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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Guiteras Holmes, Calixta
Bravo, Mary Louise
Clans and kinship system of Cancuc (Mexico)
Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph
Acta Americana -- Vol. 5
Published By: Original publisher
Acta Americana -- Vol. 5
México, D.F. ; Los Angeles: Inter-American Society of
Anthropology and Geography. 1947. 1-17 p. [HRAF ms.: pp. 1-19]
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
Calixta Guiteras Holmes
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
Human Relations Area Files, 1995. Computer File
Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis.
Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
This study of the kin groups (clan) and the kinship
terminology of the Tzeltal in the town of Cancuc, Chiapas, Mexico, is based on the author's
two season's fieldwork during May-June in 1945 and June 1946. In this short article
information concerning the structure of the unilinear kin groups, the relationships of
these groups with the community structure, the characteristics of these groups such as
names, and the kin terms are clearly presented.
Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents
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.
Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs.
Language: Language that the document is written in
English translation from Spanish
Translation of: Clanes y sistema de parentesco de
Cancuc (México). The original Spanish text is not included Translated from the Spanish for
the Human Relations Area Files by Mary Louise Bravo
Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document
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
Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection.
Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date).
Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site)
Cancuc village, Chiapas, Mexico
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings