Wilbert, Johannes. The Sanema

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

Title: The Sanema

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Indios de la región Orinoco-Ventuari, by Johannes Wilbert

Published By: Original publisher Indios de la región Orinoco-Ventuari, by Johannes Wilbert Caracas: Fundación La Salle de Ciencias Naturales. 1963. 11-20, 177-236 p. [HRAF ms.: 1-115 p.] ill., maps

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Johannes Wilbert

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 1995. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Yanoama (SQ18)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Culture summary (105);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This document is the introduction and one chapter of the Wilbert's major work dealing with the Indians of the Orinoco-Ventuari region of southern Venezuela. The introduction contains information on the geography and the location and basic indentification of the various tribes inhabiting the area. The chapter on the Sanema (which contains information on other Yanoama groups as well as other ethnic groups) presents general information on many subjects. Wilbert often uses native terms in the text.

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. sq18-004

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 translation from Spanish

Note: Translation of: Los Sanema. The original Spanish text is not included Bibliography: only in the Spanish text, p. 247-263 Translated from the Spanish for the Human Relations Area Files by Sydney Muirden

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1958

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

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

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Sanema, Venezuela

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Yanoama Indians


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