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MS 2881 Fatherless Man legend

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Creator:
Gibson, Hardy  Search this
Extent:
140 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Cayuga  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Cayuga  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1916; 1918
Scope and Contents:
Revised 1918 with Buck (Onondaga).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2881
Local Note:
Referred to 37th AR, Bureau of American Ethnology, page 13: background information.
Topic:
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Cayuga  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2881, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2881
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2881
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MS 3590 Tuscarora adoption historical tradition

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Creator:
Gibson, John Arthur, 1849-1912  Search this
Translator:
Buck, John, Chief  Search this
Extent:
14 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Iroquois -- Cayuga  Search this
Iroquois -- Tuscarora  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Cayuga  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Tuscarora Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1899-1882 (1921) 1927
Scope and Contents:
From John A. Gibson, 1899- translated into Cayuga by Chief John Buck, Jr (1917); Legend of Ka-hwi'-ya (Phebe bird), Mr Buck; Creek Song, Bear, December 19, 1882, copied 1921.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3590
Topic:
Folklore -- Iroquois  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3590, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3590
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3590
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MS 3136 The Hurons (Wyandots) descended from a porcupine

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Jemerson, James  Search this
Extent:
5 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Cayuga  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Cayuga  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1889
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3136
Local Note:
Similar story in 32nd Annual Report. (Origin of the Porcupine People or Clan).
Topic:
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Cayuga  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3136, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3136
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3136

James Henri Howard Papers

Correspondent:
Woolworth, Alan R.  Search this
Weslager, C.A.  Search this
Witthoft, John, 1921-1993  Search this
Swauger, James Lee  Search this
Turnbull, Colin  Search this
Horn, Frances L.  Search this
Garcia, Louis  Search this
Fogelson, Raymond D.  Search this
Hodge, William  Search this
Hayink, J.  Search this
Feder, Norman  Search this
Ervin, Sam J. Jr  Search this
Feraca, Stephen E., 1934-  Search this
Feest, Christian F.  Search this
Cree, Charlie  Search this
Davis, Edward Mott  Search this
De Busk, Charles R.  Search this
Iadarola, Angelo  Search this
Brasser, Ted J.  Search this
Bunge, Gene  Search this
Cavendish, Richard  Search this
Clifton, James A.  Search this
DeMallie, Raymond  Search this
Blake, Leonard W.  Search this
Dean, Nora Thompson  Search this
Spier, Leslie, 1893-1961  Search this
Smith, John L.  Search this
Swanton, John Robert  Search this
Sturtevant, William C.  Search this
Peterson, John H.  Search this
Paredes, J. Anthony  Search this
Schleisser, Karl H.  Search this
Reed, Nelson A.  Search this
Medford, Claude W.  Search this
Lurie, Nancy Oestreich  Search this
Opler, Morris Edward  Search this
Nettl, Bruno, 1930-  Search this
Kraft, Herbert C.  Search this
Johnson, Michael G.  Search this
Lindsey-Levine, Victoria  Search this
Kurath, Gertrude  Search this
Adams, Richard N. (Richard Newbold), 1924-  Search this
Allen, James H.  Search this
Barksdale, Mary Lee  Search this
Battise, Jack  Search this
Creator:
Howard, James H., 1925-1982 (James Henri)  Search this
Names:
Lone Star Steel Company  Search this
Extent:
10.25 Linear feet
Culture:
Seminole Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
Shawnee  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Muskogee (Creek)  Search this
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Chickasaw  Search this
Choctaw Indians  Search this
Yanktonai Indians  Search this
Seneca Indians  Search this
Yuchee  Search this
Omaha Indians  Search this
Iroquois Indians  Search this
Cherokee  Search this
Sahnish (Arikara)  Search this
Potawatomi Indians  Search this
Pawnee Indians  Search this
Ponca Indians  Search this
Micmac Indians  Search this
Kickapoo Indians  Search this
Sauk and Fox Nation  Search this
Menominee Indians  Search this
Delaware Indians  Search this
Oto Indians  Search this
Tonkawa Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
Oklahoma -- Archeology
Date:
1824-1992
bulk 1950-1982
Summary:
To a considerable degree, the James H. Howard papers consist of manuscript copies of articles, book, speeches, and reviews that document his professional work in anthropology, ethnology, ethnohistory, archeology, linguistics, musicology, and folklore between 1950 and 1982. Among these are a few unpublished items. Notes are relatively scant, there being somewhat appreciable materials for the Chippewa, Choctaw, Creek, Dakota, Omaha, Ponca, Seminole, and Shawnee. The chief field materials represented in the collection are sound recordings and photographs, but many of the latter are yet to be unidentified. A series of color photographs of Indian artifacts in folders are mostly identified and represent the extensive American Indian Cultural collection of costumes and artifacts that Howard acquired and created. Other documents include copies of papers and other research materials of colleagues. There is very little original material related to archeological work in the collection and that which is present concerns contract work for the Lone State Steel Company.
Scope and Contents:
The James Henri Howard papers document his research and professional activities from 1949-1982 and primarily deal with his work as an anthropologist, archeologist, and ethnologist, studying Native American languages & cultures. The collection consists of Series 1 correspondence; Series 2 writings and research, which consists of subject files (language and culture research materials), manuscripts, research proposals, Indian claim case materials, Howard's publications, publications of others, and bibliographical materials; Series 3 sound recordings of Native American music and dance; Series 4 photographs; and Series 5 drawings and artwork.

