Bergsland, Knut, 1914-. Aleut dialects of Atka and Attu

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

Title: Aleut dialects of Atka and Attu

Published By: Original publisher Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society. 1959. 128 p. ill., maps [incomplete]

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Knut Bergsland

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2007. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Aleut (NA06)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Identification (101); Place names (103); Reviews and critiques (114); Location (131); Grammar (193); Personal names (551); Household (592);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This source is primarily a linguistic study with emphasis on vocabulary and phonology based on first hand observation and extensive documentary research. It contains little cultural information but has an extensive section on place names as well as a rather complete bibliography representing a compilation of almost all previous material on the subject. Numerical references made to place names in the text refer to the end maps 1-26, found at the end of this source, pp. 43-55.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 68

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. na06-068

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

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 9-10) Only pages 1-19, 43-55, 108-109 and figures 2, 4b, 4c, 8, 10-13, and 24-26 are included for the Aleut file

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1950, 1952

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 Linguist-4,5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Millicent Kim ; 1963

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1950-1952

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) western Aleutian Islands, Alaska, United States

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Aleuts


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