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Songs and Dances of the Great Lakes Indians

Recorder:
Kurath, Gertrude Prokosch  Search this
Producer:
Kurath, Gertrude Prokosch  Search this
Performer:
Pamptopee, Betty  Search this
Roberts, Wilson, Wapanuetak  Search this
Lacasse, Fred  Search this
Shalifoe, Thomas, 1903-1986  Search this
Shagonaby, Susan  Search this
Kenosha, David, Oshawenimiki, 1893-1963  Search this
Albert, Whitney, Zhagezhin  Search this
Thomas, Eli Wassheshkom  Search this
Smoke, Percy, Kanat'he  Search this
Buck, Richard  Search this
Buck, Gordie  Search this
Buck, Morris  Search this
Lewis, Thomas  Search this
Miller, Huron  Search this
Lyons, Mrs.  Search this
Oshawenimiki  Search this
Blue Cloud  Search this
Kadega'ohiyaie  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Phonograph record (analog, 33 1/3 rpm, 12 in.)
Culture:
Indians of North America  Search this
Americans  Search this
Fox  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Ottawa Indians  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Iroquois Indians  Search this
Tutelo Indians  Search this
Seneca Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Phonograph records
Place:
Michigan
United States
Beartown (Mich.)
New York
Onondaga Indian Reservation (N.Y.)
Ontario
Canada
Six Nations Indian Reserve No. 40 (Ont.)
Iowa
Tama (Iowa)
Wisconsin
Lac du Flambeau (Wis.)
Baraga (Mich.)
Harbor Springs (Mich.)
Cross Village (Mich.)
Mikado (Mich.)
Isabella Reservation (Mich.)
Cattaraugus (N.Y.)
Date:
1956
Contents:
Buffalo head dance 1 ; Buffalo head dance 2 ; Bear claw or Grizzly bear dance ; Pipe of peace or Calumet dance ; Soldier or Victory round dance ; Love song for flute (6:15) -- Fish dance ; Pipe dance ; Powwow or Horse dance ; Forty-nine dance ; Oh Mary (5:11) --Deer song ; Catholic Ojibwa hymn (2:08) --War rally song ; Bear dance ; Eagle dance ; Maple sugar song ; Hoot owl song 1 (3:35) --Hoot owl song 2 ; Coon song ; Rabbit song ; Medicine song (4:48) --Grass dance song ; Drinking song (1:38) --Bear dance (2:18) -- Eagle dance (2:49) --Wasase rain dance or War dance (2:40) --Scalp dance (:56) --Corn dance (2:10) --Women's dance (3:34) --Fishing dance (3:45) --Stomp dance (3:12) -- Two future projects (1:12).
Track Information:
101 Buffalo Head Dance / Wilson, Wapanuetak Roberts. Drum,Water-drum. Fox language.

