Tooker, Elisabeth. The League of the Iroquois: its history, politics, and ritual

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

Title: The League of the Iroquois: its history, politics, and ritual

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Handbook of North American Indians. Northeast. Vol. 15, edited by Bruce G. Trigger

Published By: Original publisher Handbook of North American Indians. Northeast. Vol. 15, edited by Bruce G. Trigger Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution. 1978. 418-441 p. [dc] ill., map

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Elisabeth Tooker

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 Clans (614); Moieties (616); Tribe and nation (619); Provinces (635); Form and rules of government (642); Deliberative councils (646);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This article presents a brief history of the League of the Iroquois, including its political organization and rituals. Some limited information is also to be found here on the fur trade, the use of wampum, relations with the French and English, and warfare.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 42

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. nm09-042

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: GPO Stock no.: 047-000-00351-2 Bibliography included as document no. 54

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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

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. John Beierle ; 1994

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

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Iroquois Indians

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