Wilbert, Johannes. The Warao Indians of the Orinoco Delta

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

Title: The Warao Indians of the Orinoco Delta

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Demographic and biological studies of the Warao Indians, edited by Johannes Wilbert and Miguel Layrisse

Published By: Original publisher Demographic and biological studies of the Warao Indians, edited by Johannes Wilbert and Miguel Layrisse [Los Angeles]: UCLA Latin American Center Publications, University of California, Los Angeles. 1980. 3-9 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 Acculturation and culture contact (177); Linguistic identification (197); Tribe and nation (619); Community structure (621); General character of religion (771); Eschatology (775); Spirits and gods (776);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This is a short introductory study to the ethnology of the Warao of the Orinoco Delta of Venezuela. Topics cover the geography of the region, culture history, linguistics, material culture, social organization and kinship, cosmology, and religion.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 33

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. ss18-033

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Essay

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 9)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1954-1974

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 ;2000

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1954-1974

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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