MS 1506 French-Lower Nez Perce ("Cayuse") vocabulary

Collection ID:
St. Onge, L. N. (Louis Napoléon), 1842-1901
Brouillet, J. B. A. (Jean Baptiste Abraham), 1813-1884
ca. 1871
Identified as Franch-Lower Nez Perce vocabulary by Bruce J. Rigsby, University of Toronto, in letter of March 22, 1965, in which he states: "The confusion enters in that the Cayuse also spoke a Lower Nez Perce dialect that many people call Cayuse."
Physical Description:
659 items

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
First card reads: "Vocabulaire Cayuse. Tir'e d'un memorandum du Tres Rev. I. B. Brouillet, V[icar] G[eneral], et de notes prises en route, par L. N. St Onge, Missionaire des Yakamas. Partie Francais--Cayuse, Contenant 759 mots."

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 1506

Local Note
Local Note
Typed by John Napoleon Brinton Hewitt in 1894.

Using the Collection
Manuscript 1506, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nez Percé Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Plateau Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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