Henry, Jules, 1904-1969. Jungle people: a Kaingang tribe of the highlands of Brazil

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

Title: Jungle people: a Kaingang tribe of the highlands of Brazil

Published By: Original publisher Locust Valley, New York: J. J. Augustin. 1941. xx, 215 p., 8 plates

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Jules Henry, Foreword by Ruth Benedict

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2012. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Xokleng (SM03)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Literary texts (539); Texts translated into english (902); Verbal arts (5310); Hunting and trapping (224); Polygamy (595); Household (592); Eschatology (775); Spirits and gods (776); Inter-community relations (628); Personality traits (157); Kin relationships (602); Daily routine (512);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document Henry, a social anthropologist, spent slightly over a year among the Xokleng (Aweikoma, Kaingang of Santa Catarina), and wrote this account of them almost entirely from his own field data. Data are included on the food quest, the kinship system, material culture, the life cycle, folklore and religion, and the daily routine. In addition, there are sections dealing with the disruptive forces in Caingang society (centering on feuds) and the integrative forces (centering on the extended family). Much of the book tends to be more in narrative style than the usual ethnography, and it is not always clear whether the conclusions refer to Caingang culture of the past or to the present decadent reservation-dwelling group.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 2

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. sm03-002

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: 'Illustrations by Hans F. Kraus.' includes Glossary and Name Idex

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1932-1934

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. James Leary; 1958; John Beierle; 2012

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1932-1934

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Santa Catarina, Southern Brazil

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Shokleng Indians


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