MS 2769 Partial Fox texts and translations by Truman Michelson, Bill Leaf, and an unidentified writer
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2769
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Leaf, Bill
Dates:
undated
Languages:
In
Meskwaki (Fox)
and
English
.
Physical Description:
30 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Fragments of handwritten Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic texts and English translations. One page of Meskwaki text was authored by Bill Leaf. Five other Meskwaki texts are by an unidentified author. The text beginning "di sa wa tti" is a continuation of a story in MS 2768. The translations are by Truman Michelson and are of Meskwaki texts not present in MS 2769. One translation is of pages 5 (partial) and 6-7 of an unidentified text. The other is a partial translation of "The man who was blessed by a buffalo and half snake."

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 2769

Local Note
Local Note
A portion of a page by Alfred Kiyana on Snapping Turtle was removed from MS 2769 and reunited with the rest of the story in MS 2687 on 3/24/1998.
Local Note
Title changed from "Fox texts-broken lots" 4/28/2014.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Manuscript 2769, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Related Materials
See MS 2768 for the first page of one of the stories.

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
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