MS 4889 Chickasaw stories and ethnographic notes

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4889
Creators:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
McCurtain, Zeno
Dates:
ca. 1926
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
36 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Contents: "A Deer Story," 3 pages; "Story of Two Hunters:The Big Lizard," 4 pages; "Bear Hunting," 8 pages; section on education of children and on witchcraft, 20 pages. (numbered 2-11).

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4889

Local Note
Local Note
Autograph document

Other Title
Other Title
A Deer Story
Other Title
Story of Two Hunters: The Big Lizard
Other Title
Bear Hunting

Bibliography
Bibliography
Section on witchcraft published in J. R. Swanton, "Social and Religious Beliefs and Usages of the Chickasaw Indians," Bureau of American Ethnology-AR 44, Washington, 1928, pages 209-211, "originally written down in Chickasaw by a native informant, Zeno McCurtain." Chickasaw text not located as of 1970.

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 4889, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Folklore -- Chickasaw Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hunting -- Chickasaw Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Education -- Chickasaw Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Witchcraft -- Chickasaw Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chickasaw Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Southern States Culture 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/