MS 2823 Piegan Blackfoot texts collected by Truman Michelson
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2823
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Duvall, David C., 1877-1911
Henry No Bear
Pablo, George
Dates:
1910 June-July
Languages:
Multiple languages
In English and Piegan Blackfoot.
Physical Description:
161 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Stories in Piegan Blackfoot with English translations collected by Truman Michelson. The narratives are from dictaphone recordings by various Blackfoot speakers including Henry No Bear, Black Bear, Big Moon, Bear Medicine, and George Pablo. Michelson had David C. Duvall, another Blackfoot speaker, listen to the recordings. Most of the texts are transcriptions of the stories as redictated by Duvall and some include his English interlineal translations. Also present are notes on vocabulary from the stories.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 2823

Local Note
Local Note
Title changed from "Piegan Blackfoot texts, apparently myths most with free translations June-July, 1910" 4/2/2014.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Manuscript 2823, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Related Materials
Michelson's wax cylinder recordings are at the Library of Congress American Folklife Center.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Blackfoot 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
Indians of North America -- Great Plains Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Piegan 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/