Wagley, Charles, 1913-. Tapirapé shamanism

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

Title: Tapirapé shamanism

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Boletim do Museu Nacional, nova série, antropologia -- no. 3

Published By: Original publisher Boletim do Museu Nacional, nova série, antropologia -- no. 3 Rio de Janeiro: Ministério da Educação e Saúde. 19430. 41-94 p., plates

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Charles Wagley

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2010. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Tapirapé (SP22)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Shamans and psychotherapists (756); Spirits and gods (776); Revelation and divination (787); Sorcery (754); Organized ceremonial (796); Recreational and non-therapeutic drugs (276);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This study is based on fieldwork done in a Tapirapé village during 1939-1940. It includes a brief description of Tapirapé culture, as well as selections on the source of shamanistic power, sorcery, duties of the shaman, social position of the shaman, becoming a shaman, and the Thunder Ceremony which is an annual ceremony by the shamans to protect the village from the wrath of the Thunder god during the year.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 4

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. sp22-004

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

Note: Includes bibliographical references

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1939-1940

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. Timothy J. O'Leary; 1960

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1939-1940

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Tampiitawa village, 40 miles north of the Tapirapé and 160 miles west of the Araguaia rivers, far northeastern Mato Grosso state, Brazil

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Tapirapé Indians


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