Aberle, David Friend, 1918-. Navajo coresidential kin groups and lineages

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

Title: Navajo coresidential kin groups and lineages

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Journal of anthropological research -- Vol. 37

Published By: Original publisher Journal of anthropological research -- Vol. 37 Albuquerque, N.M.: University of New Mexico. 1981. 1-7 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication By David F. Aberle

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2004. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Navajo (NT13)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Lineages (613); Extended families (596); Ingroup antagonisms (578); Real property (423); Acquisition and relinquishment of property (425); Reviews and critiques (114); Sociocultural trends (178);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document In this article, Aberle attempts to make more comprehensible the 'amorphous character of Navajo kinship organization' (p. 1). In particular he describes the 'coresidential kin group' or CKG. The CKG is made up of a portion of a matrilineage and its function is to defend its territory and to manage land use.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 247

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. nt13-247

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Journal Article

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 7)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1949-1980

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-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Marlene Martin ; 1986

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) Navajo Reservation, Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, United States

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Navajo Indians


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