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MS 2925 Report of the Northern Alaska Exploring Expedition

Creator:
Stoney, George Morse, 1852-1905  Search this
Culture:
Eskimo -- birth  Search this
Eskimo -- Boats  Search this
Eskimo -- Dwellings  Search this
Eskimo -- Clothing  Search this
Eskimo -- Hide preparation  Search this
Eskimo -- anthropometry  Search this
Eskimo -- Folklore  Search this
Eskimo -- Trade  Search this
Eskimo -- Medicine  Search this
Eskimo -- Children  Search this
Eskimo -- puberty  Search this
Eskimo -- sledge  Search this
Eskimo -- deer drive  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
April 13, 1884-November 9, 1886
Scope and Contents:
This published account follows the manuscript in the main, with minor editorial changes, especially in the paragraphing and in arrangement of the sections. However, there are some paragraphs and several entire sections in the manuscript which do not appear in the published account. Manuscript page number 160-163. "Boats." Includes drawing of oomiak, kayak, and birchbark canoe, page 161. 163-165. "Houses." Includes drawing of ground plan and cross-section, page 164. 165-167. "Clothing." 167. "Tanning Skins." 167-168. "Thread, Rope, etc." 168-169. Line drawing and description of Malemute sledge. 175-179. "The Second Expedition. ...lists of the provisions, small stores and clothing, outfit, and trade articles of the expedition." 180-199. "Aurora." Observations, August 25, 1885-May 31, 1886. 200-207. "Explorer, Engines and Boiler; Particulars and Dimensions." 208-209. "First Expedition. Stores taken in stem cutter Helena on her survey trip." 210-216; Measurements of Uneluk, Putnam River Malemute, male, aged 32; [217-219] Apaucuk, No-to-ark River, Malemute, male, aged ca. 42; Tatantuk, Norton Sound Malemute, age unknown. [220-238] "Meteorological Observations," including original data sheets.
Manuscript page Number 8. Paragraph concerning native village, N.W. side of Nunivak Island. 10. Paragraph concerning native village, S.W. side of Sledge Island. 60. "Ground plan of hut showing interior." Ink diagram of hut described in published text, page 40. 82. "Section of hut showing interior." Diagram of hut described in published text, page 46. 121-22. "The Chipp or Ik-pik-puk River." 122-122 1/2. "The Colville or Kinyanook River." 127. "Puberty" and "Birth." (Published version lists "Parturation" in contents, but does not treat it in text.) 129. Native population figures. 134-35. Last paragraph of "Doctors" section, describing cure for petty illnesses, using shaman's belt and a stick. (Last 3 paragraphs in published version under "Doctors," pages 90-91, are not in Manuscript.) 139. Diagram of deer drive. 152-157. Legends." (Published version lists in Contents, "Native Legends as Chap. XIII, but this chapter is not in text. Chap. XIV of the Contents, "All Aboard for Home," is not in the published text, nor is it in the Manuscript.) 157-60. "Trade." Gives "articles most in demand," and "price list obtained from the traders" with value of trade goods in terms of number of skins.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2925
Local Note:
See Lt. George M. Stoney, Naval Explorations in Alaska; An Account of Two Naval Expeditions to Northern Alaska, with Official Maps of the Country Explored, U.S. Naval Institute, Annapolis, Maryland, 1900, 105 pages, 3 maps, 7 plates. line drawings.
Topic:
Boats -- Eskimo  Search this
Dwellings -- Eskimo  Search this
Clothing -- Eskimo  Search this
Hide preparation -- Eskimo  Search this
Anthropology, physical -- Eskimo  Search this
Folklore -- Eskimo  Search this
Trade, gifts and exchanges -- Eskimo  Search this
Medicine -- Eskimo  Search this
Children and childbirth -- Eskimo  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2925, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2925
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2925

Ka-ha-si and the loon : an Eskimo legend / written and adapted by Terri Cohlene ; illustrated by Charles Reasoner ; designed by Vic Warren

Author:
Cohlene, Terri 1950-  Search this
Reasoner, Charles  Search this
Physical description:
47 p. : ill. (some col.), 1 col. map ; 24 cm
Type:
Juvenile literature
Folklore
Place:
Arctic regions
Date:
1990
C1990
Topic:
Eskimos--Folklore  Search this
Eskimos--Social life and customs  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Call number:
E99.E7 C62 1990
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_741447

