Primarily Meskwaki (Fox) word lists handwritten by Alfred Kiyana and other ethnological and linguistic notes. Topics include medicines; foods fed to sick people; laxatives; names of dogs and horses; ethno-etymology; and ethno-ichthyology. There are also lists of founders of ceremonies and rules governing membership in tribal dual division appropriate to various gentes. Some notes are in Truman Michelson's hand. These materials were collected by Michelson in Tama, Iowa.
Made by Bureau of American Ethnology from a series of negatives by Riley D. Moore, 1912, filed in Division of Physical Anthropology, U. S. National Museum. 11 prints of Eskimos and 1 of an Aleut.
Catalog Number 4696: (1) Tribe: Eskimo Description: Summer home of Soonogarook, St Lawrence Island, Alaska. Man standing with arms inside coat, the customary way when not using hands. Left to right: Ounngtis (?), Soonogarook, Muntokolia, Koning. (2) Eskimo Summer home of Soonogarook. (3) Eskimo Wrestling, at Gambell, St Lawrence Island, Alaska. (4) Eskimo Wrestling, St Lawrence Island, Alaska. Man seated on embankment of an old "ningloo." (5) Eskimo Wrestling, St Lawrence Island, Alaska.. Frame building, store (co-op) and blacksmith shop in background. (6) Eskimo Home of Oghoolki, winter house, St Lawrence Island, Alaska. (7) Eskimo Broken house, womkon in front, St Lawrence Island, Alaska. (8) Eskimo Group, Kodiak. Volcanic dust shovelled from the door. (9) Eskimo Kodiak. Roof caved in from volcanic dust. (10) Eskimo Kodiak harbor. (11) Eskimo Kodiak. (12) Aleut Unalaska.
NAA MS 4696
Habitations and other structures -- summer home Search this
Habitations and other structures -- winter house Search this
Column 1 is headed "F" and appears to be a reorganization of the vocabulary in the first ten pages of volume 4, Katapuya texts, manuscript 1923-a, collected by Frachtenberg in 1910. Column 2 is headed, "?" and the source is unknown. Column 3 is headed "Hale," (Horatio Hale, U.S. Exploring Exped., 1838-42, volume 6, Ethnography and Philology, Philadelphia, 1846).
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Dictionary corrections by Reverend R.M. Loughridge and Elder David M. Hodge. Includes also Manuscript notations on interleaved pages giving Hitchiti, Koasati, and Alibamu vocabulary. Corrections are written on the printed pages of the dictionary in black ink.
NAA MS 4866
According to William C. Sturtevant, some of the Hitchiti entries are copied from Hitchiti vocabulary in Albert S. Gatschet, A Migration Legend of the Creek Indians, volume 2, (Trans. St. Louis Academy of Science), St. Louis, 1888. (See W.C. Sturtevant's note on the front fly-leaf of the volume.)
Green was a Winnebago married to a Mesquakie woman. He mailed the manuscript to Michelson. It is marked as the first Fox text received by Michelson, but other manuscripts are similarly marked. He made some correction in the syllabary version and some notes.
Original field notebooks from work among the Southern Arapaho in Oklahoma Territory and the Gros Ventre (Atsina) in Montana. Contains extensive language material and notes on culture, including notes on acquisition of material culture now in the collection of the American Museum of Natural History. In addition to language material on Arapaho and Gros Ventre, there are notes on two other Arapahoan languages, Besawunena and Nawathinehena (see Handbook of North American Indians, vol. 13, pp. 74-76.) Also 120 pages on Arapaho dialects and five copies of relevant letters regarding transfer of the material.
NAA MS 2560
Collection previously titled "Grammatical sketch of the Arapaho language and of the Gros Ventres; Arapaho dialects 1916-1920." Title revised October 12, 2011.