Lowie, Robert Harry, 1883-1957. My Crow interpreter

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

Title: My Crow interpreter

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph In the company of man; twenty portraits by anthropologists, edited by Joseph B. Casagrande

Published By: Original publisher In the company of man; twenty portraits by anthropologists, edited by Joseph B. Casagrande New York: Harper and Row (Harper Torchbooks TB3047). 1964. 427-437 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 Cultural identity and pride (186); Instigation of war (721); Political movements (668); Kin relationships (602); Parents-in-law and children-in-law (606); Personal names (551); Diet (262); Missions (797); Magicians and diviners (791); Talent mobility (555); Normal garb (291); Religious denominations (795); Animal transport (492); Burial practices and funerals (764); Revelation and divination (787); Acculturation and culture contact (177); Sociocultural trends (178);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This article comes from a compilation of writings on the role of informants in ethnographic methodology, During research among the Southern Montana reservation Crow, the author cultivated a warm and personal relationship with his chief informant and interpreter. The account of participant observation is poignant and sensitive, especially the biographical notes on the informant's personal reconciliation between the forces of tradition and change.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 24

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. nq10-024

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: Book Chapter, original printing 1960. Includes bibliographical references

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1910-1916, 1931

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 Social Anthropologist-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Gilbert Winer ; 1967

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1910-1937

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Crow Indians


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