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Copyright: 1959
Trim: 7.5 x 10
Pages: 187

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978-1-60781-068-1
$17.00

UUAP 038: The Havasupai Woman

University of Utah Anthropological Paper 38

Carma Lee Smithson

University of Utah Anthropological Papers

Jesse D. Jennings

Anthropology

An ethnographic report on the life cycle of the Havasupai woman based on five months of field research by Carma Lee Smithson during 1950 and 1951.

The Anthropological Papers series is published on-demand on the Espresso Book Machine at the J. Willard Marriott Library of the University of Utah. No returns will be accepted.


Table of Contents:

Preface
List of Illustrations

I. Geographical and Cultural Setting
Natural Environment
The Reservation and Its Administration
Tribal Origin and Classification
Linguistic Relationships and Tribal Name
Intertribal Contacts
Political and Social Organization
The Economy, Old and New
Religion
Summary

II. Infancy and Childhood
Infancy
Names and Naming
Children in the Social Group
Economic Training
Play
Aggression and Quarrels
Discipline
Illegitimacy
Children of Divorced Parents
Care of Orphans
Deviant Personalties

III. Puberty and Adolescence
Recognition of Puberty
Mythical Origin of Menstruation
The Puberty Ceremony and Folklore
Clothing, Adornment, and Beauty Practices
Sexual Attitudes and Premarital Experiences
Illegitimate Births
Prostitution and Adult Promiscuity
Social Behavior and Relationships

IV. Marriage
Women's Attitudes Toward Marriage
Courtship and Trial Marriage
Marriage Arrangements
The Marriage Gift
Forms of Marriage
Availability and Age of Marriage Partners
Residence after Marriage
Availability and Age of Marriage Partners
Residence after Marriage
Divorce
Relationship Between Husband and Wife

V. Motherhood
Conception and Pregnancy
Contraception and Abortion
Childbirth
Relationship between Mother and Children
Old Age
Death

VI. Economic Status and Role
Division of Labor
Recent Employment
Ownership and Inheritance of Property
Arts and Crafts
The Food Complex

VII. Leadership and Public Participation
Tribal Goverment
Shamanism
Ceremonies and Other Public Activities

VIII. Conclusion

Bibliography

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