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Sand Creek Massacre: 08 Multigenerational Impacts - Richard E. Littlebear

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National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
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MS 3338 Cheyenne text and pronouns chart collected by Truman Michelson

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Informant:
Haag, Mack  Search this
Extent:
7 Pages
Culture:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Narratives
Manuscripts
Notes
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Text handwritten in English by Mack Haag on Cheyenne courtship and marriage customs, with a reference to the Cheyenne and Dakota term for "woman." Also a pronouns chart.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3338
Local Note:
Title changed from "Miscellaneous notes on Cheyenne courtship and marriage customs" 4/3/2014.
Topic:
Courtship  Search this
Marriage customs and rites  Search this
Cheyenne language  Search this
Dakota language  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Genre/Form:
Narratives
Manuscripts
Notes
Citation:
Manuscript 3338, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3338
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 2284-a Truman Michelson notes on Cheyenne grammar and stems

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Extent:
11 Items (slips )
Culture:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Notes
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Truman Michelson's handwritten notes on Cheyenne grammar and stems. Includes English translations.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2284-a
Local Note:
Title changed from Cheyenne grammatical notes, including list of "Cheyenne Stems" 4/3/2014.
Topic:
Cheyenne language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Notes
Citation:
Manuscript 2284-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2284A
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2284a
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MS 61 American Indian vocabularies and grammatical notes

Creator:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Informant:
Tyler, Leonard  Search this
Making Medicine, 1844?-1931  Search this
Taylor, Rubin  Search this
Indian N.E. of Agency  Search this
Indian names at Darlington  Search this
Petter, Rodolphe Charles, 1865-1947  Search this
Block, Philip, Darlington, Oklahoma  Search this
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Riggs, Stephen Return, 1812-1883  Search this
Hawkins, Kish  Search this
Making Medicine, 1844?-1931  Search this
Magpie  Search this
Wolf Face (Cheyenne)  Search this
Bent, James  Search this
Bent, George, 1843-1918  Search this
Extent:
53 Pages
Culture:
Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Yankton Indians  Search this
Teton Indians  Search this
Kiowa  Search this
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Inunaina (Arapaho)  Search this
Caddo  Search this
Wichita Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1893
Scope and Contents:
From Leonard Tyler - text with interlinear translation, (Muihas or the Magpie) - 3 pages (No. 5-7). From David Pendleton (Making Medicine) - words - 4 1/2 pages. (No. 13-17). From Rubin Taylor - words and sentences - 3 pages. (No. 17-20). From Indian N.E. of Agency - words, 1/2 page. (No. 21). Names of Indians at Darlington - 6 names (page No. 21). Rudolph Petter - Collection of words - 2 pages (No. 22-23). Philip Block - Notes on different Indians by tribes - 1 page (No. 24). James Mooney - tribal names for the Cheyenne by the Yankton, Kiowa, Teton, Navajo and Arapaho. - 1/2 page. (No. 51)
Stephen R. Riggs - Dakota Grammar - extracts from. Approx. 20 pages. (Contributions Vol. IX (1893) ). Kish Hawkins - sentences - 3 pages. (No. 8-10). grammatical notes - 25 pages. (25-50). grammatical notes - 18 pages. (72-90). James Bent - Comparative Vocabulary of the Caddo, Cheyenne, Arapaho, and Wichita - 1 page. (No. 90). Ditto - Arapaho and Cheyenne - 6 pages. (No. 91-96). Wolf Face - Notes on Cheyenne - 3 1/4 pages. (No. 97-100). Natural Philosophy - 3 pages. (No. 101-103). George Bent - list of personal names - 1 1/4 pages. (No.106-7).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 61
Place:
Darlington Oklahoma Territory
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Cheyenne language  Search this
Yankton dialect  Search this
Kiowa language  Search this
Navajo language  Search this
Arapaho language  Search this
Caddo language  Search this
Wichita language  Search this
Lakota dialect  Search this
Dakota language  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Arrapahoe  Search this
Navaho  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 61, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS61
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National Anthropological Archives
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MS 3336 Cheyenne linguistic and ethnological notes from Mack Haag

