National Anthropological Archives

MS 3580 Iroquois Texts

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3580
Creators:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937
Davey, R.
Charles, Chief
Jacobs, John
Hill, Hilton M.
Dates:
1925-26 -1917
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
133 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Contents: Notes on Dekanawida text; Hiawatha; notes on the League; notes to Seneca League traditions; translation by Hilton M. Hill, Seneca, official interpreter of the Six Nations Agency, Brantford; "down fended" explained; Mohawk Owachira and clans, 1932; Oneida titles (Jacob Hess, 1930); notes to texts, Charles, 1917 (1928); insert in the law of the woman chief, English; ascendancy of War Chiefs; Procedure by R. Davey, Cayuga chief, 1925-6. Also Principles of the League, text, typed, 19 pages.

Administration
Custodial History
Previously titled "Texts."

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 3580, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

More Information
Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 3580

Other Title
Other Title
Principles of the League


Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Government -- Iroquois Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kinship -- Mohawk clans Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Iroquois Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mohawk Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Seneca Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oneida Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Onondaga Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cayuga Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Northeast Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hiawatha Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dekanawidah, 16th century? Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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