Heinen, H. Dieter. Ecology, ritual and economic organization in the distribution of palm starch among the Warao of the Orinoco Delta

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

Title: Ecology, ritual and economic organization in the distribution of palm starch among the Warao of the Orinoco Delta

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Journal of anthropological research -- Vol. 30

Published By: Original publisher Journal of anthropological research -- Vol. 30 Albuquerque, N.Mex.: University of New Mexico. 1974. 116-138 p. ill., map

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication H. Deiter Heinen and Kenneth Ruddle

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 Flora (137); Gratification and control of hunger (261); Organized ceremonial (796); Tillage (241); Climate (132); Functional and adaptational interpretations (182);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This article examines the ecological basis and function of certain rituals in which moriche palm starch is distributed.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 23

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. ss18-023

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 (p. 136-138) Information on food sharing and food offered and distributed ceremonially is indexed for Gratification and Control of Hunger (261).

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1966-1973

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. Marlene Martin ; John Beierle ; 1985

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) Orinoco Delta, Venezuela

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Warao Indians

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