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Onondaga Bear Foot tradition 1917

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B (John Napoleon Brinton) 1859-1937  Search this
Creator:
Charles, Abram Chief  Search this
Physical description:
14 pages
Culture:
Iroquois Onondaga  Search this
Indians of North America Northeast  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1917
Topic:
Folklore--Iroquois--Onondaga  Search this
Language and languages--Documentation  Search this
Local number:
NAA MS 1481
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Numbered manuscripts 1850s-1980s (some earlier)
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_83472

MS 3853 The Genesis Myth of the Onondaga Iroquois

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Creator:
Buck, John Sr  Search this
Extent:
27 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Also a paper entitled "The Mythology of the Iroquois." 8 pages. Copy of a paper on the Sun in Huron and Iroquois mythology, 6 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3853
Other Title:
The Mythology of the Iroquois
Topic:
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3853, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3853
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3853

MS 2588 Onondaga and Mohawk Notes

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Creator:
Buck, Joshua  Search this
Davey, Robert  Search this
Gibson, Simeon, 1889-1943  Search this
Fenton, William N. (William Nelson), 1908-2005  Search this
Extent:
74 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois -- Onondaga -- Folklore  Search this
Iroquois -- Mohawk -- months  Search this
Iroquois -- Onondaga -- Adonwa  Search this
Iroquois -- Onondaga -- Little Water Medicine  Search this
Iroquois -- Onondaga -- White Dog Sacrifice  Search this
Iroquois -- Onondaga -- bowl game  Search this
Iroquois -- Handsome Lake  Search this
Iroquois -- Onondaga -- Medicine  Search this
Irouqois -- Onondaga -- Tobacco  Search this
Iroquois -- Genesis story  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
1916
Scope and Contents:
Notes on: Proscription following taking the Little Water Medicine (Onondaga text); Josha Buck's list of texts of myths relating to faces (False-faces); text (Acts XVII); Adonwa; Onondaga Bowl Game; footnotes on a text of White Dog Sacrifice (Onondaga); fragment of White Dog Sacrifice announcement (Manuscript by an Indian ?); names of months in Mohawk; note on Handsome Lake. 34 pages miscellaneous. Also text, Medicine and Tobacco, Onondaga, by S. Gibson, 1936/ 5 pages- interlinear by W. N. Fenton. Note to Genesis Story, native, 2 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2588
Topic:
Religion -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Calendar -- Iroquois -- Mohawk  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2588, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2588
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2588
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MS 1481 Onondaga Bear Foot tradition

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Creator:
Charles, Abram, Chief  Search this
Extent:
14 pages
Culture:
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
1917
Scope and Contents:
Revised 1929. (Only floating clouds, or Only visible portions of the sky appear).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1481
Topic:
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1481, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1481
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1481
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MS 3870 Onondaga text of War Charm

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
10 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
1929
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3870
Topic:
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3870, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3870
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3870

MS 2350 Onondaga myth "Dehotgonsgaieen" or "The Wry-faced Man-being"

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
4 items (1/2 pages)
Culture:
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
Spring, 1918
Scope and Contents:
From Joshua Buck. Revised May 1929, and 1931. 10 pages (and 4-) Hadu' i.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2350
Topic:
Religion -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2350, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2350
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2350

MS 2349 Onondaga mythic text "He whose body is riven in twain"

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
7 pages
Culture:
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
1917
Scope and Contents:
From Joshua Buck. Revised May, 1929.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2349
Topic:
Religion -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2349, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2349
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2349

The legend of Sgenhadishon 1920-1928

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B (John Napoleon Brinton) 1859-1937  Search this
Creator:
Buck, John Jr  Search this
Physical description:
12 pages
Culture:
Iroquois Onondaga  Search this
Indians of North America Northeast  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1920-1928
Topic:
Folklore--Iroquois--Onondaga  Search this
Language and languages--Documentation  Search this
Local number:
NAA MS 1403
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Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_83466

David Cusick's Sketches of ancient history of the Six Nations : comprising--First--A tale of the foundation of the great island; (now North America,) the two infants born, and the creation of the universe. Second--A real account of the early settlers of North America, and their dissentions. Third--Origin of the kingdom of the Five Nations, which was called a Long House; the wars, fierce animals, &c

