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FA-12080-78

Abraham M. Halpern
George Washington University (Washington, DC 20052-0001)

Oral Literature of the Yuma (Quechan) Indians: Collection and Analysis

To support field collecting (in native language texts) of myths, folktales and other types of oral literature on the Yuma Indian Reservation and subsequent analysis of material collected. PI will complete a representative sample of the tribe's oral literature and will establish a typology, with attention to the social context and cultural implications of this literature.

Project fields:
Anthropology

Program:
Fellowships for University Teachers

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$15,000 (approved)
$15,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1978 – 6/30/1979