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MS 68 A.S. Gatschet Notebook with vocabularies, texts, notes

Collector:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Informant:
Bottineau, Jno. B. (John B.)  Search this
Toposh, A. J. (Chippewa)  Search this
Bluejacket, Charles, 1817-1897  Search this
Names:
Pokagon, Simon, 1830-1899  Search this
Extent:
54 Pages
Culture:
Shawnee  Search this
Natchez (archaeological)  Search this
Potawatomi  Search this
Narragansett  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
mainly 1878-1879
Scope and Contents:
Contents:

Shawnee, 48 pages. (3-19; 48-62, even pages only; 72-93). Includes texts with interlinear translation: Story of the fox and the wolf, pages 3-6; story about the end of the world, page 18; Waputhua (great rabbit) story, pages 18-19. Vocabulary includes Shawnee names for other tribes, pages 76-79; Shawnee clans, page 80. Informant for part of data, Blue Jacket, Vinita, I. T.

Chippewa, 22 pages. (23-65, odd pages only). Mainly vocabulary from Jean Baptiste Bottineau, Pembina Band; includes clans of Pembina Band, page 59.

Pottawatomi, 7 pages (22-32a, odd pages only). Mainly vocabulary, from A. J. Toposh, Dowagiac, Michigan. Obituary of Simon Pokagon, Pottawatomi chief (died January 27, 1899), page 30.

Narragansett notes, 4 pages. (94-97).

Natchez word, page 97.

Miscellaneous Algonquian vocabulary notes, 1 page (back cover).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 68
Other Title:
Story of the fox and the wolf
Story about the end of the world
Waputhua story
Great rabbit story
Topic:
Eschatology  Search this
Shawnee language  Search this
Chippewa language  Search this
Ojibwa language  Search this
Potawatomi language  Search this
Natchez language  Search this
Narragansett language  Search this
Folklore -- Shawnee  Search this
Kinship -- Shawnee  Search this
Kinship -- Chippewa  Search this
Names, tribal -- Shawnee  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 68, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS68
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms68
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MS 4303 Kickapoo Notes

Collector:
Lewis, J. Harmon Mrs  Search this
Names:
Ellis, Emma Kickapoo Williams  Search this
Culture:
Kickapoo  Search this
Shawnee  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Includes: Notes on Kickapoo clans, Mexican Kickapoo personal names, with meaning; by ref biog notes, clan affiliation. Notes on Death Ceremony of the Kickapoo, 9 pages. Death Ceremony of the Kickapoo explained, 9 pages. Miscellaneous notes on the following: Indian Dances (Soldier Dance); Kickapoo Spiritualism; Indian Love and Affection; Kickapoo Springs; Indian version of an old Ghost Story; Kickapoo Adoption; Shawnee ball-game; Kickapoo Games; Miscellaneous ethnological notes; copies of correspondence including a letter (copy) from the Department of Public Health regarding the use of peyote; biographical notes on Emma Kickapoo Williams Ellis, who made a "Democratic Quilt" and wrote to Franklin D. Roosevelt regarding it, and stating that if he were elected she would send the quilt to him; miscellaneous notes; 26 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4303
Topic:
Kickapoo Indians -- Kinship  Search this
Names, Personal -- Kickapoo  Search this
Ceremonies -- Kickapoo  Search this
Dance -- Kickapoo  Search this
Games -- Kickapoo  Search this
Peyote -- Kickapoo  Search this
Biography -- Ellis, Emma Kickapoo Williams  Search this
Folklore -- Kickapoo  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4303, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4303
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4303

MS 1329 Kickapoo linguistic notes from Joseph Murdock

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Informant:
Murdock, Joseph  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (6 pages)
Culture:
Kickapoo  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Field notes
Vocabulary
Place:
Shawnee (Okla.)
Date:
1929
Scope and Contents:
Truman Michelson conducted research among the Kickapoo in 1929 in Shawnee, Oklahoma. During this time, he worked with Joseph Murdock, a Mexican Kickapoo and former student at Carlisle Indian Industrial School. These notes contain information from Murdock and include phonetic transcriptions of vocabulary, a list of gentes, and some personal names.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1329
Local Note:
Title changed from "Texts 1929" 3/12/2014.
Topic:
Kickapoo Indians -- Kinship  Search this
Names, Personal -- Kickapoo  Search this
Kickapoo language  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Field notes
Vocabulary
Citation:
Manuscript 1329, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1329
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1329
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MS 1335 Kickapoo notes and texts from Joseph Murdock

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Informant:
Murdock, Joseph  Search this
Extent:
185 Items (ca. 185 pages)
Culture:
Kickapoo  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Narratives
Field notes
Manuscripts
Folklore
Date:
1929
Scope and Contents:
Truman Michelson conducted research among the Kickapoo in 1929 in Shawnee, Oklahoma. During this time, he worked with Joseph Murdock, a Mexican Kickapoo and former student at Carlisle Indian Industrial School. This collection contains an assortment of Kickapoo lingustic notes, ethnographic notes, and stories that Michelson obtained from Murdock. Topics include sin and social crimes, clan organization, childbirth, puberty, ceremonies and rituals, and daughter and father-in-law taboos. Among the stories is an English translation of the rabbit cycle legend (see MS 1203 for Kickapoo text), Murdock's experiences as a boy, and stories illustrating bashfulness before mothers-in-law.
The following is a list of other stories, which are in Kickapoo without English translations: Exchanging tooth with a garter snake; How corn came to be on this earth; Wisakea and the mallard duck; Wisakea and the skunk; Legend of witches; Why people began to kill each other; Why it is that some people can understand children before they talk and why they understand dogs; Woman and dog; The maiden and the man who frightened her; A thunderer is captured and made prisoner; Wisakea bungling host stories; Boy told by the giant to feed the lion straw and the horse meat; Skunk and opossum; Garter snake tooth; The one who was left behind.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1335
Local Note:
See MS 1203 for rabbit cycle legend in Kickapoo.
Topic:
Kickapoo language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Kickapoo Indians -- Kinship  Search this
Genre/Form:
Narratives
Field notes
Manuscripts
Folklore
Citation:
Manuscript 1335, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1335
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1335
Online Media:

American Indian grandmothers : traditions and transitions / edited by Marjorie M. Schweitzer

Author:
Schweitzer, Marjorie M  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 239 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1999
C1999
Topic:
Indian women  Search this
Grandmothers  Search this
Kinship  Search this
Intergenerational relations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_602172

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