Nordenskiöld, Erland, freiherre, 1877-1932. Miracle men and diviners among the Cuna Indians

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

Title: Miracle men and diviners among the Cuna Indians

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Revista del Instituto de Etnología de la Universidad Nacional de Tucumán -- Vol. 2

Published By: Original publisher Revista del Instituto de Etnología de la Universidad Nacional de Tucumán -- Vol. 2 Tucumán: [s.n.]. 1931. HRAF MS: 1-15 p. [Original: 459-469 p.] ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Erland Nordenskiöld

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 1999. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Kuna (SB05)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Magicians and diviners (791);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This is a short and excellent summary of the activities and prerogatives of the various types of Cuna medicine men. The article was published shortly after Nordenskiöld's death and somewhat before his notes were collected and published (see 1:Nordenskiöld). Much of the material is given in the larger source but this short article is the best analysis of Cuna medicine men.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 9

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. sb05-009

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 translation from French

Note: Translation of: Faiseurs et Voyants chez les Indiens Cuna|The original French text is not included Translated for the HRAF files by Eileen Sittler

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1927

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. Leila Small ; 1950-1956

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1927

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) San Blas, Panama

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Cuna Indians

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