Hewitt, J. N. B.. The Iroquoian concept of the soul

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

Title: The Iroquoian concept of the soul

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Journal of American folklore -- Vol. 8, no. 28

Published By: Original publisher Journal of American folklore -- Vol. 8, no. 28 1895. 107-116 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication J. N. B. Hewitt

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 1996. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Iroquois (NM09)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Animism (774);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document In this article Hewitt discusses Iroquois' ideas about the soul and its relation to the body, dreams, etc. The author discusses what the old Iroquois philosophers conceived the soul to be, and speculates on the origins of their concepts of immortality.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 13

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. nm09-013

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

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1880-1895

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. Alice McCloskey ; 1954

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

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) not specified, United States and Canada

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Iroquois Indians

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