Price, David, 1940-1999. A Reservation for the Nambiquara

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

Title: A Reservation for the Nambiquara

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Involuntary migration and resettlement : the problems and responses of dislocated people, edited by Art Hansen and Anthony Oliver-Smith

Published By: Original publisher Involuntary migration and resettlement : the problems and responses of dislocated people, edited by Art Hansen and Anthony Oliver-Smith Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press. 1982. 179-200 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication David Price

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. Nambicuara (SP17)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Research and development (654); Settlement patterns (361); Community structure (621); Inter-community relations (628); Inheritance (428); Land use (311); Tillage (241); Travel (484); Ethnic stratification (563); Environmental quality (318); Missions (797); Administrative agencies (647);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This article discusses problems encountered in resettling the Nambiquara people. The focus is on two involuntary resettlement schemes implemented under the auspices of the Brazillian government and with technical support by missionaries and international aid organizations. The article shows that both programs failed for several reasons including culturally grounded inter-group conflict over land tenure, and incongruities between project goals and needs of resettling Namiquara families.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 9

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. sp17-009

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: Includes bibliographical references (p. 200-A - 200-B)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1967-1976

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 Anthropologist

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Teferi Abate Adem; 2008

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1908-1982

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Mato Grosso and southern Rondonia states, Brazil

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Nambicuara Indians


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