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).