Dumas-Champion, Françoise. L'activité pastorale et le cycle végétatif: chez les Masa (Tchad/Cameroun)

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

Title: L'activité pastorale et le cycle végétatif: chez les Masa (Tchad/Cameroun)

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Journal des africanistes -- Vol. 78, no. 1-2

Published By: Original publisher Journal des africanistes -- Vol. 78, no. 1-2 Paris: Société des africanistes. 2008. 143-156 p. map

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Françoise Dumas-Champion

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2020. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Masa (FI21)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Annual cycle (221); Domesticated animals (231); Tillage (241); Gratification and control of hunger (261); Settlement patterns (361); Ordering of time (805); Ethnometeorology (821);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This article focuses on the agricultural and pastoral cycle of the Masa and associated rites, in particular the unique rite of milk cures, in which young men consume large quantities of milk and millet to fatten up. Such rites integrate the disparate pursuits of agriculture, fishing, raising livestock, warfare, and marriage.

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. fi21-003

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 French

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 155)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1973-2003

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. Ian Skoggard; 2020

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1973-2003

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Yagoua, Mayo-Danay department, Far North region, Cameroon; northern Mayo-Kebbi Est region, Chad

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Masa (African people)


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