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MS 2812 Narratives by William Somers about Cheyenne origin, religion and history

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Informant:
Somers, William Abe, circa 1865-  Search this
Extent:
8 Pages
Culture:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Narratives
Manuscripts
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Narratives handwritten in English and signed by William Abe Somers about Cheyenne origin, religion, and history. Includes statement by Somers, "I have lived over 45 years with the Cheyennes...."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2812
Topic:
Cheyenne Indians -- History  Search this
Cheyenne Indians -- Religion  Search this
Genre/Form:
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2812, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2812
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw37daf2584-9e86-48e5-a904-9e8b1dc35a48
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2812
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MS 2799 Texts and notes on Medicine arrows of the Cheyenne from Bull Thigh and William Somers

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Informant:
Bull Thigh, circa 1829-  Search this
Somers, William Abe, circa 1865-  Search this
Extent:
131 Pages
Culture:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Folklore
Narratives
Field notes
Sketches
Place:
Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation (Mont.)
Date:
1910 September 7-13
Scope and Contents:
Text and notes collected by Truman Michelson in Montana from Bull Thigh and William Somers on the sacred Medicine arrows of the Cheyenne. The texts are primarily in English and detail the origin of the arrows and describe the Medicine arrows ceremony. The prayers and songs are in Cheyenne. Also includes notes on Sun Dance.

The following is a list of the contents: (Folder 1) "The 4 arrows." Bull Thigh, Somers. pages 1-23. (Folder 2) "Further information on the 4 arrows." September 10, 1910. Somers. pages 1-24. (Folder 2) Notes on Sun Dance from Bull Thigh. September 10, 1910. pages 1-2. (Folder 3) "Somers fills in gaps of 4 arrows left out by the priest (tells own experiences)." September 9, 1910. Somers pages 1-43. (Folder 4) "3rd day before the ceremony proper." 7 pages. (Folder 5) "The 4 arrows; 4th day of the ceremonies."September 13, 1910. Somers. pages 1-10. (Folder 6) "Words of 1 arrow song; 4th song." September 7. Bull Thigh, Somers. 9 pages. "Arrow song with words," prayers, oaths, creed. September 13. Somers. 11 pages. (Folder 7) Diagrams illustrating parts of the ceremonies, Somers. 5 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2799
Local Note:
Title changed from "Notes on Medicine arrows of the Cheyenne September 7-13, 1910" 4/8/2014.
Topic:
Cheyenne Indians -- Religion  Search this
Medicine bundles  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Sun Dance  Search this
Cheyenne language  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Field notes
Sketches
Citation:
Manuscript 2799, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2799
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw30ba5b26c-5936-4938-9937-39eddd81defe
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2799
Online Media:

MS 4685 Material on the Dakotas

Creator:
Herman, Eddie  Search this
Herman, Vera  Search this
Correspondent:
Garnett, William, 1855-1928  Search this
McGillycuddy, Valentine, 1849-1939  Search this
Names:
Richardson, John Jr  Search this
Yellow Horse  Search this
Extent:
25 Pages
1 Photograph
Culture:
Sioux  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Photographs
Date:
1922-1950
Scope and Contents:
Includes biographical data on Yellow Horse, Northern Oglala, and the murder of John Richard, Jr., Autograph document signed, 7 pages. "A Prayer of the Lakota" (poem), Typescript document 1 page. "Tepee Creek Legend, Carbon typescript, 1 page. Ten letters from Valentine T. McGillycuddy to William Garnett, one from Garnett to McGillycuddy, Carbon typescript, 17 pages. (published in mimeographed form in pamphlet entitled "Odds and Ends" by Fred Hackett, Chicago, Illinois, ca. 1950?). Photograph captioned "Yellow Horse, Northern Oglala."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4685
Other Title:
A Prayer of the Lakota
Tepee Creek Legend
Topic:
Biography -- Dakota  Search this
Religion -- Dakota  Search this
Folklore -- Dakota  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4685, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4685
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3012db2ee-09d9-40ef-80cb-19dc08b99d0d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4685

A study of religious symbolism among the Cheyenne Indians / John H. Moore

Author:
Moore, John H. 1939-  Search this
Physical description:
v, 321 leaves : ill., maps
Type:
Manuscripts
Date:
1974
Topic:
Religion  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Call number:
E99.C53 M84 1974a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_801806

From warrior to Saint [electronic resource] : the journey of David Pendleton Oakerhater / Cokie G. Anderson, Project Director

Title:
Letters and life of David Penleton Oakerhater
Author:
Making Medicine  Search this
Anderson, Cokie G  Search this
Oklahoma Arts and Humanities Council  Search this
Subject:
Making Medicine  Search this
Episcopal Church  Search this
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Oklahoma
Date:
2006
C2006
Topic:
Religion  Search this
Deacons  Search this
Call number:
E90.M35 A2
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_829926

