Dietschy, Hans. The kinship system and social structure of the Caraja Indians

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

Title: The kinship system and social structure of the Caraja Indians

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Vle [i.e. Sixième] Congrès International des Sciences Anthropologiques et Ethnologiques -- Vol. 2, part 1

Published By: Original publisher Vle [i.e. Sixième] Congrès International des Sciences Anthropologiques et Ethnologiques -- Vol. 2, part 1 Paris: Musée de l'Homme. 1963. HRAF ms: 8 p. [original: 43-47 p.]

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Hans Dietschy

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2018. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Karajá (SP09)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Tillage (241); Production and supply (433); Division of labor by gender (462); Family (590); Kinship terminology (601); Rule of descent (611); Lineages (613);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This article aims to fill gaps and make corrections to an existing classification of Karajá traits. There is general agreement on subsistence economy and the sexual division of labor, but significant corrections are made regarding settlement patterns and social organization. Emphasis is given to the kinship system including descent, unilineal descent groups, family organization, and previously unreported terminology (although no native kin terms are provided).

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 3

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. sp09-003

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: [Le système de parenté et la structure sociale des indiens Carajá] Translated for the HRAF files by Richard Fort

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1954-1955

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. Robert O. Lagacé ; 1966

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1954-1955

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) middle Rio Araguaia basin, central Brazil

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Caraja Indians


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