Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1295
Creators:
Curtin, Jeremiah, 1835-1906
Dates:
undated
Languages:
Undetermined
.
Physical Description:
102 Items
ca. 102 pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
List of Shasta myths: 1. Kwatat deceived by Tsuar tries to kill him, fails and kills five moons. 4 pages. 2. The Kok sisters sent to marry Iciwa marry Ikia. 2 pages. 3. Tciwa (?) 1 page. 4. Kwatat marries his own daughter. 2 pages. 5. Coyote or Kwatat. 1 page. 6. Kwatat and the girls. 1 page. 7. Shasta Myths. Kaseyawi and the two daughters. 3 pages. 8. In the beginning. 9. Kwatat's son and Iuwir's son steal beads from Aqeki. 2 pages. 10. Kwatat (Coyote) gambles with Yurur (Frog). 1 page. 11. Kwatat deceives Owaqa and is bitten in two by Ici. 2 pages. 12. The Qaotir sisters marry Uhuriwa. 3 pages. 13. Kwatat and Itsisirak. 2 pages. 14. Waiaho (Cotton tail rabbit) and Irucmaqik. 2 pages. 15. Kwatat with Itsirirak. 3 pages. 16. Kwatat, Itsirirak, Oco, and others. 1 page. 17. The Atse brothers, Tsoquwar and Kwatat. 2 pages. 18. Kwatat causes people to remain dead. He brings his daughter's spirit home. 2 pages. 19. The girl who fell in love with her brother. 3 pages. 20. Kwatat (Coyote) pretends to be a doctor. 2 pages. 21. Tcackwai brings acorns from the lower Klamath to the country around Yreka. 2 pages. 22. Night hawk takes two girls who are going to marry Eagle, the kills Eagle. 2 pages. 23. Siskiyou Mountain. 2 pages. 24. Atse and Atcupqa at war. 2 pages. 25. Kwatat and Itsurakwai. 1 page. 26. Ici and Itcwa. 2 pages. 27. Awak (kangaroo rat) and Araksit henig (Wind when a person). 1 page. 28. A Ucwei (man eater) woman. 1 page. 29. The old woman who pretended to be a man and married a girl. 2 pages. 30. Ucwei (man-eater). 1 page. 31. Kwatats daughter dies, is brought back, and dies again. 2 pages.
Scope and Contents
32. The ten Atse sisters. 2 pages. 33. The man of the starved family and Yurur (frog). 1 page. 34. The singing snakes. 2 pages. 35. Coyote receives his name. 1 page. 36. Manatsaq (skunk). 1 page. 37. Kwatat (coyote) and Qaraca (gofer) children. 1 page. 38. Ici (California lion, Itcwai (wild cat) and tapka (lizzard). 1 page. 39. Tapka (lizard) and Kwatat (coyote). 1 page. 40. The Ucwei (man eater) of Klamath River. 2 pages. 41. The Ucwei (man eater) of Klamath River. 2 pages. 41-a. Ghosts. (Tsapqo) 42. Samtake (The world of spirits). 1 page. 43. Pain sticks. 2 pages. 44. Tsoqwar kills Atse's son and the Atse people make war. 3 pages. 45. Tsoqwar (lizzard) and Qururu (owl) 1 page. 46. An old woman follows her grandson under the ground. 3 pages. 47. The girl who became a man-eater. 2 pages. 48. The first woman. 1 page. 49. Kwatat and his grandmother. 3 pages. 50. Customs of women. 1 page. 51. The Atse skin becomes a dog and kills Simsims dogs. 3 pages. 52. Kwatat marries Turuk (Sand hill crane). 3 pages. 53. Kwatat follows the song beyond the sky. 2 pages. 54. Kwatat steals fire at Aqeki (Pains). 3 pages. 55. Kwatat and the deer wart. 2 pages.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 1295

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Kwatat deceived by Tsuar tries to kill him, fails and kills five moons
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The Kok sisters sent to marry Iciwa marry Ikia
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Tciwa
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Kwatat marries his own daughter
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Coyote or Kwatat
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Kwatat and the girls
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Shasta Myths. Kaseyawi and the two daughters
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In the beginning
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Kwatat's son and Iuwir's son steal beads from Aqeki
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Kwatat (Coyote) gambles with Yurur (Frog)
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Kwatat deceives Owaqua and is bitten in two by Ici
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The Qaotir sisters marry Uhuriwa
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Kwatat and Itsirirak
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Waiaho (Cotton tail rabbit) and Irucmaqik
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Kwatat with Itsirirak
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Kwatat, Itsirirak, Oco and others
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The Atse brothers, Tsoqwar and Kwatat
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Kwatat causes people to remain dead. He brings his daughter's spirit home
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The girl who fell in love with her brother
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Kwatat (Coyote) pretends to be a doctor
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Tcackwai brings acorns from the lower Klamath to the country around Yreka
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Night hawk takes two girls who are going to marry Eagle, then kills Eagle
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Siskiyou Mountain
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Atse and Atcupqa at war
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Kwatat and Itsurakwai
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Ici and Itcwa
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Awak (kangaroo rat) and Araksit henig (Wind when a person)
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A Ucwei (man eater) woman
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The old woman who pretended to be a man and married a girl
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Ucwei (man-eater)
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Kwatats daughter dies, is brought back, and dies again
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The ten Atse sisters
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The man of the starved family and Yurur (frog)
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The singing snakes
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Coyote receives his name
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Manatsaq (skunk)
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Kwatat (coyote) and Qaraca (gofer) children
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Ici (California lion, Itcwai (wild cat) and tapka (lizzard)
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Tapka (lizard) and Kwatat (coyote)
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The Ucwei (man eater) of Klamath River
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Ghosts (Tsapqo)
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Samtake (The world of spirits)
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Pain sticks
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Tsoqwar (lizzard) and Qururu (owl)
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An old woman follws her grandson under the ground
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The girl who became a man-eater
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The first woman
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Kwatat and his grandmother
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Customs of women
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The Atse skin becomes a dog and kills Simsims dogs
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Kwatat marries Turuk (Sand hill crane)
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Kwatat follows the song beyond the sky
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Kwatat steals fire at Aqeki (Pains)
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Kwatat and the deer wart

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 1295, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Shasta Indians Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Folklore Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Shasta Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- California Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu
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