Meisch, Lynn, 1945-. Culture Summary: Otavalo Quichua

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

Title: Culture Summary: Otavalo Quichua

Published By: Original publisher New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files. 2010. online document

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Lynn A. Meisch

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2010. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Otavalo Quichua (SD16)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Identification (101); Culture summary (105);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This is a culture summary of the Otavalo Quichua. Information is presented on major aspects of Otavalo Quichua culture.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 0

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. sd16-000

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: This culture summary is from the article, “Otavalo” by Lynn A. Meisch, in the Encyclopedia of World Cultures, [Vol. 7, South America, Johannes Wilbert, ed. Boston, Mass.: G. K. Hall & Co. 1994. Norman E. Whitten, Jr. was instrumental in the separation of the original Ecuadorian Highland Quechua collection (SD13) into this (SD 16), the Quito Quichua (SD15), and the Saraguro Quichua (SD17) collections, and recommended the new documents included. The synopsis and indexing notes were written by Leon G. Doyon in June 2009. Includes bibliographical references.

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 Ethnologist-4

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Leon G. Doyon; 2009

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

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) General Otavalo Quichua; Otavalo canton, Imbabura province, Ecuador

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Quechua Indians

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