102 Fish Dance / Fred Lacasse. Drum. Ojibwa language.

103 Deer Song / Thomas Shalifoe. Ojibwa language.

103 Jesus Wegwissian / Thomas Shalifoe. Ojibwa language.

104 War Rally Song / Susan Shagonaby. Ottawa language.

104 Bear Dance / Oshawenimiki, David, Oshawenimiki Kenosha. Ottawa language.

105 Hoot Owl Song / Blue Cloud, Whitney, Zhagezhin Albert. Ottawa language.

106 Grass Dance Song / Eli Wassheshkom Thomas. Ojibwa language.

201 Bear Dance / Percy, Kanat'he Smoke. Drum. Onondaga language.

203 Wasase Rain Dance, War Dance / Richard Buck. Cayuga language.

209 Rituals to the Creator / Gordie Buck, Morris Buck. Cayuga language.

101 Bear Claw Dance, Grizzly Bear Dance / Wilson, Wapanuetak Roberts. Drum,Water-drum. Fox language.

101 Pipe of Peace Dance, Calumet Dance / Wilson, Wapanuetak Roberts. Drum,Water-drum. Fox language.

101 Soldier Dance, Victory Round Dance / Wilson, Wapanuetak Roberts. Drum,Water-drum. Fox language.

101 Love Song / Wilson, Wapanuetak Roberts. Flute. Fox language.

102 Pipe of Peace Dance / Fred Lacasse. Drum. Ojibwa language.

102 Horse Dance, Pow Wow Dance, Friendship Dance, War Dance / Fred Lacasse. Ojibwa language.

102 Forty-nine Dance / Fred Lacasse. Drum. Ojibwa language.

102 Oh Mary / Fred Lacasse. Ojibwa language.

104 Eagle Dance / Oshawenimiki, David, Oshawenimiki Kenosha. Ottawa language.

104 Maple Sugar Song / Oshawenimiki, David, Oshawenimiki Kenosha. Ottawa language.

104 Hoot Owl Song / Oshawenimiki, David, Oshawenimiki Kenosha. Ottawa language.

105 Coon Song / Blue Cloud, Whitney, Zhagezhin Albert. Ottawa language.

105 Rabbit Song / Blue Cloud, Whitney, Zhagezhin Albert. Ottawa language.

105 Medicine Song / Blue Cloud, Whitney, Zhagezhin Albert. Ottawa language.

106 Drinking Song / Eli Wassheshkom Thomas. Ojibwa language.

202 Eagle Dance / Percy, Kanat'he Smoke. Onondaga language.

204 Scalp Dance / Thomas Lewis. Onondaga language.

205 Corn Dance / Thomas Lewis. Onondaga language.

206 Women's Dance / Kadega'ohiyaie, Huron Miller. Onondaga language.

207 Fishing Dance / Kadega'ohiyaie, Huron Miller. Onondaga language.

208 Stomp Dance / Kadega'ohiyaie, Huron Miller. Onondaga language.

209 Wesleyan Hymn / Mrs. Lyons.

209 Owa bagish kichi ingodwok nijinishinabek (O for a thousand tongues) / Betty Pamptopee.
Local Numbers:
Folkways.4003; Folkways.1003

FW-COMM-LP-04003
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
New York Folkways 1956
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Six Nations Indian Reserve No. 40 (Ont.), Canada, Ontario, Onondaga Indian Reservation (N.Y.), New York, Beartown (Mich.), United States, Michigan.
General:
Commercial

Track 102 Personnel: Fred Lacasse, George W. Brown, Sam Link, John Martin. Performed by members of native Indian tribes, principally with percussion acc. Production notes: Recorded in the United States and Canada by Gertrude Prokosch Kurath circa 1956.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Topic:
hymns  Search this
Musicals  Search this
Drum  Search this
Water-drum  Search this
Flute  Search this
Religion  Search this
Catholicism  Search this
Children  Search this
Christianity  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-COMM-LP-04003
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk559107b45-2bd0-4a42-a4f1-58a109d50d57
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Algonquian

Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950  Search this
Voegelin, C. F. (Charles Frederick), 1906-1986  Search this
Collection Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Extent:
2 Boxes
Culture:
Cheyenne language  Search this
Fox  Search this
Menominee (Menomini)  Search this
Miami  Search this
Mohegan  Search this
Pequot  Search this
Montauk  Search this
Montagnais Innu  Search this
Nanticoke  Search this
Piscataway (Conoy)  Search this
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Potawatomi  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Vocabulary
Date:
circa 1907-circa 1957
Scope and Contents:
This subseries of the Northeast/Southeast series contains John P. Harrington's Algonquian research. It consists primarily of material he collected; there is very little original data, most of which are undated. The topics covered are Cheyenne grammar, Fox linguistic notes, Menominee grammar, Miami-Peoria grammar, Mohegan-Pequot-Montauk vocabulary, Montagnais miscellaneous notes, Nanticoke-Conoy-Unalachtigo linguistic notes, Ojibwa linguistic notes, Potawatomi linguistic notes, and comparative and miscellaneous notes.

The Cheyenne material consist of two pages of grammatical excerpts from Rodolphe Petter's English-Cheyenne Dictionary (1915).

The Fox notes stem from conversations which Harrington had with Truman Michelson on the Fox syllabary and grammar. One note is dated September 24, 1924; others are undated. One page gives the etymology of the word Chicago and a Potawatomi equivalent. Phonetic material (former B.A.E. MS 6021 pt. and 6025pt.) is based on William Jones's "Algonquian (Fox)" (1911). A bibliography is included, mainly on Michelson's publications and manuscripts which he submitted to the B.A.E.

