MS 2821 Ojibwa notes and stories collected by Truman Michelson
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Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2821
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Brown, Julius, circa 1869
Big-Bear, circa 1852-
Dates:
1911
Languages:
Multiple languages
In Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwa) and English.
Physical Description:
58 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Linguistic and ethnological notes and texts from Truman Michelson's work in 1911 with members of an Ojibwa delegation from White Earth, Minnesota, visiting Washington, D.C. The materials include notes on kinship terms, vocabulary, paradigms, and the tribe's social organization. Michelson also obtained stories in Ojibwa from Big Bear with English translations from Julius Brown.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 2821

Local Note
Local Note
Title changed from "Legend; ethnology" 5/1/2014.

Digital Content

Bibliography
Bibliography
Edited versions of Julius Brown's translations of Big Bear's stories were published by Michelson in "Ojibwa Tales," Journal of American Folklore, 24: 249-250.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Manuscript 2821, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Ojibwa language Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Linguistics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ethnology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kinship Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chippewa 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
Vocabulary Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chippewa Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Northeast Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ojibwa Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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