MS 2720 Nine Fox stories by Alfred Kiyana and Bill Leaf
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Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2720
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Leaf, Bill
Poweshiek, Ida
Dates:
1928
undated
Languages:
Multiple languages
In Meskwaki (Fox) and English.
Physical Description:
264 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Nine Meskwaki (Fox) syallabic texts, eight of which are by Alfred Kiyana and one by Bill Leaf, with English translations by Ida Poweshiek. These were collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. The texts by Kiyana are: Red stone pipe; Youths who were friends; The summer hunters; When people killed one that was a manitou; The cowardly man; The man who had an elm tree that grew from his chest; Wolf; and Wisahkeha's little brother slain. The ninth text, When they fought with the Pawnee ("wabanokeha"), is by Bill Leaf. Poweshiek's translations were made much later in April 17, 1928.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 2720

Local Note
Local Note
Title changed from "Legends" 4/17/2014.

Digital Content

Bibliography
Bibliography
Goddard, Ives. 1993. Songs in Fox (Mesquakie): Linguistics and Philology. Pp. 212-239 in Papers of the Twenty-Fourth Algonquian Conference. William Cowan, ed. Ottawa: Carleton University.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Manuscript 2720, 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
Pawnee Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Northeast Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Great Plains Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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