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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Reichard, Gladys Amanda, 1893-1955
Social life of the Navajo Indians: with some attention to
Published By: Original publisher
New York: Columbia University Press. 1928. preface, 1-161
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
by Gladys A. Reichard
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
Human Relations Area Files, 2004. 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
Composition of population (162);
Traditional history (173);
Real property (423);
Gender status (562);
Kinship terminology (601);
Magical and mental therapy (755);
Organized ceremonial (796);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
This document contains an excellent analysis of Navajo
clans and clan-groups and detailed descriptions of their ceremonials. Tables on
clan-groups, clan size, clan inter-marriage, and the genealogies listed on pages 162-239
are not included. For a detailed critique of this aspect of the book, see the review by
Father Berard Haile in document 101.
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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.
Component part(s), monograph
Language: Language that the document is written in
This document consists of excerpts Includes
bibliographical references (p. -161)
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.
Katherine Schlesinger ; 1951
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)
Arizona and New Mexico, United States
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