Reichard, Gladys Amanda, 1893-1955. Social life of the Navajo Indians: with some attention to minor ceremonies

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

Title: Social life of the Navajo Indians: with some attention to minor ceremonies

Published By: Original publisher New York: Columbia University Press. 1928. preface, 1-161 p. [incomplete]

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. Navajo (NT13)

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); Marriage (580); Polygamy (595); Kinship terminology (601); Clans (614); 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.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 4

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. nt13-004

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: This document consists of excerpts Includes bibliographical references (p. [160]-161)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1923-1925

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. 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). 1923-1925

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Navajo Indians


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