The Menominee files contain a phonetic key from Leonard Bloomfield's Menomini Texts (1928), a short report on a conversation with Michelson (former B.A.E. MS 6025pt. and 6030), and a brief description of Menominee tentshaking was excerpted from W. J. Hoffman's The Menomini Indians (1896).

Miami-Peoria vocabulary were copied from Albert Gatschet's B.A.E. manuscripts 3025 and 3026b. (Those entries marked 3026b are no longer listed as part of that B.A.E. manuscript.)

An 1890 copy of a 1798 Montauk vocabulary taken by John Lyon Gardiner was loaned to Harrington by Foster H. Saville. There are also a three-page typescript of this manuscript and several pages of a Mohegan-Pequot bibliography.

For Montagnais, there are three bibliographical notes. Two placenames came from J.N.B. Hewitt in November 1926.

Reading notes on Nanticoke, Conoy, and Unalachtigo were taken principally from Speck's The Nanticoke and Conoy Indians . .. (1927) and from Hodge's "Handbook" (1907). Some linguistic and ethnohistoric material is included and there is a brief bibliography.

Ojibwa forms the largest portion of this subseries. It includes notes from a joint interview conducted most likely in 1940 with C. F. Voegelin and his informant, Gregor McGregor, who was technically considered a speaker of Ottawa. There are also notes Harrington took of Voegelin's lecture at the University of Michigan on June 25, 1940 (former B.A.E. MS 6020pt.). There is a slight emphasis on placenames in an otherwise random vocabulary. From James Hammond Trumbull's Notes on Forty Algonkin Versions of the Lord's Prayer (1873), Harrington copied the Southern Chippeway version (pp. 74 -75) and penciled in a slightly different English translation. A final potpourri of undated notes includes a miscellaneous vocabulary from secondary sources and a few pages of grammatical material. The etymologies of several Ojibwa words are briefly developed. Frederic Baraga's A Dictionary of the Otchipwe Language is the most frequently cited source (former B.A.E. MS 6020pt. and 6025pt.).

The Potawatomi files contain material from Harrington's interview with Chief Simon Kahquados in Blackwell, Wisconsin (n.d.) with whom he recorded general ethnographic information, particularly regarding the loss of Potawatomi lands due to Indian Office policies and illegal acts of the Menominee. A brief vocabulary is included. Unrelated to this interview is a Potawatomi phoneme chart.

Comparative material includes reading notes regarding the earliest appearances of certain Algonquian phonetic sounds. Harrington consulted primarily the works of Sir Isaac Pitman, Jean Claude Mathevet (Nipissing, Abnaki), and Silas Tertius Rand (Micmac). Additional peripheral bibliographical information is identified in the notes. The only date recorded is March 26, 1951. There are other scattered reading notes with Menominee, Cree, Fox, and Ojibwa phonetic comparisons, based mainly on Leonard Bloomfield's Menomini Texts (1938) and Plains Cree Texts (1934). One page of Arapaho terms was copied from Kroeber.

In the category of general linguistic and ethnographic notes (former B.A.E. ms. 6025pt.), information results from various conversations with fellow linguists: Truman Michelson and J.N.B. Hewitt on September 24, 1924; Hewitt in November 1924 and November 1926; Michelson in October 1930; and Michelson and Frank G. Speck in May 1934. Under the heading "The Southern Delawares," Harrington arranged random information on the Virginia Indians, touching briefly on history and ethnography. He included some Abnaki, Cree, and Cherokee linguistic terms, as well as a general bibliography. Vocabulary material in this series (former B.A.E. MS 6025pt.) consists of terms from various Algonquian languages, most probably taken from unidentified printed sources. One note gives "The Chief from Mass[achusetts]" as an informant. One group of terms is compared with Natick words and with a vocabulary recorded by Roger Williams.
Local Numbers:
Accession #1976-95
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
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Topic:
Algonquian languages  Search this
Abenaki language  Search this
Cree language  Search this
Cherokee language  Search this
Cheyenne language  Search this
Fox language  Search this
Menominee language  Search this
Miami language (Ind. and Okla.)  Search this
Mohegan language  Search this
Montagnais language  Search this
Nanticoke language  Search this
Ojibwa language  Search this
Potawatomi language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Names, Geographical  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Vocabulary
Collection Citation:
John Peabody Harrington papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
The preferred citation for the Harrington Papers will reference the actual location within the collection, i.e. Box 172, Alaska/Northwest Coast, Papers of John Peabody Harrington, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

