Nordenskiöld, Erland, freiherre, 1877-1932. The relationships between art, religion and magic among the Cuna and Choco Indians

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

Title: The relationships between art, religion and magic among the Cuna and Choco Indians

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Journal de la Société des Américanistes de Paris, n.s. -- Vol. 21

Published By: Original publisher Journal de la Société des Américanistes de Paris, n.s. -- Vol. 21 Paris: [s.n.]. 1929. HRAF MS: 1-14 p. [Original: 141-158 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 Representative art (532); General character of religion (771); Magic (789);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document Although most of the material in this article is covered to a certain extent in Nordenskiöld's major posthumous work (see 1:Nordenskiöld), this article is an excellent summary of Cuna religion and art. Since Cuna religious beliefs are complex, this article is useful because of its summary and analytical character.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 11

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. sb05-011

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: Les Rapports entre l'Art, la Religion et la Magie les Indiens Cuna et Choco|The original French text is not included Pages omitted from the files: 141-147 and figures 1-4 dealing with the Chocó Indians|Translated for the HRAF files by Joseph P. Lawler

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 ; 1951 ; 1966

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) Panama

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Cuna Indians


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