MS 3022 Fox and Sauk native texts and English translations of myths, traditions, parables, stories of fasting, visions, and dreams, Wisaka stories, and prayers
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Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3022
Creators:
Jones, William, 1871-1909
Dates:
undated
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
3 Notebooks
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
These notebooks contain 36 of the 59 published stories. Volume I: pages in notebook 4-13, 14-18, A thunderer comes to the Home of a Man and Wife, pages in published text page 175. 19-26, A youth that was Fasting was killed by the Sioux, page 187. 27-29, One that had fasted overlong became a Fish, page 183. 30-33, One that fasted overlong, page 185. 34-47, An Old Woman falls in love with her Son-in-Law, and for that reason drowns her Daughter, page 101. 48-49, The Little-Creatures-of-Caprice ensnare the Sun, page 79. 50-53, The People-of-a-Far-off-Country, page 75. 54-56, The Woman and the Dog, page 39. 57-59, The Reason why a Young Married Woman ceased from..., page 139. 60-62, Two Maidens who played the Harlot with Each Other, page 151. 63-67, An Ojibwa Maiden offered a Prayer to the Bull-Frogs, asking that an Ugly-Looking Man should die, page 67. 68-73, A Raccoon plays Dead in order that he may thus obtain Crawfishes to eat, page 131. 74-88, The Raccoon and the Wolf, page 121. 89-100, The Grizzly and the Skunk, page 113.
Scope and Contents
Volume 2 contents: Pages in notebook 2-10, Wisaka rolls Himself Downhill in order that he may catch the Turkeys. (Sauk tale), published page numbers 289. 11-16, The Red-Earths went to where Wisaka was (Sauk and Fox), page 333. 17-24, Wisaka is vanquished in a Contest with a Trader (Sauk), page 297. 24-31, Wisaka goes to visit the Skunk (Sauk), page 239. 32-39, Wisaka visits the Beaver (Sauk), page 229. 40-45, Wisaka goes to visit the Duck (Sauk), page 257. 46-52, Wisaka goes to visit the Kingfisher, page 263. 53-85, The Story of Wisaka (Sauk), page 337. 86-106, Note by Jones: "Ceremonial story belonging to the preceding." 107-114, Painter's Dream (Fox), page 207. 114-115, The Words spoken to the Dead (Sauk), page 383. 116, When Boys burn Tobacco as an Offering to the Thunderers, page 381. 117, When a Boy burns an Offering of Tobacco to a Snake, page 381.
Scope and Contents
Volume 3 Contents: Pages in notebook 2-24, The Turtle brings Ruin upon Himself, published page number 315. 24-42, The Turtle is loaned Medicine by Wis'ka to win a Foot-Race, page 301. 43-48, The Woodpecker feeds Wisaka, page 269. 49-61, Wisaka catches Ducks by the Neck and strangles Them, page 279. 62-68, When Wisaka ate the Artichoke, page 273. 69-84, Wisaka goes to visit his Younger Brother the Skunk, page 245. 85-92, Wisaka goes to visit his Younger Brother the Beaver, page 235. 93-98, Wisaka goes to visit his Little Brother the Duck, page 261. 99-100, An Opossum becomes disliked because of his Pretty Tail, page 111.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
In the introduction Jones states: "This particular body of material is the peculiar property of the Foxes of Iowa, and with some exceptions it is told in their own dialect; the exceptions are in the dialect of the Sauks. It forms part of a mass of information obtained during the summers of 1901 and 1902."

Administration
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Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 3022

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A thunderer comes to the Home of a Man and Wife
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A Youth that was Fasting was killed by the Sioux
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One that had fasted overlong became a Fish
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One that fasted overlong
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An Old Woman falls in Love with her Son-in-Law, and for that reason drowns her Daughter
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The Little-Creatures-of-Caprice ensnare the Sun
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The People-of-a-Far-off-Country
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The Woman and the Dog
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The Reason why a Young Marred Woman ceased from...
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Two Maidens who played the Harlot with Each Other
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An Ojibwa Maiden offered a Prayer to the Bull-Frogs, asking that an Ugly-Looking Man should die
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Raccoon plays Dead in order that he may thus obtain Crawfishes to eat
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The Raccoon and the Wolf
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The Grizzly and the Skunk
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Wisaka rolls Himself Downhill in order that he may catch the Turkeys
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The Red-Earths went to where Wisaka was
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Wisaka is vanquished in a Contest with a Trader
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Wisaka goes to visit the Skunk
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Wisaka visits the Beaver
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Wisaka goes to visit the Duck
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The Story of Wisaka
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Wisaka goes to visit the Kingfisher
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Painter's Dream
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The Words spoken to the Dead
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When Boys burn Tobacco as an Offering to the Thunderers
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When a Boy burns an Offering of Tobacco to a Snake
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The Turtle brings Ruin upon Himself
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The Turtle is loaned Medicine by Wis'ka to win a Foot-Race
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The Woodpecker feeds Wisaka
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Wisaka catches Ducks by the Neck and strangles Them
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When Wisaka ate the Artichoke
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Wisaka goes to visit his Younger Brother the Skunk
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Wisaka goes to visit his Younger Brother the Beaver
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Wisaka goes to visit his Little Brother the Duck
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An Opossum becomes disliked because of his Pretty Tail

Digital Content

Bibliography
Bibliography
Published by Jones as Fox texts, Publications of the American Ethnological Society, Volume 1, 1907.

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 3022, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Folklore -- Fox Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sauk & Fox Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sauk & Fox Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fox Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sauk Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Northeast Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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