Arima, Eugene Y.. Nootkans of Vancouver Island

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

Title: Nootkans of Vancouver Island

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Handbook of North American Indians. Northwest Coast. Vol. 7, edited by Wayne Suttles

Published By: Original publisher Handbook of North American Indians. Northwest Coast. Vol. 7, edited by Wayne Suttles Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O.. 1990. 391-411 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Eugene Arima and John Dewhirst

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. Nuu-chah-nulth (NE11)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Geography (130); Tribe and nation (619); Fishing (226); Marine hunting (225); Community heads (622); Status, role, and prestige (554); Visual arts (5311); Marriage (580); History (175); Population (161);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This article is a culture summary of the Nootkans of Vancouver Island from approximately 1770 to 1984, based on secondary source material. Major ethnographic topics discussed in this document deal with tribal components, environment, subsistence, marine hunting, house types, clothing and adornment, social organization, feasts and potlatches, music and art, cosmology, ceremonies, life cycle events, and history.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 20

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. ne11-020

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

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 Ethnologists-4

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

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1770-1984

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Nootka Indians//Nuu-chah-nulth Indians


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