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Texts 1925-26 -1917

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Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B (John Napoleon Brinton) 1859-1937
Informant:
Davey, R
Charles Chief
Jacobs, John
Translator:
Hill, Hilton M
Subject:
Hiawatha
Dekanawida
Physical description:
133 pages
Culture:
Iroquois League
Iroquois ascendancy of war chiefs
Iroquois Mohawk Owachira
Iroquois Mohawk clans
Iroquois Seneca league traditions
Iroquois down fended
Iroquois Oneida titles
Iroquois law of the woman chief
Iroquois Mohawk
Iroquois Seneca
Iroquois Onondaga
Iroquois Cayuga
Iroquois Oneida
Indians of North America Northeast
Cayuga Indians
Mohawk Indians
Oneida Indians
Onondaga Indians
Seneca Indians
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1925-26 -1917
Summary:
Contents: Notes on Dekanawida text; Hiawatha; notes on the League; notes to Seneca League traditions; translation by Hilton M. Hill, Seneca, official interpreter of the Six Nations Agency, Brantford; "down fended" explained; Mohawk Owachira and clans, 1932; Oneida titles (Jacob Hess, 1930); notes to texts, Charles, 1917 (1928); insert in the law of the woman chief, English; ascendancy of War Chiefs; Procedure by R. Davey, Cayuga chief, 1925-6. Also Principles of the League, text, typed, 19 pages.
Cite as:
Manuscript 3580, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Government--Iroquois
Kinship--Mohawk clans
Language and languages--Documentation
Local number:
NAA MS 3580
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