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Informant:
Haag, Mack  Search this
Extent:
19 Pages
Culture:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Field notes
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Truman Michelson's handwritten notes on Cheyenne linguistics and ethnology from his work with Mack Haag, a Southern Cheyenne, in Oklahoma. The notes are primarily linguistic in nature and include vocabulary with English translations and notes on phonetics. Ethnological notes are interspersed and cover topics such as joking relationships, the concept of sickness, puberty, marriageable age, and counting coup.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3336
Local Note:
Title changed from "Cheyenne Vocabulary and linguistic notes, with interspersed ethnological notes" 4/3/2014.
Topic:
Puberty rites  Search this
Diseases  Search this
Cheyenne Indians -- Wars  Search this
Social structure  Search this
Cheyenne language  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Phonetics  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Field notes
Citation:
Manuscript 3336, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3336
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 3355 Cheyenne vocabulary and a few ethnological notes collected from Mack Haag

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Informant:
Haag, Mack  Search this
Extent:
650 Items (ca. 650 cards)
Culture:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Card files
Vocabulary
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Note cards with Truman Michelson's handwritten notes from his work with Mack Haag, a Southern Cheyenne, in Oklahoma. The notes consist primarily of Cheyenne vocabulary with English translations and a few ethnological notes.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3355
Local Note:
Title changed from "Southern Cheyenne vocabulary ca. 1931."
Topic:
Cheyenne language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Card files
Vocabulary
Citation:
Manuscript 3355, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3355
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 3946 Letter to James Mooney

Creator:
Gallagher, Paul M.  Search this
Extent:
1 Page
Culture:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
December 6, 1906
Scope and Contents:
Written in response to Mooney's inquiry regarding writings in the Cheyenne language.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3946
Local Note:
Autograph letter signed
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3946, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3946
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 1900 Cheyenne notebook, diagrams, and notes

Creator:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Grinnell, George Bird, 1849-1938  Search this
Names:
Bushyhead, Cheyenne  Search this
Little Bear Cheyenne  Search this
Wolf Robe, Chief  Search this
Extent:
72 Pages
Culture:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1902-1904
Scope and Contents:
Ethnographic notes, with vocabulary, sketches, and diagrams, on camp circle, tipis, sun dance, shields of Bushyhead, Wolf Robe, and Little Bear, and various other topics. Diagrams and notes on Cheyenne camp circles by Mooney and G.B. Grinnell. 1902-1907. Manuscript and typescript document 12 pages. (Detailed list accompanies main catalog card.)

Diagrams and notes include: f.2 James Mooney. "Cheyenne Camp Circle Divisions" and "Cheyenne Camp Circle Authorities." no date. Autograph document 2 pages. f.3 James Mooney. "Soldier Band," "Cheyenne Clans," and notes on the warrior organization. no date. Typescript document with A. annotations. 3 pages. f.4 G.B. Grinnell. Letter to James Mooney, regarding the Cheyenne camp circle. New York. February 8, 1902. Typescript letter signed. 2 pages. f.5 Camp circle diagram by Mooney. Mount Scott, Oklahoma. January 28, 1902, 2 pages. f.6 Camp circle diagram by Mooney. Washington, D.C., 1906, 1 sheet approx. 17" X 40" and artist's ink rendering of same, 1 page. f.7 Camp circle diagram by Grinnell, January 31, 1903, with annotations by Mooney, 1 page.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1900
Local Note:
Autograph document
Topic:
Cheyenne language  Search this
Social classes and societies -- Cheyenne  Search this
Camp circle -- Cheyenne  Search this
Tipis -- Cheyenne  Search this
Sun Dance -- Cheyenne  Search this
Weapons -- Cheyenne  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1900, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1900
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 45 Notes on the Cheyenne language

