MS 1633 Dekanawida

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1633
Creators:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937
Dates:
1900
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
78 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Synopsis of the history of the Five Nations Confederacy, with description of the rites and ceremonies used on the creation of their lords (or chiefs); also a tradition on the nativity of Dekanawideh, the framer of the League, and traditions on Hiawatha, Thadodaho, et al.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 1633

Local Note
Local Note
Seems to be of Gibson-Hewitt version.
Local Note
See Number 1518- a typed copy.

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 1633, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Government -- Iroquois -- Onondaga Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rituals, formulas and ceremonies -- Iroquois Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Iroquois Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Onondaga Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Northeast Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dekanawidah, 16th century? Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hiawatha Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Thadodaho Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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Suitland, Maryland 20746
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