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Anthropology of the Numa: John Wesley Powell's Manuscripts on the Numic Peoples of Western North America, 1868-1880

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dc.contributor.author Fowler, Don D. en
dc.contributor.author Fowler, Catherine S. en
dc.date.accessioned 2007-05-25T17:39:05Z en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2013-03-14T19:05:23Z
dc.date.available 2007-05-25T17:39:05Z en_US
dc.date.available 2013-03-14T19:05:23Z
dc.date.issued 1971
dc.identifier.citation Fowler, Don D. and Fowler, Catherine S. 1971. "<a href="http%3A%2F%2Fdx.doi.org%2F10.5479%2Fsi.00810223.14.1">Anthropology of the Numa: John Wesley Powell&#39;s Manuscripts on the Numic Peoples of Western North America, 1868-1880</a>." <em>Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology</em>. 1&ndash;307. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810223.14.1">https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810223.14.1</a> en
dc.identifier.issn 0081-0223
dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.5479/si.00810223.14.1
dc.description.abstract Between 1868 and 1880, John Wesley Powell conducted intermittent linguistic, ethnographic, and folklore studies among the Numic-speaking Indians of the Great Basin and Colorado Plateau areas of western North America. The data from these studies were recorded in over seventy unpublished manuscripts, deposited in the Bureau of American Ethnology manuscript collection of the Smithsonian Institution, National Anthropological Archives. Although Powell intended to write a general "Report on the Numa," his increasing administrative duties after 1879 precluded completion of the project. The Powell manuscripts relating to the "Numa" have been collated, edited and annotated, and presented herein. The materials include general ethnographic data, a variety of myths and tales, and extensive vocabulary lists of various Numic languages and dialects. en
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dc.relation.ispartof Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology en
dc.title Anthropology of the Numa: John Wesley Powell&#39;s Manuscripts on the Numic Peoples of Western North America, 1868-1880 en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.srbnumber 113379
dc.identifier.eISSN 1943-6661 en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.5479/si.00810223.14.1
rft.jtitle Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology
rft.issue 14
rft.spage 1
rft.epage 307
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dc.citation.epage 307
dc.relation.url http://dx.doi.org/10.5479/si.00810223.14.1


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