MS 1879 Nine Fox legends collected by Truman Michelson
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Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1879
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Leaf, Bill
Lincoln, Harry
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Sakihtanohkweha, 1875-1957
Poweshiek, Ida
Dates:
undated
Languages:
Multiple languages
In
Meskwaki (Fox)
and
English
.
Physical Description:
25 Items
0.25 linear feet (425 pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Nine stories in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by various authors with English translations by Ida Poweshiek. Contents: 1) Wapasaya by Bill Leaf; text 29 pages, translation 34 pages. 2.) When Wisahkeha fed bees to the wolves, by Alfred Kiyana; text 17 pages, translation 14 pages. 3.) Wisake, by Sakihtanohkweha (Mrs. Bill Leaf); text 40 pages, translation 30 pages. 4) Feather, by Harry Lincoln; text 25 pages, translation 34 pages. 5.) The man who made a sacred bundle, by Alfred Kiyana; text 27 pages, translation 18 pages. 6.) Something about Rabbit and Bear, by Harry Lincoln; text 6 pages, translation 9 pages. 7.) The Indian lead miners who mined lead long ago, by Alfred Kiyana; text 32 pages, translation 36 pages. 8.) The Indian who was blessed a an owl long ago, by Alfred Kiyana; text 31 pages, translation 28 pages. 9) When Wisake was almost captured by the manitous by Alfred Kiyana; text 8 pages, translation 13 pages.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
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Author
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Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 1879

Local Note
Local Note
Title changed from "8 Legends" 3/19/2014.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 1879, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Fox language Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wapasaiya Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Folklore Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Narratives Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fox Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Northeast 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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