MS 2827 Truman Michelson field notes on Piegan Blackfoot
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Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2827
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Duvall, David C., 1877-1911
Little Young Man
Mountain Chief, 1848-1942
Pablo, George
Thomas, Norah
Vielle, James
White Swan, Julie
Dates:
1910 June-July
Languages:
Multiple languages
Primarily in English with some Piegan.
Physical Description:
150 Pages
Approximate
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Notes and texts collected by Truman Michelson during his field work among the Piegan Blackfoot in Montana in 1910. The materials consist primarily of stories in English and ethnographic notes covering topics such as Crazy Dog society, Sun Dance, and other ceremonies and societies. There are also notes on Piegan vocabulary and Chippewa Sun Dance and Medicine Dance. Michelson obtained information from various people, including David Duvall, who also served as an interpreter; Mountain Chief; George Pablo; Little Young Man; Norah Thomas; James Vielle; and Julie White Swan.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 2827

Local Note
Local Note
Title changed from "Field notes concerning Piegan Blackfoot ethnography, including ceremonials and societies, with some linguistic notes June-July, 1910" 5/13/2014.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Manuscript 2827, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Rites and ceremonies Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Social structure Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ethnology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Linguistics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dance -- North America Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Blackfoot Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vocabulary Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Field notes Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Piegan Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Great Plains Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ojibwa 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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