Sekaquaptewa, Helen, 1898-. Me and mine: the life story of Helen Sekaquaptewa

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

Title: Me and mine: the life story of Helen Sekaquaptewa

Published By: Original publisher Tuscon: University of Arizona Press. [1969]. 262 p. ill., map

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication as told to Louise Udall ; Illustrated by Phillip Sekaquaptewa

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 Life history materials (159); Water supply (312); Exchange transactions (437); External trade (439); Ingroup antagonisms (578); Nuptials (585); Family relationships (593); Community heads (622); Political parties (665); Organized ceremonial (796); Missions (797); Ceremonial during infancy and childhood (852); Education system (871); Elementary education (872);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document Me and Mine is the autobiography of Helen Sekaquaptewa, a Hopi woman of Oraibi pueblo in northeastern Arizona, as told to Louise Udall who recorded the text of this work. This study covers Helen's early childhood in Oraibi, her education, marriage, and family life, and is interspersed throughout with much Hopi ethnography. An epilogue by Louise Udall presents rief biographical sketches of the Sekaquaptewa children.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 61

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. nt09-061

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 index

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document no date

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 Indigene-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. John Beierle; 1999

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1898 - 1960s

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Hopi Indians


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