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social organization of American tribes.

John Reed Swanton

social organization of American tribes.

by John Reed Swanton

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Published in [Lancaster, Pa .
Written in English


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ContributionsHill-Tout, Charles, 1851-, Rust, Horatio N.
The Physical Object
Pagination663-695 p.
Number of Pages695
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17729331M
OCLC/WorldCa6034416

on "The Social Organization of American Tribes" 1 and "A Recon-struction of the Theory of Social Organization," 2 represents views on social organization that are less sweeping in their bearings, more critical in their use of ethnological material, and in far better accord with ascertained fact. At the hand of American evidence, Swanton. Native American Books Showing of 11, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian (Hardcover) by. Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History (Hardcover) by. S.C. Gwynne.

arbitrary system of organization and classification. As such, this book focuses its attention only on some of the hun-dreds of North American Indian tribes, while including a number of cultural groupings to give abroader picture. As for the concept of tribe, the term is used in many different ways to indicate varying kinds of social organi-zation.   A tribe is considered “federally recognized” if the members can prove their tribe's existence throughout the 20th century. Only then they may receive the services and benefits offered by the BIA, e.g. social services and assistance in economic development, etc.

An essential ingredient of the dominant social value of the American Ideal, otherism, is a key factor in the predominant argument that: According to Chapter 3 of the text book, the history of social welfare is also a history of: Women held a central role in the decision-making concerning the social welfare of Native American tribes. The term tribe is used in many different contexts to refer to a category of human social predominant usage of the term is in the discipline of definition is contested, in part due to conflicting theoretical understandings of social and kinship structures, and also reflecting the problematic application of this concept to extremely diverse human societies.


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