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MS 3941 Materials assembled by Hewitt for preparation of articles in Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 30 and for replies to inquires from the public

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Correspondent:
Bogaskie, F.  Search this
Skinner, Alanson, 1886-1925  Search this
Creator:
MacKinley, W. E. W., Captain  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology -- Bulletin 30  Search this
Society of American Indians  Search this
Brant, Joseph, 1742-1807  Search this
Old Smoke  Search this
Sayenqueraghta  Search this
Scott, Hugh Lenox, 1853-1934  Search this
Williams, Eleazer  Search this
Culture:
Eskimos  Search this
Sac and Fox (Sauk & Fox)  Search this
Muskogee (Creek)  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
Adirondack  Search this
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Black Mincqua  Search this
Lenape (Delaware)  Search this
Pekwanoket  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Wendat (Huron)  Search this
Mohawk  Search this
Maya  Search this
Algonquin (Algonkin)  Search this
Potawatomi  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Sauk  Search this
Onondaga  Search this
Tuscarora  Search this
Erie (archaeological)  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Susquehannock (archaeological)  Search this
Wyandot  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Kainai Blackfoot (Kainah/Blood)  Search this
Sihasapa Lakota (Blackfoot Sioux)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Calendars
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Contents: Adirondack tribe (St Lawrence River) Old Manuscript Number 3553. Adoption Old Manuscript Number 4007. Refers to Algonquian method of counting -only; see Haas note 2/18/72; Old Manuscript Number 3864. "Alligewi"; Animism Old Manuscript Number 3867 and 2842-c, box 6. Blood Indians, origin of name; Brant, Joseph Old Manuscript Number 3874. Chippewa, origin of name Old Manuscript Number 3646. Chiefs, function and significance of Old Manuscript Number 2842-c, box 6. Delaware tribe, New Jersey area claimed by Old Manuscript Number 3866. Detroit River, tribes near; Ekaentoton Island-- see Ste. Marie Island Environment (Bulletin 30 draft by O. T. Mason) Old Manuscript Number 4007. Erie, origin of name Old Manuscript Number 3646. Erie and Black Mincqua tribes Old Manuscript Number 3586. [Eskimo] Arctic tribes, leaving elderly and sick people to die Old Manuscript Number 3668. Family, Bulletin 30 draft and notes Old Manuscript Number 4011 and 2842-c, box 6. Grand River (Tinaatoua), name of; Hebrew calendar; Hewitt, list of Bulletin 30 articles by Old Manuscript Number 4066. Hoboken, origin of name; Iroquois, "On the Northern and Eastern Territorial Limits of the Iroquoian people, in the 16th Century," and Algonquian tribes, at Chaleur Bay. Iroquois at Gulf of St Lawrence and Bay of Gaspe Old Manuscript Number 3625.
Iroquois, location of Six Nations tribes reservations Old Manuscript Number 3763. Iroquois false face; Iroquois preparation of corn ("as food") Old Manuscript Number 4009. Iroquoian early dress Old Manuscript Number 3660. Iroquoian "Gachoi" tribe, identity of (Correspondence with F. Bogaskie.) Old Manuscript Number 3816. Iroquoian moon names and concept of time; Iroquoian social organization, and place name-name origins; "Man," Iroquoian term for Old Manuscript Number 3781. Iroquoian towns Old Manuscript Number 4006. Kentucky, meaning of the word; Kentucky, origin of name Old Manuscript Number 3840. Lenni Lenape, meaning of the word; Logstown-- see Shenango Old Manuscript Number 3773. Lost Ten Tribes as American Indians Old Manuscript Number 3670. Mayan linguistic family and other Mayan linguistic notes including Quiche and Tepehuanan notes Old Manuscript Number 3473. Mexico: idols, sacrifices, etc. Old Manuscript Number 3807. Mexico: Indian languages. Letter from Captain W.E.W. MacKinley Old Manuscript Number 3778. Missouri, Indian village, location of Old Manuscript Number 3944. Mohawk land near Lake Champlain; Mohawk grammar; Montour family, notes for Bulletin 30 Old Manuscript Number 3812. Muskhogean social organization. Letter from J. J. Harrison. Old Manuscript Number 3891. New England tribes Old Manuscript Number 3513.
