Le Besnerais, Henri. Contribution to the study of the Yaruro Indians (Venezuela)

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

Title: Contribution to the study of the Yaruro Indians (Venezuela)

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Journal de la Société des Américanistes, n.s. -- Vol. 43, Paris, 1954

Published By: Original publisher Journal de la Société des Américanistes, n.s. -- Vol. 43, Paris, 1954 New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files. 1966. 109-122 p. ill., maps

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Henry Le Besnerais

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2014. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Pumé (SS19)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Identification (101); Location (131); Climate (132); Composition of population (162); Dwellings (342); Settlement patterns (361); ;

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This source presents some brief notes on the territory occupied by the Yaruro, and various surrounding tribes with whom they come in contact, principally the Cuiba (Jirajara), the Guahibo, Chiricoa and Amburua. More extensive notes and tables are then presented on Yaruro house types, location of settlements, and on Yaruro and Venezuelan peasant populations, including data on population density, fertility, and mortality. The article conludes with a list of the various diseases common to the Yaruro. Corrections from Bulletin de la Societie suisse des Americanistes, No. 24, Sept., 1962, pp. 21-23, have been added to the text.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 5

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. ss19-005

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 French

Note: Translation of: Contribution a l'Étude des Indiens Yaruro (Venezuela). Translated for the HRAF files by Priscilla Reynolds with corrections from Bulletin, Societie suisse des Americanistes -- Schweizerische Amerikanisten-Gelsellschaft No. 24 Sept., 1962 p.21-23

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1947-1950

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 ; 1966

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1947-1950

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Yaruro Indians


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