Kluckhohn, Clyde, 1905-1960. An introduction to Navaho chant practice

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

Title: An introduction to Navaho chant practice

Published By: Original publisher Menasha, Wis.: American Anthropological Association. 1940. 204 p., plates [incomplete]

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Clyde Kluckhohn and Leland Clifton Wyman

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 Decorative art (531); Representative art (532); Magical and mental therapy (755); Shamans and psychotherapists (756); Organized ceremonial (796);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document The generalized pattern of chant practice is described with special reference to Holy Way chants. The authors have been scrupulous about details of the ceremonials and noted variations when they occur. They believe that when original observations can no longer be made, the descriptions can be reduced to their behavioral references and placed in their immediate context by those people who may care to use them.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 47

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. nt13-047

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. 203-204) The illustrations were not reproduced because most were photographs. Appendix B, which contains a list of Navajo terms and their English equivalents, has not been reproduced

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1933-1939

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, Natural Scientist-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). 1936-1939

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) New Mexico, United States

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Navajo Indians


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