MS 2764 Nineteen Fox stories by Alfred Kiyana, Bill Leaf, and Sakihtanohkweha
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Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2764
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Leaf, Bill
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Sakihtanohkweha, 1875-1957
Dates:
undated
Languages:
In
Meskwaki
(Fox).
Physical Description:
324 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Nineteen stories handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by Alfred Kiyana, Bill Leaf, and Sakihtanohkweha (Mrs. Bill Leaf). These texts were collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. Eight of the stories are by Alfred Kiyana. They are: Red-Leggings; When Bullhead killed two elks; The woman and the toad; The rooster; Turtle; Raccoon, who yelled loud; Kawesakweha and Kochipekwaha; and The man who got lost. Bill Leaf authored 10 of the texts, including: Many men on the warpath, two stories on Fighters, The one who knew how to hunt, This last one is about when Wisahkeha has been seen, Sacred pack, and When I got drunk. Sakihtanohkweha wrote the text on a youth who fasted. No English translations are present.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 2764

Local Note
Local Note
Title changed from "Legends" 4/28/2014.

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Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Manuscript 2764, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
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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
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Suitland 20746
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