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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Titiev, Mischa, 1901-
The Hopi Indians of Old Oraibi: change and continuity
Published By: Original publisher
Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. 1972. xii, 380 p.
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
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.
Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF
Organized ceremonial (796);
Life history materials (159);
Observation in research (123);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
This source is the diary of Titiev's1934 field trip to
Oriabi, also incorporating the observations made during his many subsequent stays at the
pueblo. It contains information on kinship customs, witchcraft beliefs, the Katchina cults
and snake dances, and much information on the ceremonial calendar and life cycle, including
information on specific individuals. It generally provides the documentation for the
author's previous major work (1: Titiev).
Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents
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.
Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs.
Language: Language that the document is written in
Includes bibliographical references and index
Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document
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
Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection.
Dubravka Schmalzbauer ; 1974-1975
Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date).
Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site)
Old Oraibi Pueblo, Third Mesa, northeastern
Arizona, United States
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings