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MS 1314 Truman Michelson notes on Meskwaki tiers where super-animals are located

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918  Search this
Extent:
1 Page
Culture:
Fox Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Notes
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
A diagrammatic list of Meskwaki (Fox) expressions, in phonetic text, giving "Meskwaki tiers of earth", numbered 1,2,3,4, and "sky divisions", numbered 5,4,3,2,1. Includes glosses and notes. Information collected from Alfred Kiyana.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1314
Local Note:
Title changed from "Tiers where super-animals are located, etc." 3/14/2013.
Topic:
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Notes
Citation:
Manuscript 1314, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1314
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National Anthropological Archives
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ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1314
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MS 2720 Nine Fox stories by Alfred Kiyana and Bill Leaf

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918  Search this
Leaf, Bill  Search this
Translator:
Poweshiek, Ida  Search this
Extent:
264 Pages
Culture:
Fox Indians  Search this
Chaticks Si Chaticks (Pawnee)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Folklore
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Date:
1928
undated
Scope and Contents:
Nine Meskwaki (Fox) syallabic texts, eight of which are by Alfred Kiyana and one by Bill Leaf, with English translations by Ida Poweshiek. These were collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. The texts by Kiyana are: Red stone pipe; Youths who were friends; The summer hunters; When people killed one that was a manitou; The cowardly man; The man who had an elm tree that grew from his chest; Wolf; and Wisahkeha's little brother slain. The ninth text, When they fought with the Pawnee ("wabanokeha"), is by Bill Leaf. Poweshiek's translations were made much later in April 17, 1928.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2720
Local Note:
Title changed from "Legends" 4/17/2014.
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 2720, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2720
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2720
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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 Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
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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
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Citation:
Manuscript 2775, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2775
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2775
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MS 2777 Fifteen Fox stories collected by Truman Michelson

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918  Search this
Leaf, Bill  Search this
Lincoln, Harry  Search this
Sakihtanohkweha, 1875-1957  Search this
Extent:
0.21 Linear feet (288 pages)
Culture:
Fox Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Folklore
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Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Fifteen Fox stories handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by Alfred Kiyana, Bill Leaf, Harry Lincoln, and Sakihtanohkweha (Mrs. Bill Leaf). These were collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa.
Nine of the texts are by Bill Leaf. They include: 'Menominees,' 'The friends,' 'Good treatment,' 'When many Sioux were killed,' 'The one who had an elm tree growing out of his chest,' and 'When they were first given guns.' Alfred Kiyana authored 2 texts: 'The man who had two wives' and 'The boys who lived with their mother.' Harry Lincoln also authored 2 texts, one of which is 'Redstone pipe.' Sakihtanohkweha authored 'Buffalo hunters'.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2777
Local Note:
Title changed from "Legends" 4/29/2014.
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 2777, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2777
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2777

MS 2657 Legend of Culture Hero Wisakea

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Informant:
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918  Search this
Translator:
Lincoln, Harry  Search this
Names:
Wisakea (Fox)  Search this
Extent:
198 Pages
Culture:
Fox -- Folklore  Search this
Fox -- Wisakea  Search this
Fox -- folkore  Search this
Type:
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Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Translation of first 253 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2657
Local Note:
See Number 2958.
Topic:
Folklore -- Fox  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2657, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2657
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2657

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 Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Folklore
Narratives
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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
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Citation:
Manuscript 2432, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2432
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2432
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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 Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
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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
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ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2674
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MS 2501 Ten Fox stories by Alfred Kiyana, Bill Leaf, and unidentified writers

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918  Search this
Leaf, Bill  Search this
Translator:
Lincoln, Harry  Search this
Extent:
199 Pages
Culture:
Fox Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
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Folklore
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Manuscripts
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Stories handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by Alfred Kiyana, Bill Leaf, and two unidentified writers, with English translations from Harry Lincoln in Truman Michelson's hand. These were collected by Michelson in Tama, Iowa. One text, titled "The buffalo who lived with an Indian woman," is by Alfred Kiyana. Bill Leaf authored "Two men, one became a fish," "Indian Baseball Wisahkeha and Turtle," and "Indian cowboy Wisahkeha." There is an English translation of a fourth text by Leaf, "Bill Leaf's French," but the original Meskwaki text is not present. The authors of the other 5 stories are unidentified. The titles are "A man who was torn to pieces," "The last time the Meskwakis had a war," "The Indian that came to be a manitou," "The person who was blessed by a hawk(?)," and "The man who was blessed by the Apayashihaki brothers."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2501
Local Note:
Jack Bullard was originally identified as one of the writers, but his handwriting does not match of any of the texts. Title changed from "Legends" 3/27/2014.
Topic:
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2501, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2501
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2501
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MS 2141 Fox text by Alfred Kiyana on a Fox clan sacred bundle