Unipkat; tradition esquimaude de Coppermine, Térritoires-du-Nord-Ouest, Canada [microform] / recueillie par Maurice Métayer

Author:
Métayer, Maurice  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill. ; 27 cm
Type:
Microforms
Place:
Northwest Territories
Date:
1973
[1973-]
Topic:
Inuktitut dialect--Texts  Search this
Eskimos--Folklore  Search this
Call number:
mfc 006604.05
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_529393

Index to written Alaska native folklore / by Barbara A. Crass

Author:
Crass, Barbara A  Search this
Cook Inlet Historical Society Evangeline Atwood Internship Program  Search this
Physical description:
v, 124 p. : map ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Alaska
Date:
1992
Topic:
Folklore--Indexes  Search this
Eskimos--Folklore--Indexes  Search this
Call number:
GR110.A4 C89 1992
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_462689

Cevármiut qanemciit qulirait-llu = Eskimo narratives and tales from Chevak, Alaska / told by Tom Imgalrea ... [et al.] ; translated by Leo Moses and Anthony C. Woodbury ; compiled and edited by Anthony C. Woodbury

Title:
Eskimo narratives and tales from Chevak, Alaska
Author:
Imgalrea, Tom  Search this
Moses, Leo  Search this
Woodbury, Anthony C  Search this
Alaska Native Language Center  Search this
Physical description:
88 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Folklore
Texts
Place:
Alaska
Chevak
Chevak (Alaska)
Date:
1984
Topic:
Yupik Eskimos  Search this
Eskimos--Folklore  Search this
Eskimos--Social life and customs  Search this
Central Yupik language  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_483773

Eskimo folk-lore, by D. Jenness

Author:
Jenness, Diamond 1886-1969  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. in 1. illus., map. 25 cm
Type:
Folklore
Date:
1924
Topic:
Eskimos  Search this
Call number:
E99.E7J54e
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_104965

Messenger spirits : Yup'ik masks and stories / Nicholas & Maria Charles

Author:
Charles, Nicholas  Search this
Charles, Maria  Search this
Physical description:
104 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2009
Topic:
Yupik masks  Search this
Yupik Eskimos--Folklore  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1037744

Living wisdom of the Far North : tales and legends from Chukotka and Alaska / [compiled by] by Alexander B. Dolitsky ; illustrated by Tamara Semenova & Leigh Rust

Author:
Dolitsky, Alexander B  Search this
Semenova, Tamara  Search this
Rust, Leigh  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 121 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 29 cm
Type:
Folklore
Place:
Russia (Federation)
Chukchi Peninsula
Chukotskiĭ avtonomnyĭ okrug
Alaska
Saint Lawrence Island
Date:
2011
C2011
Topic:
Yuit Eskimos  Search this
Chukchi  Search this
Folklore  Search this
Tales  Search this
Legends  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1046536

Kipnirmiut tiganrita igmirtitlrit = Qipnermiut tegganrita egmirtellrit = The legacy of the Kipnuk elders / edited by Alice Fredson [and others]

Title:
Qipnermiut tegganrita egmirtellrit
Legacy of the Kipnuk elders
Author:
Fredson, Alice  Search this
Kipnuk Traditional Council  Search this
Alaska Native Language Center  Search this
Physical description:
xxix, 353 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Type:
Readers
Folklore
Place:
Alaska
Kipnuk
Date:
1998
©1998
Topic:
Central Yupik language  Search this
Yupik Eskimos--Social life and customs  Search this
Yupik Eskimos--Folklore  Search this
Yupik mythology  Search this
Yupik language materials--Bilingual  Search this
Eskimo language materials--Bilingual  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1064813

Songs and stories of the Netsilik Eskimos : based on texts collected by Knud Rasmussen on the fifth Thule Expedition, 1921-24 / by Edward Field

Author:
Field, Edward 1924-  Search this
Rasmussen, Knud 1879-1933  Search this
Physical description:
64 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Poetry
Date:
1970
1970, c1968
Topic:
Netsilik Eskimos  Search this
Netsilik Eskimos--Folklore  Search this
Call number:
PM64.Z95 S66 1970
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_914176

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