Bailey, Flora L.. Some sex beliefs and practices in a Navaho community: with comparative material from other Navaho areas

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

Title: Some sex beliefs and practices in a Navaho community: with comparative material from other Navaho areas

Published By: Original publisher Cambridge: The Museum. 1950. xii, 108 p. [incomplete]

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Flora L. Bailey

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 Magical and mental therapy (755); Cult of the dead (769); Ethnometeorology (821); Ethnozoology (825); Conception (842); Pregnancy (843); Childbirth (844); Difficult and unusual births (845); Illegitimacy (848); Infant feeding (853); Infant care (854);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This monograph is the second of the reports of the Ramah project. The central theme in all Ramah investigations is the necessity for intensive analysis of variation. Dr. Bailey's work on aspects of the reproductive cycle admirably fulfills this objective. All his fieldwork was done in New Mexico, three-quarters in the Ramah area. However, he also refers to Dr. Hill's fieldwork, which was carried out mostly in Arizona. Bailey spent three-quarters of his fieldwork in the Ramah area, where he spent the first thre summers (1938-1940). In addition to Ramah, he interviewed people in the Chaco Canyon and Pinedale asreas of New Mexico. Informants from Ramah are indicated by numbers, Pinedale in upper-case initials, and Chaco Canyon in lower-case initials. Dr. Hill's informants are from Lukachukai, Keams Canyon, and White Cone in Arizona; and Buck's Store in New Mexico.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 54

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. nt13-054

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. 107-108)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1938-1942

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 Educator-3

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). 1938-1942

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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