MS 2367-b Red Horse's Account of the Battle of the Little Big Horn, Montana, June 25, 1876, in Gesture-Signs, to illustrate the Syntax of the Sign-Language of the North American Indians

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2367B
Creators:
McChesney, Charles E.
Red Horse
Dates:
1881
Languages:
Multiple languages
Physical Description:
60 pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Contains literal translation of sign text, free translation, and detailed description, with diagrams, of all signs in the order of their appearance in the text. 594 signs.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 2367-b

Local Note
Local Note
autograph document signed with diagrams

Bibliography
Bibliography
English translation printed in Garrick Mallery, "Picture Writing of the American Indians," Bureau of American Ethnology-AR 10, Washington, D. C., pages 563-566.

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 2367-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sign language -- Dakota Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876 -- Dakota Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sioux Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Diagrams Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dakota -- Teton Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Great Plains Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Teton Indians 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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