However, as the NAA understands the need to cite phrases or vocabulary on specific pages, a citation referencing the microfilmed papers is acceptable. Please note that the page numbering of the PDF version of the Harrington microfilm does not directly correlate to the analog microfilm frame numbers. If it is necessary to cite the microfilmed papers, please refer to the specific page number of the PDF version, as in: Papers of John Peabody Harrington, Microfilm: MF 7, R34 page 42.
Identifier:
NAA.1976-95, Subseries 6.1
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John Peabody Harrington papers
John Peabody Harrington papers / Series 6: Native American History, Language, and Culture of the Northeast & Southeast
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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ead_component:sova-naa-1976-95-ref14792

Supplemental Material on the Northeast/Southeast

Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Collection Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (box)
Culture:
Penobscot -- language  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Fox  Search this
Cree  Search this
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Massachusett  Search this
Menominee (Menomini)  Search this
Conoy Indians  Search this
Nanticoke  Search this
Narragansett  Search this
Shawnee  Search this
Abenaki (Abnaki)  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Lenape (Delaware)  Search this
Muskogee (Creek)  Search this
Seminole  Search this
Alabama Indians  Search this
Choctaw  Search this
Cherokee  Search this
Wyandot  Search this
Powhatan  Search this
Algonquin (Algonkin)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Field notes
Vocabulary
Date:
circa 1907-circa 1957
Scope and Contents:
This subseries of the Notes and writings on special linguistic studies series contains material that supplement Harrington's Northeast/Southeast field notes.

The file on Algonquian includes three slips of Fox, Cree, Ojibwa, and Massachusett (labeled "Natick") vocabulary in the hand of Truman Michelson; typed copies of the above; notes on Cree and Ojibwa from secondary sources; information on the growing of wild rice by the Menominee; and miscellaneous notes on placenames and tribenames regarding the Cree, Ojibwa, Conoy, Nanticoke, and Narraganset.

The Shawnee/Peoria section consists of six pages of notes on Shawnee tribal divisions.

Among the miscellaneous material on the Abnaki languages is a page of Penobscot vocabulary obtained from Frank Siebert in April 1940. The remaining material was compiled during fieldwork on Western Abnaki at St. Francis in 1949. There are four pages on possible informants from Charles Nolet and a page of vocabulary from "Am"; bibliographic references; and lexical and grammatical notes excerpted from the works of Joseph Laurent and Masta.

For Massachusett there are three pages of miscellaneous notes with references to Trumbull's Natick Dictionary.

The bulk of the file on Iroquoian consists of a typed copy of an unidentified historical text from the 1880s. It discusses the relations of the Iroquois with the Spanish, French, and English settlers in the New World. Special mention is made of Gy-ant-va-chia (Cornplanter), chief of the Seneca. The spacing of the lines of text suggests that Harrington was planning to add a translation or annotations of some kind. There are also three pages of miscellaneous notes in his hand.

Most of the file on Delaware consists of information on placenames and tribenames obtained from Frank Siebert, Carl F. Voegelin, and a number of Oklahoma residents in 1940. Siebert gave both Delaware and Penobscot terms, and Unami words were given by Roy Longbone, Salley Fallleaf, and Jake Parks. Munsee forms were obtained from Josiah Montour and Jane Pattice of the Six-Nations Reserve in Ontario, Canada. Also included are a carbon copy of a typed list of possible informants and several pages of miscellaneous notes from the works of Brinton, Strachey, and Zeisberger.

The section on Creek/Seminole/Alabama/Koasati/Choctaw contains twenty-one pages of vocabulary (mostly on tribenames) which Harrington obtained in an interview with James Feagin Sylestine, a speaker of the Alabama language, on April 25, 1940. The informant's home was in Livingston, Texas, although he was at the Shawnee Sanatorium at the time Harrington worked with him. The remaining miscellaneous notes were excerpted from various published and manuscript sources. They include references to Creek, Cherokee, Seminole, Alabama, and Choctaw.

