Kroeber, A. L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960. Law of the Yurok Indians

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

Title: Law of the Yurok Indians

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Atti del XXII Congresso Internazionale degli Americanisti, Roma, Settembre 1926 -- Vol. II

Published By: Original publisher Atti del XXII Congresso Internazionale degli Americanisti, Roma, Settembre 1926 -- Vol. II Rome: Stabilimento Tipografico Riccardo Garroni. 1928. 511-516 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication A. L. Kroeber

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2010. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Yurok (NS31)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Legal norms (671); Liability (672); Residence (591); Judicial authority (692); Agency (676); Mode of marriage (583); Offenses against life (682); Status, role, and prestige (554); Ethnopsychology (828); Legal and judicial personnel (693); Medium of exchange (436); Inheritance (428); Property system (421);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This brief account, by a leading American anthropologist, sets forth the principles of Yurok law with brief explanations of some of them. Included are descriptions of the wegô or mediators who adjudicate cases. The ramifications of the sanctions for the taking of life are discussed. Bibliographic references are contained in footnotes.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 7

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. ns31-007

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Journal Article

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 ca. 1910

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. Timothy J. O'Leary ; 1958

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1900-1926

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Yurok Indians, USA

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Yurok Indians


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