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MS 4384 Ojibwa story by Marie Syrette of Nanabushu swallowed by the Sturgeon

Catalog Data

Collector:
Jones, William, 1871-1909  Search this
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Syrette, Marie  Search this
Extent:
14 Pages
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Folklore
Narratives
Date:
1916
Scope and Contents:
Typed page proofs of "Nanabushu swallowed by the Sturgeon" in Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwa) with English translation. The story was collected by William Jones (1971-1909) from Marie Syrette (originally from Lake Nipigon) at Fort William, Ontario, sometime during 1903-1905. The texts were sent in 1916 to Truman Michelson, who was preparing the Ojibwa stories collected by Jones for publication the following year. According to Ives Goddard the dialect of the Ojibwa text is from the north shore region of Lake Superior (8/19/75).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4384
Local Note:
Title changed from "Nanabosho (Nanabushu) swallowed by the Sturgeon 1916" 6/10/2014.
Other Archival Materials:
See also Manuscript 4752 for additional Ojibwa stories collected by William Jones.
Topic:
Nanabush (Legendary character)  Search this
Ojibwa language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Nanabosho  Search this
Ojibway, Ojibwe, Chippeway, Chippewa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Citation:
Manuscript 4384, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4384
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4384