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The mythical origin of the White Buffalo Dance of the Fox Indians

Author:
Michelson, Truman  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1925
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_90205

Material critical of Truman Michelsonʹs work

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Names:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Skinner, Alanson, 1886-1925  Search this
Collection Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Culture:
Fox Indians  Search this
Sauk  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents:
Including copy of letter. Hewitt to Jesse Walter Fewkes, criticizing "The Ritualistic Origin Myth of the White Buffalo Dance of the Fox Indians", April 19, 1913; a draft of a letter to Alanson Skinner regarding Michelsonʹs review of his Observations on the Ethnology of the Sauk Indiana"; and some notes.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1647(6)
Topic:
Sauk & Fox  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk and Fox  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 1647, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 1647 Miscellaneous materials by Hewitt and others
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw355156aa2-8a0f-4043-9484-7bd9c7a38e59
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms1647-ref6

Letter to J. W. Fewkes

Creator:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Collection Collector:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975  Search this
Culture:
Fox Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
April - May 1918
Scope and Contents:
Concerning Hewittʹs criticism of Michelsonʹs "The Ritualistic Origin Myth of the White Buffalo Dance of the Fox Indians."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4372(6)
Topic:
Meskwaki; Sauk and Fox  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4372, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4372 Miscellaneous material relating to the history of the Bureau of American Ethnology, the history of anthropology, and anthropological controversies
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3d344a7a1-a61d-4cff-ac52-7cd7b2e41181
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4372-ref7

MS 2074 White Buffalo Dance: phonetic text of packs

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Extent:
110 Pages
Culture:
Fox -- White Buffalo Dance  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
See 40th AR, pages 208-218; see also Numbers 2560-64 and Numbers 2566-69.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2074
Topic:
White Buffalo Dance -- Fox  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk and Fox  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2074, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2074
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw36234bcc5-b674-444b-9577-fc866aaefcc7
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2074

MS 2075 Outline of the White Buffalo Dance

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Extent:
1 Page
Culture:
Fox -- White Buffalo Dance  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2075
Local Note:
See File Numbers 2560-65 and Numbers 2567-69.
Topic:
White Buffalo Dance -- Fox  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2075, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2075
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw379ce0aa0-309e-4d47-8a8c-036112b20587
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2075

MS 2072 White Buffalo texts

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Translator:
Poweshiek, Horace  Search this
Extent:
205 Pages
Culture:
Fox -- White Buffalo Dance  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
September-October 1915
Scope and Contents:
English translation of Fox texts written by Horace Powshiek, corrected and supplemented by Michelson.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2072
Local Note:
manuscript document with annotations
Topic:
White Buffalo Dance -- Fox  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2072, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2072
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3967dd521-28f0-460e-a3cc-7b8f78aaf60b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2072

MS 2062 White Buffalo Dance texts

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918  Search this
Extent:
338 Pages
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1911-12
Scope and Contents:
In Fox syllabary, written by Alfred Kiyana.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2062
Local Note:
Preface to Truman Michelson, "The Mythical Origin of the Fox Indians," Bureau of American Ethnology-AR 40, Washington, D.C., 1925, page 27 refers to Kiyana as writer of the texts. Reference to place and date is from Bureau of American Ethnology-AR 33, page 24 and Bureau of American Ethnology-AR 34, page 15.
manuscript document annotated
Topic:
White Buffalo texts -- Fox  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2062, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2062
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw39bc0f01b-4c64-4929-b182-2c918ebe548b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2062

MS 2819 Some comments upon the White Buffalo dance; war gens, Fox Indians

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918  Search this
Extent:
84 Pages
Culture:
Fox -- White Buffalo Dance  Search this
Fox -- War gens  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2819
Topic:
Dance -- Fox  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk and Fox  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2819, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2819
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3d51bdf36-169d-477d-8ef9-477e9e233ffc
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2819

MS 2073 White Buffalo Dance

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Extent:
20 Pages
Culture:
Fox -- White Buffalo Dance  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Contains Esoteric meaning of songs of major and minor packs, phonetic texts (1916); Fox ethnology, mostly published; diagram, etc. of White Buffalo Dance; published.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2073
Local Note:
See 40th AR; see also File Number 2560-63 and 2565 to 69.
Topic:
White Buffalo Dance -- Fox  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2073, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2073
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw33ee908be-adb1-4bfe-8615-05b48eb08b2f
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2073

MS 2076 White Buffalo Dance texts; minor packs

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Extent:
293 Pages
Culture:
Fox -- White Buffalo Dance  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Syllabary text.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2076
Local Note:
See File Numbers 2560-66 and Numbers 2568-69.
Topic:
White Buffalo Dance -- Fox  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2076, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2076
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3d512b221-fa52-46c0-8a6c-448e39b08b25
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2076

MS 2058 Phonetic transcription of White Buffalo Dance texts, with occasional linguistic notes

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Informant:
Lincoln, Harry  Search this
Davenport, Edward  Search this
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918  Search this
Extent:
344 Pages
Culture:
Fox  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
July 28, 1916
Scope and Contents:
Also Phonetic transcription of "Songs of a major White Buffalo Text." [ca. 1916.] Autograph document. 13 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2058
Local Note:
autograph document
Topic:
White Buffalo text -- Fox  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2058, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2058
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3458315e7-2c09-4b35-a0d0-8d387430bc7d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2058

MS 2078 Fox White Buffalo Dance texts

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Translator:
Brown, Tom  Search this
Extent:
230 Pages
Culture:
Fox -- White Buffalo Dance  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Translation of minor packs by Tom Brown.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2078
Local Note:
See 40th AR
Topic:
White Buffalo Dance -- Fox  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2078, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2078
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3868b8067-69e8-48f3-b814-6776b151a958
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2078

MS 1537 Linguistic notes on White Buffalo Dance; some ethnology

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Extent:
231 Pages
Culture:
Fox -- White Buffalo Dance  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1537
Local Note:
See Number 2675.
Mostly unpublished.
Topic:
White Buffalo Dance -- Fox  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1537, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1537
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw313e2c85d-e553-4966-bc3a-a22687427126
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1537

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