MS 3220 Southern Cheyenne personal narratives and legends collected by Truman Michelson
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3220
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Lame Bull (Cheyenne)
Slow Bull (Cheyenne)
Haag, Mack
Medicine Woman
White Buffalo (Cheyenne)
Dates:
1931-1932
Languages:
English
In English.
Physical Description:
96 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Southern Cheyenne personal narratives and stories in English collected by Truman Michelson in Oklahoma. The stories were handwritten by Mack Haag and another person. Contents include: "Medicine Woman. 55 years old. Cheyenne" (written by Mack Haag.), 37 pages; "The Unknow[n] Greyhound" (writer unidentified.), 7 pages; "Plum Man" (writer unidentified), 2 pages; The Stuff[ed] Bear" 3 pages; "The Spider and the Rat" (writer unidentified), 5 pages; "Tipi Decorator. White Buffalo [daugther of Black Kettle]. 43 years old. Cheyenne" (writer unidentified), 17 pages; "The Beaded back tipi" (writer unidentified), 8 pages; "Lame Bull. True Story" (writer unidentified), 4 pages; "The Buffalo Robe" (writer unidentified), 4 pages; and "Slow Bull. (Cheyenne age 60). 1931" (written by Mack Haag), 9 pages.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Digital surrogates are available online.
Author
Sponsor
Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 3220

Digital Content

Bibliography
Bibliography
A slightly edited version of Medicine Woman's story was published in Truman Michelson's "The Narrative of a Southern Cheyenne Woman," Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 87(5), 1932.

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 3220, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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Suitland 20746
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