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918  Search this
Translator:
Lincoln, Harry  Search this
Extent:
62 Pages
Culture:
Fox Indians  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:
Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text by Alfred Kiyana on a Fox clan sacred bundle, with two English translations. The first translation is in Truman Michelson's hand, likely dictated by Harry Lincoln. The second translation is a summary with "Bill Leaf?" written on top of the first page. The Meskawaki text and translations were collected by Michelson in Tama, Iowa.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2141
Topic:
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Medicine bundles  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2141, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2141
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2141
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MS 2058 Phonetic transcription of White Buffalo Dance texts, with occasional linguistic notes

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Informant:
Lincoln, Harry  Search this
Davenport, Edward  Search this
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918  Search this
Extent:
344 Pages
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Pages
Date:
July 28, 1916
Scope and Contents:
Also Phonetic transcription of "Songs of a major White Buffalo Text." [ca. 1916.] Autograph document. 13 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2058
Local Note:
autograph document
Topic:
White Buffalo text -- Fox  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2058, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2058
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2058

MS 1892 Two Fox texts on mortuary rites by Alfred Kiyana

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918  Search this
Lincoln, Harry  Search this
Scott, Thomas  Search this
Extent:
115 Pages
Culture:
Fox Indians  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:
This collection contains two texts on mortuary rites in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by Alfred Kiyana. The English translated titles are "When there is an adoption" and "Ghost Feast." These are accompanied by a notebook containing phonetic transcriptions by Tom Scott and Harry Lincoln and English translations by Truman Michelson. On the last page are grammatical notes by Michelson.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1892
Topic:
Funeral 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 1892, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1892
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1892
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MS 1879 Nine Fox legends collected by Truman Michelson

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Leaf, Bill  Search this
Lincoln, Harry  Search this
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918  Search this
Sakihtanohkweha, 1875-1957  Search this
Translator:
Poweshiek, Ida  Search this
Extent:
25 Items (0.25 linear feet (425 pages)
Culture:
Fox Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Nine stories in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by various authors with English translations by Ida Poweshiek. Contents: 1) Wapasaya by Bill Leaf; text 29 pages, translation 34 pages. 2.) When Wisahkeha fed bees to the wolves, by Alfred Kiyana; text 17 pages, translation 14 pages. 3.) Wisake, by Sakihtanohkweha (Mrs. Bill Leaf); text 40 pages, translation 30 pages. 4) Feather, by Harry Lincoln; text 25 pages, translation 34 pages. 5.) The man who made a sacred bundle, by Alfred Kiyana; text 27 pages, translation 18 pages. 6.) Something about Rabbit and Bear, by Harry Lincoln; text 6 pages, translation 9 pages. 7.) The Indian lead miners who mined lead long ago, by Alfred Kiyana; text 32 pages, translation 36 pages. 8.) The Indian who was blessed a an owl long ago, by Alfred Kiyana; text 31 pages, translation 28 pages. 9) When Wisake was almost captured by the manitous by Alfred Kiyana; text 8 pages, translation 13 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1879
Local Note:
Title changed from "8 Legends" 3/19/2014.
Topic:
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Wapasaiya  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 1879, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1879
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1879

MS 2841 Fox word lists and ethnological and linguistic notes by Alfred Kiyana

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918  Search this
Extent:
58 Pages
Culture:
Fox Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Field notes
Place:
Tama (Iowa)
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
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.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2841
Local Note:
Title changed from "Texts" 4/30/2014.
Topic:
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Food  Search this
Zoology -- nomenclature  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Field notes
Citation:
Manuscript 2841, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2841
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2841
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MS 2779 Fox text by Alfred Kiyana on the man who made four sacred packs

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918  Search this
Extent:
100 Pages
Culture:
Fox Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Pages
Folklore
Narratives
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Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text handwritten by Alfred Kiyana on the man who made four sacred packs. Collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2779
Local Note:
Title changed from "The person who made four sacred packs Legend" 4/30/2014.
Topic:
Medicine bundles  Search this
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2779, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2779
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2779
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MS 2717 Fox text on Benesa sacred bundle dance by Alfred Kiyana

