Brauner, David Ray. Alpowai: the culture history of the Alpowa locality

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

Title: Alpowai: the culture history of the Alpowa locality

Published By: Original publisher Ann Arbor, Mich.: Xerox University Microfilms. 1976 [1999 copy]. xvii, 435 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication By David Ray Brauner

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2001. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Cascade (NR50)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Bone, horn, and shell technology (321); Lithic industries (324); Building interiors and arrangement (353); Housekeeping (356); Weapons (411); General tools (412); Cultural stratigraphy (912); Functional specialization areas (913);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document The Alpowa Locality was studied as part of the salvage excavations in the Lower Granite Dam Reservoir area. Several sites were studied. Three sites had archaeological assemblages dated to the Cascade Phase: 45AS78, 45AS82, and 45AS87X. The assemblages of interest are: assemblage 78-A-1 (or Component 78-1); assemblages 82-5-1, 82-C-1A, 82-C-1B, 82-C-2, and 45AS87X (or Component 82-1). The main interest is the discovery of a house floor (House 5) dated to 4060±130 B.P. that contained a Cascade Phase artifact assemblage. The excavations were carried out in such a manner that activitiy areas inside and outside the house were identified.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 2

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. nr50-002

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

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: UM 76-27,716 Thesis (Ph.D) -- Washington State University, 1976 Includes bibliographical references (p. 330-339) This document contains unreadable photographs/figures.

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1972, 1973, 1974

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 Archaeologist - 4, 5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Sarah Berry ; 2000

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 8000 BP - 4000 BP (Cascade Phase)

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Alpowa Locality; Snake River; Washington; United States

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Indians of North America--Columbia Plateau--Antiqu


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