MS 2708 Arapaho stories collected by Truman Michelson
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2708
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Little Shield
Wolf Bear
White Breast
Goggles, John
Dates:
1910
Languages:
In
Arapaho
and
English
.
Physical Description:
187 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Arapaho stories collected by Truman Michelson from Little Shield, Wolf Bear, White Breast, and John Goggles, who also served as translator. There are stories handwritten in Arapaho, some of which include interlinear translations in English by Goggles. There are also free English translations by Goggles and Michelson in handwritten and typed form. The stories include: "Found in the grass;" "The girl and the porcupine;" "Blue bird, Elk woman, Buffalo woman;" Arapaho origin story; and the story of why white owls dislike hot weather.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 2708

Local Note
Local Note
Title changed from "Miscellaneous stories; some texts and translations part, probably all, 1910" 4/15/2014.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Manuscript 2708, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Arapaho language Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation 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
Inunaina (Arapaho) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Great Plains Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland, Maryland 20746
naa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/