Lumholtz, Carl, 1851-1922. Unknown Mexico: a record of five years' exploration among the tribes of the western Sierra Madre; in the tierra calients of Tepic and Jalisco; and among the Tarascos of Michoacan -- Vol. 2

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

Title: Unknown Mexico: a record of five years' exploration among the tribes of the western Sierra Madre; in the tierra calients of Tepic and Jalisco; and among the Tarascos of Michoacan -- Vol. 2

Published By: Original publisher New York: Published by AMS Press for Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University. 1973. xv, 1-285 p. ill., maps

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication by Carl Lumholtz. With a new introduction by Evon Z. Vogt

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2016. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Huichol (NU19)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Identification (101); Location (131); Cultural identity and pride (186); Inter-ethnic relations (629); Comparative evidence (171); Community structure (621); Settlement patterns (361); Congregations (794); Organized ceremonial (796); Prayers and sacrifices (782); External relations (648); Shamans and psychotherapists (756); Hunting and trapping (224); Social personality (156); Ethos (181); Acculturation and culture contact (177); Priesthood (793); Theory of disease (753); Visual arts (5311); Mythology (773); Normal garb (291);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This document provides the earliest systematic study of Huichol culture, based on fieldwork conducted between 1894 and 1897, part of a larger project by the American Museum of Natural History to investigate the native peoples of Mexico. Detailed descriptions of experiences in the field are provided. The author extensively participated in organized ceremonials, prayers and celebrations. Themes covered include settlement pattern, physical characteristics, clothing and decoration, religiosity, economic activities, and folklore.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 2

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. nu19-002

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: Reprint of the 1902 ed.

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1894-1897

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 Anthropologist-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Teferi Abate Adem

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1894-1902

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) eastern Nayarit and northern Jalisco, Mexico

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Huichol Indians


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