Nordenskiöld, Erland, freiherre, 1877-1932. Picture-writings and other documents by Néle, paramount chief of the Cuna Indians and Ruben Pérez Kantule, his secretary

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

Title: Picture-writings and other documents by Néle, paramount chief of the Cuna Indians and Ruben Pérez Kantule, his secretary

Published By: Original publisher Göteborg: [Elanders boktryckeri aktiebolag]. 1928. 94 p., plates ill. [incomplete]

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Erland Nordenskiöld ; [translated by G. M. E. Leijer]

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 Writing (212);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This contains documents written by the Cuna Indian Pérez mainly reproducing incantations used by medicine men during illness. The documents are presented in Spanish, Cuna, and Cuna picture-writing. They have not been translated into English, but in 1: Nordenskiöld the document 'Historia,' a mythological account, is given in English. Nordenskiöld's most complete discussion of Cuna picture-writing is contained in this source.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 28

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. sb05-028

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: This document consists of excerpts.|The original Spanish and Cuna texts are not included Documents and illustrations of picture writing have not been included

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 none

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Lss ; 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) Panama

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Cuna Indians


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