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MS 2767 Two partial translations of Bill Leaf's Wisahkeha story collected by Truman Michelson

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Catalog Data

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Leaf, Bill  Search this
Extent:
3 Pages
Culture:
Fox Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Two partial English translations of Bill Leaf's Meskwaki (Fox) story of Wisahkeha (Wisakea). One is a free translation by Leo Walker, based on a reading of the syllabary by Austin Grant (Sauk). The translator of the second text is unidentified. The original Meskwaki text by Leaf is not present.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2767
Local Note:
Title changed from "Legend" 4/28/2014.
Topic:
Tricksters  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2767, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2767
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2767