Howard was also a linguist, musicologist, and folklorist, as well as an informed and able practitioner in the fields of dance and handicrafts. His notable books include Choctaw Music and Dance; Oklahoma Seminoles: Medicines, Magic, and Religion; and Shawnee! The Ceremonialism of a Native American Tribe and its Cultural Backround.

Some materials are oversize, specifcially these three Winter Count items: 1. a Dakota Winter Count made of cloth in 1953 at the request of James H. Howard, 2. a drawing of British Museum Winter Count on 4 sheets of paper, and 3. Photographs of a Winter Count.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged in 5 series: Series 1. Correspondence, 1960-1982, undated; Series 2. Writings and Research, 1824-1992; Series 3. Sound Recordings, 1960-1979; Series 4. Photographs, 1879-1985; Series 5. Drawings and Artwork, 1928-1982.
Chronology:
1925 -- James Henri Howard was born on September 10 in Redfield, South Dakota.

1949 -- Received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Nebraska.

1950 -- Received his Master of Arts from the University of Nebraska and began a prolific record of publishing.

1950-1953 -- Began his first professional employment as an archaeologist and preparator at the North Dakota State Historical Museum in Bismarck.

1955-1957 -- Was a museum lecturer at the Kansas City (Missouri) Museum.

1957 -- James H. Howard received his Ph.D. at the University of Michigan. Joined the staff of the Smithsonian's River Basin Surveys in the summer.

1957-1963 -- Taught anthropology at the University of North Dakota.

1962 -- Chief archeologist at the Fortress of Louisberg Archeological Project in Nova Scotia.

1963-1968 -- Taught anthropology at the University of South Dakota; State Archeologist of South Dakota; Director of the W. H. Over Dakota Museum.

1963-1966 -- Director of the Institute of Indian Studies, University of South Dakota.

1968-1982 -- Associate professor of anthropology at Oklahoma State University at Stillwater (became a full professor in 1971).

1979 -- Consulted for exhibitions at the Western Heritage Museum in Omaha, Nebraska.

1982 -- Died October 1 after a brief illness.
Biographical/Historical note:
James H. Howard was trained in anthropology at the University of Nebraska (B.A., 1949; M.A., 1950) and the University of Michigan (Ph.D., 1957). In 1950-1953, he served as archeologist and preparator at the North Dakota State Historical Museum; and, in 1955-1957, he was on the staff of the Kansas City (Missouri) Museum. During the summer of 1957, he joined the staff of the Smithsonian's River Basin Surveys. Between 1957 and 1963, he taught anthropology at the Universtity of North Dakota. Between 1963 and 1968, he served in several capacities with the University of South Dakota including assistant and associate professor, director of the Institute of Indian Studies (1963-1966), and Director of the W.H. Over Museum (1963-1968). In 1968, he joined the Department of Sociology at Oklahoma State University, where he achieved the rank of professor in 1970. In 1979, he was a consultant for exhibitions at the Western Heritage Museum in Omaha, Nebraska.