Creator:
Flachenecker, George Reverend  Search this
Extent:
7 Pages
Culture:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
September 19, 1862
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 45
Place:
Deer Creek Nebraska
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 45, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS45
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 3356 Truman Michelson notes on Cheyenne phonology and vocabulary

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Extent:
400 Items (ca. 400 cards)
Culture:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Card files
Vocabulary
Date:
circa 1931-1934
Scope and Contents:
Truman Michelson's handwritten notes on Cheyenne phonology and vocabulary with English translations.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3356
Local Note:
Title changed from "Cheyenne phonology" 4/3/2014.
Topic:
Cheyenne language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Phonetics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Card files
Vocabulary
Citation:
Manuscript 3356, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3356
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 3343 Cheyenne vocabulary with occasional ethnographic notes collected by Truman Michelson

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Extent:
16 Items (pages and 1 card)
Culture:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Field notes
Vocabulary
Place:
Concho (Okla.)
Date:
1929 July
Scope and Contents:
Notebook containing Truman Michelson's handwritten notes from his work among the Southern Cheyenne in Concho, Oklahoma. The notes consist primarily of vocabulary with some ethnological notes interspersed. The vocabulary includes comparative terms in Só'taeo'o (Sutaio). Ethnological topics include medicine bundles, "doctors" who can understand babies, "shaking lodge," and singing medicine arrow and sun dance songs. There is also an index card with notes on prophecy lodge.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3343
Local Note:
Title changed from "Cheyenne Vocabulary, with occasional ethnographic notes fJuly 1929" 5/28/2014.
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Medicine bundles  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Cheyenne language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Field notes
Vocabulary
Citation:
Manuscript 3343, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3343
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3343
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MS 3215-b Southern Cheyenne vocabulary from Mack Haag

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Informant:
Haag, Mack  Search this
Extent:
40 Items (cards )
Culture:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Vocabulary
Card files
Date:
1931
Scope and Contents:
Southern Cheyenne vocabulary collected from Mack Haag in Oklahoma by Truman Michelson in the summer of 1931. The notes are handwritten by Michelson on note cards and appear to be extracted from his notes in MS 3215-a.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3215-b
Local Note:
Title changed from "Southern Cheyenne vocabulary, Summer, 1931" 4/2/2014.
Other Archival Materials:
See MS 3215-a for associated notes.
Topic:
Cheyenne language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Vocabulary
Card files
Citation:
Manuscript 3215-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3215B
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3215b
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MS 3215-a Southern Cheyenne text and vocabulary collected from Mack Haag

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Haag, Mack  Search this
Extent:
9 Pages
Culture:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Vocabulary
Field notes
Date:
1931
Scope and Contents:
Southern Cheyenne text and vocabulary collected from Mack Haag by Truman Michelson in Oklahoma in the summer of 1931. The text is a Cheyenne story of the fox and the coyote handwritten in English by Haag. The vocabulary notes are in Michelson's hand and appears to be unrelated to the text but associated with MS 3215-b. The notes consist of Cheyenne words and phrases, some of which include English translations.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3215-a
Local Note:
Title changed from "Southern Cheyenne text with interlinear translation Summer, 1931" 4/2/2014.
Other Archival Materials:
See also 3215-b for vocabulary notes from Mack Haag.
Topic:
Cheyenne language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Vocabulary
Field notes
Citation:
Manuscript 3215-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3215A
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3215a
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MS 3216 Truman Michelson notes on Cheyenne vocabulary with comparisons to Central Algonquian languages

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Petter, Rodolphe Charles, 1865-1947  Search this
Extent:
40 Items (cards )
Culture:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Algonquin (Algonkin)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Card files
Vocabulary
Date:
circa 1930s
Scope and Contents:
Cards containing Truman Michelson's handwritten notes on Cheyenne vocabulary with comparisons to Central Algonquian (Fox, Cree, Delaware, Ojibwa, etc.) terms. The Bureau of American Ethnology catalog card indicates that some words were "extracted from Petter," most likely a reference to Rodolphe Petter's English-Cheyenne Dictionary (1915).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3216
Local Note:
Title changed from "Some restored words which are difficult phonetically; some new words extracted from Petter 1930s" 5/27/2014.
Topic:
Cheyenne language  Search this
Algonquian languages  Search this
Algonquin  Search this
Genre/Form:
Card files
Vocabulary
Citation:
Manuscript 3216, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3216
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3216
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MS 3188-a Truman Michelson notes on phonetic correspondences of Cheyenne with other Algonquian languages

