January 27, 2009

Insects


 

 

INSECTS (phayyee)

 

Read:

Henderson, Junius and John PeabodyHarrington (1914) Ethnozoology of the Tewa Indian. Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 56. < xml="true" ns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" prefix="st1" namespace="">Washington.

http://books.google.com/books?vid=OCLC00987014&id=oZeaQoPbwoYC&pg=PT1&lpg=PT1&dq=harrington+ethnozoology&as_brr=1

         Pages 56-60.

http://www.desertusa.com/mag06/sep/cicada.html

         Read and be prepared to critique

 http://www.food-insects.com/book7_31/Chapter%2002%20N%20American%20Indigenous.htm

         Which do you know? Why or why not would you eat them?

                                        Lecture Outline

Introductory Remarks

 

Why is the human (t’owa) population important in ethnobiology?

Ethnobiology model corrected

Who was John Peabody Harrington?

Who was Edgar Lee Hewett?

 

Classification of Animals

            Living things               oechu ã’¶yän 

                   People             t’owa

                        Animals           tséewee’ây

                                    Insects  phayyée

                                    Reptiles and Amphibians  (no general term)

Fish     paa

                                    Birds    tsí_déh

                                    Mollusk (shell)  oveh

                                    Game animals    p’oekanu

                                    Domestic animals       h­­pan

More animals              wiya tseewee’ay i’gedi 

                                    Circus animals            si\kú tseewee¶ây

                                    Worms                        pugè

 

INSECTS (phayyée)

 

 

Butterfly                       púwáníní (OO)             polamimi (SI)

            Butterfly Dance                        thi sha\eh (OO); thi share (SC)

Locust, cicada              shüü (OO)                                chichara (Sp)

Grasshopper                khowï¶ (OO)

Ant                               k’uy¬n (OO)                            hormiga (Sp)

Grease ant                   tsí¶Øwanú (OO)

Dragonfly                     p’oe-tsí\éh (OO)

Honey bee                   thaawØ­ (OO)

            Honey              wo’dР              miel (Sp)

Yellow jacket                thaawØ­-pívítay (OO)

Wasp                           sú\é¶idên (OO)

Spider                         ã¶’w­­­­­­aa (OO)

Daddy long legs           te¶ã¶w­­ (OO)

House fly                      phüyü (OO)

Horsefly                       ahkon-phüyü (OO)

Tarantula                     ketúpúyeh (OO)

Moth                            khã¶di (OO)

    Clothes moth           Khã¶nín (oo)

Child of the earth         pØpódaa  (OO)

Tick                              pØ­-phay  (OO)

Squash bug                 poh phay  (OO)

firefly                           tsikhowï¶; p'apunyú (OO)            

Beetle                          phayyée  (OO)

     darkling (stink) beetle             “phegapusaday” (OO)

Caterpillar                    p’aysen  (OO)

Mosquito                      shugó (OO)

Cricket                         tsíní¶  (OO)

Centipede                    ts’ekþã  (OO)

Cutworm                      pugè(OO)

 

Human insects (t’owa phay yée) (OO)

Louse                           phay  (OO)

Bedbug                                    thí¶  (OO)

Nits                              âa  (OO)

Flea                              shuwa  (OO)

            Tick                              pØ­-phay  (OO)

            Fly                                phüyü (OO)

 

Other insects

Scorpion                       ts'e'k'aa

Black widow spider      ã¶w­­ (OO) ?

Grub                             pugè (OO)

Cockroach                         ?                                                   La cucaracha

Assignment for February 3, 2009

Henderson, Junius and John PeabodyHarrington (1914) Ethnozoology of the Tewa Indian.Bureau of American Ethnologu, Bulletin 56. Washington. Pp. 1-12, 46-53. http://books.google.com/books?vid=OCLC00987014&id=oZeaQoPbwoYC&pg=PT1&lpg=PT1&dq=harrington+ethnozoology&as_brr=1

 

Ortiz, editor. Handbook of North American Indians:  pp.296-316  (Reserve)