MS 2777 Fifteen Fox stories collected by Truman Michelson

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2777
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Leaf, Bill
Lincoln, Harry
Sakihtanohkweha, 1875-1957
Dates:
undated
Languages:
In
Meskwaki
(Fox).
Physical Description:
0.21 Linear feet
288 pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Fifteen Fox stories handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by Alfred Kiyana, Bill Leaf, Harry Lincoln, and Sakihtanohkweha (Mrs. Bill Leaf). These were collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa.
Scope and Contents
Nine of the texts are by Bill Leaf. They include: 'Menominees,' 'The friends,' 'Good treatment,' 'When many Sioux were killed,' 'The one who had an elm tree growing out of his chest,' and 'When they were first given guns.' Alfred Kiyana authored 2 texts: 'The man who had two wives' and 'The boys who lived with their mother.' Harry Lincoln also authored 2 texts, one of which is 'Redstone pipe.' Sakihtanohkweha authored 'Buffalo hunters'.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 2777

Local Note
Local Note
Title changed from "Legends" 4/29/2014.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Manuscript 2777, 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
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