Spier, Leslie, 1893-1961. Havasupai ethnography

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

Title: Havasupai ethnography

Published By: Original publisher New York city: The Trustees. 1928. 81-392 p ill., maps

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication by Leslie Spier

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2010. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Havasupai (NT14)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Cereal agriculture (243); Preservation and storage of food (251); Food preparation (252); Mats and basketry (285); Weapons (411); Residence (591); Inheritance (428); Magical and mental therapy (755); Shamans and psychotherapists (756); Comparative evidence (171); Literary texts (539);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This account of the Havasupai is based on field work undertaken in 1918, 1919 and 1921 by the author, a trained ethnologist. It is a comprehensive monograph covering all aspects of culture with a particularly strong treatment of material culture. In addition to Havasupai materials there is considerable distributional data covering the Southwest, the Basin and Plains and California. Havasupai are compared with groups in these areas and the presence or absence of traits, their similarities, etc. are noted. The author attempts some reconstruction based on distributional evidence. A number of maps are provided which are useful in this context.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 1

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. nt14-001

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Monograph

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 381-392) and index

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1918-1920

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. Betty Potash ; 1960:John Beierle; 2010

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1840-1921

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Yuman Indians


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