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Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Leaf, Bill  Search this
Extent:
30 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:
Fragments of handwritten Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic texts and English translations. One page of Meskwaki text was authored by Bill Leaf. Five other Meskwaki texts are by an unidentified author. The text beginning "di sa wa tti" is a continuation of a story in MS 2768. The translations are by Truman Michelson and are of Meskwaki texts not present in MS 2769. One translation is of pages 5 (partial) and 6-7 of an unidentified text. The other is a partial translation of "The man who was blessed by a buffalo and half snake."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2769
Local Note:
A portion of a page by Alfred Kiyana on Snapping Turtle was removed from MS 2769 and reunited with the rest of the story in MS 2687 on 3/24/1998.
Title changed from "Fox texts-broken lots" 4/28/2014.
Related Materials:
See MS 2768 for the first page of one of the stories.
Topic:
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2769, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2769
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2769