Lantis, Margaret, 1909-. Aleut

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

Title: Aleut

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Handbook of North American Indians. Arctic. Vol. 5, edited by David Damas

Published By: Original publisher Handbook of North American Indians. Arctic. Vol. 5, edited by David Damas Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution: For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O.. 1984. 161-184 p. ill., maps

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Margaret Lantis

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 Food quest (220); Mats and basketry (285); Normal garb (291); Settlement patterns (361); Production and supply (433); Religious beliefs (770);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document Lantis has written the chapter on the Aleut for the Smithsonian Institution's 'Handbook of the American Indian.' It is a good introduction to Aleut ecology, material culture, subsistence practices and society from 1750 to 1975. It includes photographs of Aleutian carvings, clothing, weapons, baskets, and hats.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 75

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. na06-075

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: For bibliographical references see document 76:Damas

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document no date

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; 2005

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1750-1975

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Aleuts


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