Fulop, Marcos. Aspects of Tucano culture: mythology--part I

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

Title: Aspects of Tucano culture: mythology--part I

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Revista Colombiana de Antropología -- Vol. 5

Published By: Original publisher Revista Colombiana de Antropología -- Vol. 5 Bogotá: Instituto Colombiano de Anthropología. 1956. HRAF MS: 1-42 p. [original: 335-373 p.]

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Marcos Fulop

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 1998. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Tukano (SQ19)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Literary texts (539);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This is a collection of nine Tucano folk-tales and myths gathered by the author during the period June 11 - September 9, 1954, while he lived in residence in the village of Guadalajara on the Paca River (tributary of the Papuri River), in the Comisaría Especial del Vaupés. Two brothers and residents of the village, Marcos and Manuel Sierra, served as the author's informants and interpreters. Although these myths cover a wide range of subject matter, numbers eight and nine are especially interesting for the light they shed on native beliefs about the origins of manioc, tobacco and coca.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 2

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. sq19-002

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 translation from Spanish

Note: Translation of: Aspectos de la Cultura Tucana; Mitología--Parte. I|The original Spanish text is not included Includes bibliographical references (p. 41-42) Translated for the HRAF files by Mary Louise Bravo

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1954

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 ; 1969-1970

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1954

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Guadalajara hamlet; Paca River, Vaupés region, Colombia

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Tucano Indians


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