Alaima Talu, M.. Being I-Kiribati

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

Title: Being I-Kiribati

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Kiribati: a changing atoll culture, edited by Leonard Mason

Published By: Original publisher Kiribati: a changing atoll culture, edited by Leonard Mason [Suva, Fiji]: Institute of Pacific Studies of University of the South Pacific. 1985. 1-15 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Sr. M. Alaima Talu ; photographs by Tony Whincup

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2018. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Kiribati (OR06)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Location (131); Topography and geology (133); Community structure (621); Community councils (623); Arboriculture (245); External trade (439); Diet (262); Normal garb (291); Mats and basketry (285); Music (533); Dance (535); External relations (648); Acculturation and culture contact (177);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This document discusses what it means to be I-Kiribati (native to Kiribati). The focus is on the unique experiences of the Kiribati as residents of widely dispersed atolls surrounded by a vast ocean. These include the centrality of village councils in governing local affairs, and an increasing reliance on imported food and remittance from migrant workers. For maps, glossary, and bibliography see Mason (1985).

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 15

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. or06-015

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 1982-1985

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 Clergyman/Native-4, 5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Teferi Abate Adem ; 2016

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1325-1985

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Kiribati (Gilbert) Islands, Republic of Kiribati

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Kiribati--Social life and customs//Kiribati--Social conditions


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