Gayton, A. H. (Anna Hadwick), 1899-. Yokuts and Western Mono myths: part 1. general considerations

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

Title: Yokuts and Western Mono myths: part 1. general considerations

Published By: Original publisher Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press. 1940. i-vi, 1-15 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication A. H. Gayton and Stanley S. Newman

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); Sociocultural trends (178); Vocabulary (192); Grammar (193); Phonology (194); Sociolinguistics (195); Semantics (196); Literature (538); Mythology (773); Ethnozoology (825);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document The part processed first presents one myth as a representative type of Yokuts literature. The style is then discussed by the authors, first in its aspects which are the result of or at least reflect the limitations of the language. Then, the narrative style is analyzed to illustrate conventional presentation by the Yokuts. Finally, the cultural position of the Yokuts among other California tribes, as indicated in their mythology, is presented. Although the principal subjects discussed are linguistics, literature and mythology, some cultural material is included.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 16

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. ns29-016

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: Only Part 1, General Considerations, is included

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1930-1931

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 Linguists-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. George R. Bedell ; 1961

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) south central California, United States

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Yokuts Indians

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