The structure of Twana culture by William Welcome Elmendorf

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Published by Washington University in [Pullman] .

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Subjects:

  • Twana Indians,
  • Yurok Indians

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Serieswashington State University. Research studies. Monographic supplement no. 2
ContributionsKroeber, A. L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960
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LC ClassificationsE99 T98 E4
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Pagination576p.
Number of Pages576
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Open LibraryOL26559384M

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About the author () William W. Elmendorf, professor emeritus of anthropology at the University of Wisconsin, is author of the classic ethnographic study Reviews: 1. Tswana - Marriage and Family Marriage.

Traditionally, Batswana marriage was a process marked by a number of rituals and exchanges between the two families. No single ritual or exchange was definitive in confirming the existence of a marriage.

Bride-wealth. Identification. Formerly Bechuanaland Protectorate under the British, Botswana became independent in Bot swana means "place of Tswana" in the dominant national language (Set swana), and the citizenry are called Bat swana, or Tswana people. The term Batswana, however, bears a.

The Twana speech community of Coast Salish Indians lived, beforein nine villages in western Washington. Twana Narratives presents first-person, insider accounts of Twana history, society, and religion, as told by natives Frank and Henry Allen to anthropologist William Elmendorf between and The Allens were born in the Hood Canal area in the mid-nineteenth century and were.

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Africans regard culture as essential to their lives and future development. Culture embodies their philosophy, worldview, behavior patterns, arts, and institutions. The books in this series intend to capture the comprehensiveness of African culture and customs, dwelling on such important aspects as religion.

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Tswana culture is often distinguished for its complex legal system, involving a hierarchy of courts and mediators, and harsh punishments for those found guilty of crimes. Like many neighboring Nguni peoples, the Sotho traditionally relied on a combination of.

Tswana material culture reflects the widespread intrusion of European goods and standards. Traditional housing forms range from the traditional circular single-roomed dwelling with conical thatched roof to multiroomed rectangular houses with roofs of corrugated iron.

The Structure of Twana Culture. The accounts vary in nature. They include stories from the early reservation period, based on the narra­ tors' personal experiences, as well as stories about such practices as potlatching and the acquisition of spirit powers, passed down to the Allen brothers by their maternal and paternal relatives.

The book's. Twana The Twana (Skokomish, Toanhooches) lived on the Southeastern side of the Olympic Peninsula in northwestern Washington, on both sides of the Hood Canal. They now live on or near the Skokomish Indian Reservation in Washington.

They spoke a Coast Salish language and numbered about one thousand in the s. Bibliography Eells, Myron (). The Structure of Twana Culture: With Comparative Notes on the Structure of Yurok Culture Elmendorf, William W.

Published by Washington State University Press (). Political system: (chiefs, clans etc.,wealth or status classes): “The Tswana people are noted for their many clans, each with its own culture and dialect.

There are, however, certain elements of Tswana culture that bind them, such as the use of cattle as currency and similar traditions of ancestral worship”. The Tswana (Tswana: Batswana, singular Motswana) are a Bantu-speaking ethnic group who are native to Southern Tswana language is a member of Sotho-Tswana language group which belongs to the Bantu language family group.

Both Northern Sotho and Sesotho derive from the Setswana language and the people speaking these languages are an offshoot of the Tswana people. Tswana for beginners is a functional grammar explaining the meaning, structure and use of the various word categories. Well-formulated objectives and self-assessment questions enable students to.

The structure of Twana culture. Research Studies (Monographic Supplement No. 2) 28(3). Washington State University, Pullman, Washington. Evans, Gail E.H. (National Park Service historian) Personal communication, June-September Fladmark, Knut A paleoecological model for Northwest Coast prehistory.

The Tswana are closely related to the Sotho people of Lesotho and South Africa. The Sotho-Tswana peoples are alike in language, customs, and they claim a common ancestor, Mogale.

They also share an agrarian culture, social structures, political organization. The social structure of the Sotho-speaking peoples of Southern Africa - Volume 45 Issue 2 - Adam Kuper Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites.

The Structure of Twana Culture with Comparative Notes on the Structure of Yurok Cul- ture. ELMENDORF and A. KROEBER. (Research Studies, a Quarterly Publi- cation of Washington State University, Vol. XXVIII, No. 3, Monographic Supple- ment No. 2) Pullman: Washington State University, pp., 12 figures, 4.

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Janice Hocker Rushing () has argued, for example, that an enduring myth in U.S. culture, as seen in films, is the rugged individualist cowboy of the. First published as a research report inTakhoma presents an ethnographical analysis for collected and recovered material—addressing native toponymy, tribal identities and boundaries, village sites and structures, aboriginal economic and other uses of the region, and native trails, travel, and trade—and provided a valuable first step toward unraveling the cultural past of Mount Rainier National Park.

Get Books Originally published inthis book is a study of religion among the Tlhaping, a rural Bantu society who were the first among the Tswana tribes to come into contact with Europeans. The religious organization of the Tlhaping has been viewed within the framework of the people’s social structure and economy.

the concept of culture in his book Primitive Culture in political, and economic structures), and how they interacted to function in the larger structure of society.

structural functionalism. although the Tswana often contested the missionaries' worldviews, this new hegemony gradually influenced fundamental notions of what was. Botswana - Botswana - Government and society: Under the constitution (since amended), Botswana is a multiparty republic.

The president, who serves as the head of state and government, is indirectly elected to a five-year term and limited to 10 years in office. The National Assembly is composed of elected members (elected by universal adult suffrage) and a handful of ex officio members and. Culture, defined as “the arts, customs, habits, beliefs, values, behaviour and material appreciation that constitute a people’s way of life” (Standage, ), is more general, more loose than civilisation.

Whereas civilisation tends to dwell on a particular lifestyle, a peculiar way of life but culture. The author blends together her rich African experience in Botswana as a missionary and her deep theological knowledge accumulated over many years of study to write about the relationship between the Christian message and culture in Africa.

The book is well researched, excellently written, innovative, thought provoking and critical in its approach. Twana Narratives Native Historical Accounts of A Coast Salish Culture (Book): Elmendorf, William W.: The Twana speech community of Coast Salish Indians lived, beforein nine villages in western Washington.

Twana Narratives presents first-person, insider accounts of Twana history, society, and religion, as told by natives Frank and Henry Allen to anthropologist William Elmendorf between. The richest data and some of the most penetrating analysis is to be found in Schapera's writings on the Tswana, and his Tswana material provides my central case-study.

The Kgalagari and the Southern Sotho (Basuto) systems are obviously similar in many ways, although I shall point out. The Twana. The Twanas, also known as "Stick Men, "Stick Indians" and "Stick Charms", are a recurring nightmarish theme in the Blair Witch Project franchise.

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The name in Twana means "no salmon run up." It is the first stream north of Cummings Point on Hood Canal, just north of the Hamma Hamma River in Mason County. Source: "The Structure of Twana Culture" by anthropologist William W. Elmendorf.Elmendorf, The Structure of Twana Culture, by Kathrine and David French, Lambert, House of the Seven Brothers, by Melville Jacobs, Donald, Charles Sumner and the Coming of the Civil War, by Frank Otto Gatell, Thomson, Alexander Mackenzie, by Edith Dobie,   Contrary to much of the past (and popular) thinking of Botswana's history, Tswana womendidmigrate to South Africa.

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