Whitman, William, 1900-. The San Ildefonso of New Mexico

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

Title: The San Ildefonso of New Mexico

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Acculturation in seven American Indian tribes, edited by Ralph Linton

Published By: Original publisher Acculturation in seven American Indian tribes, edited by Ralph Linton New York: D. Appleton-Century Company. 1940. 390-460 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication William Whitman

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. Tewa Pueblos (NT18)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF History (175); Tillage (241); Acculturation and culture contact (177); Moieties (616); Clans (614); Sodalities (575); Shamans and psychotherapists (756); Sorcery (754); Ceramic technology (323);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This article is concerned with some of the changes that have occurred in the pueblo of San Ildefonso in modern times. The author begins with a general account of the 'traditional' culture by which he means the culture that was found in the area from contact times until the twentieth century. Economic organization, attitudes and values, religious beliefs, political control, ceremonials and ceremonial societies, social organization, etc., are all briefly described. From this the author moves on to a consideration of changes that have occurred in this society during modern times. Particular attention is given to the development of new economic pursuits and intra-pueblo factionalism. However other trends in religion, family, social organization, medical practices, etc., are also described. The author, an ethnologist, did field work in the area.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 6

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. nt18-006

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

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 459-460)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1936-1937

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 ; 1961; John Beierle; 2008

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1593-1937

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Tewa Indians

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