La Barre, Weston, 1911-1996. The Uru-Chipaya

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

Title: The Uru-Chipaya

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Handbook of South American Indians, edited by Julian H. Steward -- v. 2. The Andean civilizations

Published By: Original publisher Handbook of South American Indians, edited by Julian H. Steward -- v. 2. The Andean civilizations Washington: U.S. Govt Print. Off.. 1946. 575-585 p., 8 plates

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Weston La Barre

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2014. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Uru-Chipaya (SF24)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Cultural identity and pride (186); Fishing (226); Dwellings (342); Community structure (621); Linguistic identification (197); Preservation and storage of food (251); Diet (262); Mutual aid (476); Shipbuilding (396); Boats (501); Division of labor by gender (462); Community structure (621); Inter-ethnic relations (629); Acculturation and culture contact (177);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This is a detailed ethnographic summary of Uru-Chipaya culture, outlining the main features of each group and revealing some of the major distinctions between them. The Uru are treated more fully than the Chipaya. Although the author did fieldwork in this area, especially among the Aymara, he does not specify which, if any, of the data in this article are derived from his personal observations.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 5

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. sf24-005

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

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 1937-1938

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. Robert O. Lagacé ; 1966

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1930-1942

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Ororo and southwestern La Paz departments, Bolivia

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Uru Indians//Chipaya Indians


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