Miscellaneous material relating to the East consists of brief notes which Harrington copied from a number of secondary sources. There are mentions of the Huron, Wyandot, Powhatan, and Cherokee tribes, among others. Three of the pages consist of a partial typed list (alphabetically arranged K to M) of "Carolina and Virginia Algonquian" words. This list is based on that given in the commentary on the map of Raleigh's Virginia, pages 852 to 872 of The Roanoke Voyages, which was published by the Hakluyt Society in 1955.
Local Numbers:
Accession #1976-95
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Algonquian languages  Search this
Fox language  Search this
Cree language  Search this
Ojibwa language  Search this
Wampanoag language  Search this
Nanticoke language  Search this
Narragansett language  Search this
Abenaki language  Search this
Delaware language  Search this
Munsee language  Search this
Creek language  Search this
Cherokee language  Search this
Alabama language  Search this
Choctaw language  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Names, Geographical  Search this
Names, Ethnological  Search this
Creek (Muskogee)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Field notes
Vocabulary
Collection Citation:
John Peabody Harrington papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
The preferred citation for the Harrington Papers will reference the actual location within the collection, i.e. Box 172, Alaska/Northwest Coast, Papers of John Peabody Harrington, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

However, as the NAA understands the need to cite phrases or vocabulary on specific pages, a citation referencing the microfilmed papers is acceptable. Please note that the page numbering of the PDF version of the Harrington microfilm does not directly correlate to the analog microfilm frame numbers. If it is necessary to cite the microfilmed papers, please refer to the specific page number of the PDF version, as in: Papers of John Peabody Harrington, Microfilm: MF 7, R34 page 42.
Identifier:
NAA.1976-95, Subseries 8.6
See more items in:
John Peabody Harrington papers
John Peabody Harrington papers / Series 8: Notes and Writings on Special Linguistic Studies
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3cd9617a0-28a5-4c9d-a745-4da9c52b91fc
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1976-95-ref15294

MS 2759 Truman Michelson linguistic notes on Peoria with comparisons in Fox

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Extent:
34 Pages
Culture:
Sac and Fox (Sauk & Fox)  Search this
Fox  Search this
Peoria  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Card files
Place:
Illinois
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Truman Michelson's notes on Peoria phrases, handwritten individually on index cards with English translations. Some include comparisons in Meskwaki (Fox).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2759
Local Note:
Title changed from "Linguistic notes" 4/29/2014.
Topic:
Miami language (Ind. and Okla.)  Search this
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Card files
Citation:
Manuscript 2759, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2759
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw34d3dff6b-55de-4895-b124-ece203935571
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MS 2432 Four Fox stories by Alfred Kiyana and Jack Bullard

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Bullard, Jack  Search this
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918  Search this
Translator:
Lincoln, Harry  Search this
Extent:
150 Pages
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Four Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic texts handwritten by Alfred Kiyana and Jack Bullard, with English translations by Truman Michelson and Harry Lincoln. The two texts by Kiyana are "Homo stuprator" and "When a young couple marries." The texts by Bullard are "Rainbow" and "Summer Bear." Most of the translations are in Michelson's hand; 6 lines of text on the last page are in Lincoln's hand. These texts were collected by Michelson in Tama, Iowa.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2432
Local Note:
Title changed from "Legend" 3/26/2014.
Topic:
Fox language  Search this
Marriage  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2432, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2432
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3edd1d6ac-60fe-402a-8dd2-d513f4da58c9
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MS 2829 Fox text by Bill Leaf

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Leaf, Bill  Search this
Extent:
11 Pages
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Narratives
Manuscripts
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text handwritten by Bill Leaf. The text is titled "wa be ne wa a te so ka ka na."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2829
Local Note:
Title changed from "Story of Wapenewa" 4/30/2014.
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Fox language  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2829, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2829
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3c44182fd-9f05-48ff-a46b-fe657870f604
EDAN-URL:
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MS 2606 Fox story by Alfred Kiyana on Snail dance

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918  Search this
Extent:
144 Pages
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text handwritten by Alfred Kiyana on Snail dance, with English translation by Truman Michelson and an unidentified writer. There are also 12 pages of vocabulary notes on the Meskwaki texts in the same unidentified hand. Story and notes collected by Michelson in Tama, Iowa.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2606
Local Note:
Title changed from "Snail dance Legend" 3/27/2014.
Topic:
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Fox dance  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2606, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2606
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3a42b3b37-cdd0-4e04-b3a6-4cc51360142f
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MS 2239 Fox text by Alfred Kiyana on the waterfowl clan

