Wilbert, Johannes. The fishermen: the Warao of the Orinoco Delta

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

Title: The fishermen: the Warao of the Orinoco Delta

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Survivors of Eldorado; four Indian cultures of South America

Published By: Original publisher Survivors of Eldorado; four Indian cultures of South America New York: Praeger Publishers. [1972]. 65-115 p.

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

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2000. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Warao (SS18)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Prehistory (172); Domesticated animals (231); Recreational and non-therapeutic drugs (276); Weapons (411); Real property (423); Music (533); Musical instruments (534); Infant feeding (853); Infant care (854); Child care (855);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This document provides a general descriptive survey of Warao society and culture, emphasizing material culture, food-quest activities, social organization, religious beliefs, and life-cycle.

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. ss18-007

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

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 113-115)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1954-1970

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. M. A. Marcus ; 1984

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1954-1970

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Warao Indians

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