Niagara, origin of name; "Old Smoke"-- see Sayenqueraghta Old Manuscript Number 3949. Onondaga tribe, text of memorial inscription to, and correspondence Old Manuscript 4391 and 4271- box 1 (part.) Ontwaganha or Toaganha, origin and meaning of name Old Manuscript Number 3864. Owego, meaning of town's name; Pekwanoket tribe (Cape Cod); Pemaquid, Abnaki word and its origin Old Manuscript Number 89. Piasa bird- pictograph formerly near present Alton, Illinois. Article is similar to that by Cyrus Thomas, Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 30. Old Manuscript Number 3981. Potawatomi, notes on the name Old Manuscript Number 4034. Potawatomi Green Corn Dance; Roanoke, origin of name Old Manuscript Number 3998. Sacagawea, spelling of; St Ignace, 3 settlements (Michigan); St Marie Island or Ekaentoton Island; Sauk, Bulletin 30 article and galley proof, notes Old Manuscript Number 3764. Sayenqueraghta or "Old Smoke" (correspondence with Alanson Skinner) Old Manuscript Number 3949. Scalping Old Manuscript Number 4025. Shenango and Logstown Old Manuscript Number 3773. Sioux, origin of name Old Manuscript Number 3624. Society of American Indians, resolutions by thanking General Hugh L. Scott, Fr. Anselm Webber and others Old Manuscript Number 3868. Susquehanna, origin of name Old Manuscript Number 3707. Tacoma, origin of name Old Manuscript Number 3470.
Thunderbird, notes on Old Manuscript Number 3552. Tinaatoa-- see Grand River; Toronto, origin of name; Tuscarora villages Old Manuscript Number 3998. Wampum Old Manuscript Number 3998. War club with inscription; West Virginia panhandle tribes Old Manuscript Number 3945. Williams, Eleazer Old Manuscript Number 3998. Women, status of Old Manuscript Number 3566. Wyandots (Huron) List of tribes of which Wyandots of today are constituted. Old Manuscript Number 3774.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3941
Topic:
American Indian  Search this
Inheritance -- Adoption  Search this
Religion -- animism  Search this
Names, tribal -- Blood  Search this
Names, tribal -- Chippewa  Search this
Government and politics -- chiefs  Search this
Land tenure and claims -- Delaware  Search this
Names, tribal -- Erie  Search this
Death and mortuary customs -- abandoning elderly and sick  Search this
Marriage and family  Search this
Names, place -- Grand River  Search this
Jews  Search this
Iroquois Indians  Search this
Land tenure and claims  Search this
Masks -- False Face  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Food preparation -- Corn  Search this
Time -- concepts  Search this
Social structure  Search this
Names, place  Search this
Towns, villages and other settlements  Search this
Names, place -- Kentucky  Search this
Names, tribal -- Leni Lenape  Search this
Muskogean Indians  Search this
Names, place -- Niagara  Search this
Names, place -- Owego  Search this
Abenaki Indians  Search this
Names, tribal -- Pemaquid  Search this
Pictographs -- Piasa bird  Search this
Potawatomi Indians  Search this
Dance -- Green Corn  Search this
Names, tribal -- Potawatomi  Search this
Names, place -- Roanoke  Search this
Towns, villages and other settlements -- St Ignace  Search this
Religion -- Mexico  Search this
Sacrifices -- Mexico  Search this
War -- Scalping  Search this
Indian interest groups -- Society of American Indians  Search this
Names, tribal -- Susquehanna  Search this
Names, tribal -- Tacoma  Search this
Folklore -- Thunderbird  Search this
Names, place -- Toronto  Search this
Tuscarora Indians  Search this
Trade, gifts and other exchanges -- Wampum  Search this
Weapons -- war club  Search this
Marriage and family -- women, status of  Search this
Names, place -- Hoboken  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Algonquin  Search this
Honniasant  Search this
Lenape  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Susquehannock  Search this
Mexico  Search this
Genre/Form:
Calendars
Citation:
Manuscript 3941, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3941
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw34e5d46f4-47a1-44d7-8e6d-d282280cd7f8
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3941

