Lowie, Robert Harry, 1883-1957. Minor ceremonies of the Crow Indians

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

Title: Minor ceremonies of the Crow Indians

Published By: Original publisher New York: American Museum Press. 1924. 323-365 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Robert H. Lowie

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2014. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Crow (NQ10)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Organized ceremonial (796); Sodalities (575); Magical and mental therapy (755); Mythology (773); Revelation and divination (787); Applied animal science (232); Sacred objects and places (778); Acquisition and relinquishment of property (425); Ethnosociology (829); Gift giving (431); Food preparation (252); Social control (626); Division of labor by gender (462); Kin relationships (602); Magicians and diviners (791); Acculturation and culture contact (177);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document The author gathered data on Crow ceremonial life during visits to the Crow of southeastern Montana from 1907 to 1916. This final article based on that fieldwork contains native accounts of a series of minor Crow ceremonies: the Horse dance, the Medicine Pipe (Village Indian Ritual and Crow Ritual), Cooked Meat singing, the Bear Song dance, the Chaste Women's dance, the Not-small Old Woman dance, the Greasy Grass dance, and the Badger dance.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 19

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. nq10-019

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

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1907-1916

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. Eve Glassberg ; 1954

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1830-1916

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Crow Indians//Indian mythology--North America

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