MS 2658 Eighteen Fox stories by various authors collected by Truman Michelson
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2658
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Chuck, C.H.
Leaf, Bill
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Sakihtanohkweha, 1875-1957
Dates:
undated
Languages:
Multiple languages
Primarily
Meskwaki
(Fox) with some
English
.
Physical Description:
205 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Eighteen stories handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by Bill Leaf, Sakihtanohkweha, C.H. Chuck, Alfred Kiyana, and two unidentified writers. The stories were collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. Kiyana authored two texts, titled "The fast runner who ran through the air" and "The Indian woman long ago who was pursued by a grizzly bear." Sakihtanohkweha authored "The man (named) Redstone Pipe" and "The man who suddenly became aware while walking [Pitishaha]." Leaf wrote six texts, one of which includes a brief English translation by Truman Michelson. Chuck authored "Pitishaha."

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 2658

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

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 2658, 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/