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918  Search this
Brown, Thomas, circa 1891-  Search this
Extent:
246 Pages
Culture:
Fox Indians  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 Alfred Kiyana on Benesa sacred bundle dance with an English translation by Thomas Brown. Texts collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2717
Local Note:
Title changed from "Penesa Sacred Pack" 4/16/2014.
Topic:
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Medicine bundles  Search this
Fox dance  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2717, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2717
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2717
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MS 2656 Three Fox stories by Alfred Kiyana

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918  Search this
Translator:
Poweshiek, Ida  Search this
Extent:
74 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:
Three handwritten stories in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text by Alfred Kiyana, collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. The stories are "The story of a great big snake," with an English translation by Ida Poweshiek; "South wind dance;" and "The man who was blessed by an evil manitou long ago," with brief notes by Truman Michelson.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2656
Local Note:
Title changed from "Story of a great snake" 3/28/2014.
Topic:
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2656, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2656
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2656
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MS 2658 Eighteen Fox stories by various authors collected by Truman Michelson

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Chuck, C.H.  Search this
Leaf, Bill  Search this
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918  Search this
Sakihtanohkweha, 1875-1957  Search this
Extent:
205 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:
Eighteen stories handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by Bill Leaf, Sakihtanohkweha, C.H. Chuck, Alfred Kiyana, and two unidentified writers. The stories were collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. Kiyana authored two texts, titled "The fast runner who ran through the air" and "The Indian woman long ago who was pursued by a grizzly bear." Sakihtanohkweha authored "The man (named) Redstone Pipe" and "The man who suddenly became aware while walking [Pitishaha]." Leaf wrote six texts, one of which includes a brief English translation by Truman Michelson. Chuck authored "Pitishaha."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2658
Local Note:
Title changed from "Texts" 3/28/2014.
Topic:
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2658, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2658
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2658
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MS 2664 Twelve Fox stories by various authors collected by Truman Michelson

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Leaf, Bill  Search this
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918  Search this
Peters, Sam, 1885-  Search this
Peters, Joe  Search this
Shapochiwa  Search this
Extent:
393 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:
Stories handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by Alfred Kiyana, Sam Peters, possibly Joe Peters, Shapochiwa, Bill Leaf, and other writers. The first seven stories are by Kiyana. They are "Jealous men;" "Man who fasted long ago;" "The winter story of the man who married his daughter;" "The man who was a war leader among warriors who were great fighters;" "The people of long ago;" "A manitou man;" and "Ka da wi a." Shapochiwa (Mrs. Harry Lincoln) may be the author of "One with an elm tree." The ninth text is untitled and is by various authors, including Sam Peters and possibly Joe Peters. Bill Leaf authored the remaining three stories. They are "The old man and woman and their son and daughter-in-law;" "Ten women;" and an untitled text.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2664
Local Note:
Title changed from "Legends" 3/28/2014.
Topic:
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2664, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2664
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2664

MS 2221 Fox story by Alfred Kiyana on the wooden manitou buffalo

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918  Search this
Translator:
Poweshiek, Horace  Search this
Extent:
76 Pages
Culture:
Fox Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Pages
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text by Alfred Kiyana on the wooden manitou buffalo with an English translation by Horace Poweshiek.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2221
Topic:
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2221, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2221
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2221
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MS 2153 Seven Fox stories by Alfred Kiyana with translations and grammatical notes

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918  Search this
Translator:
Leaf, Bill  Search this
Brown, Thomas, circa 1891-  Search this
Walker, Leo  Search this
Extent:
154 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:
Seven stories in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text by Alfred Kiyana with English translations and Truman Michelson's grammatical notes. Collected in Tama, Iowa, the following is a list of the stories: 1.) "Owl" text 8 pages, translation from Bill Leaf 3 pages; 2) "The married couple: the man whose wife was wooed by a bear" text 29 pages, translation 18 pages, grammatical questions 6 pages; 3) "When Possum married Woodchuck" text 8 pages, 2 translations from Leo Walker (one incorrectly labelled "When Raccoon married Badger") 6 pages; 4) "When Raccoon was friends with Badger" text 16 pages, translation 13 pages; 5) "When the Fox chiefs were all killed by the Menominee" text 4 pages, translation from Leo Walker 3 pages; 6) "Me so swa" text 22 pages, translation by Michelson and Thomas Brown 18 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2153
Topic:
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2153, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2153
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2153

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