Howard's abiding interest were the people of North America, whom he studied both as an ethnologist and archeologist. Between 1949 and 1982, he worked with the Ponca, Omaha, Yankton and Yaktonai Dakota, Yamasee, Plains Ojibwa (or Bungi), Delaware, Seneca-Cayuga, Prairie Potatwatomi of Kansas, Mississipi and Oklahoma Choctaw, Oklahoma Seminole, and Pawnee. His interest in these people varied from group to group. With some he carried out general culture studies; with other, special studies of such phenomena as ceremonies, art, dance, and music. For some, he was interest in environmental adaptation and land use, the latter particularly for the Pawnee, Yankton Dakota, Plains Ojibwa, Turtle Mountain Chippewa, and Ponca, for which he served as consultant and expert witness in suits brought before the United Stated Indian Claims Commisssion. A long-time museum man, Howard was also interested in items of Indian dress, articles associated with ceremonies, and other artifacts. He was "a thoroughgoing participant-observer and was a member of the Ponca Hethuska Society, a sharer in ceremonial activities of many Plains tribes, and a first-rate 'powwow man'." (American Anthropologist 1986, 88:692).

As an archeologist, Howard worked at Like-a-Fishhook Village in North Dakota, Spawn Mound and other sites in South Dakota, Gavin Point in Nebraska and South Dakota, Weston and Hogshooter sites in Oklahoma, and the Fortess of Louisbourg in Nova Scotia. He also conducted surveys for the Lone Star Steel Company in Haskall, Latimer, Le Flore and Pittsburg counties in Oklahoma.
Related Materials:
Howard's American Indian Cultural Collection of Costumes and Artifacts, that he acquired and created during his lifetime, is currently located at the Milwaukee Public Museum. In Boxes 19-21 of the James Henri Howard Papers, there are photographs with accompanying captions and descriptions in binders of his American Indian Cultural Collection of Costumes and Artifacts that his widow, Elfriede Heinze Howard, created in order to sell the collection to a museum.
Provenance:
These papers were donated to the National Anthropological Archives by James Henri Howard's wife, Elfriede Heinz Howard, in 1988-1990, 1992, & 1994.
Restrictions:
The James Henri Howard papers are open for research. Access to the James Henri Howard papers requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Ethnology -- United States  Search this
Ethnomusicology  Search this
Folklore -- American Indian  Search this
Powwows  Search this
Citation:
James Henri Howard Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.1994-30
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National Anthropological Archives
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MS 494 Gennonskwa (Ken-non's-kwa'): A Story of the Stone-Coats

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
71 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Seneca Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
October 1896
Scope and Contents:
36 page translation.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 494
Local Note:
The published translation in Bureau of American Ethnology-AR 32 has not been compared with this manuscript.
See 485 and 2144.
Topic:
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 494, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS494
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms494
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MS 485 Kennon skwa Legend

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
9 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Seneca Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1896
Scope and Contents:
Two copies- text with interlinear translation, 5 pages and typed carbon copy, 4 pages, English Translation.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 485
Local Note:
See Number 2144 and 494.
Shorter version of Manuscript Number 494 ?, not compared.
Topic:
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 485, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS485
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms485
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MS 443 Legends

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Jamieson, J.  Search this
Extent:
72 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Cayuga  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Cayuga Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Includes: Hip-ug-na'-tea'- 5 pages; Great Serpent, 4 pages; Thunder, 9 pages; Ethi' sot, 4 pages; Woman led by thunder into heaven, 4 pages; Tyo-nen-to-ken, 46 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 443
Local Note:
For lexicon based on this manuscript see Manuscript Number 7067.
Topic:
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Cayuga  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 443, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS443
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms443
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MS 3870 Onondaga text of War Charm

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
10 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1929
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3870
Topic:
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3870, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3870
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3870

