Notebook containing six ethnological texts handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by Frank Shawata. The titles are "Camp police," "Buffalo-Fish," "Localization of manitous," "Names of months," "Wolf gens," and "Eagle gens."
NAA MS 3351
Other Archival Materials:
See Manuscript 3350 for English translations of texts.
Also Wolf gens, text by Shawata, English translation. List of Indian tribes known to Shawata; kinship terms by Shawata; medicine ceremony at Jim Bear's; syllabic text by H.L. and English translation of same.
NAA MS 3217
Informant, Shawata, assistant, Harry Lincoln- probably, dictated by Shawata to H.L.- some text by Shawata and some by H.L.
Includes: War gens, Wolf Dance- informant, Black Cloud- English only. Fox vocabulary (parts of body); questionnaire in Fox syllabary; ethnology- Real Wolves- informants, H.L. and J.M., text and translation. English translation revised and incorporated in 40th A.R. (Book Number 8 is missing.) Sweat Lodge, text and translation; names of mystical Fox Buffalos; Fox ethnology, general, text and English translation; White Wolf Dance of Wolf gens (informants: H.L. and J.M.) text and translation; Sacred Pack of Frank Earle (August 6, 1917); pack in Heye Museum. Fox ethnology; War gens; Wolf Dance; (informants: H.L. and N.L.)- text and translation. Fox Ethnology; War gens, Wolf Dance and feast at John Bears, text and translation.