Pittier, Henri, 1857-1950. Folk-lore of the Bribri and Brunka Indians in Costa Rica

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

Title: Folk-lore of the Bribri and Brunka Indians in Costa Rica

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph The journal of American folk-lore -- Vol. 16

Published By: Original publisher The journal of American folk-lore -- Vol. 16 Boston ; New York: American Folk-lore Society by Houghton, Mifflin, and Co.. 1903. 1-9 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication H. Pittier de Fabrega

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2012. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Talamancans (SA19)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Mythology (773); Literary texts (539); Texts translated into english (902);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This source is composed primarily of a collection of tales and legends taken from the folklore of the Bribri and Boruca (Brunka). Tales 1-5 of this article are taken from the oral literature of the Bribri, and 6-7 from the Boruca. The first four tales of this collection deal with native religious themes, while the remainder reflect either Christian influences, or deal in anthropomorphized terms with legends relating to the relations between animals and man.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 4

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. sa19-004

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

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document ca. 1890-1900

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 Folklorist-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. John Beierle ; 1961

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1900

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Bribri and Boruca peoples, southern Costa Rica

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Bribri Indians//Boruca Indians


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