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918  Search this
Extent:
60 Pages
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Notebook containing Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text on the waterfowl clan by Alfred Kiyana, with Truman Michelson's English translation on the opposite page. The name "Milford S. Chandler" appears on the top of the first page.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2239
Local Note:
Title changed from "A gens festival; Wabano (?) White Deer (?) Ethnology; legends" 3/25/14.
Topic:
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2239, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2239
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw39931a266-a992-4b08-8c20-f0c22ff464fe
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MS 1058 Fox phonetic notes and text dictated by Edward Davenport to Truman Michelson

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Davenport, Edward  Search this
Bullard, Jack  Search this
Extent:
1 Page
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Notes
Narratives
Manuscripts
Date:
1918 February
Scope and Contents:
Single page of dictations by Edward Davenport to Truman Michelson, consisting of a short list of Meskwaki (Fox) expressions, written phonetically; notes on Meskwaki phonetics; and a small portion of a story by Jack Bullard, also written phonetically in Meskwaki.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1058
Topic:
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Phonetics  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Notes
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 1058, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1058
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw335a5ecaf-1f4b-4bc9-8402-235485974d56
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ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1058

MS 2697 Single page of Fox text collected by Truman Michelson

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Extent:
1 Page
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
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Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Page 4 of Meskwaki (Fox) text, handwritten by an unidentified writer. Previously misattributed to Sakihtanohkweha (Mrs Bill Leaf). According to Ives Goddard, this page belongs with MS 2695, which is missing pages 1-6.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2697
Local Note:
Title changed from "Text" 4/15/2014.
Related Materials:
See MS 2695 for what is likely the associated text.
Topic:
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2697, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2697
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3d9db954d-b900-4c7c-8493-91381b136fa7
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ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2697
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MS 2230 Fox story by Alfred Kiyana on the boy blessed by a water monster

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918  Search this
Translator:
Poweshiek, Horace  Search this
Extent:
142 Pages
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
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Folklore
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Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Meskwaki (Fox) text by Alfred Kiyana on the boy blessed by a water monster. Includes an English translation by Horace Poweshiek, titled "Witch Society." Texts collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2230
Topic:
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
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Citation:
Manuscript 2230, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2230
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3786072d9-87a3-4b39-acf6-d9b146269e6b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2230
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MS 3002-a Fox text and English translation of "Singing around rite" collected by Truman Michelson

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Shapochiwa  Search this
Young Bear, George  Search this
Extent:
346 Pages
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Pages
Narratives
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Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Information from Shapochiwa regarding the rituals of the Singing Around Society, handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by an unidentified writer and translated into English by George Young Bear. There are also two pages of notes at the end of the translation on members and initiation to the society.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3002-a
Topic:
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 3002-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3002A
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3e274e6ab-2adb-4b63-8074-fd7060977c53
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3002a
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MS 2768 Fox story of men on the warpath and portion of another story collected by Truman Michelson

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Extent:
8 Pages
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Two handwritten Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic texts by an unidentified author, collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. The first text is a story of men on the warpath. The second text is the beginning of another story, which is continued in MS 2769.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2768
Local Note:
Title changed from "Story of those who went to war, and portion of another story" 4/28/2014.
Related Materials:
See MS 2769 for continuation of the second story.
Topic:
Fox language  Search this
War  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
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Citation:
Manuscript 2768, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2768
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3fa38eca2-9992-4510-a902-425d04877dc6
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2768
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MS 2985 Fox story of Red Leggins collected by Truman Michelson

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Tesson, Joe, Jr.  Search this
Translator:
Poweshiek, Ida  Search this
Extent:
86 Pages
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Pages
Folklore
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Manuscripts
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Story of Red Leggins handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary with an English paraphrase by Ida Poweshiek. These texts were collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa.The author of the story was originally identified as Bill Leaf, but the Meskwaki text is not in his hand. The writer may be Joe Tesson, Jr.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2985
Local Note:
Title changed from "Red Leggins Legend" 4/30/2014.
Topic:
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2985, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2985
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3528c0ee3-d382-4d1f-a998-e2ab7523a551
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2985
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MS 2998 Fox text by Joe Peters