MS 3860 Copies and originals of Seneca myths

Collector:
Curtin, Jeremiah, 1835-1906  Search this
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
713 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Seneca Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Contents: Box 1 Unpublished material (pink slips show parts xeroxed for U. Chodowiec). Box 2 Published and unpublished material. Box 3 Published material (32 AR Bureau of American Ethnology). Box 4 Non Iroquois and miscellaneous material. Box 5 Material identified by Chodowiec: "mostly Curtin's myths rewritten and corrected by Hewitt."
Seneka historical legends and mythic tales in English only, collected on the Cattaraugus Reservation, N. Y., during the summer of 1883 and 1886. 1. The Boy Cared for by a Bear. 18 pages. 2. The Man with the Panther-skin Coat. 10 pages. 3. Hi'-non' Ho-ha-waqk, i. e., The Son of Thunder. 7 pages. 4. The Vampire. 3 pages. 5. The Uncle and his Nephew. 27 pages. 6. A Hunter Persued by a Stone-Coat. 6 pages. 7. The Orphan. 5 pages. 8. The Potent Boy. 8 pages. 9. The Seven Maidens Making Wampum. 7 pages. 10. The Man who was aided by Ga-cyen-de-tha' (Fire-dragon). 15 pages. 11. An Uncle and his Nephew (Second Story). 9 pages. 12. Hi'-non' (Thunder) and the Rattlesnakes. 4 pages. 13. Hagowanen and O-the-gwen'-da' (Flint). 33 pages. 14. Two Boys Carried Off by the Cheroki. 1 1/2 pages. 15. Uncle and Nephew. 7 pages. 16. Netyogwesuk. (? Delaware Story). 5 pages. 17. A Woman's Bear Lover. 7 pages. 18. The Two Brothers. 9 pages. 19. Ga-na, The Seneca War Chief. 7 pages. 20. Twelve Brothers and their Uncle (Great-Head). 6 pages. 21. The Woman who married the Great Snake. 5 pages. 22. Hat-hon-das (The Listener). 13 pages. 23. On-gweq i-as (Man he eats) and his Brother. 7 pages. 24. The Man-eating Wife, the Old Woman and the Morning-Star. 8 pages. 25. Dhadyoendzadases and the Old Woman's Grandson. 7 pages. 26. Ga-no-gwi-o-eon, a War-chief. 6 pages.
27. Bloody-Hand Offered Food to the Animals. 3 pages. 28. The Horned-Snake and the Young Woman. 6 pages. 29. The Great Worm and Grandfather, Thunder. 3 pages. 30. The Senecas at War with the Cheroki. 3 pages. 31. An Owl Story. 5 pages. 32. A Young Man pursued by his Sister-in-law. 5 pages. 33. The Dry Village in the Flood. 7 pages. 34. Ha-tci-non-don, a Chief. 35. The Daughters of Owee Ye-gen-djiq (Swan Mother) and the Son of Doen-djo-wens. 5 pages. 36. The Woman turned into a Snake from eating too much Fish. 2 pages. 37. The Two Sisters Captured by the Cheroki. 3 pages. 38. The Man killed by three Hunters. 4 pages. 39. Grandmother and Grandson. 11 pages. 40. The Race between the Turtle and the Fox. 3 pages. 41. A Dead Man speaks out of the Fire, whereat his mother becomes a bear and pursues his murderer. 8 pages. 42. Da-gwa-no-en-yent and her husband. 7 pages. 43. Ho-da-den-on (Hodadeion). 55 pages. 44. Bald Eagle Sends Mud-turtle around the World. 4 pages. 45. The Grandmother and her Granddaughter. 1 page. 46. Dzogeon and his Uncle. 4 pages. 47. Porcupine's Grandson and the Bear. 11 pages. 48. The Hatiwen-non-da-dye's (Thunders) rescue a woman from Antropophagi. 6 pages. 49. Sha-go-dyo-weq-go-wa. No 1. 3 pages. 50. The Murderous Crow. 4 pages.
74. Seneka Superstitions. 1 page. 75. The Man who became a fish and a Nya-gwai-e-he'. 76. Charm broken by eating an Otter's heart. 4 pages. 77. The Squeezed heart and the Naked Dance. 3 pages. 78. The Poor Hunter and the Little Man. 3 pages. 79. The Owl and the Two Sisters. 3 pages. 80. The Battle With the Great Snake. 2 pages. 81. The Fox and the Rabbit. 2 pages. 82. Da-gwa-no-en-yent. 2 pages. 83. Ongwe i-as and his Brother Dagwano-en-yent. 5 pages. 84. Gen-non' sgwa' (Stone Coat). 1 page. 85. The Gen-non' s-gwa' (Stone Coat) 2 pages. 86. The Gen-non' s-gwa' (Stone Coat). 