Voth, Henry R., 1855-1931. Oraibi natal customs and ceremonies

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

Title: Oraibi natal customs and ceremonies

Published By: Original publisher Chicago: Field Columbian Museum. 1905. 6, 47-61 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Henry R. Voth

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2000. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Hopi (NT09)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Naming (553); Personal hygiene (515); Social placement (851); Childbirth (844); Difficult and unusual births (845); Postnatal care (846);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This source contains descriptions of childbirth and associated ceremonies among ther Hopi Indians of Oraibi at about the beginning of the twentieth century. An extended description of the naming ceremony for an infant boy is also given. The descriptions are based on personal observations by the author, a Mennonite missionary.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 4

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. nt09-004

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

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document ca. 1880-1905

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 Missionary - 5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Timothy J. O';Leary ; 1975

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). ca. 1900

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Hopi Indians

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