Lipkind, William, 1904-. The Caraja

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

Title: The Caraja

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Handbook of South American Indians, edited by Julian H. Steward -- v. 3. The tropical forest tribes

Published By: Original publisher Handbook of South American Indians, edited by Julian H. Steward -- v. 3. The tropical forest tribes Washington: G. P. O.. 1948. 179-191 p., 1 text plate, 2 end plates ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication By William Lipkind

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2018. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Karajá (SP09)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Identification (101); Tillage (241); Food quest (220); Food preparation (252); Mats and basketry (285); Ornament (301); Body alterations (304); Dwellings (342); Settlement patterns (361); Weapons (411); Utensils (415); Boats (501); Decorative art (531); Representative art (532); Family (590); Community structure (621); Inter-community relations (628); Death (760); Religious denominations (795); Organized ceremonial (796); Reproduction (840);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This source is a summary outline of Karajá ethnography. Topics covered include the identification and location of the Karajá, culture history, population, agriculture, hunting, fishing and collecting activities, food preparation, houses and villages, dress and ornaments, manufactures (bark cloth, basketry, textile, featherwork, weapons and pottery), social and political organization, etiquette, the life cycle (child care and feeding, naming, puberty and initiation, and death), warfare, aesthetic and recreational activities (art, music and dancing), religion, and shamanism.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 1

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. sp09-001

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

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1937

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-4, 5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. John Beierle ; 1965

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1888-1937

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) middle Rio Araguaia basin, central Brazil

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Caraja Indians


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