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MS 3398 Moose Cree texts from Harvey Smallboy

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Smallboy, Harvey, 1879-1947  Search this
Translator:
Allan, William  Search this
Extent:
2 Notebooks (81 pages)
Culture:
Cree  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Notebooks
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Place:
Moose Factory (Ont.)
Date:
1935
Scope and Contents:
Two notebooks containing stories handwritten in Moose Cree syllabary and English. The syllabic texts were written by Harvey Smallboy at Moose Factory, Ontario. The English translations were dictated by William Allan.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3398
Local Note:
Title changed from "Cree Syllabic Texts Summer of 1935" 6/3/2014.
Other Archival Materials:
See Manuscript 3414 for phonetic versions of the syllabic texts.
Topic:
Cree language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 3398, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3398
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw34b9f3ee0-d30b-4700-a121-c5dc1b6168dd
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3398
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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
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2432
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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:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2829
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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
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3de05a1f7-2943-4b38-8484-c1256992234d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3338
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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
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2606
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MS 1830 Chippewa notes collected by Truman Michelson in L'Anse and Baraga, Michigan

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Extent:
75 Pages
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Field notes
Narratives
Folklore
Vocabulary
Place:
L'Anse (Mich.)
Baraga (Mich.)
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Notebook containing linguistic, ethnological, and anthropometric notes on the Chippewa collected by Truman Michelson in L'Anse and Baraga in Michigan. His notes include Chippewa words and phrases with glosses in English, stories, and anthropometric measurements.
See MS 7230 for translations of stories.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1830
Local Note:
Title changed from "Linguistics and ethnology" 3/13/2014.
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Ojibwa language  Search this
Indians of North America -- anthropometry  Search this
Physical anthropology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Field notes
Narratives
Folklore
Vocabulary
Citation:
Manuscript 1830, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1830
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw30da59dba-0433-444e-a182-89d4aaf7560c
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1830
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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
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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
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2239
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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
EDAN-URL:
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
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Narratives
Manuscripts
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
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2697
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MS 2813-a Piegan Blackfoot linguistic notes collected by Truman Michelson from Mabel Monroe

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Monroe, Mabel  Search this
Extent:
25 Items (slips )
Culture:
Blackfoot  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Pikuni Blackfeet (Piegan)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Folklore
Narratives
Field notes
Vocabulary
Date:
1910
Scope and Contents:
Handwritten notes on the Piegan Blackfoot language from Truman Michelson's work with Mabel Monroe, whose mother was Piegan. Includes lexical and grammatical notes, text (concerning Trickster) with free translation, and kinship terms.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2813-a
Local Note:
Title changed from "Piegan Blackfoot linguistic notes 1910" 4/7/2014.
Topic:
Kinship  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Siksika language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Tricksters  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Field notes
Vocabulary
Citation:
Manuscript 2813-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2813A
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw382855432-0612-42d0-b6d2-d3e637088f96
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2813a
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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:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
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
Manuscripts
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
Archival materials
Pages
Narratives
Manuscripts
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 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
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw34aea9745-1d36-4e8f-8f0c-fcf35213ab10
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2798
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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
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw390e0b515-7215-4f62-ad75-808866c489cb
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3215a
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MS 3342 Four Southern Cheyenne stories collected by Truman Michelson

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Extent:
67 Pages
Culture:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Date:
1932 Summer
Scope and Contents:
Notebook containing four Southern Cheyenne stories handwritten in English by an unidentified writer. The writing appears to be the same as the unidentified writing in Manuscript 2134, 3220, and 3335. The titles of the stories are: "Bloody Teeth," "Skeleton," "The Powerful Boy," and "The Fox and the Ghost."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3342
Local Note:
Title changed from "'Southern Cheyenne Legends,' written by a Cheyenne informant Summer, 1932" 5/28/2014.
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 3342, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3342
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3eded5c8a-8589-4e26-a409-7400c99a18c2
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3342
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MS 2744 Ottawa notes and stories from Lillian Walker

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Informant:
Walker, Lillian  Search this
Extent:
35 Pages
Culture:
Odawa (Ottawa)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Vocabulary
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Ottawa linguistic notes and stories collected by Truman Michelson from Lillian Walker, age 16. Includes vocabulary, pronominal paradigms, a letter in Ottawa with an English translation, and stories in Ottawa and English. There are also notes on the list of stories known by Walker; information about her family; and locations of the Ottawa.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2744
Local Note:
Title updated from "Linguistics; legend" 4/25/2014.
Topic:
Ottawa language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Vocabulary
Citation:
Manuscript 2744, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2744
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3060230e0-4426-423d-ae81-5efc57aea487
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2744
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MS 3220 Southern Cheyenne personal narratives and legends collected by Truman Michelson

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Lame Bull (Cheyenne)  Search this
Slow Bull (Cheyenne)  Search this
Haag, Mack  Search this
Informant:
Medicine Woman  Search this
White Buffalo (Cheyenne)  Search this
Extent:
96 Pages
Culture:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Autobiographies
Date:
1931-1932
Scope and Contents:
Southern Cheyenne personal narratives and stories in English collected by Truman Michelson in Oklahoma. The stories were handwritten by Mack Haag and another person. Contents include: "Medicine Woman. 55 years old. Cheyenne" (written by Mack Haag.), 37 pages; "The Unknow[n] Greyhound" (writer unidentified.), 7 pages; "Plum Man" (writer unidentified), 2 pages; The Stuff[ed] Bear" 3 pages; "The Spider and the Rat" (writer unidentified), 5 pages; "Tipi Decorator. White Buffalo [daugther of Black Kettle]. 43 years old. Cheyenne" (writer unidentified), 17 pages; "The Beaded back tipi" (writer unidentified), 8 pages; "Lame Bull. True Story" (writer unidentified), 4 pages; "The Buffalo Robe" (writer unidentified), 4 pages; and "Slow Bull. (Cheyenne age 60). 1931" (written by Mack Haag), 9 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3220
Topic:
Shamans  Search this
Tipis  Search this
Hides and skins  Search this
Betrothal  Search this
Marriage  Search this
Death and mortuary customs  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Recreation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Autobiographies
Citation:
Manuscript 3220, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3220
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3d3bbc39f-55bc-4521-a813-7623bf754a0d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3220
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MS 833 Kickapoo texts from Joseph Murdock

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Murdock, Joseph  Search this
Translator:
Abraham, Alice  Search this
Extent:
39 Pages
Culture:
Kickapoo  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Place:
Shawnee (Okla.)
Date:
1929, 1967
Scope and Contents:
Notebook containing Kickapoo syllabic texts handwritten in 1929 by Joseph Murdock, a Mexican Kickapoo residing in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Also English translations dictated by Alice Abraham of Shawnee, Oklahoma, and handwritten by her granddaugther Susan in 1967. The texts include a story of why rabbits only have fat on their shoulders and an anecdote from Murdock's courtship days. Other texts are on a virginity test, marriage and natal customs, joking relationships, and father and mother-in-law taboos. The notebook also contains 2 pages of linguistic notes in phonetic transcription with English translations.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 833
Local Note:
Title changed from "Kickapoo Legends and ethnology 1929" 6/10/2014.
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Joking relationships  Search this
Interpersonal relations  Search this
Marriage customs and rites  Search this
Birth customs  Search this
Kickapoo language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Kikapoo, Kikapú  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 833, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS833
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw38800ea4c-fd7f-4ec8-96cb-c875327af900
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms833
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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
Archival materials
Pages
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
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
Manuscripts
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
Online Media:

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
Archival materials
Pages
Folklore
Narratives
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
Online Media:

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