2 Drawings (visual works) (watercolor, 10.5 x 14 inches)
Box 1, Folder 1
Drawings (visual works)
Scope and Contents:
Two watercolor drawings. Inscribed: "Portrait of Mah-to-toh-pa / The Chief of the Mandans Indians Tribe upper Missouri" and "Portrait of Kee-o-kuh / the running fox / Chief of the Sacs and Foxes Indian Tribes"
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MS 4109 David Ives Bushnell, Jr. collection of drawings and illustrations, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
With a few pages of notes relating to each of the following: Cheyenne, Cree, Kickapoo, "Massachusetts Indians," Menominee, Seminole, and Shawnee; and a small amount of Jones' correspondence, 1907-1909, and correspondence about Jones after his death, 1909-1911.
Portrait derived from woodcut in Bartram's Travels, 1791, and erroneously captioned "Black Hawk in his War Dress."
OPPS NEG.45126 A
Copy by Library of Congress from "An Account of the Indian Chief Black Hawk and his Tribes, the Sac and Fox Indians, with the Affecting Narrative of a Lady who was Taken Prisoner by the Indians...," Philadelphia, 1834. [No author. In Rare Book Room, Library of Congress.]
Photos are of Potawatomi (Prairie Band) and a few Sauk and Fox Indians, taken at various dates from the 1880's to 1957. Feder's captions, transcribed from negative jackets, are with prints in album. Most of the persons in the photographs are identified by name. Feder evidently secured some of the identification from persons living on the Potawatomi Reservation. See letter of Feder to M. C. Blaker, June 5, 1963. Letter filed Bureau of American Ethnology Accession files, MCB, 11/69.
Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text by George Black Cloud on Sakimagewa (Saùkimaùhkweùwa) sacred pack of the Bear Gens. An English translation was provided by Horace Poweshiek. Truman Michelson added grammatical notes throughout the texts.
Includes: kinship terms; adoption feasts; gens festivals; Snail Dance; Victory Dance; Fox names of places, early Indian traders, and interpreters, moccasin game, Indian name of Antoine Le Claire's mother; notes on the Mide, Sisakayeweni, Wabanowiwen, Nanakawinatawinoni; lists of various rituals and dances belonging to different gentes; notes on those named after the White Deer (See Number 2239); notes on Squaw Dance, and so-called Worshipping Dance.
Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text by Oliver Lincoln of a conversation between two speakers marked "he" and "she." No translation present. The English words "love" and "engage" appear once each at the top of pages 1 and 15.
NAA MS 2678
Title updated from "Fox Indian conversation" 4/7/2014.
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.