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MS 2651 Thirteen Fox stories by Frank Shawata and an unidentified writer

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Shawata, Frank  Search this
Extent:
209 Pages
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Mascouten Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Thirteen stories handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text collected by Truman Michelson. Six of the texts are by Frank Shawata, the younger brother of Alfred Kiyana. The translated titles of Shawata's texts are "Rabbit," "Beaver," "Fox," "Those who had power," "Wildcat," and "Mouse." The remaining seven texts are by an unidentified writer. The titles are "Summer hunters," "A woman who was captured by the Sioux long ago," "Old men who gambled long ago," "Men on the warpath," "Sauk and Mesquakie gamblers," "Indian summer hunters," "A Sioux who was a berdache but had power," and "When a Frenchman coaxed the Peorias in what to do." Among the 13 stories is a text on Mascoutens.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2651
Local Note:
Title changed from "Mascoutens Miscellaneous 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 2651, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2651
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3af98ff97-bec2-4499-a3e9-a8684958a220
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2651
Online Media:

MS 3351 Six Fox texts written by Frank Shawata

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Shawata, Frank  Search this
Extent:
34 Pages
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Narratives
Manuscripts
Date:
1932 Summer
Scope and Contents:
Notebook containing six ethnological texts handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by Frank Shawata. The titles are "Camp police," "Buffalo-Fish," "Localization of manitous," "Names of months," "Wolf gens," and "Eagle gens."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3351
Other Archival Materials:
See Manuscript 3350 for English translations of texts.
Topic:
Fox language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Genre/Form:
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 3351, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3351
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3f7adddbb-d0d4-41f2-953a-83a0fe421d02
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3351
Online Media:

MS 3350 Translation of Wolf Dance of the Wolf gens

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Shawata, Frank  Search this
Extent:
85 Pages
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
Summer, 1932
Scope and Contents:
Syllabic texts, 1924; kinship terms; social, uses of kinship; Tetapash on Fox history.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3350
Topic:
Fox Indians -- Kinship  Search this
Fox dance  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3350, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3350
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3d4bcfa15-4df5-47c8-8481-e610b194bb70
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3350

MS 3191 Fox texts of the War Chief's gens

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Translator:
Shawata, Frank  Search this
Extent:
2 Notebooks
52 Pages
Culture:
Fox -- War gens worship buffalo  Search this
Fox -- British flag ceremony  Search this
Fox -- War gens  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Notebooks
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Includes text, diagrams; probably written by himself. Also British flag ceremony.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3191
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3191, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3191
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3adedf04d-5d64-489b-acbb-541446e87a17
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3191

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