MS 2655 Seven Fox stories by Alfred Kiyana, Sakihtanohkweha, and Jack Bullard
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Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2655
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Bullard, Jack
Sakihtanohkweha, 1875-1957
Poweshiek, Horace
Dates:
undated
Languages:
Multiple languages
In
Meskwaki (Fox)
and
English
.
Physical Description:
63 Items
0.63 linear feet (638 pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Seven stories handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text by Alfred Kiyana, Sakihtanohkweha (Mrs. Bill Leaf), and Jack Bullard, with English translations by Horace Poweshiek. These were collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. The texts by Alfred Kiyana are "The man who married a giant woman," (text 23 pages, translation 18 pages); "When the ghosts cheated the Frenchmen," (text 7 pages, translation 5 pages); "Ten men," (text 13 pages, translation 10 pages); "Ghost, A man who had been a ghost and was a manitou," (text 49 pages, translation 40 pages); and "Wisahkeha dance," (text 197 pages, translation 94 pages). Sakihtanohkweha authored "Turkey-owner" (text 23 pages, translation 22 pages) and Jack Bullard authored "[The one who owned a wooden witch image]" (text 48 pages, translation 48 pages).

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Digital surrogates are available online.
Author
Sponsor
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 2655

Local Note
Local Note
Title updated from "Texts" 3/28/2014.

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Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 2655, 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
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
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/