3 pages. 87. Medicine Men. 2 pages. 88. The Snake with two heads. 2 pages. 89. The Turtle and his forces on the warpath. 5 pages. 90. The Red people and the Senekas. 1 page. 91. Seneka Ghost Story. 1 page. 92. Seneka Witch Story. 1 page. 93. Seneka Witchcraft. 1 page. 94. The Two Brothers. 3 pages. 95. Hotho' (Cold). 1 page. 96. The Story of the Boy and the Chestnuts. 5 pages. 97. Gaq-ga and Sga-ge-diq. 4 pages. 98. The Man who married a Buffalo Woman. 8 pages. 99. Wishakon and his Grandfather Visit Plethoak. 8 pages. 100. Ha-den-the-ni and Ha'-ni-gon-gen-da-tha'. 21 pages. 101. Ho-di-on-skon. 102. The Creation of Man. 2 pages. 103. The Great Bear and the Six Hunters, or the Great Dipper (Constellation).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3860
Local Note:
Examined 1971 by Urszula Chodowiec (student of W. N. Fenton and Claude Levi-Strauss) and left with her notes attached in the 5 boxes.
Other Title:
The Boy Cared for by a Bear
The Man with the Panther-skin Coat
Hi'-non' Ho-ha-waqk, i.e., The Son of Thunder
The Vampire
The Uncle and his Nephew
A Hunter Persued by a Stone-Coat
The Orphan
The Potent Boy
The Seven Maidens Making Wampum
The Man who was aided by Ga-cyen-de-tha' (Fire-dragon)
An Uncle and his Nephew
Hi'-non' (Thunder) and the Rattlesnakes
Hagowanen and O-the-gwen'-da' (Flint)
Two Boys Carried Off by the Cheroki
Uncle and Nephew
Netyogwesuk
A Woman's Bear Lover
The Two Brothers
Ga-na, The Seneca War CHief
Twelve Brothers and their Uncle (Great-Head)
The Woman who married the Great Snake
Hat-hon-das (The Listener)
On-gweq i-as (Man he eats) and his Brother
The Man-eating Wife, the Old Woman and the Morning-Star
Dhadyoendzadases and the Old Woman's Grandson
Ga-no-gwi-o-eon, a war-chief
Bloody-Hand Offered Food to the Animals
The Horned-Snake and the Young Woman
The Great Worm and Grandfather, Thunder
The Senecas at War with the Cheroki
An Owl Story
A Young Man pursued by his Sister-in-law
The Dry Village in the Flood
Ha-tci-non-don, a Chief
The Daughters of Owee Ye-gen-djiq (Swan Mother) and the Son of Doen-djo-wens
The Woman turned into a Snake from eating too much Fish
The Two Sisters Captured by the Cheroki
The Man killed by three Hunters
Grandmother and Grandson
The Race between the Turtle and the Fox
A Dead Man speaks out of the Fire, whereat his mother becomes a bear and pursues his murderer
Da-gwa-no-en-yent and her husband
Ho-da-den-on (Hodadeion)
Bald eagle Sends Mud-turtle around the World
The Grandmother and her Granddaughter
Dzogeon and his Uncle
Porcupine's Grandson and the Bear
The Hatiwen-non-da-dye's (Thunders) rescue a woman from Antropophagi
Sha-go-dyo-weq-go-wa
The Murderous Crow
Seneka Superstitions
The Man who became a fish and a Nya-gwai-e-he'
Charm broken by eating an Otter's heart
The Squeezed heart and the Naked Dance
The Poor Hunter and the Little Man
The Owl and the Two Sisters
The Battle With the Great Snake
The Fox and the Rabbit
Da-gwa-no-en-yent
Ongwe i-as and his Brother Dagwano-en-yent
Gen-non' sgwa' (Stone Coat)
The Gen-non' s-gwa (Stone Coat)
Medicine Men
The Snake with two heads
The Turtle and his forces on the warpath
The Red people and the Senekas
Seneka Ghost Story
Seneka Witch Story
Seneka Witchcraft
The Two Brothers
Hotho' (Cold)
The Story of the Boy and the Chestnuts
Gaq-ga and Sga-ge-diq
The Man who married a Buffalo Woman
Wishakon and his Grandfather Visit Plethoak
Ha-den-the-ni and Ha'-ni-gon-gen-da-tha'
Ho-di-on-skon'
The Creation of Man
The Great Bear and the Six Hunters, or the Great Dipper (Constellation).
Topic:
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3860, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3860
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3860
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MS 660 The bear foot legend