MS 1802 Ethnological Studies of the Hoh and Quileute Indians, the Sole Survivors of the Chimakuan Linguistic Family

Creator:
Reagan, Albert B., 1871-1936  Search this
Extent:
212 Pages
2 Maps
3 Items (musical score pages )
Culture:
Quileute  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Maps
Drawings
Musical scores
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Includes text and drawings, 2 sketch maps, 21 native drawings, 3 pages musical scores.
Contents: 1 [Introduction], page 1; and Ethnohistory and History, 22 pages. 2. Traditions and Myths..., pages 1-89. 3. Songs..., pages 52-56. 4. Games..., pages 45-51. 5. The Quileute Children's Pastime, pages [1]-4. 6. Native coloring Material..., pages 43-44. [text and drawings] 7. ...Methods of Hunting and Trapping [text and drawings] [10] 8. Native Medicines, 1 page. 9. ...Dances..., pages 57-65. 10. Shamanistic Performances, pages [1]-10. 11. Shakerism, pages [1]-18. 12. The Potlatch, pages [1]-8. 13. Marriage Ceremonies, pages [1]-2. 14. Birth Ceremonies, 1 page. 15. Puberty Customs, 1 page. 16. Mortuary Customs, pages [1]-4. page. 17. Miscellaneous Notes, pages [1]-15, [16]. 18. The Retarding Influence of the Chinook Jargon, 1 page. The Thunder Bird. (Copied from a grave slab at Quileute) [Illustration] 1 page. 212 pages total. Quileute Indian Village and Vicinity [sketch map, 20" x 28"] 1 page. James Island or Ah-Kah-Lot. [sketch map, 20" x 28"] 1 page. [Drawings by native artists; all or part by students at the Indian School, Lapush, Washington.] 21 pages. Music to Songs used at the Quileute Shaker Meetings, pages 6, 7, 11. 238 pages total.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1802
Topic:
Folklore -- Quileute  Search this
Games -- Quileute  Search this
Color and dyes -- Quileute  Search this
Hunting -- Quileute  Search this
Medicine -- Quileute  Search this
Dance -- Quileute  Search this
Potlatch -- Quileute  Search this
Marriage -- Quileute  Search this
Birth customs -- Quileute  Search this
Puberty customs -- Quileute  Search this
Mortuary customs -- Quileute  Search this
Thunderbird -- Quileute  Search this
Music -- Quileute  Search this
Shakerism -- Quileute  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
James Island -- map  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Maps
Musical scores
Citation:
Manuscript 1802, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1802
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MS 1802 Ethnological Studies of the Hoh and Quileute Indians, the Sole Survivors of the Chimakuan Linguistic Family
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3a81af35a-d364-4016-9f9a-9c10291ff2f8
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1802
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Tales of Great Spirit : Minnesota Indian legends / [Minnesota Department of Economic Development]

Title:
Minnesota Indian legends
Author:
Minnesota Department of Economic Development  Search this
Physical description:
[12] p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Folklore
Place:
Minnesota
Date:
1968
1969
[1968 or 1969]
Topic:
Names, Geographical  Search this
Call number:
E98.F6 T35 1968
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_922099

Healing songs of the American Indians [sound recording]

Author:
Densmore, Frances 1867-1957  Search this
Hofmann, Charles 1914-  Search this
Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Type:
Sound recordings
Music
Date:
2000
1965
[2000?]
Topic:
Medicine  Search this
Call number:
M1669 .H42
disc 000501
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_737756

Water panthers, bears, and thunderbirds : exploring Wisconsin's effigy mounds / Amy Rosebrough and Bobbie Malone

Author:
Rosebrough, Amy 1969-  Search this
Malone, Bobbie 1944-  Search this
Physical description:
iv, 44 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm
Type:
Juvenile literature
Folklore
Place:
Wisconsin
Date:
2003
C2003
Topic:
Mounds  Search this
Earthworks (Archaeology)  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_728967

The Sound of flutes and other Indian legends / told by Lame Deer, Jenny Leading Cloud, Leonard Crow Dog, and others ; transcribed and edited by Richard Erdoes ; pictures by Paul Goble

