MS 4303 Kickapoo Notes

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4303
Creators:
Lewis, J. Harmon Mrs
Dates:
undated
Languages:
Undetermined
.
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Includes: Notes on Kickapoo clans, Mexican Kickapoo personal names, with meaning; by ref biog notes, clan affiliation. Notes on Death Ceremony of the Kickapoo, 9 pages. Death Ceremony of the Kickapoo explained, 9 pages. Miscellaneous notes on the following: Indian Dances (Soldier Dance); Kickapoo Spiritualism; Indian Love and Affection; Kickapoo Springs; Indian version of an old Ghost Story; Kickapoo Adoption; Shawnee ball-game; Kickapoo Games; Miscellaneous ethnological notes; copies of correspondence including a letter (copy) from the Department of Public Health regarding the use of peyote; biographical notes on Emma Kickapoo Williams Ellis, who made a "Democratic Quilt" and wrote to Franklin D. Roosevelt regarding it, and stating that if he were elected she would send the quilt to him; miscellaneous notes; 26 pages.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4303

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 4303, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Previously titled "Notes."

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Kickapoo Indians -- Kinship Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Names, Personal -- Kickapoo Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ceremonies -- Kickapoo Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dance -- Kickapoo Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Games -- Kickapoo Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Peyote -- Kickapoo Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Biography -- Ellis, Emma Kickapoo Williams Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Folklore -- Kickapoo Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kickapoo Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Shawnee Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Northeast Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ellis, Emma Kickapoo Williams Personal Name 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/