Author:
Cusick, David d. ca. 1840  Search this
Physical description:
28 p. ; 22 cm
Type:
Folklore
Date:
1827
Topic:
History  Search this
Iroquois mythology  Search this
Call number:
E99.I7 C98 1827
E99.I7C98
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_152150

MS 1403 The legend of Sgenhadishon

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Creator:
Buck, John Jr  Search this
Extent:
12 pages
Culture:
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
1920-1928
Scope and Contents:
Tutelo story.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1403
Topic:
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1403, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1403
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1403
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Cloud Women Legend

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
13 pages
Culture:
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Text, no translation.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1653
Topic:
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1653, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1653
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1653
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MS 2874 The Bean Legend

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
3 pages
Culture:
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
1889
Scope and Contents:
Text with interlinear translation.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2874
Topic:
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2874, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2874
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2874
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MS 481 Legend of the "Berooted One"

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
96 pages
Culture:
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
1887-1889
Scope and Contents:
Text with interlinear translation.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 481
Topic:
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 481, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS481
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms481
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MS 2314 The Twelve Brothers

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Informant:
Buck, Joshua  Search this
Extent:
46 pages
Culture:
Iroquois -- Mohawk  Search this
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Mohawk Indians  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
1897
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2314
Topic:
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Mohawk  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2314, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2314
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2314
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MS 455 Seven songs, etc.

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Creator:
Buck, John Sr  Search this
Extent:
46 pages
Culture:
Iroquois -- Onondaga -- Folklore  Search this
Iroquois -- Onondaga -- longhouse ceremonies  Search this
Iroquois -- Onondaga -- Songs  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Drawings
Date:
1889-1890
Scope and Contents:
(1) A sketch of the longhouse ceremonies (Religion of aborigines) and six folk tales.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 455
Topic:
Religion -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Citation:
Manuscript 455, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS455
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms455
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MS 482 Creation Myth

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Informant:
Buck, John, Chief  Search this
Extent:
47 pages
Culture:
Iroquois -- Onondaga -- Cosmology  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
1889
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 482
Topic:
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Cosmology -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 482, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS482
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms482
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MS 436 Legends

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
37 pages
Culture:
Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Iroquois -- Tuscarora  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Seneca Indians  Search this
Tuscarora Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
1889-1892
Scope and Contents:
Contents: Beginning of Witchcraft, 4 pages; The Captive Girl, 12 pages; The So-Called Witch Medicine, 5 pages (Onondaga- John Buck); The Magical Finger, 3 pages (Tuscarora); The Stone Giants, 5 pages (Onondaga); Monster Clitoris, 3 pages (Seneca). All English translations.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 436
Topic:
Folklore -- Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 436, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS436
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms436
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MS 3522 Myths and traditions

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Culture:
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Includes: Tobacco Offering Address, 6 pages text; War Medicine, 2 pages; Fishing Medicine, 2 pages; Witch Medicine, 8 pages, by John Buck, 1889; also 2 pages notes for Witch Medicine; The Hunting Medicine by John Buck, 5 pages including songs in text, some with interlinear translation, and 2 pages notes; Aids of Creator (?), 2 pages. All in English except Tobacco Offering Address, and songs for Hunting Medicine.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3522
Topic:
Religion -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3522, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3522
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3522

MS 2343 Hadjihsah Thokstenha/"The Eldest Husk-Face"

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Creator:
Buck, Joshua  Search this
Extent:
22 pages
Culture:
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
June 1916
Scope and Contents:
Onondaga myth text; from Mr Joshua Buck.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2343
Topic:
Religion -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2343, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2343
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2343
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MS 2316 Original pencil texts of the Deganawida legend

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Creator:
Gibson, John Arthur, 1849-1912  Search this
Names:
Deganawida  Search this
Deganawida  Search this
Extent:
313 pages
Culture:
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
1899
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2316
Local Note:
For typed transcript, see Manuscript 1517.
Topic:
Government and politics -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2316, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2316
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2316
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