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Author Hallowell, A. Irving (Alfred Irving), 1892-1974

Title Contributions to Ojibwe studies : essays, 1934-1972 / A. Irving Hallowell ; edited and with introductions by Jennifer S. H. Brown and Susan Elaine Gray

Publ Info Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2010]
©2010
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 RWU Main Library  E99.C6 H257 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xxiv, 634 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
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unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Critical studies in the history of anthropology
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The northern Ojibwa -- Notes on the northern range of Zizania [wild rice] in Manitoba -- Rocks and stones -- Notes on the material culture of the island Lake Saulteaux -- Cross-cousin marriage in the Lake Winnipeg area -- The incidence, character, and decline of polygyny among the Lake Winnipeg Cree and Saulteaux -- Temporal orientation in western civilization and in a preliterate society -- Some psychological aspects of measurement among the Saulteaux -- The size of Algonkian hunting territories: a function of ecological adjustment -- Cultural factors in spatial orientation -- Psychic stresses and culture patterns -- Fear and anxiety as cultural and individual variables in a primitive society -- Freudian symbolism in the dream of a Saulteaux Indian -- Shabwán: a dissocial Indian girl -- Aggression in Saulteaux society -- The social function of anxiety in a primitive society -- Sin, sex, and sickness in Sulteaux belief -- Psychosexual adjustment, personality, and the good life in a nonliterate culture -- Values, acculturation, and mental health -- Some empirical aspects of northern Saulteaux religion -- The passing of the Midéwi-win in the Lake Winnipeg region -- Spirits of the dead in Saulteaux life and thought -- The role of dreams in Ojibwa culture -- The Rorschach method as an aid in the study of personalities in primitive societies -- Some psychological characteristics of the northeastern Indians -- The Ojibwa self and its behavioral environment -- Ojibwa ontology, behavior, and world view
Note Includes some text in Ojibwe
"From 1930 to 1940, A. Irving Hallowell, a professor of anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania, made repeated summer fieldwork visits to Lake Winnipeg, Manitoba, and to the Ojibwe community of Berens River on its east side. He traveled up that river several times to other Ojibwe communities as well, under the guidance of William Berens, the treaty chief at Berens River from 1917 to 1947 and eventually Hallowell's closest collaborator. Contributions to Ojibwe Studies presents twenty-eight of Hallowell's writings focusing on the Berens River Ojibwes
This collection is the first time that the majority of Hallowell's otherwise widely dispersed Ojibwe essays have been gathered into a single volume, thus providing a focused, in-depth view of his contributions to our knowledge and understanding of a vital North American aboriginal people. This volume also contributes to the history of North American anthropology, since Hallowell's approaches to and analyses of his findings shed light on his role in the shifting intellectual currents in anthropology over four decades."--pub. desc
LC subject Ojibwa Indians -- History
Ojibwa Indians -- Social life and customs
Add Author Brown, Jennifer S. H., 1940-
Gray, Susan Elaine, 1960-
ISBN 9780803223912 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0803223919 (pbk. : alk. paper)