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Creator:
Gibson, John Arthur, 1849-1912  Search this
Extent:
15 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Onondaga text, typed.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 660
Local Note:
See 2878.
Other Title:
Nothing but passing clouds
Topic:
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 660, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS660
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms660
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MS 497-a Ho-da-den-on and Ga'-ni'-gon-on' (Hodadenon and His Elder Sister)

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
105 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Seneca Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
October 1896
Scope and Contents:
Carbon copy also in file.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 497-a
Topic:
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 497-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS497A
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms497a
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MS 495 The Story of Ka'-skwa-ot (Kahskwahot)

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
5 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Seneca Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
October 1896
Scope and Contents:
Text with interlinear English, Autograph document signed, 5 pages. Translation, typescript document (carbon copy) 4 pages. Published as "He'skwa", page 680.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 495
Topic:
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 495, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS495
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms495
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MS 3522 Myths and traditions

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Includes: Tobacco Offering Address, 6 pages text; War Medicine, 2 pages; Fishing Medicine, 2 pages; Witch Medicine, 8 pages, by John Buck, 1889; also 2 pages notes for Witch Medicine; The Hunting Medicine by John Buck, 5 pages including songs in text, some with interlinear translation, and 2 pages notes; Aids of Creator (?), 2 pages. All in English except Tobacco Offering Address, and songs for Hunting Medicine.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3522
Topic:
Religion -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Onondaga  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3522, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3522
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3522

MS 493 The story of Gadjisdo'do' and S'hogon'gwa's

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
78 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Seneca Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
September 1896
Scope and Contents:
A carbon copy of the translation accompanies this text. 64 page translation (typed).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 493
Topic:
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 493, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS493
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms493
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MS 491 Hen''e'Deo' nias, The Misogamist Text

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
39 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Seneca Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1896
Scope and Contents:
English translation only published.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 491
Topic:
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 491, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS491
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms491
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MS 492 Do-a'-da-ne'- gen' and Hotkwistadegena Seneca text

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
45 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Seneca Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
October 1896
Scope and Contents:
Also carbon copy of English translation, 39 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 492
Topic:
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 492, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS492
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms492
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MS 489 Legend of Haha doda gwas

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
64 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Seneca Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1896
Scope and Contents:
Text only.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 489
Topic:
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 489, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS489
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms489
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MS 490 Gadji'son'dis, Legend of the control of the game animals (The Amulet Cutter)

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
51 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Seneca Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
October 7, 1896
Scope and Contents:
Annotated text, and typescript (carbon copy) translation.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 490
Topic:
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 490, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS490
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms490
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MS 487 Ongwe hanges ha Legend

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
78 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Seneca Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
September 1896
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 487
Topic:
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 487, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS487
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms487
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MS 488 Haya Howe Legend

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
27 Pages
Culture:
Iroquois  Search this
Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Seneca Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
September 1896
Scope and Contents:
Text only.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 488
Other Title:
He the flesh footed
Topic:
Folklore -- Iroquois -- Seneca  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 488, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS488
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms488
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