National Anthropological Archives

MS 2433 Fox texts and kinship notes collected by Truman Michelson

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2433
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Kiwatewa
Kiosatuck, Annie
Lincoln, Harry
Dates:
1915
Languages:
In
Meskwaki (Fox)
and
English
.
Physical Description:
231 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Meskwaki (Fox) texts and kinship notes collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. Four of the texts are by Alfred Kiyana in Meskwaki syllabary. The translated titles are "When Indians captured horses a long time ago," "The two youths who fasted who were brothers," "The one who runs fast," and "War dance." A fifth text is by Kiwatewa (Mrs.Paquane) and is on adoption feasts. These texts are accompanied by English translations dictated by Harry Lincoln and in Truman Michelson's hand. There are also 3 pages of notes on kinship from Annie Kiosatuck.

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

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 2433, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

More Information
Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 2433

Local Note
Local Note
Title changed from " Kinship terms, family Ethnology" 3/26/2014.


Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Rites and ceremonies Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fox dance Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kinship Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fox language Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Folklore Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Narratives Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fox Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Northeast Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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