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Extent:
46 Items (cards )
Culture:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Algonquin (Algonkin)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Card files
Date:
circa 1931-1932
Scope and Contents:
Set of card files with handwritten notes by Truman Michelson on phonetic correspondences of Cheyenne with other Algonquian languages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3188-a
Local Note:
Citation corrected from 3188 (part) to 3188-a. 2/28/12
Title updated from "Phonetic correspondences of Cheyenne with Algonquian ca. 1931-1932" 4/2/2014.
Topic:
Cheyenne language  Search this
Algonquian languages  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Phonetics  Search this
Algonquin  Search this
Genre/Form:
Card files
Citation:
Manuscript 3188-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3188A
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3188a
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MS 3188-b Truman Michelson notes on Southern Cheyenne and Arapaho story

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Haag, Mack  Search this
Extent:
74 Pages
Culture:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Inunaina (Arapaho)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Field notes
Vocabulary
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Date:
1930 June
Scope and Contents:
Handwritten Cheyenne linguistic and ethnographic notes and anthropometric data collected by Truman Michelson in Oklahoma. Much of the information is from his work with Mack Haag. The materials include vocabulary and notes on grammar and phonetics; a short story in Arapaho about spider with an interlineal English translation; notes on Cheyenne family and kinship relationships, marriage, divorce, adultery, illegitimacy, incest, pregnancy, death, etc.; and anthropometrical data on 22 Cheyenne adult males, identified by name and age.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3188-b
Local Note:
Citation corrected from 3188 (part) to 3188-b on 2/28/12.
Title changed from "Miscellaneous notes June 9, 11, 13, 1930" 5/22/2014.
Place supplied from 47th Annual Report of Bureau of American Ethnology, page 2.
Topic:
Interpersonal relations  Search this
Joking relationships  Search this
Manners and customs  Search this
Social norms  Search this
Taboo  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Indians of North America -- anthropometry  Search this
Physical anthropology  Search this
Cheyenne language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Arrapahoe  Search this
Genre/Form:
Field notes
Vocabulary
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 3188-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3188B
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3188b
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MS 2822 Cheyenne stories and ethnological notes collected by Truman Michelson

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
American Horse, circa 1847  Search this
Bull Thigh, circa 1829-  Search this
Grasshopper, circa 1857-  Search this
Handing Crow (Cheyenne)  Search this
Iron Shirt, circa 1835-  Search this
Left Hand Bull, circa 1826-  Search this
Medicine Top  Search this
Sweet Medicine, circa 1867  Search this
White Bull, circa 1835-  Search this
White Eagle, circa 1853-  Search this
Somers, William Abe, circa 1865-  Search this
Duster, Albert, circa 1889- (interpreter)  Search this
Wolf Chief, circa 1851  Search this
Extent:
158 Pages
Culture:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Field notes
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Place:
Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation (Mont.)
Date:
1910
Scope and Contents:
Cheyenne stories and ethnological notes collected by Truman Michelson at the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation in Montana. Michelson worked with William Somers, White Bull, White Eagle, Albert Duster, Wolf Chief, Left Hand Bull, American Horse, Grasshopper, Iron Shirt, Medicine Top, Handing Crow, Sweet Medicine, and Bull Thigh. The topics include camp divisions, war societies, weapons, dances, camp circle, personal narratives, and origin myths. Somers, who served as translator for Michelson, also authored many of the stories in this collection. These include: "Story of Great Foolish Dogs Society," "Morning Star or White Rabbit," "The Star Husband," "Indian looking for work," and "Story of Pipe and Smoke."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2822
Local Note:
Title changed from "Ethnological notes on Cheyenne origin myths, camp divisions, war societies, weapons, dances, camp circle, and personal narratives and stories, August-September 1919" 4/1/2014.
Topic:
Social structure  Search this
Indian dance -- North America  Search this
Cheyenne language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Field notes
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2822, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2822
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2822
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MS 2798 Three Cheyenne stories by Wolf Chief

