Lipkind, William, 1904-. Carajá cosmography

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

Title: Carajá cosmography

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Journal of American folk-lore -- Vol. 53

Published By: Original publisher Journal of American folk-lore -- Vol. 53 New York: American folk-Lore Society. 1940. 248-251 p.

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 Acculturation and culture contact (177); Cosmology (772); Mythology (773); Eschatology (775); Spirits and gods (776);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This source investigates several aspects of Karajá religious beliefs. The primary emphasis is on cosmography and mythology, but there is some discussion of eschatology and the role of the shaman and sorcerer in society. It concludes with comments on how Karajá resistance to outside influence was changing their world view.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 7

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. sp09-007

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

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1938-1939

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. John Beierle ; 1966

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1938-1939

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Ilha do Bananal (middle Rio Araguaia), southwestern Tocantins, Brazil

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Caraja Indians

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