Cheyenne / edited by Marla Felkins Ryan and Linda Schmittroth

Author:
Ryan, Marla Felkins  Search this
Schmittroth, Linda  Search this
Physical description:
32 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps 24 cm
Type:
Juvenile literature
Place:
Great Plains
Date:
2002
C2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_728068

Red Hat : Cheyenne Blue Sky Maker and Keeper of the Sacred Arrows / Renate Schukies

Author:
Schukies, Renate  Search this
Red Hat, Edward -1982  Search this
Red Hat, Bill  Search this
Subject:
Red Hat, Edward -1982  Search this
Red Hat, Bill  Search this
Physical description:
338 p. ; 21 cm
Type:
Biography
Date:
1993
Topic:
Medicine  Search this
Religion  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_735834

A Song from Sacred Mountain / editor, interviews and writing, Anita Parlow ; photography, Carlin Red Blanket, John Martin, and Milt Lee ; illustrations, Cecil Apple

Author:
Parlow, Anita 1945-  Search this
Oglala Lakota Legal Rights Fund  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 142 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Bear Butte (S.D. : Mountain)
Date:
1983
C1983
Topic:
Land tenure  Search this
Religion  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_791896

Hüter der Heiligen Pfeile : Red Hat erzählt die Geschichte der Cheyenne / Renate Schukies

Author:
Schukies, Renate  Search this
Red Hat, Edward -1982  Search this
Red Hat, Bill  Search this
Schukies, Renate Red Hat  Search this
Subject:
Red Hat, Edward -1982  Search this
Red Hat, Bill  Search this
Physical description:
187 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Biography
Date:
1994
C1994
Topic:
Medicine  Search this
Religion  Search this
Call number:
E99.C53 S26 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_619489

The Circle : dedication of the church, St. Labre Indian School, Ashland, Mont

Title:
St. Labre Indian School
Subject:
St. Labre Indian Mission School (Ashland, Mont.)  Search this
Catholic Church  Search this
Physical description:
[16] p. : ill. (col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Montana
Ashland
Date:
1979
1979?]
Topic:
Religion  Search this
Catholic church buildings  Search this
Call number:
BX4601.M9 C57 1979
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_686744

The wolves of heaven : Cheyenne shamanism, ceremonies, and prehistoric origins / by Karl H. Schlesier ; drawings by Wah-pah-nah-yah (Dick West)

Author:
Schlesier, Karl H  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 214 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1987
C1987
Topic:
Religion  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Shamanism  Search this
Call number:
E99.C53S23 1987X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_312671

The last Contrary : the story of Wesley Whiteman (Black Bear) / by Warren E. Schwartz with an introduction by Herbert T. Hoover

Author:
Schwartz, Warren E  Search this
Augustana College (Sioux Falls, S.D.) Center for Western Studies  Search this
Subject:
Whiteman, Wesley d. 1981  Search this
Physical description:
iv, 146 p. : ill., music ; 22 cm
Type:
Biography
Date:
1989
1989, c1988
Topic:
Religion  Search this
Call number:
E99.C53W557 1989X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_374538

Voices of the American Indian experience / James E. Seelye Jr. and Steven A. Littleton, editors

Author:
Seelye, James E  Search this
Littleton, Steven A  Search this
Physical description:
2 volumes (xxii, 796 pages) ; 26 cm
Type:
Sources
History
Place:
North America
United States
Date:
2013
©2013
Topic:
History  Search this
Indians in literature  Search this
Indian mythology  Search this
Creation--Mythology  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Social policy  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1031080

The Cheyenne / by George A. Dorsey

Author:
Dorsey, George A (George Amos) 1868-1931  Search this
Physical description:
72 p. : ill ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1975
1905
Topic:
Religion  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_921791

William Wayne Red Hat, Jr. : Cheyenne Keeper of the Arrows / by William Wayne Red Hat, Jr. ; edited by Sibylle M. Schlesier

Author:
Red Hat, Bill  Search this
Schlesier, Sibylle M. 1960-  Search this
Subject:
Red Hat, Bill  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 156 p. : ill. (photos) ; 22 cm
Type:
Biography
Date:
2008
C2008
Topic:
Medicine  Search this
Religion  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_926023

Bear Butte : journeys to the sacred mountain / Charles Rambow

Author:
Rambow, Charles  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 159 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Folklore
Place:
South Dakota
Bear Butte (Mountain)
Bear Butte (S.D. : Mountain)
Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.)
Date:
2004
C2004
Topic:
Cheyenne Indians--Religion  Search this
Dakota Indians--Religion  Search this
Indian mythology  Search this
Religion  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_977980

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