Author:
Fire, John  Search this
Erdoes, Richard 1912-2008  Search this
Goble, Paul  Search this
Physical description:
129 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm
Type:
Folklore
Place:
Great Plains
Date:
1976
C1976
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_905383

MS 970 Letters from James G. Swan to George Gibbs

Collector:
Swan, James G., 1818-1900  Search this
Informant:
Old Toke  Search this
Creator:
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Extent:
9 Pages
Culture:
American Indian -- Northwest Coast  Search this
American Indian -- Northwest Coast -- medicine men  Search this
American Indian -- Northwest Coast -- Ethnology  Search this
American Indian -- Northwest Coast -- Ducks  Search this
American Indian -- Northwest Coast -- winds  Search this
American Indian -- Northwest Coast -- tribe names  Search this
American Indian -- Northwest Coast -- Thunder Bird  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
July 20, August 20, and September 4, 1855
Scope and Contents:
Contents relate to medicine men; story of the Thunder Bird; notes on religion, customs, tribal names, etc.
Letter of July 20 gives names of tribes from Columbia River to Cape Flattery, obtained from Old Toke; refers to vocabularies requested by Gibbs but not yet recorded by Swan, and visit to Capt. Vail at Gibbs' request, about collection of debt. Letter of August 20 discusses medicine "Tomanawas," relates stories of Thunderbird, the "Smisspee" (duck), the winds, and customs and religious beliefs of Indians from Columbia River to Nisqually.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 970
Topic:
Names, tribal -- American Indian -- Northwest Coast  Search this
Folklore -- American Indian -- Northwest Coast  Search this
Medicine -- American Indian -- Northwest Coast  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 970, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS970
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw37dd1d301-56cb-4544-8c8e-15735e65f639
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms970

Whale in the sky / by Anne Siberell

Author:
Siberell, Anne  Search this
Physical description:
[32] p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Folklore
Juvenile literature
Place:
Northwest Coast of North America
Date:
1982
C1982
Topic:
Totem poles  Search this
Animals  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_776331

From the land of the white birch / written by Shirley Neitzel ; pictures by Daniel Powers

Author:
Neitzel, Shirley  Search this
Illustrator:
Powers, Daniel  Search this
Physical description:
30 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Type:
Folklore
Place:
Great Lakes Region (North America).)
Great Lakes Region (North America)
Date:
1997
©1997
Topic:
Legends  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Folklore  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_772758

The Thunderbird "Tootooch" legends; folk tales of the Indian tribes of the Pacific Northwest coast Indians [by] W. L. Webber ...

Author:
Webber, William L  Search this
Physical description:
xxi, [2], 38 p. incl. front., illus. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Northwest, Pacific
Date:
1936
C1936]
Topic:
Legends  Search this
Totems  Search this
Call number:
E98.F6W43X 1936
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_361389

Thunderbird : an Indian legend / by Edward Thorneycroft. Illustrated by Donald Harley. Models by Brian Edwards

Author:
Thorneycroft, Edward 1926-  Search this
Ill:
Harley, Donald  Search this
Physical description:
38 p. : col. ill. ; 20 x 27 cm
Type:
Legends
Folklore
Date:
1972
[1972]
Topic:
Thunderbird (Legendary character)  Search this
Origami  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1002531

Thunderbird : and other stories / Henry Chafetz ; illustrations by Ronni Solbert

Author:
Chafetz, Henry  Search this
Illustrator:
Solbert, Ronni  Search this
Physical description:
41 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Type:
Folklore
Juvenile literature
Date:
1964
©1964
Topic:
Indians of North America--Folklore  Search this
Call number:
E98.F6 C47X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_10159

Brave Wolf and the Thunderbird : tales of the people / story by Joe Medicine Crow ; illustrations by Linda R. Martin

Author:
Medicine Crow, Joseph 1913-2016  Search this
Martin, Linda R  Search this
Physical description:
31 p. : ill. ; 25 x 25 cm
Type:
Folklore
Place:
Montana
Date:
1998
Topic:
Tales  Search this
Thunderbird (Legendary character)--Legends  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_540776

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