derived thereof may be found on pp. 407-417. Gayton treats the Yokuts and Western Mono as identical in political structure.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 6

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. ns29-006

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

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1925-1928

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. John Beierle ; 1960

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

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Yokuts Indians


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