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Peters, Joe  Search this
Translator:
Poweshiek, Ida  Search this
Extent:
280 Pages
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Manuscripts
Date:
1927 June
Scope and Contents:
Text handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) by Joe Peters, with an English translation by Ida Poweshiek. On the first page of the Meskwaki text, Truman Michelson writes "Eagles...wapeneùsiùwaiye see middle p. 76."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2998
Local Note:
Title changed from "Eagle gens. (W)apenesiwaiye" 6/16/2014.
Topic:
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Kinship  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2998, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2998
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3cd6d821d-09ce-40e4-852c-116bb62ba8b3
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2998

MS 2726 'Mesquakies,' a Fox text by Jack Bullard

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Bullard, Jack  Search this
Extent:
28 Pages
Culture:
Fox  Search this
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Type:
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Date:
circa 1911-1913
Scope and Contents:
'Mesquakies' is a text handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by Jack Bullard and collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. The text was previously misattributed to Sakihtanohkweha (Mrs. Bill Leaf). The text is undated, but there is a page correction by Michelson dated March 1913. Michelson began conducting fieldwork in Tama, Iowa in 1911.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2726
Local Note:
Title changed from "Legend (French) 4/17/2014.
Topic:
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2726, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2726
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw34acfb06b-f7b1-452d-959a-3238ebcdb4c1
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2726
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MS 3010 Fox text by Frank Earle on witch medicine

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Earle, Frank  Search this
Translator:
Poweshiek, Ida  Search this
Extent:
100 Pages
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
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Narratives
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Date:
1927
Scope and Contents:
Text on witch medicine handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by Frank Earle, with an English translation by Ida Poweshiek.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3010
Local Note:
Title changed from "Witch medicine" 6/16/14.
Topic:
Medicine  Search this
Shamanism  Search this
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 3010, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3010
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw394574ac1-77b8-4952-8e83-494d94995c99
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3010

MS 2775 Fox story of Pichishaha by Alfred Kiyana

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918  Search this
Translator:
Lincoln, Harry  Search this
Extent:
63 Pages
Culture:
Fox  Search this
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Type:
Collection descriptions
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Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Story of Pichishaha (Petit Jean) handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by Alfred Kiyana, with an English translation by Harry Lincoln. Texts collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2775
Local Note:
Title changed from " Piti-ca-a Legends" 4/29/2014.
Topic:
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2775, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2775
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3fc783fff-b242-4931-b703-ba6d8883dca7
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2775
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MS 2229 Fox story by Charlie Papakie of the couple that killed a Sioux

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Papakie, Charlie  Search this
Translator:
Poweshiek, Ida  Search this
Extent:
7 Pages
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Folklore
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Date:
1913, undated
Scope and Contents:
Story of the couple that killed a Sioux in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text by Charlie Papakie, with an English translation by Ida Poweshiek. The translation is dated "7-29-'13" while Papakie's text is undated. Collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2229
Local Note:
Title of story previously listed in catalog record as "The couple who were killed by a Sioux." Corrected March 25, 2014.
Topic:
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2229, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2229
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw35ec98603-3e04-4716-8d0c-d4ebf530e94f
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2229
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MS 2674 Four Fox texts by Mary Earle, Jim Peters, and Alfred Kiyana

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Earle, Mary  Search this
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918  Search this
Peters, Jim, 1866-  Search this
Translator:
Lincoln, Harry  Search this
Extent:
222 Pages
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Pages
Folklore
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Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Four texts in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text by Mary Earle (now Mrs. C. Davenport), Jim Peters, and Alfred Kiyana. A separate notebook contains English translations from Harry Lincoln in Truman Michelson's hand. Earle authored the text on how to raise children (translation pages 36-47); Peters authored "When Wisahkeha went around with the Apayashihas" (translation pages 1-35), which was originally misattributed to Sam Peters; and Kiyana wrote Kochipekweha (ko tti be ga A) (translation pages 47-76). On the last page of the notebook of translations are notes from "Y. Bear" on teasing relatives.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2674
Local Note:
Title updated from "Fox texts" 4/4/2014.
Topic:
Child rearing  Search this
Marriage  Search this
Social structure  Search this
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2674, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2674
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw34f647ffc-3776-45f9-8177-2dfd7035b3c7
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2674
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