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Wolf Chief, circa 1851  Search this
Translator:
Somers, William Abe, circa 1865-  Search this
Extent:
56 Pages
Culture:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Place:
Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation (Mont.)
Date:
1910
Scope and Contents:
Three stories in Cheyenne by Wolf Chief, with English translations by William Somers. The titles are "Plover Wings," "Buffalo Horns," and "Story about otter." These were collected by Truman Michelson at the Northern Cheyenne Reservation in Montana.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2798
Topic:
Cheyenne language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2798, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2798
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2798
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MS 2796 Cheyenne stories and vocabulary collected by Truman Michelson

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Somers, William Abe, circa 1865-  Search this
Wolf Chief, circa 1851  Search this
White Bull, circa 1835-  Search this
Sweet Medicine, circa 1867  Search this
Hairy Hand, circa 1855-  Search this
Extent:
171 Pages
Culture:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Inunaina (Arapaho)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Vocabulary
Date:
1910
Scope and Contents:
Stories in Cheyenne by Wolf Chief, William Somers, White Medicine, White Bull, Sweet Medicine, and Hairy Hand, with interlineal and free English translations by Somers and and a few free translations by Truman Michelson. Also eight pages of Cheyenne vocabulary with English translations. White Bull was of Cheyenne and Arapaho background, and a few of his stories are identified as Arapaho in Michelson's notes.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2796
Local Note:
Title updated from "Text" 4/1/2014.
Topic:
Cheyenne language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Vocabulary
Citation:
Manuscript 2796, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2796
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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MS 2799 Texts and notes on Medicine arrows of the Cheyenne from Bull Thigh and William Somers

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Informant:
Bull Thigh, circa 1829-  Search this
Somers, William Abe, circa 1865-  Search this
Extent:
131 Pages
Culture:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Folklore
Narratives
Field notes
Sketches
Place:
Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation (Mont.)
Date:
1910 September 7-13
Scope and Contents:
Text and notes collected by Truman Michelson in Montana from Bull Thigh and William Somers on the sacred Medicine arrows of the Cheyenne. The texts are primarily in English and detail the origin of the arrows and describe the Medicine arrows ceremony. The prayers and songs are in Cheyenne. Also includes notes on Sun Dance.

The following is a list of the contents: (Folder 1) "The 4 arrows." Bull Thigh, Somers. pages 1-23. (Folder 2) "Further information on the 4 arrows." September 10, 1910. Somers. pages 1-24. (Folder 2) Notes on Sun Dance from Bull Thigh. September 10, 1910. pages 1-2. (Folder 3) "Somers fills in gaps of 4 arrows left out by the priest (tells own experiences)." September 9, 1910. Somers pages 1-43. (Folder 4) "3rd day before the ceremony proper." 7 pages. (Folder 5) "The 4 arrows; 4th day of the ceremonies."September 13, 1910. Somers. pages 1-10. (Folder 6) "Words of 1 arrow song; 4th song." September 7. Bull Thigh, Somers. 9 pages. "Arrow song with words," prayers, oaths, creed. September 13. Somers. 11 pages. (Folder 7) Diagrams illustrating parts of the ceremonies, Somers. 5 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2799
Local Note:
Title changed from "Notes on Medicine arrows of the Cheyenne September 7-13, 1910" 4/8/2014.
Topic:
Cheyenne Indians -- Religion  Search this
Medicine bundles  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Sun Dance  Search this
Cheyenne language  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Field notes
Sketches
Citation:
Manuscript 2799, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2799
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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