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Chamberlain, Alexander Francis, 1865-1914  Search this
26 Pages
Kootenai (Kutenai)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
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Scope and Contents:
Upper and Lower Kutenai. Tales of Coyote, and other legends, individually marked with date and name of informant. Some native texts with interlinear translations; some translations only.
"Mythological tales." (Tales of the Coyote and other legends [8, 9, 10 not Coyote]) 1. The Coyote and the Mountain Spirit. In English, 5 pages. 2. The Coyote and Fox. In Kutenai with interlinear English translation, 1 page. 4. The Coyote and the "fool hen." In English, 1 page. 5. The Coyote, Cricket, and Grizzly. In Kutenai with interlinear translation. 1 page. 6. The Coyote and Trout. In English, 2 pages. 7. The Coyote and Butterfly. In English. 1/2 page. 8. Deluge legend. In English, 2 1/2 pages. 9. How the Frog beat the young deer in a race. In English, 3 pages. 10. How the Woman killed the Giant. In English, 2 pages. 6. The Coyote, the Chicken-hawk, and the Sun. In Kutenai, with interlinear English translation, 5 pages. 11. The Coyote and the Dog. In Kutenai, with interlinear translation in English, 3 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1942
Other Title:
The Coyote and the Mountain Spirit
The Coyote and Fox
The Coyote and the "fool hen"
The Coyote, Cricket, and Grizzly
The Coyote and Trout
The Coyote and Butterfly
Deluge legend
How the Frog beat the young deer in a race
How the Woman killed the Giant
The Coyote, the Chicken-hawk, and the Sun
The Coyote and Dog
Folklore -- Kutenai  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Manuscript 1942, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives