Snyderman, George S.. Concept of land ownership among the Iroquois and their neighbors

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

Title: Concept of land ownership among the Iroquois and their neighbors

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Symposium on local diversity in Iroquois culture

Published By: Original publisher Symposium on local diversity in Iroquois culture Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution. 1951. 13-34 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication George S. Snyderman

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 Real property (423);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This article contains a discussion of the concept of land ownership among the Iroquois and neighboring tribes. The article deals with the Native American philosophy of the land, land ownership among the various segments of Iroquois society, changes in philosophy brought about through Native-White contact, and the reaction of the Iroquois to conquest. Much of the material for this article was obtained from Seneca informants at the community of Coldspring, Allegany Reservation, New York.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 31

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. nm09-031

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

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document ca. 1948

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. John Beierle ; 1961

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) Seneca ; Allegany Reservation, New York State, United States

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Iroquois Indians

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